Meeting Program


5:00-7:00pm Conference badge and agenda pick-up

5:00-7:00pm Welcome Wine & Cheese Reception hosted by OCHIN

DAY 1 – MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2019 7:15am - 7:00pm

7:15-8:00am Breakfast and Sign-In

8:00-8:15am Welcome and Day 1 Overview

8:15-9:00am Opening Plenary: Shaping the future of medical and social care integration

Speaker: Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, former Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

9:00-10:30am Validity of different social health screening tools

Moderator: Alex Krist, MD, MPH, Professor, Fairfax Family Medicine Residency; Co-director, Ambulatory Care Outcomes Research Network, Virginia Commonwealth University


Cara Lewis, PhD, Associate Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Megan Sandel, MD, MPH, Associate Director, GROW Clinic, Boston Medical Center; Principal Investigator, Children’s Health Watch; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health
Arvin Garg, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Associate Director of Medical Student Education for Pediatrics, Boston University

10:30-10:45am Break

10:45am-12:00pm Acceptability of social health screening to patients and providers

Moderator: Eric Fleegler, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital


Arwen Bunce, MA, Lead Qualitative Research Associate, OCHIN
Emilia De Marchis, MD, Clinical Research Fellow, UCSF School of Medicine
Aisha Lofters, MD, CCFP, PhD, Family Physician and Assistant Professor, St. Michael's Hospital and University of Toronto

12:00-1:00pm Lunch/Affinity Groups

1:00-2:30pm Effectiveness of social screening and referral programs​

Moderator: Quyen Ngo-Metzger, MD, MPH, Scientific Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; US Preventive Services Task Force Program


Seth Berkowitz, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Danielle Hessler, PhD, Associate Professor, UCSF Department of Family and Community Medicine
Krisda Chaiyachati, MD, MPH, MSHP, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

2:30-2:40pm Break

2:40-3:55pm Developing common measures across studies to gauge social/physical/mental health

Moderator: Laura Gottlieb, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine, UCSF​


Bob Kaplan, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Stanford University; Former Chief Science Officer, US Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ); Former Associate Director National Institutes of Health
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH, Chief, Outcomes Research Branch, Healthcare Delivery Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Neeta Thakur, MD, Assistant Professor, UCSF School of Medicine

3:55-4:05pm Break

4:05-5:20pm Engaging patients and community partners in social interventions effectiveness research and research agenda setting

Moderator: Damon Francis, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Health Leads


Rachel Smith, Patient Investigator, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Andy F. Beck, MD, Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine; Divisions of General and Community Pediatrics and Hospital Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Alexander Zsager, Patient Investigator, University of Toronto
Andrew Pinto, MD, CCFP, FRCPC, MSc, Assistant Professor, Department of Family & Community Medicine and Faculty Medicine, University of Toronto

5:20-5:35pm Day 1 Reflections

Speaker: Loel Solomon, PhD, MPP, Vice President for Community Health, Kaiser Permanente

5:35-5:45pm Break

5:45-7:15pm Poster Session and Reception

An opportunity for attendees to network and learn about cutting-edge research.

DAY 2 – TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2019 7:00am-1:00pm (1/2 day)

7:00-7:45am Breakfast

7:45-7:50am Day 2 Overview

7:50-8:45am Morning Plenary: A call for research on health care’s role in identifying and engaging around patients’ social and economic well-being

Introduction: Bechara Choucair, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Community Health Officer, Kaiser ​Permanente

Speaker: Dawn Alley, PhD, Director of the Prevention and Population Health Group, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

8:45-10:15am Evidence on implementing social needs screening and referrals programs in health care settings

Moderator: Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, Lee Goldman, MD Endowed Chair in Medicine, Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Professor of Medicine, UCSF


Rachel Gold, PhD, MPH, Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Northwest Center for Health Research; Lead Research Scientist, OCHIN
Stacy Lindau, MD, MA, Professor, University of Chicago
Brigid McCaw, MD, MS, MPH; Medical Director, Family Violence Prevention Program, Kaiser Permanente

10:15-10:30am Break

10:30-11:45am Studying incentives and payment models that can support integrated care

Moderator: Pamela Riley, MD, MPH, Medical Director, DC Medicaid


Erika Cottrell, PhD, MPP, Assistant Professor, OHSU Family Medicine; Investigator, OCHIN
Arlene Ash, PhD, Professor, University of Massachusetts
Hugh Alderwick, Assistant Director of Policy and Strategy, The Health Foundation
Bill Wright, PhD, Director, CORE, Providence Health & Services

11:45am-12:00pm Pick up box lunch

12:00-1:00pm Closing Keynote Address and Discussion: Immediate and long-term goals for social interventions implementation research

Speaker: Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS, Lee Goldman, MD Endowed Chair in Medicine, Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Professor of Medicine, UCSF