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Our national (virtual) conference is almost here – are you registered?  This is the ONLY conference designed specifically for YOU, so please don’t miss it.  We have nationally recognized speakers, including:
  • Diana Berrent, Survivor and Founder of Survivor Corps, the largest long-COVID patient community in the world
  • Nwando Anyaoku, MD, MPH, MBA, Chief Health Equity Officer for Swedish Health Services
  • Daniel Sands, MD, MPH, Co-Founder of Society for Participatory Medicine
There are lots of ways to network, including two large networking events (don’t forget to pre-register for them to save your seat):
  • Thursday, Nov 4/PACB Networking Event 
  • Friday, Nov 5/NAHAC Let’s Chat Happy Hour with Topic-Specific ‘Tables’

Thanks to our sponsors, including Presenting Sponsor Greater National Advocates.

REGISTER TODAY or find out more here: https://www.healthadvocatex.org/conference-2021/
Here’s to your good health,

Robin Shapiro (Board Chair) and the Team at HealthAdvocateX
The Importance of Burnout in Today’s World

Community Conversation
When: November 15, 2021 | 11am – 12pm (PT)
Where: Online via Zoom (Register Here)
Cost: FREE!

Burnout can happen in any profession. 40% of the workforce wants to quit their jobs currently. Burnout has been amplified at profound levels during the pandemic. Our speaker will address how to differentiate burnout vs. stress, why it is essential to address and how advocates and families can navigate care even in the face of epidemic burnout being experienced by health care providers. You will learn some tools to support you during times of burnout.

Our speakers will include:
  • Lori Prutsman, The Burnout Coach
  • Dr. Dale Reisner, MD, Medical Director (OB/GYN Quality and Safety) at Swedish Health Services
Continuing the Conversation – What We Learned From the Conference To Help Your Practice

Networking - December 2021
When: December 2, 2021 | 4pm – 5:30pm (PT)
Where: Online via Zoom (Register Here)

We will be continuing the conversations we started at the conference. The conference will be gathering feedback on what is important and most on the minds of advocates across the country. Participate in small group networking as we discuss how we can identify some specific action items to take into the end of the year.

Join Professional Advocates and other allied professionals in a virtual networking event designed to support your health advocacy business. Be ready to learn and share what is working in terms of business development and practice. Note: You do not have to be a HealthAdvocateX member to attend this event! The objectives of Professional Networking sessions include:
  • Grow your network of advocates you know and trust
  • Exchange ideas about advocacy best practices
  • Learn new information related to health advocacy
  • Receive peer feedback on challenges and opportunities

Interested in becoming a HealthAdvocateX Member? Click here to learn more.

HealthAdvocateX Calendar
November 4-6: HealthAdvocateX Annual Conference (Register Here)
November 15: Community Conversation (Register Here)
December 2: Professional Networking (Register Here)
December 13: Community Conversation (Register Here)
Programs & Presentations
Although HealthAdvocateX speakers can give presentation on many topics, here are a few of our popular presentations: 

  • Advance Care Planning (In partnership with Honoring Choices)
  • Taming Your Medicine Cabinet
  • The ABCs of an Effective Doctor Visit
  • Patient Know More...Patient No More!
  • The Emerging Field of Health Advocacy 
  • Safe & Sound in the Hospital: A Short Course in Patient Safety 
  • Volunteer Health Advocate Training: Understanding the Role & Skills to Be Effective

To schedule a speaker for your community, please submit your request here: http://www.washaa.org/request-a-presentation.html

Have a topic you wish we offered? Let us know - let's talk!

HealthAdvocateX is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. We acknowledge that we are on the traditional land of the first people of Seattle, the Duwamish People past and present, and honor with gratitude the land itself and the Duwamish Tribe. We invite you to join us in acknowledging and thanking indigenous people for their ongoing stewardship wherever you are located.
Land Acknowledgement Challenge

Will you help us? We invite YOU to research and submit the name of the people, your location and how you would word your own personal land acknowledgement. Our Board will be selecting and reading land acknowledgements from across the country at our Monthly Board Meetings. You can submit it here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/hadvx-land-acknowledgement

Do you have something you would like to share with the HealthAdvocateX community?

Please submit ideas to info@HealthAdvocateX.org