2020 Annual Meeting

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AAHC Annual Meeting – A Premier Virtual Event

Register today for this unique virtual event, bringing the senior leaders of academic health centers together online to network and engage in critical discussions. Registration fees are waived for members of AAHC/I. Please contact us if you need the meeting discount code.

Registrants will also have access to the meeting app, providing even more meeting content and exclusive access to peers, AIM Program consultants, and more!

  • SCHEDULE Of EVENTS*
  • MEETING AGENDA*
  • Featured Speakers
  • FEATURED sessions

All times listed are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

September 24
11:00 am
Implications of Advances in IT (AI Ecosystem Assets) for Academic Health Systems
Angela L. Walker Franklin, PhD (Facilitator), President and CEO, Des Moines University
S. Vincent Grasso, DO, MSIS, MBA, Global Practice Lead: Healthcare & Life Sciences, Ipsoft
September 29
10:00am
Wellness and the Academic Health Center
Robert D. Simari, MD (Facilitator), Executive Vice Chancellor, University of Kansas Medical Center
Steven P. Wengel, MD, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Campus Wellness, University of Nebraska Medical Center
September 30
11:00 am
Health Plan Ownership - An AMC Perspective
Michael L. Good, MD (Facilitator), CEO, University of Utah Health, Dean, University of Utah School of Medicine, A. Lorris Betz Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, University of Utah
Alan S. Kaplan, MD, Chief Executive Officer, UW Health
October 7-9
AAHC Annual Meeting
See agenda for details
October 14
12:00 pm
Care Expansion Initiative at UC Davis Health
Carrie L. Byington, MD (Facilitator), Executive Vice President, University of California Health
David Lubarsky, MD, MBA, Vice Chancellor of Human Health Sciences & UC Davis Health Chief Executive Officer

*When prompted, the Zoom passcode is AM2020

Paying for Healthcare: Critical Implications for Academic Health Centers

Academic health centers are on the front lines of the Coronavirus pandemic and are facing critical financial challenges. It is critical for academic health center leaders to come together to share lessons learned, novel approaches, and new ways of doing business as we build a bridge to the “new normal.”

A PDF of the Agenda is available here.

All session times are listed in EDT.

Wednesday, October 7
3:30 pm
CAO Roundtable Session
(Chief Academic Officers/Provosts of member institutions)
Thursday, October 8
10:00 am
Welcome Remarks & Inaugural Sullivan Alliance Lecture
Robert N. Golden, MD (Facilitator), Dean, School of Medicine and Public Health, Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Chair of the Board, UW Health, Chair, AAHC Board of Directors
Steven L. Kanter, MD, President and CEO, Association of Academic Health Centers
Louis W. Sullivan, MD, Developing a More Equitable Health Culture in America
Former Secretary, US Department of Health & Human Services (1989-1993), President Emeritus, Morehouse School of Medicine
11:00 am
AAHC/I Distinguished Service Award
2020 Recipient: Martin Paul, MD, President, Maastricht University
11:15 am
Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Panel:
Robert N. Golden, MD (Facilitator), Dean, School of Medicine and Public Health, Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Chair of the Board, UW Health, Chair, AAHC Board of Directors
Ming Kuang, MD, PhD, Vice President, The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Executive Vice Dean, Zhongshan School of Medicine, Sun Yat-sen University
Wayne J. Riley, MD, MBA, MPH, MACP, President, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Mohamed H. Sayegh, MD, FAHA, FASN, ASCI, AAP, FRCP, Senior Advisor on Research in the Middle East and North Africa, NIH, Professor of Medicine and Immunology, American University of Beirut, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Medical School
Haipeng Xiao, MD, PhD, Executive Vice President, Sun Yat-sen University, President, The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University

Breakout Discussion (11:45am); Summary & Wrap-up (12:15pm)
12:30 pm
Lunch Break
2:30 pm
The Future of Faculty Practice Plans: Innovative Structures and Imaginative Approaches
Toni M. Ganzel, MD, MBA, FACS (Facilitator), Dean University of Louisville School of Medicine
Sam Hawgood, MBBS, Chancellor, University of California San Francisco
Robert Hromas, MD, FACP, Dean, Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, Vice President for Medical Affairs, UT Health San Antonio
Cam Patterson, MD, MBA, Chancellor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Brian L. Strom, MD, MPH, Chancellor, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
3:30 pm
AAHC President’s Council: Update on Health Plans at Academic Health Centers
Michael L. Good, MD, CEO, University of Utah Health, Dean, University of Utah School of Medicine, Senior Vice-President for Health Sciences, University of Utah
Lauren A. Maggio, PhD, Programs Scholar, Association of Academic Health Centers
4:00 pm
The Future of Health Care in the Time of Covid-19
Brooks Jackson, MD, MBA (Facilitator), Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Iowa, Tyrone D. Artz Dean, UI Carver College of Medicine
Paul B. Rothman, MD, Dean of the Medical Faculty, Vice President for Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, CEO, Johns Hopkins Medicine
4:45 pm
Adjourn
Friday, October 9
10:00 am
The Politics of Health
Daniel E. Dawes, JD (Facilitator), Executive Director, Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine
Jeffrey R. Balser, MD, PhD, Dean, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, President & CEO, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Alex R. Currie, Senior Director of Federal Relations, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Sarah J. Dash, MPH, President & CEO, Alliance for Health Policy
Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, FACOG, President and Dean, Morehouse School of Medicine
Danyaal Raza, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Chair, Canadian Doctors for Medicare
Breakout Discussion (11:00 am)
11:30 am
AAHC Social – A Premier Virtual Reception

*When prompted, the Zoom passcode is AM2020


Louis W. Sullivan, MD - Inaugural Sullivan Alliance Lecture: Developing a More Equitable Health Culture in America

Founder of the Sullivan Alliance, Former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (1989-1993), and President Emeritus of Morehouse School of Medicine

Dr. Sullivan is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Sullivan Alliance to Transform the Health Professions. Dr. Sullivan served as chair of the President’s Commission on Historically Black Colleges and Universities from 2002-2009, and was co-chair of the President’s Commission on HIV and AIDS from 2001-2006. With the exception of his tenure as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from 1989 to 1993, Dr. Sullivan was president of Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) for more than two decades.


Paul B. Rothman, MD

Dean of the Medical Faculty, CEO, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Dr. Paul Rothman is the Dean of the Medical Faculty for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Chief Executive Officer of Johns Hopkins Medicine, a $9 billion academic medical enterprise and health system with a global reach. As Dean/CEO, Dr. Rothman oversees both the Johns Hopkins Health System and the School of Medicine. A rheumatologist and molecular immunologist, he came to Hopkins in 2012 after serving as Dean of the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa.

The Politics of Health - In this year of the US Presidential election, we explore what impact the outcome will have on healthcare and how academic health centers will conduct their business worldwide.
Lessons Learned from COVID-19 - Institutions around the world are trying to navigate the best way forward through the current pandemic. We will have panelists from all over the world discussing what have they learned through this crisis.
Sullivan Alliance Lecture: Developing a More Equitable Health Culture in America
The inaugural Sullivan Alliance Lecture will be given by Dr. Louis W. Sullivan. Dr. Sullivan is the founder of the Sullivan Alliance, Former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (1989-1993), and President Emeritus of Morehouse School of Medicine.