Breaking Barriers Summit

THANK YOU to everyone who registered, presented, volunteered, and contributed to the success of the 3rd annual Breaking Barriers Summit. Together, we took time to explore issues related to Health Equity and Social Justice in the Deep South.

Exchange ideas with your peers

Social workers, counselors, and nurses were eligible to earn up to 12.5 contact hours. Watch your e-mail following the Summit for resource and evaluation links. Once all evaluations have been completed, contact hour certificates will be issued to those whose attendance has been verified.

Advance your knowledge and build your skills related to medical and behavioral health topics

Michael Saag, MD

A very special THANK YOU to our 2019 Key Note:
Michael Saag, MD, researcher and author of Positive: One Doctor’s Personal Encounters with Death, Life, and the US Healthcare System. (Consider buying through Amazon Smile and selecting Montgomery AIDS Outreach Inc, D.B.A. Medical Advocacy & Outreach (MAO) as your charity of choice. .5% of your order will be donated back to MAO.)

Meet exhibitors and find resources for improving rural care

INSTRUCTIONS FOR FINALIZING YOUR CONTACT HOURS

Follow the links below to validate your participation, evaluate the sessions you attended, and claim Continuing Education credit.
STEP ONE:
Use the link below to register your attendance with SE AETC once all payment obligations have been made through Alabama AETC/MAO.
STEP TWO:
Use the link below to evaluate the sessions you attended. Once your evaluations are submitted, a certificate will be emailed to you.


POST-EVENT RESOURCES

Only presentations for which approval has been obtained from the presenter/authors are included in the listing below.

PRESENTER SLIDESPRESENTER
Health Disparities in the Deep South: Factors and Fixes Emilio J. German, MSHSA
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
HIV/AIDS in the South: Addressing Social Issues Affecting CareKathie Hiers
AIDS Alabama
Health Literacy: Improving Treatment Adherence Through Better Provider-Client CommunicationPatrick Devereux, PharmD
FMS Pharmacy
Advocacy in Action: A Client-Centered ApproachKaren Carr Turner, MPSE
Medical Advocacy & Outreach
The PATHways Program at the Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care Clinic: An Integrated Approach to Reaching Psychosocially-overwhelmed People Living with HIVRobertson Nash, PhD, ACNP, BC
PATHways Program, Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care Clinic
Social Justice and Medical CareCordelia Stearns, MD
Medical Advocacy & Outreach
Health Equity in Rural Communities: Overcoming Barriers to CareJessica Seigel
National Rural Health Association

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES DERIVED FROM PARTICIPANT ENGAGEMENT AND VOICED INTERESTS

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Transgender/Brief

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Transgender/Affirmative Care


Should you have questions about your participation or wish to play a role in helping make our 2020 event come to life, call (334) 386-0857 or e-mail AAndersen@maoi.org

Registration Questions?
Lydia Pickett, Strategic Projects Manager,Department of Capacity Building – (334) 356-1256

JOIN US IN THANKING OUR 2019 BREAKING BARRIERS SUMMIT SPONSORS & FEATURED EXHIBITORS!

Sponsorship or Exhibiting?
Doug McCloud, Health Educator & Fundraising Specialist – (334) 481-1602

Event Promotion, Public Relations or Media Opportunities?
Thomas Stephens, Media Relations Specialist – (334) 836-0389

TO BEGIN PLANNING FOR 2020, CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A COPY OF THE 2019 SPONSORSHIP AND EXHIBITOR INFORMATION PACKET. SOME INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE FOR 2020; HOWEVER, THESE TOOLS MAY HELP YOU DECIDE WHERE YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR COMMITMENT CONVERSATION TO BEGIN.

Network and reconnect

CLICK ON THE BREAKING BARRIERS SUMMIT PROGRAM/AGENDA BOOK TO SEE WHAT YOU MISSED!