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8th International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care

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The 8th International Conference on Patient- and Family-Centered Care: Promoting Health Equity and Reducing Disparities, will be held June 11-13, 2018, in Baltimore, MD at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel. The Conference will feature programs and strategies that address disparities in health and health care, as well as programs that are dedicated to collaboration among health care professionals, patients, and families to address the challenges in complex health care systems.

The Conference provides opportunities to share innovations at the direct care level as well as the organizational, community, regional, and national levels.

Key Topics include:

  • Health Equity Through Partnerships
  • Role of Leadership
  • Patient and Family Advisors—Essential Allies
  • Partnerships in Research and Evaluation
  • Education for Interprofessional and Collaborative Practice
  • Better Together—Patients and Families as Partners in Hospitals
  • Partnerships in Primary and Other Ambulatory Care

Baltimore Harbor

Participant Testimonials from the 2016 7th International Conference

“Unbelievably moving, impactful, thought-provoking and inspiring.”

“Very high value. Creating the space to share knowledge and information is so important.”

“The conference presenters are all outstanding. I am picking up ideas on the 'how to's' for when I return to my site. I am excited to put ideas into practice.”