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January 26, 2023 | 3:00 pm January 27, 2023 | 12:30 pm

Thursday, January 26, 2023: The Future of Work

3:00 – 5:00pm | General Sessions

Christine Schuster, R.N., President & CEO, Emerson Health, MHA Board Chair

The Future of Work
Steve Cadigan, Founder of Cadigan Talent Ventures, former VP Talent at LinkedIn

Reactor Panel: A Changing Healthcare Workforce
Tim Foley, Executive Vice President, 1199SEIU
Spiros Hatiras, FACHE, President & CEO, Holyoke Medical Center
Joanne Pokaski, Assistant Vice President, Workforce Planning and Development, Beth Israel Lahey Health
Pratt N. Wiley, President & 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
State Representative Aaron Michlewitz
State Senator Michael Rodrigues
Moderator: Brian Dempsey, President, Dempsey Associates

5:00pm – 6:00pm | Reception & Book Signing

Sponsored by Vital Contingent Planning
Featuring book signing by Steve Cadigan

6:00 – 8:00pm | Dinner Program

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

Friday, January 27, 2023: The Future of Strength & Stability

7:30 – 9:00am Registration | Emcee: JC Monahan

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

9:00 – 12:30pm | General Sessions

KEYNOTE: Steps for Creating a Truly Diverse and Inclusive Culture
Wajahat Ali
TED Speaker, Writer for The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Atlantic
Author, Go Back to Where You Came From

BREAK | Featuring book signing by Wajahat Ali and Lynn Perry Wooten, Ph.D.

PANEL: The Economics of the 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

The Agency of Your Leadership: Planning for the Unlikely and the Unknowable
Lynn Perry Wooten, Ph.D., President, Simmons University
Author, The Prepared Leader: Emerge From Any Crisis More Resilient Than Before

CEO PANEL: Supporting the People who Make the Mission
Kevin Churchwell, M.D., President & CEO, Boston Children’s Hospital
Anne Klibanski, M.D., President & CEO, Mass General Brigham
Darlene Rodowicz, President & CEO, Berkshire Health Systems
Assaad Sayah, M.D., CEO, Cambridge Health Alliance
Moderator: Thomas H. Lee, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Press Ganey

12:30pm | Closing Remarks

Christine Schuster, R.N., President & CEO, Emerson Health, MHA Board Chair