NEPO Building Healthy Communities Summit

Striving for Health Equity in the Era of Change

The 2017 NEPO Building Healthy Communities Summit is a unique and exciting educational event for physicians, public health professionals, and community leaders. The conference will focus on emerging health policy issues and finding solutions to tackle changes in health care as we strive to achieve health equity and reduce health disparities. The NEPO Summit will provide you with opportunities to learn about key health policy issues, best practices for reducing health disparities, and cultural competency in clinical care.


The 2017 NEPO Summit will be held at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California. The Disneyland Hotel offers guests a whimsical and sophisticated experience and is located just steps from the Downtown Disney District. A block of rooms has been reserved for the Summit at a special rate of $215/night. These rates are guaranteed through Wednesday, September 27, 2017, or until the room block is filled. To make a reservation, call (714) 520-5005 and reference the NEPO Summit or use the direct link:


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.

Featured Speakers include:

  • Robert K. Ross, MD, President and CEO, The California Endowment

  • Senator Ricardo Lara, California State Senator, District 33

  • John Baackes, CEO, L.A. Care

  • Cara V. James, Director, Office of Minority Health, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Building healthy communities is a key component of what community physicians are about. NEPO 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 California.