PAC/LAC Conference


About the Conference

This event allows for the important dissemination of new and emerging clinical practice standards as well as an opportunity to discuss health-related issues affecting the perinatal community. This one-day conference occurs on June 13, 2019 and addresses many of the most pressing perinatal issues in the healthcare community focusing on current neonatal and obstetrical topics. The program is designed for perinatal nurses, pediatricians, obstetricians, neonatologists, hospital administrators, social workers, health educators and other professionals responsible for the care of mothers and/or newborns. Topics presented will explore areas of rapid change and significant influence on the practice of perinatal and neonatal care, with an emphasis on optimizing outcomes for mother and infant. 2019 Conference Brochure. 


Agenda is subject to change at any point before and during the conference. Agenda 

Call for Abstracts 

Abstract submissions are currently being accepted. Download the Abstract Guidelines and the Instruction on How to Create a Research Abstract for more information.


Please join us Congratulating the 2019 Recipients:

William Ginsberg Integrity Award: Victor Pozos

Ellen R. Silver for Nurse Leadership Award: Carmen Rezak

Mitchell Goldstein Dedication to Community Award: Eynav Accortt & Margaret Lynn Yonekura

Exhibitor and Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information on how to exhibit at the conference or become a sponsor, please download the prospectus: Exhibitor / Sponsorship Prospectus
Ready to become an exhibitor or sponsor? Please download the registration form here (Exhibitor & Sponsorship Registration Form) and mail your completed form and payment to:

    1010 N Central Avenue, Glendale, CA 91202

If you would like to pay by credit card, please complete the Credit Card Authorization Form and email it along with the Exhibitor & Sponsorship Registration Form to

Exhibitor and Sponsor Shipping

As an exhibitor or sponsor, if you have materials that you or your organization would like to ship ahead of time, please download form here and mail packages to the following address:

     The California Endowment
     1000 N. Alameda St.
     Los Angeles, CA 90012
     ATTN: Sergio Sanchez/CHC

Continuing Education 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Institute
for Medical Quality/California Medical Association’s CME Accreditation Standards
through the Perinatal Advisory Council: Leadership, Advocacy and Consultation
(PAC/LAC). PAC/LAC is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California
Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing education for physicians.
This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical

The Perinatal Advisory Council – Leadership, Advocacy and Consultation (PAC/
LAC) is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing Provider
CEP 5862.

PAC/LAC is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
to sponsor continuing education for LCSW and  LMFT. PAC/LAC
maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. 

This activity is sponsored by the Perinatal Advisory Council: Leadership, Advocacy,
and Consultation (PAC/LAC), a designated provider of continuing education
contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health
Education Credentialing, Inc. 


The California Endowment, Center for Healthy Communities
1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
The Center for Healthy Communities Los Angeles

Past Conferences

PAC/LAC 2018 Annual Conference

On May 31, 2018, more than 100 perinatal providers attended PAC/LAC’s 22nd Annual Conference: Quality of Life of Families XXII: Changing World in Perinatal Care, hosted at the California Endowment in Los Angeles, CA.

2018 Conference Presentations

PAC/LAC 2017 Annual Conference

On June 1, 2017, more than 100 perinatal providers attended PAC/LAC’s 21st Annual Conference: Quality of Life of Families XXI: New Frontiers in Quality Care for Mothers and Babies, hosted at the California Endowment in Los Angeles, CA.

2017 Conference Presentations

PAC/LAC 2016 Annual Conference

On May 20, 2016, more than 100 perinatal providers attended PAC/LAC’s 20th Annual Conference: Quality of Life for Families XX: Promoting a Culture of Safety in the Family Centered Care Model, hosted at the California Endowment in Los Angeles, CA.

2016 Conference Presentations