National Leadership Conference

Mayflower Renaissance Hotel
Washington, DC
February 7-9, 2012

Thank you to all the attendees and speakers that made this year's NLC an overwhelming success. Highlights of the conference included a luncheon with keynote speakers Congresswoman Kathleen C. Hochul (D-NY) and Congressman Richard E. Neal (D-MA). Another highlight was a Thursday morning panel on Disaster Preparedness. Click here to view the full agenda.

ABA attendees met with congressional members and staffers presenting two asks - Support of the "CARES" Act and to carefully consider the impact of Medicare/Medicaid Cuts on the survival of burn centers. Click on the corresponding title to view more information on either of these "asks".


     Congresswoman Kathleen C. Hochul (D-NY)               Congressman Richard E. Neal (D-MA)

Left to Right: RADM Ann R. Knebel, RN, DNSc, FAAN (Deputy Director for Preparedness Planning, HHS); RADM Clare Helminiak, MD, MPH (Deputy Director for Medical Surge, HHS); David Marcozzi, MD (Director of the Hospital Preparedness Program); and Helga Marie Scharf-Bell, NP (Branch Chief of the Training & Development Section, HHS)