A Perfect Storm: Community Health Centers and the Fight to Protect Patient Care

Tuesday, May 16, 2023 

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. ET

Capitol Visitor Center, Room SVC-200, Washington, D.C.

Health centers are serving more patients than ever before while facing unprecedented financial challenges. Can they continue to function as a vital part of America’s health care safety net, and how can Congress help ensure their continued viability?

Join Advocates for Community Health for this moderated panel discussion to explore these and other issues as panelists from health centers across the country share what they want Congress to know about how best to keep their doors open and help communities thrive.


Rashad A. Collins, Chief Executive Officer, Neighborcare Health in Seattle, Washington

Lindsay Lanagan, Vice President of Government Relations and Public Affairs, Legacy Community Health Services in Texas

Sartura Shuman-Smith, Patient at Tampa Family Health Centers in Florida

Amanda Pears Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, Advocates for Community Health (Moderator)

For more information, please contact Stephanie Krenrich at skrenrich@advocatesforcommunityhealth.org

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