WASHINGTON, April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC), a non-profit organization with a vision of improving advanced illness care for all Americans, opened early-bird registration, and announced an initial group of panelists and moderators for its third National Summit: Building Bridges to Success, taking place in Washington, DC, September 20-21, 2016.
The 2016 National Summit is the event for visionaries in advanced illness care who are actively reshaping the way care is provided. People interested in more information can visit www.ctacsummit.org to register. Early-bird registration is available until June 1, 2016.
Highlights from the Summit agenda include:
- Former U.S. Senators Tom Daschle, and Bill Frist, MD, will take part in The Changing Political Landscape plenary session. The esteemed senators will offer perspectives on health and healthcare policy in this turbulent political environment;
- Journalist Michael Pollan of the New York Times will join a session discussing the most recent research on effectiveness, legal and policy implications of potential uses for psycho-active drugs like psilocybin. The session will be moderated by George Goldsmith, Co-Founder and Director, COMPASS and Chairman of Tapestry Networks and will also feature William Richards, STM, Ph.D., from The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; and, Lynn McPherson, PharmD, BCPS, CPE, of the University of Maryland.
To see the full agenda of speakers, please visit www.ctacsummit.org/agenda.
"We are honored to announce such a dynamic group of speakers joining us for our third National Summit," said Executive Director, Jon Broyles. "Each one brings a unique perspective that will equip attendees with the tools to implement change in their own communities."
Hosted by C-TAC, the Third National Summit Co-Sponsors include: AARP, Leonard Schaeffer, Aspire Health, American Heart Association, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Hospital Association, Association of American Medical Colleges, CFAR, The John A. Hartford Foundation, and the National Academy of Medicine.
C-TAC is a non-profit, non-partisan coalition comprised of over 130 national organizations including patient and consumer advocacy groups, health care professionals and providers, private sector stakeholders, faith-based organizations, and health care payers that share a common vision of improving advanced illness care for all Americans. The Coalition works to ensure that all those with advanced illness, especially the sickest and most vulnerable, receive comprehensive, high-quality, person- and family-centered care that is consistent with their goals and values and honors their dignity. Follow the conversation using the hashtag #CTACSummit2016 and follow us on Twitter @CTACOrg.
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