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September 2020

Supporting Communities and Driving Change – A Virtual Meet and Greet

September 26, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ( ET )

This virtual event is a partnership between C-TAC, Christ Cathedral of Praise, Christ Way Baptist Church and Friends. Compassionate, high-quality serious illness care begins in communities. It’s essential that we gather and share strategies and supports that will engage leaders and community members in accessing helpful resources needed to support those with whom they have been entrusted to serve. This webinar will serve as a meet and greet, where Christ Cathedral of Praise, Christ Way Baptist Church and Friends will…

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October 2020

Now Available On-Demand – C-TAC Summit 2020: Virtual Summit. Real Solutions.

October 27, 2020 - January 31, 2021
TX United States

Note: The 2020 C-TAC Summit is now available, in full, on-demand! Click here to register or sign in to our event venue and access all Summit materials, including session recordings, chat transcripts and additional resources. The Moment: The ground upon which we stand is being reshaped by three simultaneous pandemics - the Coronavirus, systemic racism, and economic injustice. These challenges intersect to prevent marginalized communities from receiving the care they deserve when they need it most. The 2020 C-TAC Summit,…

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December 2020

C-TAC Webinar: The Impact of the 2020 Election on Federal Serious Illness Care Policy

December 9, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ( ET )
Zoom Platform

Leaders in our field are in the midst of unpacking the 2020 Election and its implications for serious illness care policy. Join us as C-TAC's legislative and regulatory experts review the likely priorities of the new Biden Administration and Congress, focusing on specific players and policies. Webinar participants will be able to describe the general health care policy environment as well as the likely key Biden Administration priorities for serious illness care. Participants will also be able to discuss key…

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January 2021

Webinar: Medicare Advantage & Advance Care Planning: Engaging Providers, Members, and Plan Leaders for Success and Impact

January 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm ( ET )

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance and urgency of advance care planning (ACP) and ensuring patients’ goals and values inform the care they receive. While there is strong interest among Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to address this urgency, it remains challenging to design ACP strategies and programs that work well and make a meaningful difference for members, providers, and plans. With new federal policies that support MA plans’ ACP efforts, such as the requirement that all participants in the…

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February 2021

2021 Samuel DeWitt Proctor Clergy & Lay Leadership Virtual Conference

February 22 @ 9:30 am - February 27 @ 3:30 pm ( ET )

The mission of the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, Inc. (SDPC) is to nurture, sustain, and mobilize the African American faith community in collaboration with civic, corporate, and philanthropic leaders to address critical needs of human rights and social justice within local, national, and global communities. SDPC seeks to strengthen the individual and collective capacity of thought leaders and activists in the church, academy, and community through education, advocacy, and activism. Faith communities play a critical role in the community-level change…

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The Progressive Hour – Medical Apartheid: The COVID-19 Vaccine and Its Implications for the Survival of the African-American Community

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm ( ET )

African Americans and people of color are disproportionately affected by COVID-19; Black Americans are 2.3 times more likely to die from COVID-19 compared to white Americans. On Sunday, Feb. 28 at 6PM EST, top medical professionals and leaders will discuss the COVID-19 vaccine and its implications for African Americans. C-TAC is proud to co-sponsor this edition of The Progressive Hour, hosted by the Progressive National Baptist Convention. We encourage you to share with your network and on social media so that others may benefit…

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March 2021

Good Business and Achieving the Moonshot Goal: A Fireside Chat with Bill Novelli

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ( ET )
Zoom Platform

In his new book, Good Business: The Talk, Fight, Win Way to Change the World, C-TAC’s Co-Founder and Co-Chair Bill Novelli outlines several key strategies which will help C-TAC achieve its moonshot goal - that 12 million people with serious illness have a high quality of life by 2030. From doing well by doing good to working with purpose, he offers essential advice won over the course of a career addressing social problems. For this fireside chat, Bill will be joined by other leaders in the healthcare…

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April 2021

Engaging Communities in Faith-Based Models of Care

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ( ET )
GoTo Webinar

Faith leaders and clergy play a complex and significant role in their communities, offering comfort, guidance and leadership to congregants, and connecting people to valuable health-related resources and information. Throughout the pandemic, faith leaders have helped people to navigate a myriad of spiritual, emotional, and logistical challenges. The emergence of COVID-19 has underscored the nation’s failure to adequately address the social factors that influence health within the African-American community, which is consistently over-represented in the prevalence and mortality data associated…

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AMSA Activism Update – Advance Care Planning: Current State and Future Potential

April 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm ( ET )

Join us at the American Medical Student Association's (AMSA) next Activism Update on Wednesday, April 28 at 5pm ET, co-hosted by AMSA’s Health Policy Action Committee, the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care, and Respecting Choices, for a discussion about Advance Care Planning: Current State and Future Potential. Our Health Policy Chair, Courtnie Moodie, will lead our conversation with Dr. Carole Montgomery about the reality of advance care planning and what future physicians can do to prepare themselves for these important conversations.…

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Trends Transforming Advanced Illness Care: The Promise of Technology

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ( ET )

COVID and other dynamic forces are upending traditional ways of caring for people with serious and advanced illness. People want care in their home and community, not isolated in institutions. Technology, such as telehealth, has potential to accelerate community care, but will the digital divide impede access? Join us on April 29, to hear from three experts active in care for those in the late stages of life: an innovative community provider; a VC funder who invests in the advanced…

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