2019 Regional Summit

Join us!

When: Friday, May 3, 2019
Where: Charlotte, NC, Harris Conference Center Directions
Who should attend? Reach Out and Read Medical Champions, Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Residents, Site Coordinators, Support Staff, Volunteers, Funders, Partners
Agenda: Summit Agenda
REGISTER: Online registration ended for this event on Friday, April 26th.  If you would like to attend please email  candace.perry@reachoutandread.org.

Keynote Address – The Extraordinary Power of Ordinary Moments
Dana Winters PhD, Director of Simple Interactions and Academic Programs, Fred Rogers Center
Dana Winters seeks to apply and advance the legacy of Fred Rogers in serving children and their helpers. Through projects involving children’s helpers across many diverse settings, including child care, school systems, community programs, residential care, and children’s hospitals, she communicates and reflects what is simple and deep about work in service of children and their families.

Thank you so much to our sponsors!

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC and Reach Out and Reach Carolinas. The Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Continuing Medical Education (CME):
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT The Carolinas HealthCare System/Charlotte AHEC designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

CEU Statement: This Live Activity fulfills the requirement for .575 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), representing 5.75 contact hours.


On Thursday evening, May 2nd at 6:00 PM we will be celebrating the 20th Birthday of Reach Out and Read in the Carolinas and will be honoring some of the people who helped bring this wonderful program to the Carolinas.  You are welcome to join us for this exciting event at The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery! You can RSVP for this event when you register for the Summit.

There has been a courtesy room block set up at Home2Suites. The rate is $129/night. This rate is only guaranteed through April 18, 2019. To book at this hotel with our preferred rate please call 704-405-4000 and refer to the group “Reach Out and Read.”

Home2 Suites by Hilton
6025 Tyvola Glen Circle
Charlotte, NC 28217

Questions: Email candace.perry@reachoutandread.org

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