Conferences, e-Learning, and Events
Webinar: Keeping Medicaid's Promise for Children with Special Health Care Needs
October 2, 2019 from
2 – 3:30pm Central
This webinar, sponsored by Manatt Health, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, will outline practical ideas specific to how can state Medicaid agencies, families, advocates, pediatricians, other physicians, nonphysician clinicians, and other stakeholders partner to improve access to services for Medicaid-enrolled children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). Based on a soon-to-be-released issue brief, this webinar will feature a suite of actions that states can implement to ensure that CYSHCN receive optimal care.
Upcoming Transition Conferences
October 23, 2019
The International and Interdisciplinary Health Care Transition Research Consortium (HCTRC) will hold its 11th Annual HCTRC Research Symposium in conjunction with the 20th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care.
October 24-25, 2019
The 20th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care is approved for American Medical Association Physician's recognition Award
Category 1 Credits™ which will be co-provided by Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital Association. The conference will address transitioning to adult-based care and provide updated knowledge of strategies for integrating emerging adult-based care into practice. The target audience for this conference includes: physicians in internal medicine, family practice, pediatrics, psychiatry, and physiatry; other health care providers including psychologists, social workers, nurses, dietitians, case managers, counselors, and primary care providers; and youth and young adults who have a chronic illness or disability and their parents or guardians.
Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs Accepting Submissions for Presentations
March 21 – 24, 2019
Crystal City, VA
Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs is seeking proposals for poster and session presentations at its
2020 Annual Conference. The theme is
The Power of Connections: Building Equity for Healthy Generations. A track is dedicated to children and youth with special health care needs. Directors of state Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) / Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) programs, federal officials, advocates, family leaders, researchers, pediatricians, nonphysician clinicians, and other physicians attend the conference. The submission deadline is October 4, 2019.