2019 Meetings

December 12-13, 2019

From Discovery to the Public Good: Translational Science in Academic Health The role of the technology transfer office, first established years ago in a different economic and healthcare landscape, has grown substantially in prominence and significance. Innovation, acceleration, and technology incubators are now entrenched in the academic health center infrastructure. Often in partnership with the community and private companies, faculty increasingly are encouraged to consider commercializing their breakthroughs, protecting them with patents, and creating startup companies. How are entrepreneurship and commercialization evolving in the academic health center dialogue and mission? The 2019 AAHC Research Meeting focused on the challenges and opportunities in this new era of translational science: the dynamics that determine success; how to overcome challenges; and lessons learned.

September 25-27, 2019

The 2019 AAHC Annual Meeting, themed Global Health is Local: How Human Migration Impacts the Academic Health Center, detailed strategies for academic health center leaders to navigate how best to serve populations with rapidly shifting demographics. Topics included: Approaches by Academic Health Centers to the Challenges of Human Migration; Academic Health Centers Investing in Their Communities; 50th Anniversary Distinguished Lectures; and Cybersecurity Simulation

August 29-30, 2019

Sponsored by Sydney Health Partner, New South Wales Regional Health Partners, and AAHC International, the 2019 Australasia Regional Meeting brought together thought-leaders to discuss critical health challenges and the

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July 25 - 26, 2019
The Revere Hotel Boston Common

The 2019 AAHC SAFO Meeting focused on best practices in succession planning and cultivating the next generation of administrative and financial leaders. Topics included:

  • Consumerism in healthcare
  • Managing large-scale internal transitions
  • Soliciting trust in healthcare

May 5 - 7, 2019
The Dupont Circle Hotel

The 2019 GIF focused on ways academic health centers are partnering to enhance outcomes and impact, as well as plan for a more sustainable future. Topics included: Human Migration and Health; Partnering with Tech to Advance Health and Science; Rightsizing academic health systems - can you be too big?; and Advancing Health by Partnering Across Borders. A thought-provoking symposium on Crisis Management was held prior to the meeting.

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