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In Focus: Health Care – Regional Community Clinics Update

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
9:00am - 11:00am PDT
Center for Healthy Communities
1000 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Join your grantmaking colleagues for the next program in our 2015 In Focus: Health Care series: Regional Update on Community Clinics.

Participants will explore how community clinics throughout the Southern California region are weathering the changes brought about by the Affordable Care Act, including in Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside Counties.

In an interactive conversation facilitated by Bridget Hogan Cole, Executive Director, Institute for High Quality Care, we’ll hear from CEOs of three major community clinic associations:

  • Isabel Becerra, Chief Executive Officer, Coalition of Orange County Community Clinics
  • Louise McCarthy, President and Chief Executive Officer, Community Clinic Association of LA County (@CCALAC)
  • Henry N. Tuttle, Chief Executive Officer, Council of Community Clinics in San Diego which also provides support to Riverside and Imperial County’s Community Health Centers. (@SDClinics)

We hope you can join us for this fascinating conversation.

About the In Focus Program Model
SCG’s In Focus program series convenes funders to learn about a specific topic, tackling an emerging trend or policy issue of concern to philanthropy. In this focused learning environment, participants exchange ideas about how philanthropy can address evolving issues and share updates about their work. By bringing funders together on a quarterly basis over the course of one year, In Focus provides a platform for funders to address key issues through collaboration and action.

Speaker Biographies:

Isabel Becerra 
Chief Executive Officer, Coalition of Orange County Community Clinics
Prior to joining the Coalition of Orange County Community Clinics, Isabel Becerra enjoyed an extensive 18 year community health center career with a focus on Section 330 federally funded health centers in San Diego and Seattle, WA including private clinic experience in Orange County. Currently, she serves on the Boards of The California Wellness Foundation, Hispanics in Philanthropy, Orange County Health Needs Assessment and OC Health Care Council. She is co-chair of the Regional Associations of California and a member of the California Primary Care Association and the National Association of Community Health Centers. Becerra received her bachelor’s degree from Pomona College of the Claremont Colleges in California. She has completed health care executive leadership programs at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and the University of California, San Diego and is an MBA candidate at Fredric Taylor University.

Louise McCarthy 
President & Chief Executive Officer, Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County 
Louise McCarthy is the President & CEO of the Community Clinic Association of LA County (CCALAC), where she represents the interests of LA area community clinics and health centers, and those they serve. Prior to taking this role, she served as CCALAC’s Vice President of Governmental Affairs for three years.  Before joining CCALAC, McCarthy was Assistant Director of Policy for the California Primary Care Association, where she worked on statewide legislative, regulatory and administrative issues impacting California’s community clinics and health centers. She has also worked for the California Bureau of State Audits, conducting performance evaluations of state agencies, and for the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, analyzing policies affecting the business community. McCarthy serves on the boards of the L.A. Care Health Plan, the California Primary Care Association, the California Family Health Council, California Health Interview Survey, the Workforce Investment Board of the City of Los Angele, the Insure the Uninsured Project, and the Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute. She holds a Master in Public Policy from the UCLA School of Public Affairs.   

Henry N. Tuttle 
Chief Executive Officer, Council of Community Clinics
Henry Tuttle oversees the Council of Community Clinics in San Diego, which also provides support to Riverside and Imperial County community health centers brings. With 30 years of leadership experience prior to CCC, Tuttle most recently served as CEO of Manet Community Health Center in Quincy, MA. Known for his leadership and strategic planning skills, he has led crisis management efforts during natural and man-made disasters, financial turnarounds, and most recently implementation at the regional level of Chapters 58 and 224 of Massachusetts’ health care reform legislation. Tuttle also served as CEO for Outer Cape Health Services, a multi-site organization located on Cape Cod, and held leadership positions at Pacific Gas and Electric Company in San Francisco and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He has also served on the Boards of Quincy Medical Center, The South Shore Workforce Investment Board, and the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers. During his prior term of employment in California, Tuttle chaired the corporate communication committee for the American Cancer Society California Division and served as Vice Chair of the Public Relations Roundtable.

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Who May Attend:
Current SCG members and eligible non-members.

SCG members: register online (you must log in to your SCG account to register)

Eligible non-members: register online. If you do not have an SCG account, contact us

If you have additional questions regarding this program, contact Tuly Martinez at [email protected].

SCG members: free
Eligible non-members: $100 per session.

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