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  • Introductory Course for Clinicians in Health Centers

    09/23/2019 - 09/26/2019; Seattle, WA

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    The MAHC1 academic program goes beyond the basics.  New clinical directors attending this course can focus on skills that are essential in the health center environment. You will learn specific management skills such as:

    • Financial management
    • The enhanced role of the Medical Director (medical, dental, behavioral health, etc.)
    • Clinical operations
    • Productivity management
    • Performance compensation
  • Advanced Course for Health Center Clinicians

    06/17/2019 - 06/20/2019; Boston, MA

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    Managing Ambulatory Health Care 2 (MAHC2): Advanced Course for Clinical Leaders in Health Centers
    MAHC2 | June 17-20, 2019 | Boston, MA

    Designed for Clinical Leaders who have previous leadership training or job experience. Topics will include:

    • Strengthening your own leadership role and skills in your organization and community
    • Enhancing your relationships within the administrative side of your organization, including the CEO
    • Using new technology to advance quality improvement methods and results
  • 2019 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium

    05/22/2019; Washington, DC

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    Join us at #HCH2019 as we explore what it means to be “Working Together for Justice” through intensive trainings in health care and homelessness in the heart of Washington, D.C. Register to learn and network with hundreds of colleagues from across the U.S. at this singular annual gathering of clinicians, consumers, administrators, advocates, and policymakers.

    Whether you’re interested in exploring cultural humility or medical respite, harm reduction or trauma-informed care, we hope you’ll join us in our nation’s capitol as we unite as a community to explore the future of homeless health care and real solutions to homelessness.

  • Clinical Quality Symposium: Increase Your Clinical Expertise in Diabetes

    05/20/2019; Fairlee, Vermont

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    Please join us for Bi-State’s first Clinical Quality Symposium on May 20, 2019, at Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, Vermont. This day-long conference tailored to increase your clinical expertise in Diabetes care and treatment. The conference includes a keynote presentation by Macella Wilson, Ph.D., two panels with Q&A, comprehensive workshops, continental breakfast, lunch, and networking breaks. We are applying for CMEs and CNEs for all sessions.

    Bi-State’s annual Primary Care Conference will be held the following day in the same location – there is a 15% CQS registration discount if you register for both conferences. Please review the website for more information.

  • Training for New Clinical Directors

    05/16/2019 - 05/17/2019; Utah Cultural Celebration Center, West Valley City, UT

    Additional Information

    Training for New Clinical Directors provides the core knowledge and competencies that all health center Clinical Directors need to function as effective managers, leaders, and advocates for their health centers and communities. Clinical Directors, including Site Directors in their position for two years or less are encouraged to enroll.

    March 30-31, 2019 (in conjunction with the 2019 P&I)
    Washington, DC

    May 16-17, 2019
    West Valley City, UT
    Hosted by the Association for Utah Community Health (AUCH)

  • STAR² Center Series – Episode 1 – Burnout 201

    04/11/2019 - 05/16/2019; Online

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    The STAR² Center is back with a new webinar series on one of the most pressing topics facing health centers: burnout. This series will feature speakers that are on the front lines of this issue and will address topics such as team-based care and the role of provider satisfaction, clinician experience and how the physical set up of a space contributes to provider satisfaction and reduces burnout. You won’t want to miss this series led by experts in their fields. Grab your seat today for this six-part series!

  • Connecting the Dots with Supportive Housing: CSH Summit 2019

    04/30/2019; JW Marriott Indianapolis

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    CSH Supportive Housing Summit 2019 will activate cross-sector collaboration and partnerships, connecting the dots with supportive housing. Leaders from many professional fields important to supportive housing, including healthcare, education, child welfare, workforce development, IDD, justice reform, addiction, community planning and others will gather in Indianapolis, IN.

  • “Two Sides of the Same Coin: Addressing Social Determinants of Health and Enabling Services Data Collection” Webinar

    04/25/2019; Online

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    As health centers are held accountable for cost containment and high quality of care under value-based pay arrangements, it is increasingly important for providers to document the social determinants of health (SDoH) barriers of their patients and what services they are providing (both clinical and non-clinical) in order to properly care for those complex patients. Some of these services are called enabling services (ES), defined as non-clinical services that aim to increase access to care and improve health outcomes. Standardized data collection on SDoH and ES are two sides of the same coin and provide the foundation for health centers to succeed in a value-based pay environment. This not only helps them address root causes of poor health, but also highlights the value of the health center model.

    The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), in collaboration with Health Outreach Partners (HOP), National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC), and participating partners have updated a standardized protocol for ES data collection. Join us on this webinar to learn more about the ability of state Primary Care Associations (PCAs) to support the tracking and evaluation of these non-clinical services and why it is an important tool in helping health centers to demonstrate their value in meeting and addressing patient social risks.

