About the Conference


  • Public health professionals
  • Professional and paraprofessionals working in healthcare system 
  • Providers, urgent care staff, and medical professionals
  • Community Health Workers
  • Communication specialists in healthcare
  • Developers of healthcare programs and services


  • Understand the impact of health literacy and the effect on health outcomes
  • Apply techniques to improve access to care for the underserved across audiences, locations, and health conditions
  • Use various techniques and tools to help gain trust and improve access to care to the underserved, homeless, refugees and those with behavioral and physical conditions
  • Understand how to create programs and services that improve access to care, care coordination and compliance with treatment plans

Keynote Speakers

  • The Institute for Healthcare Advancement: Michael Villaire, CEO, MSLM
  • Valley Wise-First Episode Center: Dr. Alicia Cowdrey, and Dr. Aris Mosley