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Movement to a Model: Understanding WI Health Centers, Face-to-Face Meeting
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An introduction to Wisconsin's Community Health Centers for staff and board members

 Export to Your Calendar 5/16/2019
When: Thursday, May 16, 2019
8:30am - 4:00pm
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WPHCA Offices
5202 Eastpark Blvd
Suite 109
Madison, Wisconsin  53718
Contact: Kysa Stocking

Online registration is available until: 5/9/2019
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Movement to a Model: Understanding Wisconsin Health Centers

(New Staff and Board Member Orientation)

WPHCA Office

5202 Eastpark Blvd, Suite 109, Madison, WI 53708

May 16, 2019

8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Hotel Information: We do not have a block of rooms reserved, however, we have 2 hotels near by with corporate rates. Mention you are attending a meeting with Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association at either of these locations.

  • Staybridge Suites Madison East - 3301 City View Dr, Madison, rate of $110
  • LaQuinta - 5217 E. Terrace Drive, Madison, rate of $85



  • Learn what makes Health Centers unique providers, including the history and regulatory framework that underpins your mission
  • Learn about major initiatives in the health care sector and how health centers are positioning and implementing these changes
  • Meet WPHCA staff and learn how they can help you to leverage collective health center knowledge
  • Develop a professional network of experts, allies, and friends amongst other health center staff in Wisconsin
  • For board members only: Learn about your roles and responsibilities as a health center board member

  Morning Agenda for All Participants
8:30 - 9:00 AM  Light Breakfast and Overview
  • Introductions to the day, fellow participants, WPHCA, and WPHCA staff
9:00 - 10:30 AM From a Movement to a Model of Quality Care

 Lynsey Ray, Chief Operation Officer

  • Learn the origins of the health center movement nationally and in Wisconsin. WPHCA staff will also help to connect the dots between daily CHC operations and federal legislation including identifying where you can find more information about HRSA's Health Center guidelines.
10:30 - 10:45 AM Break
10:45 - 12:15 PM Current Health Care Environment in Wisconsin & Government Relations & Advocacy at WPHCA

Sashi Gregory, Research and Communications Manager
TR Williams, Advocacy and Government Relations Specialist

  • Explore Wisconsin’s health care environment following the fifth open enrollment period and external pressures impacting the work Health Centers do.
  • Learn about WPHCA’s government relations and advocacy work and your role in advancing our legislative priorities.
12:15 - 1:00 PM  Lunch and Networking 


















All Participants will spend the morning together. After lunch, new CHC Board Members and new CHC staff will break off into different presentation rooms. 



Cancellation Policy:

Registered participants may substitute another participant at no charge up to the day of the conference. Please inform WPHCA staff Lindsey Hess ( of the substitution as soon as possible to coordinate meals and participant materials. Participants may cancel at no charge up to 7 days before the event begins. No refunds are available for cancellations 6 days or fewer before the event begins.