Pennsylvania Association of

Community Health Centers

Supporting Pennsylvania's health centers in increasing access to quality primary health care for all

Join Us at Our Upcoming Events

PACHC offers a variety of professional development trainings and webinars throughout the year.  Attend our trainings and webinars to stay up to date on the latest in primary care.



Throughout the year, PACHC organizes training and networking events that address a variety of Community Health Center needs. Our goal is to enhance health centers’ competitiveness and success. We want to help increase your ability to respond to and evolve with the changing healthcare environment. Learn more about these training and events below:

View our event calendar for a full list of upcoming events, webinars and committee meetings.

For more information or questions on our upcoming events, contact Amanda Tekely at 717-761-6443 ext. 205.

2019 Medical & Dental Integration Summit

Event date: 8/7/2019 12:00 PM - 8/8/2019 3:30 PM Export event

Medical & Dental Integration Summit

Registration will soon be open on the PACHC website for the Medical & Dental Integration Summit. This is likely to be the final summit PACHC can offer with DentaQuest funding support.

  • WHEN: Aug. 7, beginning at noon with registration & lunch and concluding on Aug. 8 at 3:15 pm
  • WHERE: the Sheraton Harrisburg/Hershey Hotel; the room block rate is $119.00/night and ends on July 9 at 5:00 pm. Click here to register online for your lodging
  • FEE: Member registration is 125.00/person with a $200.00 scholarship/organization available for the first 10 health centers that register; Non- Member registration is $225.00/person.
  • TOPICS (tentative):
    • A panel of the three health centers participating in the Qualis Interprofessional Oral Health Integration Project to discuss what they have learned over the last year participating in that project
    • Health center referrals and "closing the loop" between medical and dental
    • Oral health and diabetes: dental and medical working together
    • A panel on utilization of the public health dental hygiene practitioner
    • Trauma informed care in dentistry
    • HPV - what you need to know
    • The current state of oral health in PA along with a PA Coalition of Oral Health update

If you have an interest in presenting or have a topic to suggest, please send an email to Cheryl Bumgardner. Community Health Centers are leading the way on oral health integration and this is a great opportunity to learn, network with peers and continue the work.

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  • 10 June 2019
  • Author: Amanda Tekely
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