News & Events


We welcome you to look at events either supported or attended by The John A. Hartford Foundation staff and our grantees. 

  • The House Call Project’s First Training Session: Growing the Extraordinary House Call Program

    Event date: Thursday, Nov 3, 2016 - Friday, Nov 4, 2016

    The House Call Project (THCP) is introducing an innovative, hands-on approach to mastering the critical clinical and practice management skills and concepts unique to the home-based medical care delivery model. This training helps your organization minimize time to implementation, manage obstacles along the way, and put a process in place for optimizing the patient and provider experience. The training session will be hosted by THCP, which is the education division of the Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI) and will be in Schaumburg, IL.

  • CAPC National Seminar 2016: Practical Tools for Making Change

    Event date: Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016 - Saturday, Oct 29, 2016

    Through the CAPC National Seminar you’ll gain the insight and tools necessary to start and sustain a palliative care program across settings and spread clinical skills to all frontline clinicians. The highly practical two and a-half day seminar is open to members and non-members and provides comprehensive training in all aspects of planning, implementing, delivering and growing palliative care services.

  • California State University Palliative Care Symposium: "Engaging the Next Generation"

    Event date: Friday, Sep 30, 2016 - Saturday, Oct 1, 2016

    “Engaging the Next Generation” is the first and only symposium focused on the critical contributions to palliative care education and workforce development made by faculty from across the country, in academic institutions large and small. Whether it is educating future health care professionals on delivery of palliative care, or students in all courses of study about palliative care’s importance in caring for those they love, this symposium will reinforce palliative care’s vital inclusion in today’s academic curriculum.

  • Vital Directions for Health and Health Care: A National Conversation

    Event date: Monday, Sep 26, 2016 - Monday, Sep 26, 2016

    On September 26 in Washington, DC, the NAM will host a public symposium, Vital Directions for Health & Health Care: A National Conversation, to discuss policy directions proposed in these papers, identify outstanding questions, and explore cross-cutting opportunities. Discussions at the Symposium will help inform a final publication authored by members of the steering committee containing streamlined information and clear priorities for the incoming administration, as well as other policy makers and the public. A live video webcast will be available.

  • A Promising Collaboration: Managed Care and Independent Living Webinar

    Event date: Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 - Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016

    This web seminar will highlight one such successful CBO–MCO partnership in San Diego, Calif., between Care1st Health Plan, an affiliate of Blue Shield of California and Access to Independence (a2i), the Center for Independent Living serving the disabled population in the San Diego area. The joint pilot project used a2i case management and housing assistance interventions to improve the health and well-being of low-income people with disabilities and older adults, many of whom were homeless. Learn how these organizations were able to work together to achieve common goals and serve an especially vulnerable population.

  • 2016 C-TAC National Summit on Advanced Illness Care

    Event date: Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 - Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016

    Each year, C-TAC hosts the National Summit on Advance Illness Care – the premier event for visionaries in advanced illness care who are actively reshaping the way care is provided. Join C-TAC on September 20-21st, 2016 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC to network with the greatest minds in the industry and key influencers from a range of specialties including policy, healthcare delivery, payment models, community supported care, and more.

  • Conversations with GIA: Improving Health Outcomes for Seniors in Rural Communities

    Event date: Monday, Sep 19, 2016 - Monday, Sep 19, 2016

    Grantmakers in Aging (GIA) will be hosting a webinar in its "Conversations with GIA" series on "Improving Health Outcomes for Seniors in Rural Communities."

  • Respecting Choices National Share the Experience

    Event date: Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016 - Saturday, Sep 10, 2016

    For years, Respecting Choices (RC) teams around the United States have been holding community and organizational Share the Experience events to celebrate their success and to spread the RC program. It has come time to provide a national forum for RC teams to come together to celebrate and share their experiences, and to learn from and help each other improve advance care planning practices.

  • Dementia Care Webinar - Understanding and Responding to Behavioral Symptoms

    Event date: Thursday, Aug 4, 2016

    The American Geriatrics Society - in collaboration with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), The Lewin Group, and Community Catalyst - invite you to attend the webinar: "Understanding And Responding To Behavioral Symptoms Among Individuals With Alzheimer’s Disease And Related Dementias".

  • Patient Family Advisory Councils in Unique Settings

    Event date: Friday, Jul 22, 2016

    Join Patient & Family Centered Care Partners' July online workshop on July 22, 2016 from 12pm-1pm to learn from the experience of three teams establishing Patient Family Advisory Councils in unique settings:  Ambulatory (AC0) Model, Neuropsychiatric Center, Critical Access Hospital.