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Re-Imagining Healthcare: A Life-Course Approach to Community Based Care


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Re-Imagining Healthcare: A Life-Course Approach to Community Based Care

November 5 & 6, 2018
San Antonio, Texas
Registration Cost $299 Includes CNE, CME and SW credit; Meals: Breakfasts, Lunches & Reception

1st Day Highlight! Engage with community members to develop co-produced research questions

2nd Day Highlight! Develop your research and/or quality improvement project with experts in participatory action research

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Call for Abstracts

Click here Clinicians, researchers, educators, DNP/PhD students, community healthcare workers are invited to submit an abstract. Abstracts are being accepted for podiums, posters, knowledge market, and for the research proposal workshop. Submit by September 21st to

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Tentative Conference Agenda

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Conference Topics

  • • Life-Course Healthcare Model
  • • Maternal Mortality Rate
  • • Youth in Crisis
  • • Adolescent Pregnancy
  • • Human Trafficking
  • • Pediatric Asthma
  • • Opioid Crisis
  • • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
  • • Community Resources (not limited to healthcare)
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Conference Learning Outcomes

  • 1. Adapt and apply identified strategies for improving or building community-directed healthcare along the lifecourse model.
  • 2. Articulate the value of community and patient engagement in healthcare delivery and healthcare research.
  • 3. Employ new strategies for meaningful exchange of experiences, concerns and knowledge among healthcare professionals, communities and patients
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Featured Speakers


Diana J. Mason is the Senior Policy Service Professor at the Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement at George Washington University School of Nursing. She is Professor Emerita at Hunter College, City University of New York, where she was the inaugural Rudin Professor of Nursing and co-founder and Co-Director of the Center for Health, Media, and Policy until 2016. Dr. Mason is a past President of the American Academy of Nursing, former editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Nursing, and producer and moderator of a community radio program on health care issues since 1985. She is the lead editor of the award-winning book, Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care, now in its 7th edition, and the author of over 200 publications, including regular blogs on policy for JAMA News Forum. Her scholarship includes a focus on media and health policy and on what can be learned from nurse-designed models of care. Dr. Mason is the Co-Principal Investigator for a study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to explore how nurses address building a culture of health in their innovative models of care; the study is a collaboration between the American Academy of Nursing and the RAND Corporation. She is a member of the boards of directors for the Primary Care Development Corporation and Public Health Solutions, and a member of the National Advisory Board for Kaiser Health News. She holds two honorary doctorates, as well as numerous awards for her teaching, policy leadership, publications, and journalism.


C. Daniel Mullins, PhD is a Professor and Chair of the Pharmaceutical Health Services Research Department at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. He directs the University of Maryland PATient-centered Involvement in Evaluating effectiveNess of TreatmentS (PATIENTS) Program, which is an infrastructure to support patient-centered outcomes research and related training activities. He has received funding as a Principal Investigator from the NIH/NIA, NIH/NHLBI, AHRQ, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and various patient advocacy and industry organizations. He has served as a Regular Member of AHRQ and NCI Study Sections and has chaired PCORI Study Sections. Professor Mullins is co-Editor-in-Chief for Value in Health and is author/co-author of more than 200 peer-reviewed articles. He has received an Outstanding Service Award from the Drug Information Association (DIA) and two Service Awards from the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR). In 2007, he received the Dr. Patricia Sokolove Outstanding Mentor Award from the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus-wide Graduate Student Association. In 2013, he was the recipient of the Dr. Daniel D. Savage Memorial Science Award, the Association of Black Cardiologists’ most prestigious annual award. Also in 2013, he was awarded a University System of Maryland Wilson H. Elkins Professorship. He was named Researcher of the Year in 2014 and received the Martin Luther King Faculty Diversity Award in 2017 for the University of Maryland Baltimore campus and the ISPOR Marilyn Dix Smith Leadership Award.

Dr. Mullins will bring his community partner who will provide great insight from the community perspective!

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Host Hotel

Historic Menger Hotel,

Located on the San Antonio Riverwalk across from the Alamo

Room rate of $124/night call 1-800-345-9285 Reference Re-Imagining Nursing Conference

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