Wednesday, November 20 

Liaison Washington Capitol Hill

415 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, D.C.



Breakfast will be served starting at 8:30 a.m.

Program 9 to 11 a.m.

First Look at New Center Research on Consumer Perspectives on Primary Care’s Role in Addressing Complex Health and Social Needs

The Center recently conducted focus groups on the experience of consumers with complex health and social needs in the primary care system. Find out what consumers perceive to be the key features of an “ideal” system for meeting their needs.

Presentation of the findings will be followed by a panel discussion exploring opportunities and challenges in addressing social needs through health care. The panel will explore opportunities and challenges for the health care system to address social determinants of health,and will feature:

Damon Francis, Chief Medical Officer, Health Leads
Hoangmai (Mai) Pham
, Vice President, Anthem
Tara Oakman
, Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Marjorie Waters and Wendy Thomas
, Consumer Leaders, Rhode Island Organizing Project

Celebrate the Winner of Our 2019 Speak Up for Better Health Award!

This year’s award will recognize consumer champions who are working to address the social, environmental and economic factors – e.g. housing, transportation or nutrition – that play a crucial role in our health.

The prize will be presented by last year’s winner, Elena Hung of Little Lobbyists.

Meet Community Catalyst’s New Executive Director, Emily Stewart