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Friday, October 21st
9:00 AM

Welcome and Introductions

Robert L. Barchi, MD, PhD, President, Thomas Jefferson University
Patrick T. Harker, PhD, President, University of Delaware
David B. Nash, MD, MBA, Dean, Jefferson School of Population Health

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Cultivating Collaborative and Coordinated Care

Susan Dentzer, Editor in Chief, Health Affairs

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

10:45 AM

The Need for Transformational Change in the Education of Health Care Professionals

Joanne Conroy, MD, Chief Health Care Officer, American Association of Medical Colleges

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

11:45 AM

Keynote Address

The Honorable Edward G. Rendell, Former Governor of Pennsylvania

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM

Building a Team-Based Workforce

Michael J. Vergare, MD (Moderator), Sr. Vice President, Academic Affairs, Thomas Jefferson University
Cheryl Hoying, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, President American Organization of Nursing Executives, Interim Dean University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
Victoria L. Rich, PhD, RN, FAAN, Chief Nurse Executive, UPMC and Associate Executive Director, HUP Associate Professor, Nursing Administration, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Rita Landgraf, Secretary, Delaware Health and Social Services

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

2:30 PM

Promoting and Sustaining Innovative Approaches

Kathleen S. Matt, MS, PhD (Moderator), Dean, College of Health Sciences, University of Delaware and Executive Director, Delaware Health Science Alliance
George Bo-Linn, MD, Chief Program Officer, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Deborah King, Executive Director, 1199SEIU Training and Employment Fund
Laura Dabkowski, Vice President, Human Resources, ARAMARK Healthcare

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

3:45 PM

Creating the Health Care Workforce for the 21st Century: Regional Economic Impact

Michael Strazzella, Senior Vice President, Federal Relations and Political Development, The Hospital and Health System of Pennsylvania

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM