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ACU’s 2021 Annual Conference Registration Is Open!

Join us at the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved’s first hybrid Conference, “Mission: Health Equity,” taking place virtually and in-person in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 31-Nov. 2! Celebrating ACU’s 25th anniversary, this exciting symposium will explore the need to work collectively to eliminate health disparities by calling out and addressing systemic practices that contribute to poor health among Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, LGBTQIA, and other minority and intersectional groups.

Offering critical trainings for clinicians, administrators, and advocates alike, this CME-accredited symposium will feature three unique tracks—Workforce, Policy, and Practice—as well as exciting general sessions and keynotes. The in-person Conference at D.C.’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel will include 24 educational workshops, a special 25th Anniversary Reception & Award Ceremony, and more.

Stay tuned for the full conference agenda in August, and sign up now! Registration is limited, and ACU Members enjoy a significant discount.

ACU 2021 Conference registration is open:

Sign up by Sept. 30th to enjoy our Early Bird rate! ACU Members enjoy a significant discount.

ACU 2021 Conference Keynote Speakers

Dayna Bowen Matthew, JD, PhD

Dr. Matthew is theDr. Dayna Bowen Matthew Dean and Harold H. Greene Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School. Dean Matthew is a leader in public health and civil rights law who focuses on racial disparities in health care. She is the author of the book Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Health Care.

Dr. Luis Padilla, MD, FAAFP
Dr. Luis Padilla

Dr. Padilla is the associate administrator for health workforce at the Health Resources and Services Administration. He also serves as director of the National Health Service Corps, the Bureau of Health Workforce’s largest program, with a field strength of more than 16,000 clinicians nationwide.

Nominate Outstanding Individuals & Organizations for Awards to Be Presented at the ACU 2021 Conference

ACU is honored to represent those working to improve health equity for underserved populations, and we will recognize leading individuals and organizations in our field at our Conference’s 25th Anniversary Reception & Award Ceremony. Awardees will receive free conference registration. Please submit a nomination by August 13 for one of our awards:

  • Clinician of the Year
  • Organizational Excellence
  • Health Professional in Training
  • Congressional Champion
  • Marc Wetherhorn Advocate of the Year

Learn more about each award and submit your nomination on our website.