2017 Workforce Summit: Elevating the Health Center Workforce

2017 Workforce Summit: Elevating the Health Center Workforce
August 26, 2017 | San Diego, CA
This is an official NACHC Community Health & Expo (CHI)
Pre-conference Event:  Separate registration is required!


Today’s rapidly changing health care environment, requires health centers to have a highly developed workforce. This newly designed, one-day summit for C-Suite Leaders and Board Members of Health Centers, Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCN), and Primary Care Associations (PCA) will examine the broad issues influencing the current and future health center workforce, with a specific focus on the clinical and managerial workforce. It will also highlight strategies for addressing pipeline development, recruitment, retention, and leadership challenges, as well as introduce resources for accessing workforce-focused training and technical assistance.
Delivery Method: Group Live
Prerequisites: None
Program Level: Basic
Training dates: August 26, 2017
Training location: San Diego, CA
Early bird (by August 9, 2017): $450
Regular (after August 9, 2017): $550
Training fees include continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks for morning and afternoon breaks.
Registration cutoff date (Last day to register online): August 16, 2017
View the 2017 Workforce Summit brochure.
Hotel Information:
Sold out! Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
1 Market Place
San Diego, CA 92101
Telephone: (619) 232-1234
Please visit this link for overflow hotel information:  http://www.nachc.org/conferences/chi/hotel/
  • As of 7/7/2017, the Manchester Grand Hyatt is completely sold out of sleeping rooms on August 26 and 28. Visit the overflow hotel link above for alternate sleeping accommodations.
  • We encourage you to register and pay (by credit card) for this training and book your hotel accommodations on the same day. A confirmed hotel reservation does not guarantee a spot in the training. If you have not received confirmation for participation in the training, you will be responsible for any hotel cancellation fees.
View the 2017 Workforce Summit brochure.
Presented in partnership with Association for Clinicians of the Underserved
and Community Health Center, Inc.

This project was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under cooperative agreement number U30CS16089, Technical Assistance to Community and Migrant Health Centers and Homeless for $6,375,000.00 with 37 percent of the total NCA project financed with non-federal sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.
NACHC Cancellation Policy:
All Cancellations must be in writing and must be received at NACHC on/before August 16, 2017.
• Cancellations received on/before August 16, 2017 will be assessed a $100 processing fee.
• Cancellations received after August 16, 2017 are not refundable.
• Cancellations after the conclusion of the training are non-refundable.
• Substitutions are encouraged.
• “No Shows” are non-refundable.
To cancel your reservation, please send a request in writing to Elizabeth Zepko at trainings@nachc.org.
For all questions, comments, or complaints contact Elizabeth Zepko at trainings@nachc.org.
 Learning Objectives
By the end of this one-day training, the participants will be able to:
  • Outline the overall challenges affecting the development and retention of a highly qualified health center workforce.
  • Explain the role that the Training and Technical Assistance National Cooperative Agreement (NCAs) holders play in supporting health centers to meet workforce goals.
  • Describe innovative operational approaches that health centers, PCAs and HCCNs can adopt to address workforce issues.


Allison Abayasekara, Director, Training & Technical Assistance, Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU), McLean, VA
Gary Campbell, SPHR, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Johnson Health Center, Lynchburg, VA
Gerrard Jolly, MA, Director, Career Advancement Strategies, National Association of Community Health Centers, Bethesda, MD
Margaret Flinter, Vice President and Clinical Director, Community Health Center, Inc., Hartford, CT
Manny Lopes, President and Chief Executive Officer, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, East Boston, MA
Stephanie Moore, MPA, CMPE, Chief Executive Officer, White House Clinics, Berea, KY
Bill O’Brien, Chief Lending Officer, Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC), New York, NY
Luis Padilla, MD, FAAFP, Associate Administrator for Health Workforce, Director of the National Health Service Corps, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD
Anna Rogers, Project Director for the NCA, Community Health Center, Inc., Middletown, CT
Matthew Roman, LICSW, Chief Operating Officer, Thundermist Health Center, Woonsocket, RI
Gervean Williams, Director, Health Center Financial Training & Technical Assistance, National Association of Community Health Centers, Bethesda, MD
Lathran Woodard, Chief Executive Officer, South Carolina Primary Health Care Association, Columbia, SC