Sold Out! 2022 Starting With Success: Building & Enhancing Your Health Center
January 19โ€“20 | All-Virtual
Training registration closed due to overwhelming participation.
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Starting, maintaining, and growing a successful health center requires a firm grasp of many statutory and regulatory requirements in addition to a range of
financial, operational, and care delivery systems. Starting With Success: Building and Enhancing Your Health Center, is a two-day, virtual training workshop that delivers a comprehensive, nuts-and-bolts training curriculum for leaders and organizations seeking a true “Health Center 101.”

Day 1 provides learners an in-depth overview of HRSA’s Health Center Program and covers foundational elements such as Scope of Project, HRSA’s Compliance Program, and Health Center Governance. Day 2 highlights how health centers operationalize and finance the services they provide with introductory sessions on health center staffing, collaborations, data monitoring and reporting, budgeting, and the sliding fee discount program.

Faculty for this workshop include a unique mix of staff from HRSA’s Bureau of Primary Health Care, NACHC, former health center leaders, and consultant
subject matter experts.

For full session descriptions, click here to view the 2022 SWS Training Agenda.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this training, you will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamental components and requirements of HRSAโ€™s Health Center Program.
  • Apply key concepts related to operating and financing a health center to
    your organization.
  • Interact with health center industry experts/colleagues and learn what
    makes your health center unique.



Session 1: Health Center Foundations: HRSAโ€™s Health Center Program Overview
Joanne Galindo and Emily Kane-Lee, Expansion Division, OPPD, HRSA

Session 2: Health Center Foundations: Continuous Compliance
Jen Genua, CEO, Genua Consulting

Session 3: Health Center Foundations: Scope of Project 101
Jen Genua, CEO, Genua Consultingย 

Session 4: Health Center Foundations: Governance 101
Emily Heard, Director, Health Center Governance, NACHC
Steven Sera, AAMS, Board Chair, MHC Healthcare, Marana, AZ



Session 1: Health Center Operations: Staffing Your Health Center
Amanda Laramie, COO, Coleman Associatesย 

Session 2: Health Center Operations: Collaborations and Contracts
Amanda Laramie, COO, Coleman Associatesย 

Session 3: Health Center Operations: Clinical Quality and Data
Shannon Nielson, MHA, PCMH-CCE, Curis Consulting

Session 4: Health Center Finance: Billing, Collections, and Sliding Fee Discount Program
Gervean Williams, Director, Health Center Finance Trainings

Session 5: Health Center Finance: Budgeting and Reporting
Gervean Williams, Director, Health Center Finance Trainings


  • Representatives from the Bureau of Primary Health Care/Health Resources & Services Administration
  • NACHC Subject Matter Experts
  • Current and Former Health Center Leaders, Board Members, and OSV Reviewers

See Brochure for Full Details
Register below for the tools you need to balance mission, compliance financial viability, and operational excellence!

Registration Information

Training registration closed due to overwhelming participation. Join the waitlist here.

Virtual Only โ€ข January 19 โ€“ 20, 2022
Please note: This event will take place LIVE in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Registration is based on a 100 -participant capacity or the online registration
cutoff date, whichever occurs first. *
Early Bird Registration Fee*: $650 if received by January 5, 2022
Regular Registration Fee*: $750 if received after January 5, 2022

Registration Cutoff Date (Last day to register online): January 14, 2022 or until event sells out.
For questions or comments, contact or call (301) 347-0400.

These projects were 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 $6,625,000 with individually noted percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, norย an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visitย