2022 Meetings

November 11-15, 2022

The 2022 Alliance Annual Meeting was held in conjunction with the AAMC’s Learn Serve Lead meeting in Nashville, TN. The in-person meeting allowed members the key opportunity to share their stories and perspectives on critical issues, including: messaging the value of academic medicine; new and expanding roles and challenges for academic health center leaders; updates from NIH and ARPA-H; and academic health centers as learning health systems.

October 1-2, 2022

AAHCI’s Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Office host, the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), co-organized an in-person regional meeting with Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) and Gulf Medical University Academic Health Center (GMU), on October 1-2, 2022 in Dubai and Ajman, UAE.

Under the theme Transforming Academic Health Centers: Innovation and Resilience, members in the region and beyond gathered to discuss the significant impact that the COVID pandemic and other global conflicts have had on academic health centers and the resultant innovations.

July 25-26, 2022

As academic health centers advance in a new era, they are “turning the page” and leading with extraordinary innovations in their missions of research, patient care, and education, as well as organizing the systems that support and align these missions. This year, the AAHC Senior Administrative/Fiscal Officers (SAFO) executive leadership group focused on innovation as the meeting returned to an in-person gathering. Sessions covered a wide range of issues, including the future of funding and finance, telework and telehealth policies, academic health’s responses to mental health issues, managing government funding opportunities, and more.

June 22-23, 2022

AAHCI Latin America & the Caribbean (LAC) Regional Office host, Faculty of Medicine – University of São Paulo (FMUSP), co-hosted this in-person meeting to provide members in the region and beyond an opportunity to engage in reflective and forward-thinking sessions addressing the broad impact of the pandemic on academic health centers, health, and society. Sessions highlighted successes, missed opportunities, and emerging data with a view toward enhancing resilience and preparedness for future outbreaks.

May 1-3, 2022

The 2022 GIF brought together in person academic health center leaders from around the world on May 1-3, 2022 to connect, collaborate, and share innovations, transformations, and paradigm shifts as we move to a new level of partnering and collaboration. The GIF explored critical and timely topics and challenges, such as strengthening the global health architecture along with how health, security, and the climate crisis are intensifying the crucial importance for collaborative action to advance health systems and improve population health.

March 24 - 25, 2022

Held in Salzburg, Austria, the AAHCI European Regional Meeting came at a critical time, allowing members in the region to discuss challenges and lessons learned from the pandemic as a global community. Co-hosted by Paracelsus Medical University (PMU), this two-day program, under the theme “Forum Medicine 21: University Medicine in the Covid-19 Pandemic”, brought together 40 participants in-person, and over 50 participants joined virtually.