2016 National Initiative V Meeting Two


On line registrations for NI V Meeting Two are now being accepted.  Team leaders or their designees are required to attend and all team members are encouraged to attend as schedules and budgets allow.


Inspiring Programming:

NI V Meeting Two will be held on Saturday, April 2nd – Sunday, April 3rd and will focus on Models of Community/GME Engagement and Understanding Health Inequity.

Day one begins on Saturday at 12:00 noon with the closing session of the Annual Meeting. Ronald Wyatt, MD, Medical Director, Division of Healthcare Improvement, The Joint Commission, will present Addressing Health Disparities: It Takes A Team. Kevin Weiss, MD, MPH, Senior Vice President, Institutional Accreditation, ACGME will then officially kick off meeting two with his GME Call to Action, followed by keynote speaker Robert Like, MD, Professor and Director, Center for Healthy Families and Cultural Diversity, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Like will present The Teaching Hospital’s Role in Improving the Quality and Safety of Care Provided to Diverse Populations:  Addressing the ACGME’s CLER Requirements. Day one will end with monthly teleconference groups’ review and feedback of storyboards and teams’ progresses made to date. 

Day two begins on Sunday at 7:00 am with breakfast and scholarly project consultations and -- following reflections on day one -- participants will have the opportunity to hear from two AIAMC-member exemplars who have successfully addressed health disparities through engagement of both their GME enterprises and C-Suites. Institutional teams will then have an hour to meet, update their project management plans and determine next steps. The day will conclude at 10:30 a.m. directly after final check-in and closing remarks and allow attendees ample flight opportunities back home.

Incredible Meeting Location: 

NI V Meeting Two will be held at the memorable Loews Ventana Canyon. Located just 35 minutes from Tucson International Airport (airport code TUS), the resort is nestled in the foothills of the Catalina Mountains. One of the nation’s first natural resorts, Ventana Canyon sits on almost 100 acres of the Sonoran Desert, a region known for its serene beauty and amazing cacti. The resort has won numerous awards, including recognition as a best golf resort in Conde Nast Traveller Magazine and excellence in food and service by Meetings & Conventions Magazine. Loews Ventana Canyon Resort is home to two 18-hole, Fazio-designed PGA golf courses, a 7,000-square-foot, full-service spa, two swimming pools with Jacuzzis and four lighted tennis courts. With an average of 350 clear nights a year, Tucson is known as the astronomy capital of the world. Every guest room has its own private balcony and offers stunning views.

Don’t delay: our hotel room block always sells out, so be sure to register online for the meeting and secure your hotel reservation TODAY. We look forward to seeing you in Tucson.

Key Dates

Cut off date for hotel reservations: March 1, 2016
Registration closes: March 1, 2016
Please note that all registrations and payments MUST be received by March 1, 2016

All program materials and on-site meals are included in your registration fee. Cancellations received prior to March 1, 2016 will be refunded the paid registration fees less $25 for processing. Cancellations received after March 1, 2016 will not be refunded.