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Thursday, November 5th 1:00-8:30 (dinner provided)
Keynote: William Kassler, NE Region Chief Medical Officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Federal Program and Policies Panel: Rachel Kaprielian, Regional Director, US Department of HHS, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Chris Bersani, Captain, US Public Health Service, Senior Public Health Analyst/Behavioral Health Lead - HRSA, Kathryn Power, Regional Administrator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - SAMHSA, Rick Hoover, Health Insurance/Provider Relations Specialist - CMS, Penelope Markle, Associate Director, Veterans Rural Health Resource Center - VA
Breakout Sessions: Take a deeper dive and join discussions at networking RoundTables hosted by federal administrators and regional resources
Networking Reception, Dinner and Keynote Address: Alan Morgan, CEO National Rural Health Assoc.
Friday, November 6th 8:00-4:00 (breakfast and lunch provided)
Morning Plenary Session: Hugh Silk, Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine & Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Breakout Sessions: Over 25 breakout sessions featuring programs from the New England states
Specialized Tracks: Oral Health, Public Health, Hospitals and Healthcare Systems, Workforce Development & Behavioral Health
Breakout topics will include: forming community partnerships and leveraging funds, recruitment and retention strategies, primary care collaborations and integrated delivery systems, population health, hospital and clinic management, implementing and applying telehealth technologies.