August 2-3, 2017 N/A
The Indian Health Service (IHS) Office of Direct Service and Contracting Tribes and IHS Direct Service Tribes Advisory Committee would like to announce that the 2017 IHS Direct Service Tribes National Meeting will be held on August 2 – 3, 2017, at the Double Tree by Hilton Boston North Shore in Danvers, Massachusetts. (Double Tree by Hilton Boston North
Shore, 50 Ferncroft Rd., Danvers, MA)
The theme is “Keeping the Promise: Supporting Community Wellness and Strength”.
The Direct Service Tribes National Meeting is an annual meeting that brings together and encourages input and facilitates feedback on behalf of Tribes receiving healthcare services directly from the IHS.
It is an open meeting for all to attend and will primarily gather Tribal leaders, health providers, and health care officials who are committed to raising the physical, mental, social, and spiritual health of American Indians and Alaska Natives to the highest level. The conference attracts presenters and participants from across the country who want to share their success stories and strategies in addressing some of the top Direct Service Tribes health priorities, while providing opportunities for networking and partnership to take back lessons learned to local communities.
Check out the conference web-site for details on hotel accommodations, and other updates: https://www.ihs.gov/dstnm/. NOTE: FREE registration will be available soon!
For questions, please contact Ms. Emmalani Longenecker, Management Analyst, Office of Direct Service and Contracting Tribes at 301-443-1259 or by email at Emmalani.Longenecker@ihs.gov.
Emmalani Longenecker (Diné)
Indian Health Service, Headquarters
5600 Fishers Lane; Mail Stop 08E17
Rockville, MD 20857