Continuing Education Information

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

2016 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium

May 31-June 3, 2016 | Portland, Oregon


After participating in this CME activity, participants should be able to describe and discuss:

  • Unique elements of the HCH approach to patient care
  • Examples from the HCH community of efforts to maintain clinical quality, consumer participation, and interdisciplinary approaches in clinical care
  • The systemic realities of barriers to care and methods to remove those barriers at clinic and community levels

This conference is designed by HCH professionals for HCH professionals, including clinicians, support staff, administrators, board members, and consumers of HCH services. It will also be of value to others who provide health care and support services to people experiencing homelessness, as well as government officials and advocates.

View the conference schedule and workshop descriptions for course faculty and workshop times, topics, and speakers.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council. Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CMEs are typically applicable and transferable for a variety of health professions, including nursing, social work, and alcohol and drug counseling. Please check with your credentialing body to verify.