Brevard Healthcare Forum Inaugural Community Health Summit
DATE: Friday, June 4, 2010 PLACE: Hartley Room
TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 2nd floor, Denius Student Center
Florida Institute of Technology
150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne, FL 32901
Who Should Attend:
Local government officials, educators, community leaders, CEOs, leaders of non-profit organizations, healthcare providers, and others interested in:
Learning about the current status of the health of Brevard residents and the county’s top healthcare needs, based on the latest research findings available Finding out about recent initiatives that have been put in place by the Brevard Healthcare Forum and others to help fill the leading gaps in health care Collaborating with other community leaders to address and prioritize unmet healthcare needs
**Please forward to any colleagues who may be interested in attending.
Please click here for online registration. Seating is limited to first 125 registrants. Registration fee of $10 covers the cost of continental breakfast and boxed lunch.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MAY 28 at 5 p.m.
The program will begin with a presentation of data from a recent Community Health Assessment survey by Dr. Karen van Caulil, Executive Director of the Health Council of East Central Florida, Inc. The Health Council serves as the regional health planning body for four Central Florida counties, including Brevard.
Following, Dr. Kristi Van Sickle, Executive Director of the Brevard Healthcare Forum, will discuss the organization’s current community health priorities and the initiatives developed by the Forum to address them.
The remainder of the program will consist of breakout groups and a large group discussion to determine future healthcare priorities and action steps to address them.
About the Forum:
The mission of the Brevard Healthcare Forum is to: 1) identify and build consensus on healthcare priorities and directions; 2) facilitate dialogue and joint healthcare initiatives among community stakeholders, and 3) provide and support community-wide healthcare education in Brevard County.
The Forum is sponsored by the College of Psychology and Liberal Arts at the Florida Institute of Technology. Its current membership includes leaders from the following organizations: