International Outreach Gathering - Denver Area
May 4, 2017, 9:00 AM - May 4, 2017, 3:00 PM Mountain Time
Catholic Health Initiatives
This meeting has already occurred.
If you would like to register by phone, please call us at (800) 230-7823 (M-F, 8 AM to 5 PM Central).
Please join leaders involved in international outreach for
a one-day meeting sponsored by the Catholic Health Association of the United
States (CHA). This meeting, on May 4, is an opportunity for CHA members and
partner organization leaders from the Denver area to collectively discuss their
activities, practices, cautionary information and potential for collaboration.
This event, being held at Catholic Health Initiatives’ system offices, will also
facilitate raised awareness about CHA research in and resources/tools for
appropriate short-term medical mission trips, medical surplus donations, as well
as about overall international outreach activities including disaster response.
Please make plans to attend this in-person gathering. It is being offered at
no cost to those persons currently supporting international initiatives as well
as relevant colleagues from sponsoring congregations, higher education, finance,
governance, clinical operations, diocesan staff who work with missions and
others who are champions of this work.
additional information, please contact Bruce Compton, CHA senior director of international outreach, at
After attending this meetings,
participants will be able to:
- Describe activities included under the umbrella of
international outreach: disaster response, medical teams, immersion, surplus
recovery, volunteers and some "gold standard" practices for each.
- Restate CHA research conducted on short-term medical
mission trips and medical surplus recovery and resulting resources on
assessment and practices for systems and hospitals.
- Recognize the International efforts of Denver Area
regionally-based Catholic health care institutions and their
- Continue to network with leaders from non-governmental
organizations (NGOs), health care leaders, CRS and more who
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Please note: All times listed are Eastern Time.
If you would like to register
by phone, please call us at
800-230-7823 (M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central).