Building Healthy Communities Summits

Register now for the 2016 BHC Summit! 

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The 2016 Building Healthy Communities (BHC) Summit is a unique and exciting educational event for physicians, public health professionals, and community leaders. The 2016 BHC Summit will provide you with opportunities to learn about emerging health policy issues, best practices for reducing health disparities, and cultural competency in clinical care.

The Summit will inspire physicians and healthcare providers to participate in community health efforts and to be challenged to improve healthcare and the quality of life in their communities. You will have the opportunity to hear from nationally acclaimed thought leaders and network with colleagues. We are also pleased to offer CME credits.

The 2016 BHC Summit will be held September 16th-18th at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa.  Newport Beach offers visitors a unique California meeting experience. A block of rooms has been reserved for the Summit at a special rate of $184/night. These rates are guaranteed through Thursday, August 25, 2016, or until the room block is filled. To make a reservation, call 1 (877) 622-3056 and mention the NEPO BHC Summit or use the direct link:

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Featured Speakers as the 2016 BHC Summit include;
  • Dave Jones, California Insurance Commissioner;
  • George Halvorson, Chair of the First 5 Commission;
  • Karen Smith MD, MPH, Director of the California Department of Public Health; 
  • Rishi Manchanda MD, Founder of HealthBegins and author of The Upstream Doctors;
  • Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP, Flint water quality activist, Director of the Pediatric Residency Program at Hurley Children’s Hospital, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Michigan State University (via live video feed).

Building healthy communities is a key component of what community physicians are about. The Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations embraces these challenges and encourages physicians and other healthcare providers to be involved in community efforts to make California healthier for all.

Please join us in building on and expanding the important work of NEPO at the largest multi-ethnic physician convening in the country.


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