2018 NEPO Summit

2018 NEPO Summit




Event Date: September 13, 2018 – September 15, 2018
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The 2018 Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations (NEPO) Summit is a unique and exciting educational event for physicians, medical students, public health professionals, and community leaders. The NEPO Summit will provide you with opportunities to learn about key health policy issues, building diversity in the workforce and increasing cultural competency in clinical care.  Download the agenda here.

This year’s theme, Building the Best You: Celebrating the Joy of Medicine, will also address issues of physician burnout.

-Featured topics and speakers include:
California State Senator Holly Mitchell
-Sleep medicine for physicians and patients: Raj Dasgupta, M.D. (as seen on The Doctors)
-Providing care to undocumented immigrants: Lilia Cervantes, M.D.
-LGBTQ cultural competency: John Madrigal
Advancing diversity and inclusion: Christine Santiago
-Improving diagnosis of dementia: Freddi Segal-Gidan, Ph.D.
-Medi-Cal funding and Prop 56: Jodi Black and Janus Norman
-Women physicians in leadership roles: Eleni Linos, M.D., MPH, Dr.PH
-Mental health disparities: Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, M.D., MPH
-Health care in immigration detention centers: Scott Allen, M.D.

The 2018 NEPO Summit will be held at the Westin Pasadena in Pasadena. A block of rooms has been reserved at a special rate of $169/night. These rates are guaranteed through Wednesday, August 29, 2018, or until the room block is filled. To make a reservation, please visit the hotel registration site.

The California Medical Association/Institute for Medical Quality (CMA/IMQ) designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The California Medical Association/Institute for Medical Quality (CMA/IMQ) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


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