  • Diabetes in Special & Vulnerable Populations: A National Learning Series

    03/14/2019 - 04/23/2019; Online

    Additional Information

    Diabetes affects more than 30 million people in the United States. Multi-tiered efforts to prevent, treat, and manage diabetes are critical in reducing the burden of diabetes, particularly for medically underserved racial and ethnic minority populations. In addition to higher prevalence, ethnic and racial minority patients with diabetes have higher rates of mortality and diabetic complications.

    Fourteen HRSA-funded NCAs have partnered to create a four-part national learning webinar series for health centers, Primary Care Associations, and Health Center Controlled Networks. The series’ goal is to increase foundational knowledge of effective strategies to prevent, treat, and manage diabetes among special and vulnerable Health Center Program populations.

    This series will focus on co-morbidities associated with diabetes (e.g., oral health, behavioral health, SUD, obesity, and social risk factors).

    Learn more and register for individual webinars by visiting diabetes.aapcho.org.

Past News & Events

  • Beyond Quality of Care Measures: Preventing Cervical and Breast Cancer in Health Center Programs

    04/18/2019; Online

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    Some of the cancers that most often affect women are breast, colon, endometrial, lung, cervical, skin, and ovarian cancers. Breast cancer is the most common cancer that women may face in their lifetime aside from skin cancer. It affects women of any age and the risk goes up as they get older. In addition, cervical cancer can affect any woman who is or has been sexually active and is also prevalent among women with a history of human papilloma virus (HPV), as it is a sexually transmitted virus. This webinar will provide an overview of these cancers, illustrate early detection programs in two Public Housing Primary Care Health Centers and provide resources for patients and clinicians.

    Panelists:
    • Dr. Debbie Saslow, Director of Breast and Gynecological Cancer, American Cancer Society
    • Kathy Orchen, Quality Assurance Coordinator, Zufall Health Center
    • Alejandrina Arevalo, Director of Patient Engagement, San Ysidro Health

    Learning Objectives:
    • Review the most common cervical and breast cancer risk factors
    • Identify Zufall’s cervical and breast cancer prevention practices
    • Analyze San Ysidro Health’s cervical and breast cancer evidence-based programs

  • NACHC’s Policy & Issues Forum

    03/27/2019; Washington, DC

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    Every year the NACHC Policy & Issues Forum (P&I Forum) draws thousands of Community Health Center professionals and leaders in one of the largest national conferences focused on primary care and health policy. Clinicians, executives, administrators, consumers, board members and advocates from all over the country assemble to dialogue and meet with their lawmakers on Capitol Hill. They bring with them a long history of bipartisan support based on significant achievement as the largest primary health care network in the U.S.

    This year’s gathering will be the first since the mid-term elections shifted the balance of power in the U.S. House of Representatives and elected new leaders in state capitals around the country. Do not miss this opportunity to gain a fresh understanding of how the new political dynamics will affect key priorities and shape the future of health centers.

  • Advancing Excellence in Sexual and Gender Minority Health

    03/22/2019; Seaport Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts

    Additional Information

    Advancing Excellence in Sexual and Gender Minority Health is a national CME course developed in response to a high volume of queries from clinicians and health care staff seeking to learn about providing high-quality care for patients who identify as a sexual or gender minority. This conference is designed to train the whole health care team in providing competent, confident and affirmative health care, grounded in research evidence and best clinical practices. Sessions are led by expert faculty specialized in sexual and gender minority research and patient care.

  • STAR² Center Data Metrics Learning Collaborative Application Due

    03/15/2019; Online

    Additional Information

    Would you like to start incorporating workforce data into your clinician recruitment and retention efforts? Apply to this 9-week-long immersive learning experience for a chance to explore different workforce metrics, identify ways to collect and analyze them in connection with your workforce efforts, and discuss the topic with experts and health center peers.

  • Her Health, Her Housing: Improving Services for Women Experiencing Homelessness

    03/06/2019; Virtual Training

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    Please join National Health Care for the Homeless Council for our free 2019 Spring Virtual Training, Her Health, Her Housing: Improving Services for Women Experiencing Homelessness, from March 6-28! Women and families are the fastest-growing segments of the American homeless population. Whether on the streets, doubled-up, or temporarily sheltered, women without homes face complex challenges such as increased risk of sexual assault, lack of access to preventive and prenatal care, and all-too-prevalent trauma.

    Learn how you can improve services for women experiencing homelessness through trauma-informed, quality care in our eight free, CME-accredited webinars. Featuring national experts, our sessions will explore the impact of violence, sex work, and racism on women without homes as well as best practices for medical respite care, cervical cancer screening, prenatal services, and more!

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.