MHA Annual Meeting

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Thursday, January 26 - Friday, January 27, 2023
The Westin Copley Place
Boston, MA 02116

Member: $400

January 26, 2023
REGISTRATION: 12:00 – 3:00pm
3:00 - 5:15pm: Opening Sessions
Welcome: Christine Schuster
President & CEO, Emerson Health, MHA Board Chair
KEYNOTE: The Future of Work
Steve Cadigan, Founder, Cadigan Talent Ventures, Former VP Talent LinkedIn
REACTOR PANEL: A Changing Healthcare Workforce
Tim Foley, Executive Vice-President 1199SEIU – MA Division
Spiros Hatiras, President & CEO, Holyoke Medical Center 
Joanne Pokaski, Assistant Vice President, Workforce Planning and Development at Beth Israel Lahey Health
Pratt N. Wiley, President and CEO, The Partnership, Inc.
Moderator: Michael Dandorph, President & CEO, Tufts Medicine
Compassion, Collaboration, and Common Cents: Perspective from the Joint Committee on Ways and Means
Representative Aaron Michlewitz
Senator Michael Rodrigues
Moderator: Brian Dempsey
5:15 - 6:00pm: Reception
Sponsored by Vital Contingent Planning
6:00 - 8:00pm: Dinner
KEYNOTE: Secretary Martin J. Walsh, U.S. Department of Labor
A Celebration of Nursing: Honoring Nurse Leadership in Massachusetts
8:00 - 9:30pm: Dessert Reception
January 27, 2023
Emcee: JC Monahan, Emmy Award Winning Journalist, NBC10 Boston
7:30 – 9:00am: Registration
8:00 – 9:00am: Breakfast Keynote & Special Recognitions
Sponsored by AMN Healthcare
Steve Walsh, President & CEO, Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association
Christine Schuster, R.N., President & CEO, Emerson Health, MHA Board Chair
9 - 12:30pm: General Sessions
KEYNOTE: Steps for Creating a Truly Diverse and Inclusive Culture
Wajahat Ali, TED Speaker, Writer for NYTimes, Washington Post and the Atlantic, Author, Amazon’s Best Books of the Year, Go Back to Where You Came From
PANEL: The Economics of a New Normal
Amitabh Chandra. Ph.D., Henry and Allison McCance Family Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
David M. Cutler, Ph.D., Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics, Harvard University
Leemore Dafny, Ph.D., Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
Moderator: John E. McDonough, DrPH, Professor of Public Health Practice, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
SPEAKER: The Agency of Your Leadership: Planning for the Unlikely and the Unknowable
Lynn Perry Wooten, President, Simmons University, Author, The Prepared Leader: Emerge from Any Crisis More Resilient Than Before
CEO PANEL: Supporting the People who Make the Mission
Dr. Kevin Churchwell, President & CEO, Boston Children’s Hospital
Dr. Anne Klibanski, President & CEO, Mass General Brigham
Darlene Rodowicz, President & CEO, Berkshire Health Systems
Dr. Assaad Sayah, CEO, Cambridge Health Alliance
Moderator: Thomas H. Lee, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Press Ganey
12:30pm: Closing Remarks


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