Colorado PALS: Helping Patient Advocates Respond in 2018

Date(s) - 11/30/2017
8:30 am - 11:45 am

Daniels Fund

What Is Coming in 2018: Helping Patient Advocates Respond
A State Patient Advocacy Leadership Summit

Select Colorado patient advocates are invited to join The Colorado Gerontological Society on Thursday November 30, 2017 from 8:45 am to 11:45 am for a Colorado Patient Advocacy Leadership Summit (PALS). This year’s summit will discuss the complicated policy agenda ahead for 2018 and how guide our constituencies though the challenges ahead. Register below if you received an invitation and join us at the Daniels Fund on November 30.

PALS-GraphicTentative Agenda
8:30 AM Networking and Continental Breakfast
8:45 AM Opening Remarks
9:00 AM Effective Advocacy Using Social Media
10:15 AM Break
10:30 AM The National Budget and Tax Reform
11:00 AM State Level Impacts of National Policy Proposals
11:30 AM Practicing Social Media
11:45 AM Adjourn

A continental breakfast will be provided and refreshments will be available throughout the summit. Parking is available in the Daniels Fund guest parking lot at 1st Ave and Madison St, to the west of the building. The gate will open automatically upon entry or exit, and no code is needed. Please do not park in the neighborhood out of respect for the residents of the Daniels Fund area.


The Patient Advocacy Leadership Summit (PALS) is a national effort to help advocates collaborate and to promote effective advocacy at all levels for patients. PALS brings together advocates from a variety of issue areas, including insurance, pharmaceuticals, health care policy and health care access. The focus is on all users of the health care system, including the elderly, the disabled, children and those in poverty.

This Summit is a collaborative effort between the Colorado Gerontological Society and Patient Advocacy Leaders Summit (PALS). Funding has been provided by The AIDS Institute with support from GSK and AbbVie.