2019 Annual Meeting

The NNRT Annual Meeting is an important gathering of member organizations and individuals whose mission is dedicated to achieving health equity and access to quality care across the cancer continuum through effective patient navigation.

The year’s annual meeting themed “Sustaining Navigation in an Era of Value Driven Care” featured a new member orientation and networking reception and poster session, panel discussion of perspectives from navigators, presentations on the value and sustainability of patient navigation, and highlighted the accomplishments of our Task Groups.

November 18-19, 2019

Capital Hilton, Washington DC

Meeting Recap

7:30 AM – 8:00 AMRegistration & Networking Breakfast

 

8:00 AM – 8:10 AMGeneral Session Welcome

 

Tracy Battaglia, MD, MPH, Chair, National Navigation Roundtable
Andrea Dwyer, Vice Chair, National Navigation Roundtable

 

8:10 AM – 8:40 AMSurvivor Testimonial: The Impact of Patient Navigation

 

Adam Green, patient from George Washington Cancer Institute

 

8:40 AM – 9:00 AMOpening Remarks

 

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

 

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM2018 Task Group Highlights

 

Moderated by: Andrea Dwyer, Vice Chair, National Navigation Roundtable

Evidenced Based Promising Practices: Beth Calhoun, PhD, MEd & Tricia Strusowski, MS, RN
Policy: Karen Freund, MD, MPH, Katie Bathje, MA, LPCC & Elizabeth Rohan, PhD, MSW, LCSW
Training & Certification: Linda Burhansstipanov, MSPH, DrPH & Patti Valverde, PhD, MPH

 

9:45 AM – 10:00 AMBreak

 

 

 

10:00 PM – 11:30 AMThe Current & Future Landscape of Patient Navigation: Where are the Opportunities for the NNRT?

 

Moderated by: Lisa Kennedy Sheldon, PhD, APRN, AOCNP®, FAAN, Oncology Nursing Society

Ron Kline, MD, FAAP, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
Nina Miller, MSSW, OSW-C, Commission on Cancer
Lisa Simms Booth, Biden Cancer Initiative

 

11:45 PM - 1:00 PMLunch & Keynote Address

 

The Honorable Mark DeSaulnier
1:00 PM – 2:30 PMAddressing the Future Payment Models in Patient Navigation

 

Moderated by: Karen Freund, MD, MPH, Chair, Policy Task Group

Kim Bell, RN, MBA, Cleveland Clinic
Michael Flicker, Minnesota Department of Health
Ron Kline, MD, FAAP, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
Heather Sheaffer, DSW’10, LCSW, Abramson Cancer Center, Penn Medicine

 

2:30 PM – 3:15 PMDialogue with the Roundtable Membership

 

Moderated by: Ryan Soisson, Soisson & Associates

 

3:15 PM - 3:30 PMClosing Remarks

 

Tracy Battaglia, MD, MPH, Chair, National Navigation Roundtable Andrea Dwyer, Vice Chair, National Navigation Roundtable

 

What Others were Saying

2018 Annual Meeting

The NNRT Annual Meeting is an important gathering of member organizations and individuals whose mission is dedicated to achieving health equity and access to quality care across the cancer continuum through effective patient navigation.

The year’s annual meeting themed “Moving the Dial in Patient Navigation” featured survivor testimonials, in-depth panel discussions addressing the current and future landscape of patient navigation, payment models in navigation and highlighted the accomplishments of our Task Groups.

November 29, 2018

Capital Hilton, Washington DC

Meeting Recap

7:30 AM – 8:00 AMRegistration & Networking Breakfast

 

8:00 AM – 8:10 AMGeneral Session Welcome

 

Tracy Battaglia, MD, MPH, Chair, National Navigation Roundtable
Andrea Dwyer, Vice Chair, National Navigation Roundtable

 

8:10 AM – 8:40 AMSurvivor Testimonial: The Impact of Patient Navigation

 

Adam Green, patient from George Washington Cancer Institute

 

8:40 AM – 9:00 AMOpening Remarks

 

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

 

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM2018 Task Group Highlights

 

Moderated by: Andrea Dwyer, Vice Chair, National Navigation Roundtable

Evidenced Based Promising Practices: Beth Calhoun, PhD, MEd & Tricia Strusowski, MS, RN
Policy: Karen Freund, MD, MPH, Katie Bathje, MA, LPCC & Elizabeth Rohan, PhD, MSW, LCSW
Training & Certification: Linda Burhansstipanov, MSPH, DrPH & Patti Valverde, PhD, MPH

 

9:45 AM – 10:00 AMBreak

 

 

 

10:00 PM – 11:30 AMThe Current & Future Landscape of Patient Navigation: Where are the Opportunities for the NNRT?

 

Moderated by: Lisa Kennedy Sheldon, PhD, APRN, AOCNP®, FAAN, Oncology Nursing Society

Ron Kline, MD, FAAP, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
Nina Miller, MSSW, OSW-C, Commission on Cancer
Lisa Simms Booth, Biden Cancer Initiative

 

11:45 PM - 1:00 PMLunch & Keynote Address

 

The Honorable Mark DeSaulnier
1:00 PM – 2:30 PMAddressing the Future Payment Models in Patient Navigation

 

Moderated by: Karen Freund, MD, MPH, Chair, Policy Task Group

Kim Bell, RN, MBA, Cleveland Clinic
Michael Flicker, Minnesota Department of Health
Ron Kline, MD, FAAP, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
Heather Sheaffer, DSW’10, LCSW, Abramson Cancer Center, Penn Medicine

 

2:30 PM – 3:15 PMDialogue with the Roundtable Membership

 

Moderated by: Ryan Soisson, Soisson & Associates

 

3:15 PM - 3:30 PMClosing Remarks

 

Tracy Battaglia, MD, MPH, Chair, National Navigation Roundtable Andrea Dwyer, Vice Chair, National Navigation Roundtable

 

What Others were Saying

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