*Agenda is Subject to Change

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Welcome Reception
Sponsored by: Symphony Talent

Grand Ballroom Foyer


7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.

Registration & Networking Breakfast


7:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Publisher’s Opening Address



8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Opening Keynote Address

Evolving our Approach to Leadership in Healthcare

Peter Pisters, MD


The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Who Will Keep America Healthy?

Amid industry staffing shortages and a boom in virtual care models, gain insight into the changing role of the healthcare workforce. 


Myra Norton

President and Chief Operating Officer



Heather Brace

Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer

Intermountain Healthcare

Trevor Walker

Vice President of Organizational Development and Learning


Dave Williams, MD

Chief Executive Officer and President

UnityPoint Clinic and UnityPoint at Home

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Networking Break with Exhibitors

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

The Evolving Role of the Physician of the Future

Sponsored by Deloitte

Learn about the evolving role of physicians in a changing healthcare landscape.


Randy Gordon, MD

Consulting Managing Director

Deloitte Consulting, LLP


Rachelle Daugherty

Chief Administrative Officer, Physician Enterprise, Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) Chief Executive, Provider Solutions and Development

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

The Healthcare System of the Future and the Changing Nature of Work

What HR leaders need to know about technology changes affecting human resources processes.


Susanna Mlot


Axiom Consulting Partners


Sheldon Arora
Chief Executive Officer
LiquidAgents Healthcare

Dennis Lennon

Director Workforce Experience

Atlantic Health System

Darci Hall

Interim Chief Learning Officer

Providence St. Joseph Health

Paul Martyr

Senior Executive, Provider Solutions and Development

Providence St. Joseph Health

Sunita Mishra, MD

Chief Executive Express Care, Ambulatory Care Network,Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) Board Member, Provider Solutions and Development

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

The Gig Economy and the Future of the Healthcare Workforce

Barry Asin


Staffing Industry Analysts

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Networking Break with Exhibitors

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Developing the Population Health Workforce

How do employers address social determinants of health?


Alex Kacik

Hospital Operations Reporter

Modern Healthcare


Jessica Dudley, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization

Vice President of Care Redesign, Brigham Health

Adam Myers, MD

Cleveland Clinic Community Care

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

New Opportunities, New Healthcare Jobs

How HR leaders can contribute to the big picture of an evolving industry.


Susan Salka

Chief Executive Officer, President, and Director

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AMN)


Cheryl Flynn

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Methodist Health System

Holly Reilly

Vice President of Operations, Human Resources

Froedtert Health

Mark Moir

Vice President, People and Culture

Centura Health

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closing Keynote

When the Mission Trumps the Perks: Working Together to Make a Difference

James Downing, MD

President and Chief Executive Officer St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

5:00 p.m.

Publisher's Adjournment

Fawn Lopez

Publisher, Modern Healthcare

Vice President, Crain Communications., Inc.

6:00 - 6:30 p.m. 

Gala Registration

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Gala Cocktail Reception*

​*Gala tickets sold separately


7:45 - 9:30 p.m.

Best Places to Work in Healthcare Gala*

*Gala tickets sold separately