The beginning of the Community Health Center movement is in itself a great story. A young physician named Jack Geiger had a transformative experience during a five-month stint in South Africa that crystallized for him the interrelationship between poverty, nutrition, education, and health, and showed him a new community-based model of care. A young school teacher named Lyndon Johnson is shaped by the hunger he sees in the eyes of his students in a rural Texas schoolhouse, later compelling him to wage war on poverty. The stories of these individuals and many others come together during an opportune moment in history, giving birth to Community Health Centers. This story has generated thousands more, including the unique stories of 30 Community Health Centers in Tennessee. Over the years, I have witnessed the incredible growth of health centers and worked alongside many of the characters that inhabit their stories.
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Wednesday, May 9
2017 NCQA PCMH Webinar Series, Standard 5
i2i Users Group
Tuesday, May 15
CQCH Program Committee Meeting
An In-Depth Look at the Federal Tort Claims Act
Tuesday, May 22
NextGen Users Group
Part 2: Best Practices for Dental Directors and Program Managers
Wednesday, May 23
2017 NCQA PCMH Webinar Series, Standard 6
Thursday, May 24
Retirement Reception for Kathy Wood-Dobbins
Monday, May 28
TPCA Closed for Memorial Day Holiday
Wednesday, May 30
2017 NCQA PCMH Webinar Series, The Survey Process
Wednesday, June 6
eClinicalWorks Users Group
Tri-State Oral Health Summit
Tuesday, June 12
Quality Improvement Clinical Measures - Colorectal Cancer Screening Workgroup Meeting
Quality Improvement Clinical Measures - Diabetes Workgroup Meeting
Friday, June 15
Workforce Development Training
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Tuesday, June 19
Quality Improvement Workgroup Meeting
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