2021 Conference Schedule

Thursday, December 2

9:00 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks
Erica Murray, President and CEO
Chairman’s Welcome
David Culberson
Chief Executive Officer
San Joaquin General Hospital
Chair, CAPH Board of Directors
9:20 AMShaping America’s Institutions: Understanding Powerful Procedural Tools, What This Means for Democracy, and Policymaking in Today’s Environment
Adam Jentleson
Author and Executive Director, Battle Born Collective
10:10 AMUnderstanding COVID-19 Stress and Trauma and Building Resiliency for Public Health Care Systems’ Staff, Patients, and Communities
Dr. Robert Sapolsky
Professor of Neurology & Neurosurgery, Stanford University
11:00 AMBreak
11:15 AMWhat’s Next for California: CalHHS Priorities and the Role Public Health Care Systems Can Play
Dr. Mark Ghaly
Secretary, California Health and Human Services Agency
12:05 PM2021 CAPH Legislator of the Year Awards
Senator Sydney K. Kamlager
Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry
12:20 PMNavigating Medicaid Policy in a Post-Pandemic Environment: Implications for Public Health Care Systems
Dr. Anne Schwartz
Executive Director, Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission
1:10 PMClosing Remarks

Friday, December 3

9:00 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks
Giovanna Giuliani, Executive Director
California Health Care Safety Net Institute
9:05 AM Chairman’s Welcome
Dr. Paul Giboney
Associate Chief Medical Officer
LA County Department of Health Services
Chair, California Health Care Safety Net Institute Board of Directors
9:10 AMPrioritizing Equity as we Emerge from the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Interview with Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith
Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith
Senior Advisor White House COVID-19 Response Team and Chair, Presidential COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force
9:35 AMCAPH/SNI Quality Leaders Awards
10:30 AMReimagining the Role of Health Systems in their Communities
Dr. Somava Saha
Founder and Executive Lead, Well-being and Equity in the World and Executive Lead, Well Being in the Nation Network

Khoban Kochai, MPH
Assistant Director, Anchor Institute Mission and Culture/Climate, UC Davis Health
11:35 AMClosing Remarks
Erica Murray President and CEO
11:45 AMConference Concludes