Join us at the 2016 National NCH Conference for two keynote addresses from nationally recognized authorities on public health. Dr. David Satcher, 16th U.S. Surgeon General, and Dr. Paul S. Harkaway, an expert on clinically integrated networks, will speak at the Conference on the theme of “Working Together for Quality.”
These speakers will enhance an event already packed with critical information for HCH administrators, direct service providers, and advocates. Featuring over 90 sessions from 200 presenters and CME credits from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, #HCH2016 is your opportunity to learn and network with colleagues dedicated to the HCH movement.
A Look at the Keynote Speakers:
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.
Founding Director and Senior Advisor, The Satcher Health Leadership Institute
16th Surgeon General of the United States
Dr. David Satcher is a national authority on public health policy. Founding director and senior advisor of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine, Dr. Satcher served as the 16th Surgeon General of the United States from 1998-2002. He also served as the 10th Assistant Secretary for Health in the Department of Health and Human Services, becoming the second person in history to have held both positions simultaneously. His work reflects a lifelong commitment to eliminating racial and ethnic health disparities and destigmatizing mental illness. In addition to his public service, Dr. Satcher has held top university leadership positions and received over 50 honorary degrees and distinguished honors from numerous organizations.
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Paul S. Harkaway, M.D.
Chief Accountable Care Development Officer – Michigan
St. Joseph Mercy Health System / Trinity Health, a Network of 91 Catholic Hospitals in 21 States
Dr. Paul S. Harkaway is an expert on clinically integrated networks (CINs) and accountable care organizations (ACOs). Since 2012, Dr. Harkaway has helped lead efforts around population health management and clinical integration for Trinity Health. As SVP of Clinical Integration and Accountable Care, he was instrumental in the development and construction of Trinity’s CINs and ACOs and recently transitioned to overseeing ACO/CIN work in Michigan. Prior to joining Trinity Health, Dr. Harkaway spent more than 25 years caring for patients at Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI.