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Fall Learning Session 


9/12/2018 to 9/13/2018 


Click HERE  to Register Today! 

Conference Location

Blue Harbor Resort & Spa

725 Blue Harbor Drive

Sheboygan, WI 53081



Reserve your room today!

Call 866-701-2583 and tell them you are with the Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association, Group #7AU4J2 to receive the special room rate of $112.00. The room block expires on August 22nd.



Invoices will be sent after the event if you are paying by check.  If you would like to pay by credit card, please contact Lindsey Hess at 608-443-2945.


Early Bird Special April 9 - July 31 - $144/attendee

Early Bird Special Group Discount (6 or more attendees) April 9 - July 31 - $108/attendee

July 31 - September 5 - $180/attendee

July 31 - September 5 Group Discount (6 or more attendees) - $135/attendee

Speaker Discount - $20 Off Registration Fee


Cancellation Policy

Registered participants may substitute another participant at no charge up to the day of the conference. You will need to send an email to Lindsey Hess with the new participant name 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.


Special Accommodation
If a participant requires special accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Lindsey Hess at the Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association (608-277-7477).


Special Dietary Requests
A vegetarian option will be available. Please let us know if you have other needs.



Better together: Working in partnerships to improve health outcomes.

Who Should Attend

Clinical, administrative, quality improvement, and outreach and enrollment champions.

The overall purpose of this Learning Session is to bring together Wisconsin Health Center teams to share and learn promising practices for leveraging community-based work and partnerships to enhance patient care. 


Conference Objectives

  • Identify strategies that will encourage interdisciplinary integration in their organization
  • Utilize quality improvement strategies and targeted interventions to enhance the health and wellbeing of patients
  • Describe ways to enrich community partnerships to address population health
  • Participate in the learning community by networking with statewide peers



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association (IPMA) and WPHCA. The IPMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Performance Excellence Award

WPHCA is soliciting nominations for the fourth annual Performance Excellence Award, which will be conferred annually at WPHCA’s Fall Learning Session. The Performance Excellence Award will recognize and celebrate CHC performance improvement teams and the efforts those teams have made over the past year to improve the health of patients, improve patient experience with their care, and/or improve the cost effectiveness of care.

Please complete the form linked here and include it in the nominee’s application packet. Contact Lynsey Ray ( with any questions.


Show-and-Tell Session

WPHCA will be hosting a Show-and-Tell Session at the 2018 Fall Learning Session (FLS) where Health Centers are encouraged to participate and share any improvements, current projects, PDSA cycles, or other team-based initiatives made in the last year or two related to quality. One breakout room will be open with tables and slide boards displaying Health Center posters where FLS attendants will have the opportunity to walk around, look at other Health Center posters, discuss methods and outcomes shared, and enjoy an informal networking environment.

For further details, please review the Show-and-Tell description document. For assistance with creating a poster, review the Poster Creation 101instructional document.

Each Health Center is responsible for creating and printing their own posters. Respond by August 1st to Sarah Wright ( whether your Health Center will be creating a poster or if you would like assistance in creating a poster.



Wednesday, September 12, 2018


11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.          REGISTRATION


11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.          WELCOME LUNCH

12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.            PEER-TO-PEER NETWORKING SESSION

                                                    Structured discussion time with your health center colleagues that serve                                                       in similar roles. Bring your challenges, successes, and questions to                                                                 share!

(Photo of a 2017 behavioral health-focused session)

1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.              BREAK


2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.              PLENARY WORK SHOP (with a break and snack)

                                                   Poverty Simulation guided by Erin Olson, The Innovation and                                                                           Engagement Coordinator from CAP Services, Inc. in Stevens Point, WI.


                                                   "CAP Services' poverty simulations are an opportunity for individuals to                                                           obtain first-hand knowledge of many of the same situations                                                                             and decisions experienced by low-income households."

                                                    To learn more, visit this website or watch this informational video.



5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.              RECEPTION AND PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE AWARD                                                                                    ANNOUNCEMENT

(Photo of 2017 PE Award Winners, Access Community Health Centers, with WPHCA staff, Kay Brewer)


Thursday, September 13, 2018

6:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.               REGISTRATION


7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.               TOUR AT LAKESHORE COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE

                                                    1721 Saeman Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081

                                                    Transportation will be provided.


8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.               BREAKFAST WITH A WELCOME AND OPENING SESSION


8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.               BREAK


9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.             STORY TELLING SESSIONS 1A, 2A, AND 3A (TO BE DETERMINED)


10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.           BREAK


10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.           STORY TELLING SESSIONS 1B, 2B, AND 3B (TO BE DETERMINED)


11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.           LUNCH

                                                     Sponsored by LabCorp



12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.             SHOW-AND-TELL SESSION

All CHCs are encouraged to participate and share any improvements, current projects, PDSA cycles, or other team-based initiatives made in the last year or two related to quality. Attendants of the FLS will be encouraged to walk around, look at other Health Center posters, discuss methods and outcomes shared, and enjoy an informal networking environment. To find out more, click here or e-mail Sarah Wright (




1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.                BREAK


1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.                KEYNOTE SPEAKER

                                                      Working Title: Enhancing Your Health Center's Interprofessional Practice

                                                      Dr. Sean Boynes, DMD, MS

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.                WPHCA CLOSING (Drawing of door prize - must be present to win -                                                          and snack)


3:00 p.m.                                     ADJOURN