NEPO

2019 NEPO Summit

The 2019 Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations (NEPO) Summit will be held August 23-24 at the Westin Pasadena. This year's theme is "Standing Up for Health Care in California." The two-day summit is an innovative educational event for physicians, public health professionals, advocates and community leaders that offers policy and best practices for reducing health disparities, building diversity in the workforce and increasing cultural competency in clinical care.

Our keynote speakers include influential California legislators and physicians Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula, M.D. (District 31-Fresno) and Senator Richard Pan, M.D. (District 6-Sacramento).

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Dr. Margaret Juarez, NEPO Chair

NEPO's Goals:

  • Supporting a network of ethnic physician leaders to serve as community health advocates throughout California.
  • Strengthening the collaboration between ethnic physician and community-based organizations.
  • Deepening the relationship between physicians and community members to improve the health of their communities.
  • Encouraging ethnic physician leadership development at the local, regional, and statewide level.
  • Addressing the issues of health disparities and access to care.
  • Increasing the workforce diversity and cultural competency of California's healthcare system.
  • Encouraging and identify young ethnic physicians to become involved in ethnic physician organizations.
  • Encouraging ethnic physicians to expand their roles in the local community beyond their role as clinicians.
  • Providing the local community with the ethnic physician's perspective on community health issues.