2020 Flex Program Reverse Site Visit: Request for Breakout Session Proposals

The deadline to submit a session proposal has passed.

The Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC), a program of the National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center), and the Flex Program Reverse Site Visit (RSV) Planning Committee are seeking proposals for up to 15 one-hour breakout sessions at the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's (FORHP) 2020 Flex Program RSV - Creating 20/20 Vision: Empowering Flexibility in Rural, August 5-6, 2020 in Washington, DC.

Proposal Selection

The RSV Planning Committee will assist TASC staff in review and selection of breakout sessions. Together, we will create a RSV agenda that is balanced by content and geography. To the extent possible, we will work toward presenters coming from all regions of the country. The main contact person for each proposal submitted will be notified regardless of being selected.

Conference Audience

The intended audience for the 2020 Flex Program RSV is State Office Directors, Flex Coordinators, and other key Flex personnel (two per state), the Flex Monitoring Team (FMT), Stratis Health's Rural Quality Improvement Technical Assistance (RQITA) consultants, TASC staff and Advisory Committee, and FORHP staff.

Conference Learning Objectives

By attending the Flex Program RSV, participants will be able to:

  • Replicate successful state Flex Program models for empowering flexibility in today’s rapidly changing environment
  • Determine what 20/20 vision looks like for improving and strengthening rural health
  • Strengthen the leadership of your state Flex Program in the Core Competencies for State Flex Program Excellence

Breakout Session Format

  • Sessions are 60-minutes and should include time for introductions and audience questions and answers
  • Sessions may include PowerPoint presentations or panel discussions
  • Sessions are limited to two speakers or panel members
  • Sessions must directly correlate to a Core Competency for State Flex Program Excellence

Proposal Guidelines and Scoring Criteria

  • Does this presentation address the conference theme, Creating 20/20 Vision: Empowering Flexibility in Rural?
  • Does this proposal reflect any best practices, outcomes or impact?
  • Does this proposal share an innovative Flex Program Core Competency best practice?
  • Will this presentation provide an engaging participant experience?

Submit a Proposal

The deadline to submit a session proposal has passed.

For more information, please contact:
Angie LaFlamme
(218) 216-7022

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,205,000 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.