Upcoming Events

Tuesday Apr 20, 2021 11:00 am EDT
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The agenda will feature leading ACO experts and CMS officials sharing timely and essential information for ACOs. The entire conference will be recorded, and you will be able to view any sessions you may miss live as a recording for six months following the conference.    

NAACOS conferences are the only events organized exclusively by ACOs with more than 70 percent of attendees employed by ACOs. Attendees at the spring conference will be:
  • Clinical Leaders of ACOs
  • Administrators of ACOs
  • Executives considering the ACO model
  • CMS Officials
  • Private Payers
  • Industry Partners

Tuesday Apr 20, 2021 04:00 pm EDT
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The Santa Fe Group (SFG) Continuum was developed to advance oral health care and its connections to overall health care and well-being. The SFG Continuum includes an integrated progression of webinars, white papers, peer-reviewed editorial content, consolidated web resources, and social media programming in advance of the 2021 Salon "The Benefits of Integrating Oral Health into Healthcare," September 8-9, 2021. More information about upcoming Continuum events.

This webinar will consider the relevance of oral/dental health to the collaborative management of selected medical conditions. Drawing on their experiences, medical and dental clinical leaders will explore what patient-centered care could look like if professionals collaborated across disciplines and levels of practice to integrate oral health with overall health and how such approaches could improve outcomes for individuals, families, and communities.

 

Wednesday Apr 21, 2021 11:00 am EDT
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This half-day virtual meeting is the culmination of a webinar series in March titled Leading Equity: Changing the Narrative Through Public Health Leadership. The webinar series shared perspectives on the national, organizational, and policy-level shifts needed to transform public health and advance health equity. The webinars featured keynote presentations from nationally recognized thought leaders, followed by breakout discussions led by state health equity and minority health leaders. The webinar series will help public health professionals reimagine what equity-driven leadership means for their public health agencies and the community. 

The summit, hosted in partnership with CDC’s Office of Minority Health and Health Equity and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will provide a forum for state and territorial health practitioners to learn about emergent public health issues and apply evidence-based practices to address structural racism and reduce racial and ethnic disparities. The convening will highlight real-world case examples from the field that can be applied to current public health challenges.

Thursday May 6, 2021 10:00 am EDT
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The Medical Director Leadership Institute is six-month virtual program that provides healthcare leaders with critical skills to thrive in their role, achieve organizational goals, and manage during times of uncertainty. The program features a half-day interactive and didactic session at the beginning of each month followed by an opportunity to apply learning back at their workplace. Participants come together again at the end of each month for a reflection and discussion with faculty and their peers. Designed and taught by medical directors and healthcare leaders, this program equips participants with concrete tools, strategies, and techniques to tackle the challenges and uncertainty ahead. 

Thursday May 6, 2021 01:00 pm EDT
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The Primary Care Development Corporation, in collaboration the SAMHSA Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions, is engaging in a year-long virtual initiative focused on addressing sleep and related social and health needs through enhancing integrated primary and behavioral health care. This initiative will include live virtual learning opportunities, free tools and resources, and linkage to experts in the field. An anchor for the year will be a monthly webinar series focused on building foundations and advanced applications of sleep knowledge.

Webinar sessions are 60 minutes each with a follow-on open "office hour" for Q&A with experts and will range in topics including:

  • Foundations in sleep and health outcomes (comorbidity, connection to COVID-19, social determinants of health, and opportunities for integrated care teams)
  • Perspectives of persons with lived experiences (including patients, parents of children with sleep difficulties, older adults)
  • Health disparities and sleep
  • Behavioral assessment and intervention in sleep
  • Medical assessment and intervention in sleep (including OSA, medication, addressing medical comorbidity)
  • Addressing sleep ourselves as healthcare providers (including sleep/work balance, creating sleep-conducive spaces, sharing of experiences, role of sleep in our work, etc.)

 

What about Us? A Discussion with and for Healthcare Providers

Thursday, May 6, 2021
1p.m to 2:30p.m. ET

Addressing sleep within the healthcare community: sleep/work balance; creating sleep-conducive spaces; the role of sleep in work; and perspectives of healthcare professionals.

