Spring Primary Care Conference Archive

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NWRPCA conferences are a cornerstone of our membership services. No matter where you are in your career, the Spring Primary Care Conference has something for you. The spring conference features prominent keynote speakers, powerful breakout sessions, networking with your primary care colleagues, and much more.

 

2016 Spring Primary Care Conference

spring primary care conference programTheme: Seeking Excellence beneath the Northern Lights
Location: Anchorage, AK
Dates: May 14-17, 2016
Keynote Address

Valerie "Nurr'araaluk" Davidson, Commissioner, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

Angela Powell, Director, Office of Southern Health Services, Bureau of Primary Health Care Health Resources & Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Amanda Pears Kelly, Director of National Advocacy & Civic Engagement for the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)

 

 

Many thanks to our 2016 Spring Conference sponsors.

 

Champion Sponsors

Alaska Native Health Board 

Quest Diagnostics

 

Advocate Sponsors

Community Health Ventures

 

Supporting Sponsors

Alaska Communications

Parker, Smith, Fleek

Bastyr University

FQHC Associates

 

Other Conference Sponsors

Amerigroup Real Solutions

Nonstop Wellness

 

View the 2016 Spring Conference Program PDF


2015 Spring Primary Care Conference

Theme: Traversing the Healthcare Crevasse
Location: Portland, Oregon
Dates: May 16 - 19, 2015

 

Keynote Address

Linda Rudolph, Co-Director of the Climate Change and Public Health Project, Public Health Institute's Climate Change and Public Health
Update from HRSA

Tonya Bowers, Acting Associate Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration/Bureau of Primary Health Care, HRSA, DHHS
Update from NACHC

Joe Gallegos, Senior Vice President of NACHC Western Operations

 

The 29th iteration of our Spring Primary Care Conference and Annual Membership Meeting brought to Portland enthusiastic attendees from 19 states and exhibitors from 18. The keynote address by Linda Rudolph, Co-Director of the Climate Change and Public Health Project for the Public Health Institute demonstrated the direct relationship between health outcomes and education, race, income, rate of inequity, and all environments. She concluded that climate change is a “health emergency” requiring an agro-ecological food system and other major systems changes. Read more about the 2015 Spring Primary Care Conference 

 

Many thanks to our 2015 spring conference sponsors

Quest Diagnostics
Stay at Work Program, WA Dept. of Labor and Industries

 

View the 2015 Spring Conference Program PDF


2014 Spring Primary Care Conference

spring primary care conference programTheme: Living the Change
Location: Seattle, Washington
Dates: May 17-20, 2014

Keynote Address

Larry Wallack, Dr PH, Senior Public Health Fellow, Moore Institute for Nutrition and Wellness, OHSU

 

Thanks to all who joined us in downtown Seattle for our annual Spring Conference and helped us make it one of the best ever. A number of conference participants enjoyed visiting HealthPoint Midway, a new, state-of-the-art Patient-Centered Medical Home with multiple services, including Family Medicine, Diabetes Education, Naturopathic Medicine, and Nutrition. Plenary speakers Larry Wallack and Michael Gervasi were well received.

 

Many thanks to our 2014 spring conference sponsor.

Supporter Sponsor

Expense Reduction Analysts

 

View the 2014 Spring Conference Program PDF


2013 Spring Primary Care Conference

Theme: True North: Destination 2014!
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Dates: May 18-21, 2013

Keynote Address

DeeDee Jonrowe, Iditarod Musher, Cancer Survivor

 

Many thanks to our 2013 spring conference sponsors.

Champion Sponsor

State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

 

Supporter Sponsor

501(c) Agencies Trust

 

Advocate Sponsors

GCI Connect MD
The Inline Group
PTSO of Washington

 

View the 2013 Spring Conference Program PDF


2012 Spring Primary Care Conference

spring primary care conference programTheme: Toward the Promise of 2014: Better Care, Better Health, Better Value
Location: Portland, Oregon
Dates: May 12-15, 2012
Keynote Address by Bruce Goldberg, MD, Director of the Oregon Health Authority

 

Many thanks to our 2012 spring conference sponsors.

Presenting Sponsor

United Healthcare Community Plan

 

Champion Sponsor

Amerigroup Real Solutions in Healthcare

 

Health System Transformation Sponsor

Coordinated Care

 

Advocate and Supporting Sponsors

Kaiser Permanente
Care Oregon
PTSO of Washington
Jones and Roth: CPAs and Business Advisers

 

View the 2012 Spring Conference Program PDF


2011 Spring Primary Care Conference

spring primary care conference programTheme: Ascent to 2014: Foothold on the Future
Location: Seattle, Washington
Dates: May 21-24, 2011
Keynote Address by John H. Wasson, MD, Professor of Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School
Keynote Address by Russell Robertson, MD, Vice President of Medical Affairs and Dean of the University of Chicago Medical School

 

Many thanks to our 2011 Spring Conference sponsors.

 

Champion Sponsors

Amerigroup Real Solutions in Healthcare
Larson Allen: CPAs, Consultants and Advisors

 

Advocate Sponsors

SunRX
Washington Casualty Company
Dentrix Enterprise
Experience BKD
PTSO of Washington

 

View the 2011 Spring Conference Program PDF

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