Regional Meetings - Spring
Primary Care Conference and
Member/Annual Meeting - Spring
ED Retreat - September 20 & 21
NAFC Charitable Health Care Symposium Green Valley Ranch, Henderson, Nevada - October 14-16, 2018
News for the Board
The Board-Staff Partnership
- From BoardSource comes an article about the importance of a good relationship between the board and the staff. BoardSource is an excellent resource for both the board and for staff.
Explore their website
for helpful articles
Many of your medical volunteers and staff may be looking for ways in which to receive CEUs or CMEs. The NAFC is always looking for resources for you to get the credits you may need. If you hover over to the "Education Corner" button at the top of the NAFC's website -
- make sure to check out the "Continuing Education" page for links to sites where you can access CEU/CME credits, many of which are at no cost to you.
News and Updates from Clinics
The Two Tenors!
Concert Supports the Hope Clinic!
Ada Jenkins Guides Clients from Crisis to Sustainability
to read more about their transformation.
Award Recipients from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics
The NAFC gave out awards at the Symposium In October. NCAFCC Recipients are as follows:
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Equity Administered by the NAFC and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
This award program celebrates health practitioners at NAFC member organizations who excel in building a “Culture of Health and achieving health equity” in communities across the country. The awardee's work would improve outcomes under the areas of increasing patient visit capacity, bettering chronic disease outcomes, reducing Emergency Room utilization, improving patient compliance, establishing collaborative health & wellness programs in addition to primary care, and/or establishing successful telehealth or mobile health programs.
Dr. Steven Crane - Volunteer Medical Director, The Free Clinics (Hendersonville, NC)
Point of Care, Enhancing Clinical Effectiveness (PoCECE)
Administered by Heart to Heart International and BD (Becton Dickinson)
A multi-year initiative that provides clinics caring for underserved and vulnerable populations throughout the United States the essential diagnostic point of care testing they need to evaluate their patients on site in a timely manner. PoCECE, funded by Becton Dickinson (BD) and implemented by Heart to Heart International (HHI) in conjunction with the NAFC, provides awards to safety-net clinics with a desire to use point of care testing to diagnose and set treatment protocols to improve patient outcomes.
Community Health Services of Union County - Monroe, North Carolina