Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Summit 2019

Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas, Scottsdale, AZ
September 16, 2019 - September 17, 2019

84 days left

Earn up to 12 CMEs

The Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Summit is a gathering of senior medical executives from leading healthcare organizations to engage in high-level content through intimate group discussions. We’re bringing together leaders from hospitals, payer organizations, and physician groups to discuss the critical changes within the healthcare environment and the impact on cross-functional teams.

The Chief Medical Officer Summit’s interactive program, provides a forum to collaborate and strategize with other physician administrators in an exclusive setting. This isn’t just for CMOs. It’s designed for all senior leadership to be part of the conversation.

This year’s Summit offers the opportunity of smaller group roundtable sessions allowing for genuine dialogue with industry peers in an intimate setting. We know everyone has something to bring to the table. Through organic conversations, you’ll exchange knowledge, strategies and approaches to a variety of different challenges. Let your ideas and insights be known.

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Current as of June 20, 2019


Registration & Continental Breakfast


Opening Remarks & Icebreaker


The Constant Change and Evolution of Physician Leaders

Keith Olson, Director, Physician Consulting Services, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago


Approaches to Drug Development into the Healthcare System

Steve Kanes, Chief Medical Officer, Sage Therapeutics


Refreshment Break




Panel Discussion


The Cost of Quality Care/Cost Management


Presented by AMN Healthcare




Patient Experience, Quality and Safety

Melissa Kupiec, Director of Patient Experience, Steward Health Care System




Refreshment Break


Paving Pathways to Trauma Informed Care

Madhavi Rajulapalli MD, MBA, CHCQM, Chief Medical Officer, Aetna Better Health of Louisiana


Transformational Industry Change

Michael Kobernick, MD, MS-HSA, MS-PoPH, Medical Director, Clinical Account Manager, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

M. Shafeeq Ahmed, MD, MBA, FACOG, Chief Medical Officer / Vice President Medical Affairs, Howard County General Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Jay Zdunek, DO, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, Austin Regional Clinic


Cocktail Reception


Continental Breakfast


Chairperson’s Recap of Day One


Closing the Communication Gap for Public Health

S. Elizabeth Ford, MD, District Health Director, DeKalb County Board of Health


Mitigating Malpractice Risk

Joseph Weinstein, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Steward Health Care System


Refreshment Break


Wearables as Medical Tools to Improve Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes

Charles K. Herman, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Executive, Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono, Lehigh Valley Health Network


How Communities Influence Patient Behavior

Vandna Panita, Vice President HEDIS, AmeriHealth Caritas


Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas
Scottsdale, AZ

• Rooms are available only to those participants who are registered conference attendees.
• Rooms will not be guaranteed without a credit card.
• Rooms are allocated on a first come first serve basis. Room types/rates are subject to availability.
• The name on the form will be the name of the guest room.

Registration Pricing

Earlybird Rate II (exp June 28, 2019) Earlybird Rate III (exp July 26, 2019) Standard Rate Local Rate
Hospital/Health System, Health Plan, Physician Group, Nursing Facility, Hospice, Government Agency $695
(inclusive of 2 nights hotel)
(inclusive of 2 nights hotel)
(inclusive of 2 nights hotel)
(no hotel)
Vendor/Solution Provider $1595 $1695 $1895 -
Sponsorship, Exhibition & Speaking Opportunities 212.532.9898
  • Physician Leadership & Succession Planning
  • Patient Care & quality
  • Patient Experience
  • Medical staff affairs
  • Corporate strategic planning
  • Staffing, Recruitment and Retention
  • Physician Shortage Strategies
  • Patient Safety/Quality of Care
  • Patient Operations
  • Population Health
  • Patient Compliance & Adherence
  • Value-Based Care
  • The Cost of Quality Care/Cost Management
  • Physician Empowerment/Engagement
  • Budgets and Quality Metrics for CMOs
  • Roundtable Collaboration Meetings:
    The Chief Medical Officer Summit is designed to change the way healthcare providers explore solutions. We provide the ability to learn about cutting-edge technologies with proven results used by other healthcare providers across the country. The relaxed atmosphere provides the opportunity to have open and candid conversations with senior executives to discuss industry trends and challenges. Prior to the Summit, attendees will make selections of the roundtable topics they choose to participate in based on their organizations’ priorities and needs. The senior executives within the solution organizations moderate scheduled roundtables creating the opportunity for healthcare providers to share their challenges with those at the table and walk away with actionable information.

  • Exceptional Networking Opportunities:
    We strive to maximize your face-to-face time by providing a multitude of avenues to engage the senior executives in attendance. The agenda incorporates a multitude of networking opportunities including a luncheon, cocktail reception and refreshment breaks. Leverage the meeting’s intimate atmosphere to build strong personal relationships with current and future clients.

  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Chief Medical Executive
  • Chief Physician Executive
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Senior Physician Leader
  • Patient Experience Officer
  • Chief Patient Engagement Officer
  • Chief Medical Informatics Officer
  • Chief Medical Information Officer
  • Chief Surgical Officer
  • Medical Director
  • EVPs, SVPs, VPs & Directors of:
    Physician Services
    Medical Care
    Clinical Care
    Physician Advisors
    Clinical Services
    Surgical Care
    Human Resources
    Physician Administration
    Patient Engagement
    Patient Experience

    This was a very good forum for Chief Medical Officer level executives to connect and collaborate on challenges they are having. The setting worked well. CMIO

    Texas Health Resources

    Great fellowship experience CMO

    CHRISTUS Spohn

    Awesome experience interacting and learning from colleagues. The Summit offered great discussions and more, offered actionable solutions, all the while providing well needed networking opportunity for CMOs. CMO

    Medicus Healthcare Solutions

    Excellent program, met many interesting people. CMO


    Great group of people, great timely topics, and a nice venue! Medical Director

    Children’s Medical Center Health Plan