Rishi Manchanda, physician and public health innovator, believes in finding the root causes of illness, or looking “upstream,” rather than simply treating the symptoms. His forward-looking approach to health care considers the social and environmental sources of our health problems—the places we live, work, eat, and play. In his eye-opening keynote presentation “The ‘Upstream Effect’: What Makes Us Get Sick?” Manchanda discusses the tools and considerations necessary for health care practitioners and organizations to effectively develop “upstreamist” mindsets, inspiring audiences to deliver more effective, comprehensive health care.
As part of your NCAL DAy ticket, you are also able to attend the NCAL Awards Program Luncheon, held from 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM. Help us celebrate those who go above and beyond the call of duty by honoring the 2017 recipients of the Jan Thayer Pioneer Award and the NCAL Awards Program, which recognizes: