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Latino Health Conference 

Evidence-based practices to provide culturally responsive care
for our Latino Community


May 30 -31, 2014 


Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054 

Target Audience:

t  Physicians within community hospitals, health centers, clinics, and safety-net organizations, private practice, and research/teaching institutions

t  Fellows, Residents , and Medical Students

t  Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners

Clinical and Education Content Areas: 

This educational program will provide evidence-based strategies for delivering more effective care to Latino patients. Conference participants will also receive guidelines, practice tips, tools, and other resources to help improve clinical practice and patient education. The conference will focus on themes related to clinical practice, medical research, and community engagement. Session topics will include:

t  Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Patients and their Health Care

t  Cardiovascular Health

t  Approach to the Latino Depressed Patient

t  Dealing with Cognitive Dysfunction

t  Making a Difference in Obesity and Diabetes Care through Patient Engagement

t  Successes in Cancer Prevention: Colorectal, Cervical, and Breast Screenings

t  Wellness and Illness Construct of the Latina and Care for the Family

t  Using Social Media to Communicate Health Issues

t  Effective Patient-Physician Communication

t  Culturally Responsive Care

Who Should Attend? 

The conference is designed specifically for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, fellows, residents, and medical students. 

Sponsored by: 

The Permanente Medical Group – Physician Education and Development
The University of California Davis Health System – Offices of Diversity and Inclusion and Continuing Medical Education

In Collaboration with: 

Latino Physicians of California

Conference Chairs: 

David A. Acosta, MD – Associate Vice Chancellor of Diversity and Inclusion, UC Davis Health System
José Alberto Arévalo, MD, FAAFP – Chair, Latino Physicians of California
Carol Havens, MD – Director of Clinical Education, The Permanente Medical Group
Juan Guerra, MD – The Permanente Medical Group

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