ABOUT EVENT

“What does health care vulnerability look like and why should I care?” “How can I help make a difference”? Join us for the first annual conference focused on caring for the vulnerable and underserved citizens of our region. Local and national speakers will discuss ideas and practices aimed at the unique needs of this segment of the population, and engage the audience in discussions focused on solutions.

This information is beneficial to members of the health care community, elected officials, city planners, community advocates and business owners. The topics discussed will center on the following themes:
  • Public Policy
  • Economic Impact
  • Medical Aspect
  • Communications and Outreach

TICKET INFORMATION

Tickets are $20 per person and cover attendance both days.                             
Breakfast and lunch are provided on Saturday.

  • Friday, Sept 6, 2019
    • 6.30 - 8 p.m. – What is the role of a Free & Charitable Clinic?” – Angie Settle, DNP, APRN, BC, FNP
  • Saturday, Sept 7, 2019
    • 8.15 - 8.30 a.m. – Welcome – Deb McMahon, M.D.
    • 8.45 - 9.35 a.m. – Session 1 – Allen County Vulnerable Populations Study: A Review of Demographic, Socioeconomic and Poverty Indicators : Rachel Blakeman, J.D.
    • 9.45 - 10.30 a.m. –  Session 2 – Tony Gillespie
    • 10.45 - 11.30 a.m. –  Session 3 – Brad Isbister, M.D.
    • 11.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. – Lunch
    • 12.30 - 1.15 p.m. –  Session 4 – The Vulnerable As Customers: Andrew Hoffman
    • 1.30 - 2.30 p.m. –  Closing – Panel Discussion
  • 10627 Diebold Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46845
  • 5 Speakers
  •  $20 per person
  • Breakfast and lunch provided on Saturday