CFHA at its heart is a community. Our plenary sessions are designed to bring us together, inspire us and equip us to reach our goal of an integrated health system comprised of integrated care teams. Scroll down to see what we have in store for you in 2021.
Striving Toward Anti-Racism: Moving from the Individual to the Institutional
Wednesday, October 20th, 2021
As we grapple with the syndemic of the combined pandemics of systemic racism and COVID-19, many of us feel compelled to join the global call for social justice as we see the racialized disparities of death and despair, both locally and globally. Dr. Edgoose has spent her career advocating for vulnerable and marginalized populations. She will share her story engaging others in promoting and developing inward and outward-facing strategies as her department strives to become an anti-racist, multicultural organization driven to improve health for all people.
CFHA Community Panel: COVID-BLM Panel Revised and Revisited
Thursday, October 21st, 2021
This reprise from our 2020 conference will feature the same panelists plus new CFHA President, Colleen Cordes, engage in a discussion of the road we have traveled in 2021 as we cope with the aftermath of the pandemic. What did we learn? How are we changed? Did we make any progress with issues of equity and justice? Where do we go from here? Moderated by CFHA Chief Executive Officer Neftali Serrano, this powerful 2021 session will help us gather our thoughts as a community.
In Our Own Words
Friday, October 22nd, 2021
Tyler Simmonds speaks openly about his lived experiences with depression and anxiety – Rather that be through public speaking or his award-winning film work. In this session, he speaks about how the effects this pandemic has had on our mental health as a collective, not only because of the COVID-19 virus and lockdowns but because of the social injustice we have all been forced to give our attention.
- How we move forward in a way that is healthy for all of society.
- Why self-care is important, especially right now.
- What we can do to heal our collective trauma.
Cultivating The Next Generation of Physician Champions For Integrated Care
Saturday, October 23rd, 2021
Physicians and other medical professionals are crucial to the future of team-based, integrated care. How do we train and cultivate champions for integrated care within this crucial portion of the workforce? This panel, comprised of representatives from each of the key developmental stages of the medical workforce, from medical student to working professional, provide insight into how we can ensure that the workforce is prepared and transformed for the modern care team.