Medical-Legal Partnership Summit

Integrating Health and Legal Services to Transform Care Delivery
April 5-7, 2017 • National Harbor, Maryland
The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

On April 5-7, 2017, more than 400 leaders from the allied health, health, law, and public health fields gathered in National Harbor, Maryland to for the Medical-Legal Partnership Summit. There they shared research, insights, and best practices about where and how to most effectively integrate civil legal assistance with healthcare and community services to improve individual and population health, and to transform the nation’s healthcare system to be one based on value and health equity. The Summit was headlined by keynote speaker Dr. Jeff Brenner from United Healthcare and the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, who discussed providing care to people with complex needs and ways to deliver better care at lower costs. Speakers from the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Legal Services Corporation, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affiairs discussed quality improvement measures and medical-legal partnership’s value in veteran settings.