Annual Meeting

The ASCH Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium will be on Friday, March 29, 2024 from noon to 4:30. The meeting is free and will be both in-person and available via Zoom. The live event is on the UAA Campus, Professional Studies Building, Room 166 (Address: 2533 Providence Drive, next to Wendy Williamson Auditorium). Parking is free. Our business meeting starts at noon and the Scientific Symposium starts at 1 pm, Alaska time. We have an exciting program of invited plenary speakers and presentations submitted from our members.

Please view the detailed Agenda and Zoom link here

Call for Presenters

The ASCH Annual Meeting will be held on Friday, March 29, 2024, and we are seeking presenters. If you are a Clinical and Public Health Professional, Student, Researcher, University Faculty, or Tribal Health Professional and have a presentation related to promotion of health advances in the North, we'd love to hear from you.

Learn more here...


The ICCH18 in Yellowknife, Canada, June 18-20, 2024 has been postponed

The hosts for the meeting, the Canadian Society for Circumpolar Health, recently made this announcement:

"Due to high risk of drought and wildfire in the region this spring, the ICCH18 has been postponed. Details about a rescheduled date will be posted when they are available.”

The Canadian Society has expressed their desire to hold the meeting in 2024 and is working on alternate dates and locations. We will post updates here, or you can check with the ICCH18 webpage here.

A Movement

The American Society for Circumpolar Health (ASCH) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of circumpolar health practice, policy, education and research.

Join the Society

Join other scholars, health professionals, and community-based researchers by becoming a member today! Membership and donations are tax deductible.


Read our annual newsletter with a listing of upcoming events.


ASCH maintains a Facebook page for current and prospective members to exchange news and information about circumpolar health projects, events, and publications.