CMS Health Equity Conference

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) will host its second CMS Health Equity Conference on May 29-30, 2024. In-person registration has reached capacity, but virtual registration remains open until May 14. 

As a virtual attendee, you’ll have full access to all the plenary and breakout sessions, along with a virtual poster gallery, exhibit hall, and networking opportunities. Highlights on the first day of the conference will include:

  • A welcome from CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure and an HHS Maternal Health Panel.
  • An afternoon keynote address from Dr. Aletha Maybank, Chief Health Equity Officer & Senior Vice President of the American Medical Association.
  • A diverse group of breakout sessions featuring discussions on outreach and engagement, health equity data, culturally and linguistically appropriate services, Pacific and Caribbean health equity, and more.

Our very own Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program Coordinator, Michelle Thomas was 1 out of 100 individuals selected to speak about her work leading Health Equity Tours in Arlington to engage older adults and persons with disabilities on May 29 at 11 a.m. Get a preview of the work - download the poster here(PDF, 1MB).

Register for the virtual conference here



  • Wednesday, May 29, 2024 | 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
  • Thursday, May 30, 2024 | 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM