Conference Agenda

IHA’s 17th Annual Health Literacy Conference
Strengthening Communities to
Improve Health Equity and Health Literacy
Wednesday, May 9th
Preconference Sessions
Thursday, May 10th
Morning Plenaries

Opening Keynote: Using the Construct of Community to Achieve Health Equity

Panel I: Listening to Hidden and Excluded Voices: Community Members Discuss Their Health Literacy Challenges

Panel II: Discussing System Approaches to Meeting Community Needs

Breakout Sessions

Writing Directly to Patients: Results Letters, Visit Summaries, and Email

Communicating About Medication: A Health Literacy Challenge

Exceptional Lives: Interactive Online Guides for Parents of Kids with Disabilities

Breaking Down Complex Chronic Health Conditions with Health Literacy Best Practices

Afternoon Plenaries and Activities

IHA Health Literacy Awards Luncheon

Toward Solutions: Organizing and Engaging Community Stakeholders

Opening Night Reception and Poster Session

Friday, May 11th
Morning Plenary

Adult Basic Education and Health Literacy: Opportunities for Collaboration

Breakout Sessions

Writing and Designing for Health Behavior Change

Health Literacy Among Individuals with Serious Mental Illnesses: Gaps and Limitations

Convincing Leaders to Commit to Health Literacy

OpenNotes, A Key to Patient Engagement

Afternoon Plenaries and Activities

Networking Luncheon

Closing Keynote (TBA)