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Top 8 Keynote Speakers in Healthcare

Kaitie Choo
Monday, Oct 24, 2022

The pandemic proved to us how deeply our healthcare system is intertwined with the fabric of society and economic prosperity. Using our experiences over the past two years, we can collaborate with esteemed industry officials on how to create impactful responses and navigate the “new normal.”

As the healthcare industry rapidly adapts to become more resilient and innovative, technology advancements are available to enhance patient care and research. Data transfer, Telehealth, 3D printing, nanotech, and genomic sequencing are examples of cutting-edge innovations that will secure a future of accessible and diverse healthcare. Bring any of these esteemed Healthcare Keynote Speakers to motivate your team to be its best, even in uncertain times.

Jennifer Arnold, Physician, Cancer Survivor, and Star of TLC’s “The Little Couple”

20212911212830Headshot2-58-.png (17 KB)Dr. Jennifer Arnold is sure to captivate audiences with her incredible medical achievements and public speaking experience. She is Board Certified in Neonatal Medicine and serves as the Medical Director of the Simulation Center at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. A large portion of her work centers around simulation educational research regarding patient safety and quality and improving home care for primary caregivers of medically complex children.

Arnold is on several executive boards related to pediatric advancement and provides a valuable perspective for physicians around disabilities and overcoming obstacles.

Jack Andraka, Stanford Masters Student, Inventor, and Scientist

2022051154309Headshot2-2022-01-05T094239-083.png (20 KB)Jack Andraka is an accomplished public speaker, inventor, explorer, and scientist. He travels all over the world to inspire audiences with his visionary ideas for the future of healthcare, engineering, and education. After losing a close friend to pancreatic cancer in high school, he invented an affordable, early-detection method for cancer that costs only three cents and takes five minutes to run.

From researching wastewater on the frontlines of COVID-19 to anthropological studies on public health, Andraka’s breadth of experience in epidemic surveillance, environmental monitoring, and data analysis has left a significant impact on the healthcare industry.

Sampson Davis, Emergency Medicine Physician, and Author

20210610200039Headshot2-7-.png (18 KB)Since achieving his childhood dream of becoming a doctor, Sampson Davis has been honored as the youngest physician to receive the National Medical Association’s highest honor, “The Scroll of Merit.” Davis is a natural-born leader who has overcome difficult life experiences and utilizes the skills he has gained facing adversity to connect with his patients and audiences.

He preaches the importance of education and that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Davis and his best friends founded the nonprofit, Three Doctors Foundation, which offers free public programs focused on health, education, leadership, and mentoring.

Ted James, Harvard Medical Director, Author, and Executive Coach

2021153220844Headshot2-10-.png (11 KB)Dr. Ted James uses his 20 years of education, consulting, and leadership experience to coach individuals on career development and innovative problem-solving. He is passionate about promoting new ways of meeting patients' needs and creating organized clinical teams that collaborate cohesively. As a forward thinker, he leads international educational programs focused on digital health, clinician engagement, and patient experience.

In his keynote, Revitalizing Your Health Care Teams Through Action-Based Leadership, James shares three tools that leaders can use to collectively heal their clinical teams’ trauma caused by the frontlines of the pandemic and transform adversity into opportunity.

Daniel Kraft, Healthcare Futurist, Innovator, Physician, and Scientist

20222410180901Headshot2-2022-10-24T130853-931.png (13 KB)The inventor of the MarrowMine and founder of RegenMed Systems, Daniel Kraft, sees opportunity in scientific and technological advancements. With over 25 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research, healthcare innovation, and forward-thinking, he has been asked to chair multiple medical institutes and organizations.

One of his most exceptional achievements is that he helped design and introduce the $6M Rapid COVID Testing XPRIZE for fast, frequent, affordable, and easy COVID testing. His academic and clinical research has focused on stem cell biology and regenerative medicine.

Michael Leavitt, Secretary of Health and Human Services in the Bush Administration

20222410180515Headshot2-2022-10-24T130506-969.png (17 KB)You may know Michael Leavitt from his unprecedented three terms as Governor of Utah or his successful career in state and federal government for over 40 years. His contribution to the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program helped provide millions of seniors with a new prescription drug benefit that increased enrollments, lowered prices, and returned high satisfaction among seniors.

Using his expertise in systematic innovation and information technology, Leavitt’s keynote sheds light on key ways to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare in this country for all Americans.

David Nash, Professor of Health Policy, Author, and Board-Certified Internist

2020023182252Nash-David-2019-cropped.jpg (121 KB)Dr. David Nash has been repeatedly named in Modern Healthcare’s list of Most Powerful Persons in Healthcare for his work in public accountability for outcomes, physician leadership development, and quality-of-care improvement. His core principle is that the key to consistent improvement is placing the needs of the patient above all else.

In his keynote, Demand Better, Nash begs the question: “How can we spend more than $700 billion each year on medical care that often fails to improve patients' health and harms them?” He urges physicians to focus on quality.

Laura Adams, President, and CEO of the Rhode Island Quality Institute

2020067152824Laura-Adams-Bus-Photo-3-Cropped.jpg (33 KB)Laura Adams has made a name for herself as one of the Most Powerful Women in Health IT. She provides governance consulting for Improving Performance in Practice (IPIP) Initiative and is honored as a visionary for improving the healthcare system in Rhode Island.

Adams believes internet-based healthcare is the future and encourages physicians to embrace technological advancements and learn the risks. Specifically, her keynote Digital Health details how data and analytics are invaluable to healthcare development.


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