Building Sustainable Health Care Homes

April 2010

Building Sustainable Health Care Homes is a podcast series showcasing AAPCHO’s Cultivating Traditions of Wellness 2010 Conference and Gala on February 23, 2010 in Washington D.C.


Enabling Services Plenary:
Supporting Connections Between Health Centers & Communities

(1) Lynn Sherman, MBA
(2) Marshall Chin, MD, MPH
(2) Dan Hawkins

Workforce Development Plenary:
Empowering Community Capacity to Serve

(1) Kyu Rhee, MD, MPP
(2) Kamahanahokulani Farrar, MA
(3) Daveena Ma, MD

White House Initiative on AAPIs Update

(1) Kiran Ahuja

Jeffrey Caballero's Welcome

In this additional track, AAPCHO’s Executive Director, Jeffrey Caballero, welcomes conference and gala attendees highlighting critical issues facing community health centers serving Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders.

Dr. Howard Koh's Conference Keynote

In this episode, conference keynote speaker Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health in the Department of Health and Human Services, speaks on the timeliness of the conference and the inspiring efforts of AAPCHO and other community health center leaders. Listen to Dr. Koh's full speech here.

Kanani Kaeo, Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center

In this episode, Kanani Kaeo, Team Manager of Waiola Clinic, one of Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center's satellite family clinics shares how Waianae's Graduated Competencies Program fostered her personal and professional growth. Listen to Ms. Kaeo's full speech here.

Victoria Young, International Community Health Services

In this episode, Victoria Young, volunteer and patient of the International Community Health Services community health center in Seattle, Washington, shares her story and experiences touching on the benefits of enabling services and how it can be the bridge between community outreach and the clinical experience. Listen to Ms. Young's full speech here.

Dr. Thomas Tsang's Conference Plenary

In this episode, Dr. Thomas Tsang, former Chief Medical Officer of the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in New York city, first talks about his experiences developing health care legislation in the House of Representatives as a former Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow. He then highlights the important role of community health centers in defining the concept of the patient centered medical home (or PCMH) and in chronic care management, including the management of chronic hepatitis. Listen to Dr. Tsang's full speech here.

Dr. Regina Benjamin's Gala Keynote Speech

In this episode, Dr. Regina Benjamin greets Gala attendees, and provides leadership advice for advocates working in underserved communities. Listen to Dr. Benjamin's full speech here.

Emmanuel Kintu's Closing Remarks

In this additional track, Emmanuel Kintu, AAPCHO's Board Vice President and CEO of Kalihi-Palama Health Center provides inspirational closing remarks to conference attendees.