National AHEC Organization
Fall Meeting
October 31-November 2, 2012

The National AHEC Organization's Fall Conference will be held October 30th (Board Meeting only) – November 2nd at the Sheraton Crystal City Arlington, Virginia. This meeting is designed for center directors and program directors to connect with colleagues and learn about changes coming down the line for AHEC’s, as well as professional development and creating opportunities for collaboration and partnership.

The planned agenda includes presentations by the new HRSA leadership team on AHECs working with various bureaus in HHS, updates on performance measures, and Primary Care initiatives. There will be plenary speakers and panels addressing Inter Professional Education, Diversity in the Health Professions, and AHEC Sustainability.  You will hear from NAO Leadership on Board activities and the Washington Update on legislative work. There will be over 2 hours of constituency group meetings, NAO Committee meetings and opportunities for individual technical assistance.

We need every center director and program director “joining forces” at this meeting, for the solid future of our AHEC network!!
To secure rooms in the NAO room block, hotel reservations must be made before October 4th to receive the group rate of $169/night, as well as to make sure we have adequate meeting space. The National AHEC Organization leadership strongly encourages you to register before Sept. 28th as prices will increase after the October 4th deadline. Availability is limited so make your reservations now.

We’ll see you in October in Washington, DC!