Academic Medical Center Leadership Forum 

Monday, November 11 - Wednesday, November 13, 2024 

Academic medical centers are central to our healthcare delivery ecosystem. With the dual focus on education and patient care, these unique institutions are hubs of innovation and discovery. But there are challenges ahead. C-suite teams must navigate rising costs, workforce shortages, growing health disparities and technology integration, to provide essential services and thrive in the future. Join this elite event with speakers from the top academic medical centers across the U.S. who will share their bold ideas and exciting strategies to transform healthcare.
 

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FORUM AGENDA

Time Zone: (UTC-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada) [Change Time Zone]

FIRESIDE CHATS

Prathibha Varkey
Prathibha Varkey
MBBS, MPH, MHPE, MBA
President, Mayo Clinic Health System
Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Wesley Burks
Wesley Burks
MD
Chief Executive Officer
UNC Health

SPEAKERS

Melisa Adkins
Melisa Adkins
EJD, MBA, BSN, RN
Chief Executive Officer
UofL Health – Mary & Elizabeth Hospital with oversight of Peace Hospital and South Hospital
Chris Allen
Chris Allen
Chief Financial Officer
Keck Medicine of USC
Paul Babcock
Paul Babcock
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County
Nick Barcellona
Nick Barcellona
Chief Financial Officer
WVU Medicine
David Berger
David Berger
MD, MHCM, FACS
Chief Executive Officer
University Hospital at Downstate
Daniel Brat
Daniel Brat
MD, PhD
Chair, Pathology
Northwestern Medicine
Gaston Bushiri
Gaston Bushiri
VP Finance
OhioHealth
Chanda Chacon
Chanda Chacon
President and Chief Executive Officer
Children's Nebraska
Leon Clark
Leon Clark
Chief Academic Affairs Officer
Sutter Health
Emily Cochran Jakacki
Emily Cochran Jakacki
Vice President, Operations, Service Lines and Ambulatory, Central Chicago
Advocate Health
Lloyd Dean
Lloyd Dean
Chief Executive Emeritus
CommonSpirit Health
Cliff Deveny
Cliff Deveny
MD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Summa Health
Arianne D. Dowdell
Arianne D. Dowdell
JD, MA
Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
Houston Methodist
Mayumi Fukui
Mayumi Fukui
Chief Oncology Growth and Market Strategy
Oregon Health and Science University, Knight Cancer Institute
Lawrence Furnstahl
Lawrence Furnstahl
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Oregon Health & Science University
Jeffrey Gold
Jeffrey Gold
MD
President
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Richard J. Gray
Richard J. Gray
MD
Chief Executive Officer, Mayo Clinic Arizona; Vice President
Mayo Clinic
Wendy Horton
Wendy Horton
PharmD, MBA, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer
UVA Health University Medical Center
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J. Scott Just
MD
Chief Executive Officer
UVA Physicians Group
Pradeep Kadambi
Pradeep Kadambi
MD, MBA, FASN, FAST
President and Chief Executive Officer, University of Florida Jacksonville Physicians
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville
Alexa Kimball
Alexa Kimball
MD, MPH
President and Chief Executive Officer
Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Michael Kupferman
Michael Kupferman
Senior Vice President, Physician Enterprise; President, Banner University Medicine Division
Banner Health
Jean Ann Larson
Jean Ann Larson
EdD, MBA, BSIE, FACHE, LFHIMSS, FIISE
Senior Associate Dean for Leadership Development, Heersink School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Chief Leadership Development Officer
UAB Medicine
Amy Lu
Amy Lu
MD, MPH
Professor, Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, UCSF School of Medicine; Chief Quality Officer and Vice President, Quality and Safety
UCSF Health
Kelly Macken-Marble
Kelly Macken-Marble
Vice President, Ambulatory Care and Population Health
CentraCare Health
Catriona McDonald Harrop
Catriona McDonald Harrop
MD, FACP, SFHM
Senior Vice President, Jefferson Medical Group; Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University
Christopher McLarty
Christopher McLarty
DNP, ACNP-BC
Associate Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Ambulatory Services
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Susan Moffatt-Bruce
Susan Moffatt-Bruce
MD, PhD
President, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Beth Israel Lahey Health;
Professor of Surgery, UMass Chan Medical School
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Mark G. Moseley
MD, MHA
President, USF Tampa General Physicians; Executive Vice President
Tampa General Hospital
Christopher Oconnor
Christopher Oconnor
Chief Administrative Officer
Yale New Haven Health System
Matthew Painter
Matthew Painter
PhD
Director, Leadership Development
UAB Health System and School of Medicine
Christine Papineau
Christine Papineau
Vice President, Managed Care and Employee Health Plan
Monument Health
Charles Powell
Charles Powell
MD, MB A
Chief Executive Officer
Respiratory Institute at Mount Sinai Health System
Jose R. Sanchez
Jose R. Sanchez
President and Chief Executive Officer
Humboldt Park Health
Amy Smiley
Amy Smiley
MSW, MBA, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer
Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute
Emmitt Smith
Emmitt Smith
Pro Football Hall of Fame Running Back, Businessman and Entrepreneur
Mary Frances Southerland
Mary Frances Southerland
Chief Administrative Officer
UVA Health
Johnese Spisso
Johnese Spisso
MPA
President, UCLA Health; Chief Executive Officer, UCLA Hospital System
Associate Vice Chancellor, UCLA Health Sciences
Pamela Tripp
Pamela Tripp
Chief Executive Officer
CommWell Health