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Where do YOU fit into to Health Care Transformation?
Friday, May 23, 2014 - 4:30am


IHI Open School Chapter

When May 23, 2014 4:30 pm-7 pm

Where University Place, Willamette Ballroom 310 SW Lincoln Street Portland, OR

Participant Limit No limit.

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Description You are invited to attend:

Where do YOU fit in Health Care Transformation?

On May 23rd, 2014 the PSU & OHSH IHI Open School Chapter along with thePortland State Pre-Health Society will host an

interdisciplinary panelist discussion focused on engaging students and faculty in a discussion about the role of future health

professionals in Oregon's health care transformation efforts.


Please join us at 4:30 pm for a chance to network with health care professionals over complimentary drinks and snacks. The

discussion will begin at 5:00 pm with a keynote address, followed by panelist and audience responses.

This event will highlight opportunities for student involvement in current and future policy reform efforts. Topics under discussion


_What participation responsibilities should current and future health professionals have in changing health policy? 

_How can students have a voice in health policy and governance?

_With the many upcoming developments in healthcare, what will the landscape of health professions’ education look like in the


_What will the shift of focus towards prevention and wellness imply for health professionals’ training and practice? 

We encourage participants to submit questions for panelists before and during the discussion.

Our expert speakers are:

Keynote Address

Jeanene Smith, MD, MPH - Chief Medical Officer and Administrator of the Office of Oregon Health Policy and Research at

Oregon Health Authority


Jo Isgrigg, Ph.D. - Executive Director at the Oregon Healthcare Workforce Institute -Health Policy Perspective

Noelle Wiggins, EdD, MSPH - Founder and Director of the Community Capacitation Center, Multnomah County Health

Department - Community Health Perspective

Judy Ortiz, PA-C, MHS, MS- Director of the School of Physican Assistant Studies at Pacific University - Health Education


Graham Bouldin, MPH - Sr. Project Manager at Health Share of Oregon -Transformation Perspective



-- but please save paper, you do not need to print your ticket. 

This event will also be web-streamed live and recorded. We will be posting a link on our website and Facebook page for

viewing. Please do NOT register if you are watching online.

If you will be joining us online we will be looking for your questions 'on twitter' during the Q&A @ihiohsupsu