AAHC President’s Councils are deliberative bodies that examine critical issues that impact academic health centers, formulate consensus statements, and share best practices.
By convening academic health center leaders, individuals with in-depth expertise in a relevant area, and key facilitators, AAHC President’s Councils serve as a vital resource for complex and pressing issues facing academic health center leaders.
Convened in 2023, the AAHCI Leadership Council on Communicating Science to Patients, Professionals, and the Public will focus on concerns at the level of the most senior leaders of academic health centers, such as delineating the leadership role of the academic health center in communicating science, determining what questions a top leader should ask their direct reports to know that their institution is working as effectively as possible on science communication, and tracking progress to be sure their institution is communicating science effectively to improve the health of all. Learn More >
The AAHC President’s Council on the Learning Health System focuses on concerns at the level of the most senior leaders of academic health centers, such as delineating the leadership role of the academic health center in establishing and maintaining a learning health system, determining what questions a top leader should ask their direct reports to track the progress of a learning health system, and delineating the benefits and risks associated with a learning health system for an academic health center. Learn More >
Cybersecurity plays a significant role across the spectrum of long-term strategic considerations, management, and day-to-day operations of academic health centers. The AAHC President’s Council on Cybersecurity was formed to bring together members and thought leaders with expertise in cybersecurity challenges. Learn More >
The AAHC President’s Council on Health Plans and Population Health focuses on key issues related to health plans, such as the benefits and risks associated with health plan models offered at academic health centers, innovative population health approaches that aim to reduce costs and improve health, and other issues as identified by Council members. Learn More >
The AAHC President’s Council on Health Security focuses on key issues related to health security, such as delineating the leadership role of academic health centers in health security, defining the role of a chief health security officer, and making recommendations to relevant national and international bodies regarding policy and funding initiatives to advance health security goals. Learn More >