17th annual Community Health Worker Conference

17th annual Community Health Worker Conference

Embracing Change: Community Health Workers at the Heart of Transition

Thursday, August 22, 2024

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST

Virtual via Microsoft Teams

In-person Networking Event

4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. EST

Grand Rapids, Michigan

(Space will be limited)

Conference details

What to expect

Conference objectives
close icon
  • Analyze how to prepare for the future of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other technological advances.
  • Describe avenues for career development in the CHW profession

  • Assess the CHW role in the Mental Health crisis

  • Describe the power of pivoting innovative ways to address adversaries that communities encounters

6.0 CHW Continuing Education Hours applied toward your MiCHWA Certification Requirements

Target audience
close icon

The conference is designed for CHWs. CHWs are known by a variety of names, including village health workers, public health technicians, promotoras, community health advisors, outreach workers, health auxiliaries, health workers, lay health workers, health agents, health promoters, family welfare educators, health volunteers, school health aides, diabetes community health workers and community health aides. 

6.0 CHW Continuing education hours applied toward your MiCHWA certification requirements

Mosley Award for Extraordinary CHW Service
close icon

Winners of the Annual Mosley Award for Extraordinary Community Health Worker Service

The Mosley Award for Extraordinary Community Health Worker Service was established in 2016.


Harvard Medical School: The Family Van


Priority Health Medicaid Team


Henry Ford Health System Community Health Worker Hub


Ottawa Pathways to Better Health


Genesee Health Plan Community Health Worker Team


Priority Health Community Health Workers


Northwest Michigan Health Services Inc. Enabling Services Team


Marta Lugo-Rodriguez, CHW, Community Health and Social Services (CHASS) Center, Inc.

Extraordinary service

Previous community health workers recognized at the annual conference for their extraordinary service include:


Octavia Smith, CHW, Western Wayne Family Health Center


Deborah Staten, CHW, Spectrum Health Healthier Communities, School Health Advocacy Program


Jimmie Fox, CHW, Community Benefit of Mercy Health, Health Project – Michigan’s Prisoner Reentry Program


Jami Shelton, CHW, The Birth Center

Please let us know if you need special accommodations due to the conference being virtual. Formal requests were due May 20, 2024 , however, if you still have a need, we will do our best to provide the accommodation. Please email chweducation@corewellhealth.org with requests.