2nd Annual
Live Conference

MAY 17-18, 2022 | WORCESTER, MA

Join us in celebrating the unparalleled service of our PACE organizations.

This conference will revolve around our employees and providers, both PACE-employed and contracted partners. We will finally be able to recognize their immense contributions to making PACE the model of care that it continues to be for the participants we serve.



May 17-18, 2022


College of the Holy Cross
Hogan Campus Center
1 College St.
Worcester, MA 01610

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In light of increased COVID case rates, Holy Cross is now requiring masking at the venue. This is in addition to COVID precautions already in place.

Credit: College of the Holy Cross



9:00 am:
PACE Executive and Affiliate Member Meetings (Invitation only)

11:30 am:
Registration & Lunch

12:15 pm:
Keynote Luncheon: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Health Carewith Michael Curry, Esq., President & CEO, Mass League of Community Health Centers

1:15 – 2pm:
Plenary Session: Growing PACE in Massachusetts with Daniel Cohen, MBA, Deputy Director of Integrated Care Policy, and Senior PACE Advisor, MassHealth

Concurrent Sessions 2:15 – 3:30pm:
The Shifting PACE Landscape: Unexpected Learnings from COVID-19 facilitated and presented by Jim Pedulla (M.D. Medical Director, Neighborhood PACE), Joanna Duby (M.D., Medical Director, Element Care) and Jed Geyerhahn (Executive Director, CHA PACE)

Dementia Sensitivity Training facilitated by Rimma Zelfand (Deputy Director of Serenity Care)

Marketing and Enrollment: The NPA Marketing Toolkit and Enrollment Management with Robin Iten Porter (Director of Membership, National PACE Association) and John DeCecca (Director of Sales and Enrollment, Neighborhood PACE, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center)

Workforce Retention Solutions with Matt Ingemi (Home Care Manager, Fallon Health Summit Elder Care), Stacy Burt (SVP Operations, Cross Country Workforce Solutions Group), Jasmin Moreno (VP Home Care Operations, Cross Country Workforce Solutions Group) and Deena Harpham (RVP Implementation and Program Management, Cross Country Workforce Solutions Group)

3:30 pm:
Networking Reception & Raffles in the Foyer: Celebrating Our Heroes! 


8:00 – 9:00 am:
Continental Breakfast & Exhibits

9:00 – 10:00am:
Plenary Session: Dignity, Equity & Inclusion: Tools to Undo Bias with Romino Pacheco (Consultant, Think Again Training and Consulting, and Director of DEI and Belonging at the Windward School) and Jay Botsford (Consultant, Think Again Training and Consulting, and Learning Communities Facilitator, UW Madison)

Concurrent Sessions 10:30 – 12pm:
Improving Outcomes Through Data Analytics with Laura Ferrera (Chief Strategy Officer, Intus Care)

Where do your participants live? Exploring PACE Housing Models facilitated by Emily Cooper (Chief Housing Officer, Executive Office of Elder Affairs)

Innovative Practice Sessions facilitated by Abby Sharpe (Sr. Dir. of Clinical Operations, Harbor Health)

Workforce Staffing Solutions

12:15 – 2pm:
Awards Luncheon in the Grand Ballroom: Caregiver Story – Tracy Leedberg, CPRP



Sponsorship opportunities are still available!
Click here to download our prospectus or email masspace@nicolefrancoeurevents.com for more information.

Reserve Your Spot

MAY 17-18, 2022 | WORCESTER, MA