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U.S. Healthcare: What's Broken & How to Fix It

A series of quarterly symposia sponsored by the Emory-Ga Tech Healthcare Innovation Program (HIP) an the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI).  The free symposia are open to all faculty, staff and students. Click links below for details on each symposium.

The symposia schedule for next year (2017-2018) includes the following topics and presenters:

  • Health Services Research - featuring keynote speaker Lisa Simpson, President and CEO of Academy Health, the largest HSP professional society in the world.
  • Population Health - featuring keynote speaker David Nash, Dean of the School of Population Health at Thomas Jefferson University.
  • Health Policy - featuring keynote speaker Mark McClellan, former administrator of the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), former commissioner of the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Director of the Margolis Health Policy Institute at Duke University.
  • The 4th Annual Student Symposium -  featuring student presententers discussing their perspectives on Healthcare Innovation.


2017-18 Symposia Series

2017-18 symposia calendar

Symposia Schedule

I U.S. Healthcare: What's Broken & How to Fix It
Keynote Speaker Steven Lipstein - BJC Healthcare & PCORI
February 1, 2012
II Health Policy & The Future Physician

Keynote Speaker James Madara - American Medical Association
April 11, 2012

III New Models of Delivery & Payment
Keynote Speaker Glenn Steele - Geisinger Health System
September 5, 2012
IV Social Determinants of Health & Disease
Keynote Speaker Michael Klag - Johns Hopkins University
December 4, 2012
V New Paradigms of Health Services Research
Keynote Speaker Robert Dittus - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
February 19, 2013
VI Best Practices Supporting Interdisciplinary Innovation at Academic Health Centers
Keynote Speaker Catherine Gilliss - Duke University
September 17, 2013
VII Student Perspectives: Problems & Solutions in U.S. Healthcare
Keynote Speakers - Students from Emory & Georgia Tech Universities
October 9, 2013
VIII Quality & Integrated Systems of Care
Keynote Speaker Mark Keroack - Baystate Health
October 29, 2013
IX Teaching Hospitals & Health Services Research
Keynote Speaker Steven Lipstein - BJC Healthcare & PCORI
February 6, 2014
X The Evolving Patient-Physician Interface
Keynote Speaker James Madara - American Medical Association
March 25, 2014
XI Transformation vs. Reform: Reinventing Healthcare is Possible
Keynote Speaker Stephen Klasko - Jefferson Health System & Thomas Jefferson University
October 20, 2014
XII Adapting to Recent Changes in the Healthcare Landscape
Keynote Speakers - Students from Emory & Georgia Tech Universities
November 19, 2014
XIII Service Delivery: Implications for U.S. Healthcare
Keynote Speaker Leonard Schlesinger - Harvard University Business School
February 24, 2015
XIV Information Application: Creating Value in Healthcare
Keynote Speaker Glenn Steele - Geisinger Health System
April 2, 2015
XV Health Care Delivery: The Third Medical Science

Keynote Speaker - Catherine Lucey - University of California San Francisco
December 3, 2015

XVI Academic Health Centers & The Health of Their Communities

Keynote Speaker - Eugene Washington - Duke University Health System
March 11, 2016

XVII Redesigning Inter-Professional Education for Health Professions

Keynote Speakers - Students from local institutions
October 20, 2016

XVIII Bringing Precision Medicine to Populations
Keynote Speaker - Jeffery Balser - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
November 3, 2016
XIX Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Keynote Speaker - Joe V. Selby - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
April 13, 2017
XX Health Services Research
Keynote Speaker - Lisa Simpson - AcademyHealth
October 26, 2017
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