"Remember why you went to work at a community health center: you are not
just a technician, but an agent for change." -Robert Moore, MD, Medical Director Clinical Ole, Napa, CA

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Pre-Conference Intensive: COPC:  Integrating Medical Home and Community Health

Starting off this year's conference is a pre-conference workshop called COPC: Integrating Medical Home and Community. This pre-conference is a premier event featuring the Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC) model as a way of blending medical home and public health to improve the health of communities. COPC as a primary care mode has been recognized throughout the world as a means of caring for individuals and for improving the health of the communities in which they reside. This pre–conference brings together an outstanding faculty that are leaders and practitioners in public health, community medicine, COPC and medical home. They will help participants learn the methods and principles of COPC and medical home that can be applied to their own practices and communities.

7:00 - 8:00 am


8:00 - 8:15 am

Welcome to Conference

  • Planning Committee

8:15 - 9:15 am

Importance of Community Health:  Address Determinants of Health


9:15 - 10:15 am

National Health Care Reform & Advanced Primary Care Medical Home Model

  • George Rust, MD, MPH

10:15 - 10:30 am


10:30 - 11:30 am

Intro to COPC Concept Model, Historical Perspective of COPC Concept & Current COPC Initiatives Across the US & Global


11:30 am - 12:00 pm


12:00 - 1:00 pm

Lunch: Implications of Health Reforms: Public Health & Healthcare Perspective


1: 00 - 1:45 pm

COPC as a Medical Home

  • Sue Pickens
  • Sharon Phillips

1:45 - 2:30 pm

Identify Health Needs

  • Douglas Eby, MD, MPH, Southcentral Foundation and Dr. Donna Galbreath, Southcentral Foundation

2:30 - 2:45 pm


2:45 - 3:30 pm


3:30 - 4:15 pm

Power of Integration in Care Management

  • Paul Melinkovich MD

4:15 - 5:15 pm

The Ethical and Social Justice Aspects of COPC


5:15 - 6:30 pm


Friday, September 24, 2010

7:00–8:00 am


8:00–10:00 am Surgeons General Keynote Panel: Confronting Childhood Obesity

Confirmed Speakers:

10:00–10:30 am


10:30 am–12:00

Concurrent A Sessions: (Choose One)


Welcoming the Challenge of
Diversity in Health Care
Jaime Altamirano, MD, MPH,
Andrea Caracostis, MD, MPH, Annemarie Dowling-Castronovo, Ph. Dc, RN, Cheryl
Nadeau, MS, FNP and Mara Youdelman, JD, LLM


Exploring Creative
Solutions: The Role of Telehealth in Bringing

Health Care to the Frontier
- Tony
Felix Bpharm, Thomas Kim, MD, Andrew Narva, MD


Integrating Access and
Improved Outcomes through Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services
- Sandra Leal, PharmD and Martha Morrison, MS


Creative Workforce Solutions - Marcelo Anayas, MD, Bruce Gould, MD, FACP


Hands-On Learning: Developing Effective Community Assessment for Improved Care to the Underserved - Brad Walsh, Michael Bilton, Sue Pickens

12:00–1:15 p.m.


1:30–3:00 p.m.

Concurrent B Sessions: (Choose One)


Medical Home Practice Transformation - Carolyn Shepherd, MD


Bringing Healthcare Justice to the Front Line: Integrating
Environmental Health into Nursing Practice and Education
- Stephanie Chalupka, EdD, RN, PHCNS-BC, FAAOHN and Candace Kugel, CRNP, CNM, MS


Cutting Edge Strategies to Address Behavioral Health Needs for the Underserved - Lara Carson Weinstein, MD, Alberto Ramirez, MD, Amanda Sisselman, PhD, and Jeffrey Yarvis, PhD


Role of Community Health Leveraging the Social Determinants of Health - Clem Bezold, PhD and Jonathan Tobin, PhD


Hands-On Learning: Strategies for Prioritizing Community Needs - Dr. Persaud & Pat Shirey

3:00–3:30 p.m.


3:30–5:30 p.m. Plenary Session: International Policy to Clinical Leadership from the Exam Room to National Policy
6:00–8:00 p.m. Poster Reception

Saturday, September 25, 2010

7:00–8:00 am


8:00–9:30 am Plenary Session: Health Justice in an Era of Healthcare Reform

9:30–10:00 am


10:00 am–11:30 am

Concurrent C Sessions: (Choose One)


Innovative Community Responses to Healthcare Challenges - Linda Judah, RN, MSN, Hendryx Malaret, Lawrence Merin, RBP, FIMI, FOPS, FBCA, Anja Rudiger, PhD, Bob Stuber, MD


From the Exam Room to Justice: The Clinicians Role, the Challenges and
the Solutions in Diagnosing and Protecting Vulnerable Populations from
Chemical Exposures
- Matthew Keifer, MD, MPH and Amy Liebman, MA, MPA


Love on the Margins: An Integrated Approach to the Health Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Patients in the 21st Century - Caroline Dorsen, FNP


Leveraging Health Information Technology on Behalf of Health Justice - Robert Moore, MD, MPH and Kim Schwartz, MA, LPC


Hands-on Learning: Effective Use of Community Health Workers in Community Oriented Primary Care - Daniels, MD

11:30–1:15 p.m.

Awards Luncheon

1:30–3:00 p.m

Concurrent D Sessions: (Choose One)


Bioethics, Vocation, and Justice: A Clinician's Perspective on Reforming Health Care - Jennie McLaurin, MD, MPH and George Rust, MD, MPH


Changing the Built Environment: New Lessons and Innovative Solutions - Kim Bullock, MD, Lorelei DiSogra, Ed.D., RD, Beverly Jackson, Ed.D., and Celeste James


Informed Approaches to Compassionate Pain Management - Yvette Colon, PhD, ACSW, BCD


Primary Care Based Research Integration into Community Based Primary Care - George Rust, MD


Late Breaking Session: The Gulf Oil Spill Places Providers on the Frontlines of a Public Health and Environmental Crisis - John Howard, MD, Kathy Kirkland MPH, Rosemary Sokas, MD, MOH

3:00–3:30 p.m.


3:30–5:30 p.m. Plenary Session: Clinicians as Agents for Change


Photo Awards Reception

Featured Speakers

Visit the Featured Speakers page to learn about each of the special guests scheduled to appear at The National Summit of Clinicians for Healthcare Justice.

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