2020 Mini College

Zoom Technical Assistance: 


September 17, 2020
Session Time Presenters E-Materials
9:07 AM - 9:17 AM

Vanessa Thompson, MD I Associate Director, UCSF School of Medicine & Director, Champion Provider Fellowship

9:17 AM - 10:17 AM
Media Training: Persuasive Narrative
PDF icon Persuasive Narrative BMC.pdf

Mike Miller, BS I President, Brown Miller Communications

Paula Hamilton, MS I Director, Brown Miller Communications

10:17 AM - 10:32 AM
10:32 AM - 10:42 AM
Remarks from CalFresh Healthy Living Program

Caroline Kurtz, PhD I Branch Chief, Nurtition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch, California Department of Public Health

PDF icon SNAP-Ed framework TBM.pdf
10:42 AM - 11:12 AM
Keynote: Sustaining Change Efforts: Lessons Learned
PDF icon Alice Chen Key Note.pdf

Alice Chen, MD, MPH I Deputy Secretary Policy, Planning, California Health and Human Services Agency

11:12 AM - 11:42 AM
Introduction: Champion Provider Fellow and Local Health Department Development Planning Part I - III: Successes, Challenges and Future Goals

Wagahta Semere, MD, MHS I Assistant Professor, UCSF School of Medicine

PDF icon Development Planning Worksheet_FINAL.pdf
11:42 AM - 12:57 PM
Lunch and Networking

Note: Lunch networking in the online breakout rooms will begin at 12:15pm.

Make sure to sign-up for a breakout group by 12PM HERE.

12:57 PM - 1:42 PM
Policy Landscape Panel Discussion

Moderator: Mike Miller


  • Yvonne Choong, MPP I Vice President, Center for Health Policy, California Medical Association
  • Brianna Pittman - Spencer, MPA I Legislative Director, California Dental Association
PDF icon CMA Advocacy - Turning Policy Into Action v2.pdf
1:42 PM - 2:42 PM
Work-In-Progress Panel Discussion
PDF icon WIP Presentations (All).pdf

Moderator: Dr. Wagahta Semere


  • Dr. Pedro Moreno & Niaomi Hrepich, RD (Monterey County)
  • Dr. Kim Newell Green & Dr. Emma Steinberg (San Francisco County)
  • Dr. George Fareed & Jorge Torres, MBA (Imperial County)
PDF icon WIP SF CalAIM Medicaid Waiver Position Paper 12_20_19.pdf
PDF icon WIP SF Food As Medicine.pdf
PDF icon WIP SF CalAIM Infographic.pdf
2:42 PM - 2:52 PM
2:52 PM - 3:22 PM
Development Planning Small Group Facilitated Discussion


  • Wagahta Semere
  • Vanessa Thompson
  • Mike Miller
  • Paula Hamilton
  • Alana Pfeffinger
3:22 PM - 3:27 PM
Closing Remarks and Evaluation

Wagahta Semere, MD