2016 Meetings and Events


December 12, 2016

As a capstone to the AAHC Regional Roundtable Series on GME, the AAHC and the GW Health Workforce Institute co-hosted a panel discussion entitled GME: Where Do We Go from Here? held December 12, 2016. Leading experts discussed the findings of the AAHC Roundtable Series and considered potential next steps for policy makers with respect to this critical program.

2016 Research Meeting

Research Meeting 2016

December 8-9, 2016
The Liaison Capitol Hill DC , Washington, DC

The 2016 AAHC Research Meeting, themed Precision Medicine: Promises and Challenges, explored the challenges facing academic health centers and the recent discoveries, new strategies, and best practices they are applying to accelerate a paradigm shift in research and clinical practice.

AAHCI Middle East & North Africa Regional Meeting 2016

December 1, 2016
Doha, Qatar
The one-day meeting, themed How Academic Health Systems Can Be More Responsive to Population Needs, was hosted by the Hamad Medical Corporation.

AAHCI Global Issues Forum

AAHCI Fall International Meeting 2016

October 27-28, 2016
Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre, London, Ontario, Canada

Themed Innovation, Technology and Health: Making it Work, the AAHCI Fall Regional Meeting in Canada brought together leaders from Canadian and international Academic Health Centers. The meeting was hosted by Western University in London, Ontario, Canada, home to the Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre, London, Ontario. Participants explored innovative ways to integrate technology and healthcare within an academic health center.

AAHC Annual Meeting

AAHC Annual Meeting 2016

September 22-23, 2016
The Westgate Hotel, San Diego, CA

The 2016 annual meeting explored the relationship between academic health centers and the private sector, focusing on how the private sector is transforming healthcare delivery and how these innovations will impact academic health centers. Topics addressed included: technological innovation, new care delivery models, population health management, new business models, and the healthcare workplace.


Series ended in September, 2016

AAHC convened a series of seven roundtable discussions in various parts of the country, asking two important questions of participants:

  • What are the top two GME-related issues or concerns with respect to your institution, state, and/or region?
  • Is your current GME program adequate for training physicians to meet your area’s future healthcare needs?

Senior Administrative/Fiscal Officers Meeting

SAFO 2016

July 7-8, 2016
W New York Hotels, New York, NY

The 2016 SAFO meeting program focused on the financial and business aspects of Culture and Change Management, exploring how academic health centers and other industries are fiscally and operationally approaching culture transformation, human capital, and ongoing institutional change. Meeting sessions addressed topics such as leadership development, strategic diversity, faculty engagement, governance and administration, recruitment and retention, and other challenging aspects of cultural and institutional change.

AAHC GIF Meeting

GIF 2016

April 17-18, 2016
The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel, Washington, DC

Consideration of the social determinants of health has clearly been recognized as one of the defining issues of the health of communities. Academic health centers are therefore increasingly looking for ideas and solutions as to how best include the social determinants of health in their education, and clinical programs. AAHC's Global Issues Forum (formerly known as the "International Forum") brought together academic health center leaders to learn and discuss solutions to the formidable challenges presented by this seminal issue.

AAHCI Southeast Asia Regional Meeting 2016

January 4, 2016
NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore

The 14th of January marked the Association of Academic Health Centers International's (AAHCI) Southeast Asia Regional Meeting at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine (NUS Medicine) in Singapore. More than 60 participants from 14 countries attended the meeting.