Online registration has closed—but onsite registration will be available in Atlanta!
The PNHP Annual Meeting and SNaHP Summit will be held at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta – Midtown, located at 590 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308.
Sleeping rooms are available at the Crowne Plaza for $169/night and may be booked two ways:
- Online HERE, click “Book Now” and use the group code PNH in the “rate preference” selection.
- Call 404-877-9000 and ask to speak with a reservations agent. Be sure to mention you are booking with the Physicians for a National Health Program group.
Sleeping room reservations must be made by Thursday, Oct. 19.
Schedule of Events
Note changes to the schedule from previous years when planning your travel.
Friday, Nov. 10
- Optional Single Payer and PNHP 101 session, 12:00 p.m.
- Leadership Training, 1:00 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.
- Note: There is no Leadership Training dinner this year
- SNaHP and residents session with CIR, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 11
- SNaHP welcome session, 8:00 a.m.
- PNHP Annual Meeting, 9:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
- Dedicated SNaHP Summit sessions will be held throughout the day
- Member Interest Group meetings and social hour, 5:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
- PNHP’s 35th Anniversary Dinner, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 12
- SNaHP Summit, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
- Regional meetings, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
- PNHP Board of Directors meet and greet, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
- Public Action, early afternoon, exact start time and location TBA, expect to finish by 3:00 p.m. – bring your white coat!
To request a meeting for a Member Interest Group (MIG), please contact deputy director Matt Petty at email@example.com.
This conference will not be livestreamed in its entirety, but recordings of select sessions will be made available after the meeting.
Keynote Speaker: Camara P. Jones, MD, MPH, PhD, “Confronting Racism Denial: Naming Racism and Moving to Action”
Dr. Camara Jones is Past President of the American Public Health Association and Commissioner, O’Neill-Lancet Commission on Racism, Structural Discrimination, and Global Health.
Health Policy Update: Adam Gaffney, MD, MPH and James Waters
Dr. Adam Gaffney is Past President of PNHP, assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a pulmonary and critical care physician at Cambridge Health Alliance. James Waters is an executive board member of SNaHP and third-year medical student at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University.
Messaging Medicare Advantage: Jay Marcellus
Jay Marcellus is Director of Narrative at ASO Communications, which applies tools from cognition and linguistics to uncover where people are capable of going and how to use our words, images, and stories to move them. ASO has more than a decade’s experience creating, testing, and implementing narratives to achieve progressive wins in the U.S., Australia, and elsewhere.
Building Progressive Power, Lessons from Georgia: Keron Blair
Keron Blair is Chief of Field and Organizing at the New Georgia Project, a nonpartisan effort to register, civically engage, and build power in Georgia for its growing population of Black, brown, young, and other historically marginalized voters.
Meeting Chair: Philip Verhoef, MD, PhD
Dr. Phil Verhoef is president of PNHP, an adult and pediatric intensivist, and clinical associate professor of medicine at the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii-Manoa.
Student and Resident Scholarships
Scholarships are available to students and residents to cover a portion of the cost of travel, and for housing in PNHP’s block of student rooms. Apply today HERE; more information is available HERE. Applications are due by August 31.
PNHP members and the public can support PNHP’s student outreach programs by making a GIFT to the Nicholas Skala Student Fund.
The Georgia chapter of PNHP is organizing a public action on Sunday, November 12. We will meet at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park at 1:00 p.m. and march to the recently closed Atlanta Medical Center for a rally at 1:30 p.m.
PNHP-GA will be joined by national PNHP members, health professionals attending the annual meting of the American Public Health Association, and numerous local health justice organizations to demand full Medicaid expansion in Georgia.
Covid Safety Protocols
PNHP’s Board of Directors and medical experts have established the following Covid safety protocols for the conference:
- Vaccination requirement within the last 12 months; to ease on-site registration, please email your proof of vaccination to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Facemasks recommended while not actively eating or drinking
Previous Annual Meetings
Attending the 2023 PNHP Annual Meeting and SNaHP Summit is entirely voluntary and requires attendees to abide by any applicable rules of conduct, or local or state laws, that may be announced at any time. Attendees acknowledge the highly contagious and evolving nature of Covid-19 and voluntarily assume the risk of exposure to, or infection with, the virus by attending the Meeting, and understand that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, disability, and/or death. Attendees release and agree not to sue any persons or entities responsible for coordinating or organizing the PNHP Annual Meeting and SNaHP Summit in the event that they contract Covid-19. Attendees agree to comply with all Covid-related procedures that may be implemented at the Meeting, including mask-wearing.