SCLC's webinar series is integral to the technical assistance provided by the SCLC. Nationally recognized smoking cessation experts offer the latest information related to smoking cessation (including effective interventions) for the general and the behavioral health populations.

The Goals of SCLC’s Webinar Series:

  • Provide training and technical assistance to raise awareness of the many benefits smoking cessation efforts and to increase understanding of effective smoking cessation strategies.
  • Implement or enhance existing tobacco cessation services using evidence-based practices.
  • Ensure that consumers and staff have access to smoking cessation services and supports to promote health and wellness.
  • Establish partnerships between behavioral health and nicotine cessation organizations to increase available tobacco cessation resources in communities. 

SCLC has over 60 webinars covering the latest topics on tobacco addiction and recovery.

Current Webinars

50,000 Quitters and Counting: Lessons from Kaiser Permanente Northern California (KPNC) Tobacco Program


Renee Fogelberg MD

Chair of the Chiefs of Patient Education, Ncal

Dr. Renee Fogelberg is a board certified Ob/Gyn physician who has practiced at Kaiser Permanente Northern California for the last 16 years. She received her medical training at Columbia University in New Your City and did her residency training at Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco. She has been involved in patient education for over 10 years and became the Northern California Clinical Lead for tobacco cessation in 2011. In partnership with the health education teams and quality leads as well as primary and sub-specialty physicians she has been successful in designing and implementing a variety of a tobacco cessation workflows which has impacted the nearly 200,000 smokers in Northern California Kaiser Permanente.

Ali Goldstein, MPH

Program Director

Ali Goldstein is a program director for Kaiser Permanente Northern California. She works with medical group partners to reduce the impact of tobacco use in a large and diverse population. In that role, she has designed patient interventions, social marketing campaigns, and systems changes aimed at helping Kaiser Permanente members and their communities quit tobacco use. Ali currently lives in San Francisco with her husband, 2 kids and their canine sibling.

Webinar Objectives

  • Explain KPNC's experience addressing tobacco in a large, multi-medical center HMO

  • Describe strategies to:

    • Engage staff and physicians

    • Use EMR to support systematic intervention

    • Focus on high risk populations

  • Discuss ongoing challenges and opportunities

Upcoming Webinars

Truth Initiative’s College Programs: Helping colleges across the country #FinishIT, one campus at a time


Kristen Tertzakian

Assistant Director, Community Engagement, Truth Initiative

Genine LaTrice Perez

Executive Director, Arkansas Youth Leadership Initiative and Project Lead, Shorter College

Meghan Estes

District Director, Health and Wellness, Cuyahoga Community College

Webinar Objectives

  • Describe the disproportionate impact of tobacco use on the college population.
  • Describe strategies used to address tobacco as a social justice issue on a college campus.
  • Identify strategies to mobilize support from students, faculty and staff for a tobacco-free campus policy.