2017 Inaugural Meeting

The inaugural meeting of the National Navigation Roundtable was held on November 7, 2017 in Washington DC.  The meeting introduced the NNRT history, mission, vision and Task Group focus areas to the membership. 

November 27, 2017

Grand Hyatt Washington, Washington DC

Featured Speakers

Senator Thomas C. Alexander
Senator, South Carolina

Erica Sutton, MD, FACS
Founder/President, Surgery on Sunday Louisville, Inc.

Richard Wender, MD
Chief Cancer Control Officer, American Cancer Society

Janet S. Wright, MD, FACC
Executive Director, Million Hearts

Meeting Recap

7:30 AM – 8:45 AMRegistration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM – 9:10 AM Welcome & Introductions

Tracy Battaglia, Chair, National Navigation Roundtable

Andrea Dwyer, Vice Chair, National Navigation Roundtable

9:10 AM 9:20 AMOpening Remarks

Harold P. Freeman, Honorary Chair, National Navigation Roundtable

9:20 AM – 9:45 AM Introduction to the National Navigation Roundtabl

Tracy Battaglia

9:45 AM – 10:45 PM Introduction to NNRT Task Groups – A Panel Discussion

Moderator: Andrea Dwyer

Evidenced Based Promising Practices: Beth Calhoun & Tricia Strusowski

Policy: Karen Freund, Katie Bathje & Elizabeth Rohan

Training & Certification: Linda Burhansstipanov & Patti Valverde

11:00 AM – 12:00 PMTask Group Breakouts
12:15 PM – 1:00 PMLunch

Networking opportunity among Roundtable Member

1:00 PM – 2:15 PMTask Group Breakouts Reconvene
2:15 PM – 2:30 PMBreak
2:30 PM – 3:15 PMTask Group Chairs Reports

Roundtable Members reconvene in General Session


3:15 PM – 3:30 PMMeeting Wrap Up: Closing Remarks