Continuing Medical Education 

The Politics of Housing and Homelessness:

The Role of the Health Officer

 

May 2 - May 3, 2019

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Thursday, May 2


7:15      REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST

8:00      WELCOME
Kenneth Cutler, MD, MPH, President, Health Officers Association of California; Health Officer, Nevada County

 

SESSION 1: Housing, Homelessness, and The Health Officer Role  

Facilitator: Eric Handler, MD, MPH


8:15      KEYNOTE INTRODUCTION ON HOMELESSNESS

              Paul Leon, Chief Executive Officer, Illumination Foundation


9:15      FUNDING SYSTEMS

  • Chaya Galicia, Homeless Project Manager, Yuba County [presentation]
  • Chevon Kothari, Mariposa County HHS Director and President of California Welfare Directors Association 
  • Eric Sergienko, Mariposa County Health Officer  [presentation]

 

10:15   BREAK

 

10:30   HEALTH OFFICER EXPERIENCES WITH LEGAL AUTHORITY

  • Eric Handler, MD, Orange County Health Officer
  • Cameron Kaiser, MD, Riverside County Health Officer
  • Arnold Leff, MD, Santa Cruz County Health Officer
  • Matt Willis, MD, MPH, Marin County Health Officer

 

11:30   SMALL GROUP DISCUSSION

 

12:00   LUNCHEON

 

SESSION 2: Local Resources to Improve the Health of People Experiencing Homelessness  

Facilitator: Rob Oldham, MD


1:30      COMMUNICABLE DISEASE ISSUES

  • Hepatitis A (Wilma Wooten, MD, MPH, San Diego County Health Officer) [presentation]
  • HIV (Sara Cody, MD, Santa Clara County Health Officer) [presentation]
  • Typhus (Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, Los Angeles County Health Officer)
  • Syphilis (Kismet Baldwin, MD, San Joaquin County Health Officer)

 

2:30      SB 1152 and Working with Hospitals (Peggy Wheeler, California Hospital Association) [presentation]

 

3:00      BREAK

 

3:15      MEDICAL CARE

  • Street Medicine (Dr. Frank Trinh and Anita Booker, San Mateo County Street Medicine) [presentation]
  • Cross-Sector Impact of Providing Permanent Housing to High-Utilizers of Health Care Services (Ricardo Basurto-Davila, Los Angeles County)
  • Adventist Health Ukiah Valley (Mimi Doohan, MD, PhD, Adventist Health Ukiah Valley) [presentation]
  • Orange County System of Care (Jason Austin, Orange County) [presentation]
     

5:00      ADJOURN


Friday, May 3


7:15 REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST

 

SESSION 3: Navigating the Politics of Housing and Homelessness

Facilitator: Karen Relucio, MD

 

8:00      KEYNOTE ADDRESS (Cecily Kagy, COTS)

 

8:30      VALUABLE EXPERIENCE FROM OUR PARTNERS

  • Alex Gammelgard, Grass Valley Police Department
  • David Lazar, San Francisco Police Department
  • Lynn Murphy, San Rafael Police Department
  • Laura Cootsona, The Jesus Center
  • Shannon Smith-Bernardin, UCSF / Sobering Collaborative

 

9:45      HARM REDUCTION AND HOUSING FIRST (Nikka Rapkin, JD, HomeBase) [presentation]
 

10:15   BREAK
 

10:30  SUCCESSFUL COALITIONS

  • Scott Thurmond, Consultant
  • Joel Davis, Long Beach Fire Department
  • Shannon Parker, Long Beach Health Department [presentation]

 

11:30   FACILITATED DISCUSSION: TAKING IT HOME


12:00   ADJOURN


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CONTACT

Health Officers Association of California
1100 11th Street #323
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-441-7405
916-447-2940 (fax)

Please send questions or comments to Kat DeBurgh (deburgh@calhealthofficers.org).