10th Annual Health Summit

Tue, Mar 13, 2012: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Each year, Family Voices of California hosts a statewide Health Summit in Sacramento to bring together families, youth, providers, policymakers, advocates, state agencies, insurers, and other stakeholders to identify and address challenges affecting one of California’s most vulnerable populations: children and youth with special health care needs. Family Voices of California (FVCA) is a statewide collaborative of locally‐based, parent‐run centers working to ensure quality health care for children and youth with special health care needs. Join us to learn about this year’s important budget and policy Issues.


  • Senator Mark DeSaulnier, Representing the Seventh District
  • Diana Dooley, Secretary of California Health and Human Services
  • Robert Dimand, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, California Children’s Services, Department of Health Care Services
  • Edwin Park, Senior Fellow, Center for Budget Priorities
  • Mike Odeh, Associate, Health Policy, Children Now
  • Scott Graves, Senior Policy Analyst, California Budget Project
  • Eileen Crumm, Executive Director, Family Resource Network
  • Elizabeth Landsberg, Director of Legislative Advocacy, Western Center on Law and Poverty
  • Laurie A. Soman, Senior Policy Analyst, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
  • David Alexander, President and CEO, Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health

CEUs available for nurses (extra $10 fee): The USC UCEDD at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEUs available for nurses (extra $10 fee). Number CEP 1779. This course is for 6.5 contact hours.

Date:Tue, Mar 13, 2012: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm


Sacramento Convention Center
1400 J Street, Room 202
United States
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Fee:FREE for families. $30 suggested donation for professionals. Travel scholarships and childcare available for qualifying families (not guaranteed, pre‐registration required).
Contact Name:Debbie Brennan
Contact Email:dbrennan@familyvoicesofca.org
Event Website:http://www.familyvoicesofca.org/register