2013 Conference Planning Committee and Partners

Representatives from the following organizations have contributed to the planning and promotion of the conference.  We appreciate and thank them for their efforts. 

National Advisory Group

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - Cindy Brach
  • Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) - Priscilla Huang
  • Asian Pacific American Legal Center - Doreena Wong
  • Association of American Medical Colleges - Norma Poll, Juan Amador
  • California Health Care Safety Net Institute (SNI), California Association of Public Hospitals - Boris Kalanj
  • California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN) - Ellen Wu
  • Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities, University at Albany, State University of New York - Wilma Alvarado-Little
  • Center for Health Professions, University of California, San Francisco - Sunita Mutha
  • Cross Cultural Health Care Program - Ira SenGupta
  • Cultural Horizons - Nancy Lang
  • Cultures in the Clinic - Jean Gilbert
  • CyraCom - Jonathan Levy
  • George Washington University Medical Center - Cathy West
  • Grantmakers in Health - Cara Chervin
  • The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies - Brian Smedley
  • Health Policy & Philanthropy Consultant - Rea Pañares
  • Health Resources and Services Administration Leonard Epstein
  • Ignatius Bau Consulting Ignatius Bau
  • Integrated Clinical Services Highmark Inc Rhonda Johnson
  • Kaiser Permanente Elize M. Brown, John Edmiston, Gayle Tang, Winston Wong
  • Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Carlessia Hussein
  • National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems Linda Cummings, Edward Martinez
  • National Center for Cultural Competence Tawara Goode
  • National Committee for Quality Assurance Jessica Briefer French
  • National Council on Interpreting in Health Care Joy Connell
  • National Health Law Program Mara Youdelman
  • National Hispanic Medical Association Elena Rios
  • National Quality Forum Helen Burstin
  • Office of Minority Health, US Department of Health and Human Services Guadalupe Pacheco
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Anne Beal, Romana Hasnain-Wynia
  • The California Endowment Beatriz Solis
  • The Disparities Solutions Center, The Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Medicine - Joseph R. Betancourt
  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Center for Healthy Families and Cultural Diversity Robert Like
  • Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Health and Human Services Michael Leoz
  • Wilson-Stronks, LLC, Working Collaboratively and Acting Collectively to Improve Healthcare Amy Wilson-Stronks
  • WK Kellogg Foundation Jocelyn Sargent
  • ZeroDivide Miya Iwataki

California Planning Committee and Conference Partners:

  • Alameda Health Consortium
  • Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum
  • Asian Health Services
  • Asian Pacific American Legal Center
  • Asian Pacific Fund
  • Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
  • California Academy of Family Physicians
  • California Association of Physician Groups
  • The California Endowment
  • California Family Health Council, Inc.
  • California Health Care Safety Net Institute (SNI), California Association of Public Hospitals
  • California Medical Association Foundation
  • California Office of the Patient Advocate
  • California Pacific Medical Center
  • California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN)
  • The California Wellness Foundation
  • Center for Health Professions, UCSF
  • Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland
  • CIGNA Healthcare, Inc.
  • Contra Costa County
  • Cultures in the Clinic
  • Health Access Foundation
  • Health Net of California
  • Ignatius Bau Consulting
  • Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • La Clínica de La Raza, Inc.
  • National Council of Asian & Pacific Islander Physicians
  • National Academy for State Health Policy
  • Prevention Institute
  • Public Health Institute
  • Rancho Los Amigos National Rehab Center
  • San Francisco Medical Society
  • San Francisco State University
  • San Mateo County Health System
  • Stanford Geriatric Education Center, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Stanford Internal Medicine
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services
  • University of California Davis Health System
  • University of California San Francisco Center for LGBT Health & Equity
  • University of California San Francisco Medical Center/University of California San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospital
  • University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, Office of Outreach and Academic Advancement
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Center for Healthy Families and Cultural Diversity
  • WellPoint, Inc.
  • Wilson-Stronks, LLC

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