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Community Involvement and JEDI in Focus at ACU’s 2024 Conference

ACU’s 2024 Conference theme, Envisioning a More Equitable Future: Advancing Stakeholder-Centered Innovation, highlights the importance of engaging patients, staff, communities, and partners in ways that advance justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion to provide more accessible and equitable care for all.

In less than one month, we’ll gather in Washington, D.C. to explore effective strategies for doing just that in 20+ CME-accredited sessions, Pre-Conference trainings, keynotes from federal and public health leaders, roundtable discussions, a dedicated Hill Day, and more.

Learn about a few of these exciting sessions below, explore further sessions, and join us on Aug. 4-7 for engaging learning and networking opportunities as we explore innovative approaches to advance health equity for medically underserved communities.

  • JEDI Pre-Conference Workshop: “Interrogating Our Work: Perspectives on Social Drivers of Health and Disability”
  • “Advancing the Workplace: Cultivating Neuroaffirming Practices to Foster Inclusion and Innovation” featuring Johnson Health Center
  • “Community-Informed Policy Levers for Equity-Centered Health Workforce Development” featuring the Rural Residency Planning and Development and Teaching Health Center Planning and Development Programs
  • “Advocacy in Action: Equitable Education in a Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program” featuring Health Center Association of Nebraska and Nebraska Hospital Association

Read full session descriptions in our agenda and register to be part of another exciting #ACUConf as we unite to explore strategies to expand access to care and improving healthcare delivery in underserved communities.