Special Sessions

Up Close with Dr. Dean Schillinger (Tuesday, April 2, 1:15 - 2:15 p.m.)
Dean Schillinger, MD, Professor of Medicine in Residence, University of California San Francisco (UCSF); Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital; Founder UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations 

The first 25 conference guests to sign up will join Dr. Schillinger in this session to discuss how working collaboratively with vulnerable populations to improve health literacy can improve community health and individual well-being.  

Sign up early! This session will be closed when the maximum 25 has been reached. A waiting list will be created once the maximum of 25 has been reached. 


The Lunch Bunch: Colleagues Networking and Luncheon Panel
Join us for lunch Tuesday and spend time with people doing work like yours.  Find your colleagues in nursing, public health or other fields at tables reserved for these health literacy stakeholder groups:

  • Hospital
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Pharmacy
  • Health Insurance
  • Public Health
  • Adult & Family Literacy
  • Research/University
  • Health Literacy

Enjoy the beautiful view from the Community Terrace while sharing notes with old and new friends in your field.  

After lunch networking, listen to an inspiring panel of patients and interpreters sharing their insights on how to improve the health care experience for those primarily speaking another language.