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Leadership in Action

Catch up with what we've been doing and find out when NPAF will be at an event near you.

Upcoming Events

April 4, 2019 - Improving Access to and Equity of Care for People with Serious Illness

Shonta Chambers will join the The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine to host a one-day workshop examining access to and equity of care for people with serious illness.

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April 11, 2019 - Extraordinary Challenges | Extraordinary Leaders

Alan Balch, CEO, will join the Florida Health Care Coalition for their annual conference during a panel discussion on "Achieving Value in Cancer Care."

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April 29, 2019 - Rocky Mountain Conference on Dementia

Melissa Williams & Sheila Stickel will lead a panel entitled, "Can We Talk? Advocating to Put People at the Heart of Health Care."

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Leadership Spotlight

During AHIP’s 2019 National Conference on the Individual and Small Group Markets, Rebecca Kirch spoke on a panel discussion entitled "The Future of Consumer Affordability: Challenges and Opportunities Ahead." Her takeaways? People need good information in order to make good decisions; people are constrained by only talking about their condition; and caregiving is one of the largest cost-sharing contributions that consumers make.

Upcoming Events

May 15 - Barriers and Solutions to Access to Genomic Medicine

Join the entire NPAF leadership team at our biannual Policy Consortium, as we discuss what it will take to realize the benefits of genomic medicine for all.

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June 15, 2019 - Fulfilling the Promise of Navigation: Improving Competencies in the Changing Landscape of Cancer Care

Alan Balch, CEO, will join the Oncology Nurse Advisor Annual Summit to discuss empowering patients through shared decision-making.

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In the News

Curious where NPAF has been quoted in the media? Find out more here.

RT @NicoleKuderer: 3/ #OncoAlert Dr Alan Balch a Lead Patient Advocacy Voice: #FinancialToxicity is the lead concern now for pts calling th…
RT @NicoleKuderer: 2/ #OncoAlert Dr Alan Balch a Lead Patient Advocacy Voice — How do we ensure truly shared decision-making: Listen, Respe…
Thank you @NicoleKuderer for sharing this thread from the presentation at #OCPC2019 @OCP_Congress
When developing pathways that are patient-centered we need to account for all the variables that are impacting the…
We’ve found that our patients usually pay $200-$400 a month for transportation to health appointments. It is the mo…