September 29, 2017
Area(s) of Interest: Continuing Medical Education (CME) Professional Development & Education
There’s still time to register for the Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations (NEPO) Building Healthy Communities Summit, taking place immediately before the California Medical Association (CMA) House of Delegates on October 19-20, at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. This year’s conference theme – “Striving for Health Equity in the Era of Change" – will focus on emerging health policy issues and solutions as we strive to achieve health equity and reduce health disparities.
For just $299, participants can earn up to 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Medical students receive a discounted rate of $75.
The summit agenda will include a thought-provoking array of plenary sessions and workshops. Attendees will hear from nationally acclaimed thought leaders, learn about emerging health care policy issues and share best practices on how to reduce health disparities.
Featured speakers include:
- Senator Ricardo Lara (District 33), author of the Health For All Act
- Robert K. Ross, M.D., President and CEO of The California Endowment, dedicated to building healthy communities
- John Baackes, CEO of L.A. Care, one of the largest Medi-Cal providers
- Cara V. James, Director, Office of Minority Health, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
This annual symposium has drawn an increasing crowd of motivated physicians, interested in advancing their expertise in health policy as an adjunct to their practice of medicine. The NEPO Summit will provide you with opportunities to network with policymakers, health care advocates and thought leaders while enjoying breakout sessions on topics as diverse as the impact of immigration laws on health care, physician mental health, and addressing maternal morbidity and mortality.
For more information or to register, click here.