2015 Annual Wharton Health Care Management Alumni Leadership Conference


Date and Time
Friday, October 16, 2015
7:30am— 5:30pm
Location
JON M. HUNTSMAN HALL, THE WHARTON SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

"What Matters Most Is How Well You Walk through the Fire" 
Join us for a remarkable day of dialogue and networking that will include noteworthy speakers from across the industry.

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Friday, October 16, 2015 
7:30am – 5:30pm

JON M. HUNTSMAN HALL | THE WHARTON SCHOOL
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA | PHILADELPHIA, PA

   
This year’s WHCMAA Conference will focus on leadership in challenging times.  How do health care leaders identify and take advantage of leadership moments in today’s chaotic new normal?  What does it take to be an extraordinary leader in this environment?  How do you “walk through the fire?”

The conference is a unique opportunity to convene and discuss critical issues with selected senior healthcare industry executives and thought leaders. A list of confirmed speakers can be found below.  The conference agenda can be viewed here

Registration is limited to Wharton Health Care Management Program and Executive MBA Program alumni, WHCMAA affiliate members, and University of Pennsylvania alumni who work in health care


Registration and Fees (includes access to meeting materials, meeting registration list, post meeting video summary, breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks, and cocktail reception): 
 

  • $325 Pre-Labor Day rate for WHCMAA Members; $425 for Non-Members
  • $400 Post-Labor Day rate for WHCMAA members; $500 for Non-Members
  • Join the Alumni Association, receive all other association benefits all year, and use the conference member discount to cover your membership cost. 
    Click here to learn more about becoming a member.
Alumni Dinner
$85 to register for alumni dinner Thursday evening from 7:00pm-10:00pm, October 15th at Russet, 1521 Spruce St., Philadelphia. Beer and wine provided. Top rated wines from around the world will be donated by one of the alumni.

To register for the conference and/or the alumni dinner, please click here.


Confirmed Speakers 

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Maneesh Arora
Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Exact Sciences
Niall Brennan
Director & Chief Data Officer
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Katherine D. Crothall, Ph.D.
President & CEO
Aspire Bariatrics
Leslie Henshaw
Partner
Deerfield Management
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Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA
President and CEO
Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health
Mark C. Lester, MD, MBA
Executive Vice President, Zone Clinical Leader
Texas Health Resources
Jay Mohr
Managing Director and Co-Founder
Locust Walk Partners
Samuel R. Nussbaum, M.D.
Executive Vice President, Clinical Health Policy, Chief Medical Officer
Anthem, Inc.

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Brent Ratz 
  
VP, R&D and Operations
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
Edwards Lifesciences

(former President & COO of CardiAQ)
Matthew Reber 
 Managing Director
HealthCare Royalty Partners
Maureen Spivack
Managing Director and Co-Head
Health Care Group within
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
Michael Useem, Ph.D. 
Wharton Professor of Management and Director, Center for Leadership and Change Management


 

These sponsors make the Wharton Health Care Management Alumni Leadership Conference possible:

 

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Click here to learn more about sponsorship opportunities

 

For Further Information: 

Please contact the 2015 Alumni Conference Chairs:

Phil Heifitz at 1xsculler@gmail.com
Bob McDonald at bmcdonald@aledoconsulting.com



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