 

Friday May 14, 2021 11:00 am EDT
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In an effort to advance lifestyle medicine at a systems level, the American College of Lifestyle Medicine is offering two one-day virtual symposia that address the integration of health restoration into health systems and academic settings.

Lifestyle Medicine in Health Systems Symposium: Creating Ecosystems of Health

Healthcare Systems are constantly seeking new ways to sustainably achieve the quadruple aim through innovation. As a solution to the unsustainable treatment of ever-increasing chronic diseases, many of the leading systems in the country are turning to Lifestyle Medicine. This one-day event will showcase the leading experts in the field of Lifestyle Medicine; offering practical tips and tactics from the boots-on-the-ground health professionals, businesses, and C-Suite leaders. Attendees will get a deep dive into the cost savings and unique value proposition of LM, the points of entry, involving their communities and technology solutions. Learn from others’ experiences while mapping out your plan for successful Lifestyle Medicine health system integration.  

Learning Objectives:
  • Evaluate strategies to create a culture focused on health and well-being in a large healthcare system.
  • Analyze solutions that leading health systems are using to transition from fee-for-service reimbursement towards value-based care to achieve the quadruple aim.
  • Review replicable multifaceted approaches that leading health systems are utilizing to effectively implement LM solutions.
  • Identify opportunities and tactical next steps that health system leaders can use to implement lifestyle medicine into health systems.

Second event in series:

Lifestyle Medicine in Academia Symposium: Equipping the Next Generation 

July 21, 2021 

Thursday Jun 3, 2021 10:00 am EDT
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The Medical Director Leadership Institute is six-month virtual program that provides healthcare leaders with critical skills to thrive in their role, achieve organizational goals, and manage during times of uncertainty. The program features a half-day interactive and didactic session at the beginning of each month followed by an opportunity to apply learning back at their workplace. Participants come together again at the end of each month for a reflection and discussion with faculty and their peers. Designed and taught by medical directors and healthcare leaders, this program equips participants with concrete tools, strategies, and techniques to tackle the challenges and uncertainty ahead. 

Wednesday Jul 21, 2021 11:00 am EDT
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In an effort to advance lifestyle medicine at a systems level, the American College of Lifestyle Medicine is offering two one-day virtual symposia that address the integration of health restoration into health systems and academic settings.

Lifestyle Medicine in Academia Symposium: Equipping the Next Generation 

Join us for a one-day symposium as we discuss how leading academic institutions and faculty members are incorporating lifestyle medicine curriculum in their academic settings. Event attendees will receive tailored education and support as presenters highlight pathways, curricula, tools and resources for the implementation of lifestyle medicine education across the entire academic spectrum. We encourage faculty, administration, deans, program directors and academicians working in bachelor, master and doctoral health professional programs, to undergraduate medical education (UME), and graduate medical education (GME) to attend this event to meet your goals of implementing Lifestyle Medicine curriculum in your setting.

Learning Objectives:

Review the current status and advancements in Lifestyle Medicine academic education. 

  • Highlight the successes and lessons learned from academic institutions leading in Lifestyle Medicine implementation. 
  • Discuss opportunities for academic institutions to incorporate lifestyle medicine at various levels of engagement. 
  • Demonstrate opportunities to implement high quality culinary medicine curriculum within preprofessional and medical education.  
  • Evaluate opportunities for academic institutions to create and enhance effective community and multidisciplinary engagement.  
  • Provide lifestyle medicine education guidance, tools, resources and individualized/customized support to attendees. 

Friday Jul 23, 2021 11:30 am EDT
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The primary care practitioner has the special and important responsibility to diagnose and manage patients with every category of ailment, injury and disease. This symposium will provide practical, evidence-based strategies to strengthen healthcare competencies. The expert faculty will explain recent advances in diagnosis, management and treatment and address compelling issues as they relate to cardiovascular risk lowering drugs, atrial fibrilation, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, osteoarthritis, benign breast disease, women’s health, osteoporosis, female sexual dysfunction, transitions of care and preventing hospital readmission, antibiotic stewardship, COPD, dermatology, and more​. There will be ample opportunity for Q&A with the faculty during the panel discussion.​

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