Event Registration - Foundation for Health Care Quality
Learning Lab: Addressing Food Insecurity in Washington State
6/25/2024 - 6/25/2024
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM PST

Event Description
Join us on Tuesday, June 25th 12-1:45 PM PT--Event is CME eligible for people who attend the live event only.

Join the Foundation for Health Care Quality and the Bree Collaborative on Tuesday, June 25th from 12-1:45 PM PT to engage in a learning labWhile Washington is well known in part for its agricultural industry, many communities across the state need help accessing nutritious food. This session will begin with an overview of the current state of food insecurity in Washington. Then, we will hear from panelists representing the Washington State Department of Agriculture, DSHS, DOH, and a community group to discuss strategies they are implementing to combat food insecurity and how we can foster collective change to achieve equitable access to nutritious food for Washingtonians.

After the panelist presentation, there will be time for question and answer, followed by dedicated time to connect and discuss with peers to share your experience, hear from others, and discuss the next steps with peers across the healthcare ecosystem.

  • Katie Rains, Food Policy Advisor to the Director, Washington State Department of Agriculture
  • Babs Roberts, Director of the Community Services Division, Economic Services Administration, Department of Social and Health Services
  • Lauren Lubowicki, Retail Health Care Specialist, Fruit and Vegetable Incentives Program, Prevention and Community Health, Washington State Department of Health
  • Felicidad Smith, MPH, Communication and Resolution Program Manager, Washington Patient Safety Coalition [She will be speaking with Lauren on DOH perspective]
  • Adele Eslinger, Program Coordinator, United General

The presentation will be recorded and posted on our website at a later date. 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Washington State Medical Association (WSMA) and the Foundation for Healthcare Quality. The WSMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 
The WSMA designates this live activity for 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Individuals must attend the live event to attend to receive CME. Individuals who watch the recording will not be eligible for the CME credit.