The Mississippi Primary Health Care Association (MPHCA) will conduct its 28th Annual Conference June 10-12, 2015 at the Hollywood Casino and Conference Center located at 711 Hollywood Blvd, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi 39520.  MPHCA expects to welcome almost 300 attendees, speakers, vendors and guests to the conference which will feature a broad array of workshops designed to inform and educate as well as prepare Community Health Center (CHC) staff to meet the challenge of providing access for all in need of quality healthcare services.  We hope you will join us as we convene our 28th Annual Conference and observe our conference theme, “Celebrating Our Legacy & Shaping Our Future". 

MPHCA’s board of directors and staff are very proud of our legacy and join with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) in marking this, the 50th Anniversary Year of the Community Health Center Program. MPHCA is very proud that the CHC Movement began right here at home with the fight for health equity and social justice and with the establishment of the nation’s first rural Community Health Center, Delta Health Center, which is still located in and serving the folks in Mound Bayou and the surrounding areas of the Mississippi Delta.

Today, 21 CHCs operate more than 170 delivery sites across the state providing comprehensive, primary care services to almost 300,000 folks, accounting for almost 1 million visits, annually. Over the past 50 years, the Health Centers Program has grown into the nation’s largest primary care network consisting of more than 1,200 health centers delivering care through over 9,000 delivery sites in every state and territory. This is a historic time for America’s and Mississippi’s health centers as we continue the fight for access and stake out a new claim of leadership to set the standard for the primary care medical home of the future. Our enduring aim is to ensure that the health center mission, not only survives but thrives well into the future. Again, MPHCA welcomes your participation in our conference during this historic and jubilant time and thanks you for your continued support of health centers!

Target Audience:  As always, participation of staff and board members from every CHC contributes to a successful annual conference.  However, the target audience that will benefit also includes: clinical, management, administrative, support staffs, and board members of both public and private healthcare providers; members of boards of health-related organizations; federal, state and local officials; social workers; and staff of organizations providing healthcare services indirectly; and persons interested in making basic healthcare services available and accessible to all Mississippians. 


  • Tentative Conference Schedule & Overview
  • MPHCA Welcomes Keynote Speaker Dr. John Dittmer
  • Continuing Education Credit Statement:  Continuing Education Credits have been applied for with the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Physicians and Nurse Practitioners will be eligible for Continuing Education Credit through this application process.  Continuing Education Credits may also be available for other clinical disciplines and nonclinical attendees by submitting their certificates of attendance for credit with the appropriate professional organization. 
  • This continuing nursing education activity has been approved  for 12.08 contact hours by the Mississippi Nurses Foundation, Inc, an Accredited Approved by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • Hotel and Travel Information:  Attendees are responsible for their own travel and hotel arrangements. For reservations, please call Hollywood Casino's toll-free Group Reservations Number at 1-800-946-2442 and mention the group name "Mississippi Primary Health Care Association MPI0608" to receive the group room rate of $79.00/nightDeadline to make your reservation at the group rate is Saturday, May 23, 2015.   Click here for more hotel information and you may use www.mapquest.com for directions.

    Links to Two Closest Airports to the Conference Venue: 

    http://www.flygpt.com/               (Gulfport/Biloxi, MS Airport)

    http://www.flymsy.com/              (New Orleans, LA Airport

    Registration FeesDeadline for Early Registration is Monday, May 25th.  Please call our office at 601-981-1817 after this date for availability. 
  • Members: $200.00 per attendee/ Non-Members:  $300.00 per attendee/ Students:$50.00 per attendee.     

Late Registration Fees  After 5pm, Monday, May 25th:  Members:  $300.00 per attendee/ Non-Members:  $400.00 per attendee  

Conference Registration includes complimentary tote bag, all handouts and materials, Meet the Vendors Night & Sponsor's Welcome Reception, Thursday morning breakfast, MPHCA Special Luncheon or Lunch Buffet, MPHCA Employee of the Year Awards Dinner, Friday Breakfast and Box Lunch.  Conference name badges are required for all workshops, events and meal functions.

MPHCA Payment Policy:  Payment to follow immediately after registration submission and payment must be received before attending the conference.  No onsite registrations/payments will be accepted.  Registration fees are non-refundable, substitutions are welcome

Please complete the information in this section as you wish it to appear on your conference name badge.  An unique e-mail is required for each attendee registering. 

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MPHCA 28th Annual Conference Attendee Registration


Members: $300.00 per attendee
Non-Members: $400.00 per attendee



Check-You will receive an invoice after submission. Please mail check to MPHCA/PO Box 11745/Jackson/MS 39283-11745
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MPHCA 28th Annual Conference Registration Fee


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