2019 Calendar of Events

January 2019

5th Annual Leadership Symposium: January 18, 2019, 7:00 am - 9:30 am

Location: St. Louis University Salus Center—3545 Lafayette Ave., St. Louis, MO 63104

This is an annual event focused on addressing major topics that are top of mind for diverse healthcare leaders.

This year’s event will consist of a Men’s and Women’s Forum, in which both groups will discuss leadership from each perspectives.

February 2019

First Quarter General Body Meeting: February 7, 2019, 5:30 pm- 7:30 pm.

Location: Forest Park Visitor’s Center— Learning Lab 5595 Grand Dr., St.Louis  MO 63112

Guest Speaker: Lathon Ferguson, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at the Mercy Health System.

March 2019

Spring Kick-Off: March 14, 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Exodus Art Gallery—5075 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108

Guest Speaker: Angela Clabon, Chief Executive Officer at CareSTL

This is a welcome event for health service professional throughout the community to learn more about NAHSE nationally and locally.

April 2019

4th Annual Administrative Fellowship Dinner: April 18, 2019, 5:30 pm- 7:30 pm

Location: SqWires Restaurant and Annex—1415. South 18th St., St. Louis, MO 63104

One way that NAHSE St. Louis promotes the development of future leaders is by hosting an annual Fellowship Dinner for those who wish to pursue administrative fellowships. The purpose of this dinner is to arm graduate students who are MHA, MBA, MPH or MSW candidates with valuable information regarding obtaining a fellowship position and achieving success as an administrative fellow. Current and former fellows as well as fellowship preceptors lend perspective into what the role entails.

May 2019

Second Quarter General Body Meeting: May 9, 2019, 5:30-7:30 pm.

Location: Forest Park Visitor’s Center— Learning Lab 5595 Grand Dr, St. Louis, MO 63112

Guest Speaker: Deidre Griffith, Missouri Foundation for Health.

Topic: Health disparities among children.

June 2019

Health Disparities Symposium: June 7, 2019, 7:30- 9:30 am

Location: Missouri Foundation for Health- 4254 Vista Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

Topic: “Infant Mortality: St. Louis’ Third World Problem"

Guest Speaker:

  • Kendra Copanas, Executive Director of Generate Health


  • Brittany "Tru" Kellman, Founding Director of Jamaa Birth Village

  • Cora Faith Walker, Missouri House of Representatives 74th District

  • Ellie Brent, MPH, Director of Child-Maternal Health at March of Dimes--Kansas & Missouri

  • Eve Colson, MD, MHPE, Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Program Evaluation at Washtington University School of Medicine

July 2019

August 2019

Third Quarter General Body Meeting: August 8, 2019, 5:30-7:30 pm

Location: Forest Park Visitor’s Center— Learning Lab 5595 Grand Dr, St. Louis, MO 63112

Guest Speaker Angela Brown, STL Regional Health Commission.

Topic: History of St.Louis healthcare safety net.

September 2019

October 2019

NAHSE 34th Annual Educational Conference: October 9-11, 2019

Location: Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C.

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November 2019

Fourth Quarter General Body Meeting: November 7, 2019, 5:30-7:30 pm 

Location: Forest Park Visitor’s Center— Learning Lab 5595 Grand Dr, St. Louis, MO 63112

Guest Speaker: Katrina Scott, Senior Manager of Diversity and Sustainability, the Resource Group- Ascension

Topic: Supplier Diversity