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2021 National Combined Councils Meeting

August 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CDT

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2021 National Combined Council Annual Virtual Meeting

Balancing Quality Healthcare through Innovation and Resiliency

National Council of Chief Clinical Consultants (NCCCC) is pleased to host the 2021 National Combined Councils (NCC) Virtual meeting. This 3-day meeting is designed for NCC members and IHS, Tribal, and Urban (I/T/U) personnel from each Area and HQ Offices, and from throughout our health care delivery system.

The meeting will be held each day from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET

  • August 12th – Leadership Updates
  • August 19th – Organizational and Self-care of the IHS Family
  • August 26th – Team-based Approaches to Safe Opioid Prescribing

The NCC meeting will allow participants to:

    • Engage in thought-provoking, innovative, cross-council discussions about current issues in Indian Health
    • Identify innovative strategies to address health care issues.
    • Network and collaborate on recommendations with Senior Leadership
    • Focus on issues related to building a quality workforce

Event Sponsor: IHS

Who Should Attend: IHS, Tribal, and Urban personnel

Questions? Please email the NCC meeting coordinator.

Dial-in and more information coming soon.


August 12, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Thursday, August 4

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Wednesday, August 3

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Tuesday, August 2

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7:30 am
Registration (Location: Sequoia)

9:00 am
Posting of Colors (Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom)

9:05 am
Welcome & Opening Prayer

9:10 am
Time of Reflection

9:25 am
Welcome & Opening Message from SGCETC Board of Directors 

9:30 am
Welcome from Tribal Nations within California and Discussion of Hot  Topics

10:15 am
Discussion with Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Bryan Newland

10:30 am

10:45 am
Establishing the Bay Area American Indian Cultural District

11:00 am
COVID Update and Indian Health Service Initiatives to Improve Health and Wellbeing

11:30 am
International Decade (2022 – 2032) of Indigenous Language Preservation

11:45 am
Lunch Break

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Breakout Sessions

 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Networking Break

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm
Breakout Sessions

3:30 pm- 3:45 pm

3:45 pm
Threats to Tribal Sovereignty: Protecting the Indian Child Welfare Act

(Location: Grand Peninsula Ballroom)

4:05 pm
Self-Governance Updates from DOI, IHS, and DOT

4:45 pm
Tiwahe Initiative – Federal Updates


Additional Meetings and Activities

11:30 am – 5:00 pm
DOI SGDB Training Room (Sand Pebble D)

11:30 am – 5:00 pm
Individual Meetings with OSG Staff- Open (Board Rooms 3 & 4)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tribal Caucus for the Food Distribution Program for Indian Reservations Consultation Meeting (Cypress A)