Annual Leadership Forum: Healthcare Reimagined
Thursday, September 24, 2020 | 9 - 11:30 a.m.
Virtual Conference | #MHALeaders
2020 has proven to be a transformative year in health care. Join us at MHA’s Annual Leadership Forum where local and national thought leaders will discuss what the future holds for innovative breakthroughs, health equity, and the 2020 elections. This year’s virtual conference will feature a keynote address, engaging panel discussions, and thought-provoking sessions.
Target audience: Hospital/healthcare CEOs, CFOs, COOs, Chief Nursing/Medical/Quality Officers, and all other healthcare clinical and administrative leaders
9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
Joseph A. White, MBA, FACHE, President & CEO, Lowell General Hospital and Circle Health, Chair, Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association
9:10 a.m. Welcome Remarks
Mallika Marshall, M.D., Health Reporter, WBZ-TV, and Internal Medicine Specialist, Massachusetts General Hospital
9:15 a.m. Healthcare and the 2020 Election
Yamiche Alcindor, Journalist and White House Correspondent, PBS NewsHour
9:45 a.m. Panel: Health Equity and the Urgency of Now
Moderator: Mallika Marshall, M.D.
• Thea James, M.D., Vice President of Mission and Associate Chief Medical Officer, Boston Medical Center
• Frank Robinson, PhD, Vice President, Public Health, Baystate Health
• Carl Sciortino, Vice President of Government and Community Relations, Fenway Health
• Brief video break
10:30 a.m. Keynote Address
Atul Gawande, M.D., MPH, Founder and Chair, Ariadne Labs and Cynthia and John F. Fish Distinguished Chair in Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital
• Brief video break
11:10 a.m. A Patient's Perspective: 100 Days in the COVID ICU
Frank Cutitta, COVID-19 survivor
11:25 a.m. Closing Remarks
Steve Walsh, President and Chief Executive Officer, Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association
11:30 a.m. Adjourn
Written cancellations received by September 17, 2020 will be charged a $50 administrative fee. If payment has been received, your registration fee will be refunded minus the $50. Cancellations received after September 17, 2020 will still be charged the full registration fee and if payment has been received, no refunds will be given. To avoid this penalty, you may send a substitute to the program.