Leadership Forums

The Commonwealth Fund Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy Leadership Forums are designed to provide an opportunity for fellows, students, faculty, and staff to interact with nationally recognized physician leaders from the public, private and academic sectors. These two day visits will include lecture, one-on-one meetings with fellows, an informal group dinner and reception & discussion.

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Leadership Forums and Special Sessions

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Senior Vice President, University Health Services
CEO, University of Utah Health Care
Dean, School of Medicine
University of Utah

Topic: Leadership Forum: "The Transformation to Value Driven Care"
Bio | Video

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Patricia A. Gabow, MD, MACP

Board of Trustees, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Former CEO, Denver Health and Hospital Authority

Topic: Should Healthcare Institutions be the Epicenter for Health in America?
Bio | Video

November 16, 2015

Vice President for Research and Evaluation
Chief Science Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Topic: Leadership Forum: "From Vision to Action: Measures to Mobilize a Culture of Health"
Bio | Video

December 3, 2015

President, American Public Health Association

Topic: Leadership Forum: “Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism”
Bio | Video

March 22, 2016

Chancellor for Health Affairs
Office of the Chancellor for Health Affairs
President & CEO, Duke University Health System

Topic: Leadership Forum: "Population Health and Academic Health Systems: Something Old, Something New"
Bio | Video

October 16, 2014

Chief Executive Officer,
Corizon Health

Topic: Leadership Forum: "Correcting’ Correctional Healthcare: The Business of Providing Constitutionally Mandated Care"
Bio | Video

December 10, 2014

Thomas A. LaVeist, PhD

William C. & Nancy F. Richardson Professor in Health Policy
Director, Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Topic: Leadership Forum: "Question Everything - Why Health Disparities Researchers Must Be Critical of Health Disparities Research”
Bio | Video

September 17, 2013

Gail Wilensky, PhD

Economist and Senior Fellow,
Project HOPE

Topic: Leadership Forum: “What’s Next for Health Care Reform?”
Bio | Video

October 28, 2013

Jonathan Woodson, MD

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs
Director, TRICARE Management Activity
Department of Defense, United States of America

Topic: Leadership Forum: “A Microcosm of America: Advancing Health Policy and Healthcare Delivery in the U.S. Armed Forces”
Bio | Video

February 20, 2014

Bruce Siegel, MD, MPH

President and CEO
America’s Essential Hospitals

Topic: Leadership Forum: “Essential Hospitals in an Age of Reform”
Bio | Video

September 19, 2012

Administrator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Topic: Leadership Forum: “HRSA and the Affordable Care Act:"Leadership in the Fight against Health Disparities”
Bio | Video

February 21, 2013

Glenn D. Steele, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer
Geisinger Health System

Topic: Leadership Forum: “The Geisinger Experience: Value Re-Engineering to Reshape the Future of Healthcare"
Bio | Video

April 15, 2013

Benjamin K. Chu, MD, MPH, MACP

President, Kaiser Permanente Southern California Region; Group President, Kaiser Permanente Southern California and Hawaii; Chair of the American Hospital Association Board of Trustees

Topic: Leadership Forum: “Improving the Health of Our Patients and Our Communities: Taking on the Broader Responsibility and Restoring Joy to Delivering Care”
Bio

October 27, 2011

Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Topic: Leadership Forum: “Health Policy, Public Service and Leadership in the Era of Health Reform”
Bio | Video

October 28, 2011

Senior Vice President, Director, Health Care Group, Robet Wood Johnson Foundation

Topic: Latino Health Forum: “Health Care Reform – Leadership in a Time of Chaos”
Bio | Video

December 7, 2011 - Alvin F. Poussaint, MD Visiting Lecture

Secretary of Health and Human Services for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Topic: Leadership Forum: “Health Care Reform – The Moral Obligation”
Bio | Video

September 23, 2010

President, The Commonwealth Fund

Topic: Leadership Forum: “Path to a High Performance Health System: Realizing the Potential of Health Reform”
Bio

October 7, 2010

The Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education; Co-Director, Immigration Studies at New York University

Topic: Latino Health Forum: "Rethinking Latino Immigration in the Era of Global Vertigo"
Bio

November 17, 2010

Director of Health in Rhode Island

Topic: Leadership Forum: "Pragmatic Implementation of Public Policy"
Bio

October 14, 2009

Professor and Chief, Division of General Pediatrics, Associate Dean of Minority Advising and Programs, Stanford University, School of Medicine, Chief, General Pediatrics Service, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

Topic: Latino Health Forum: “Latino Children: Their Health and the Future of the United States”
Bio | Video

November 2, 2009

President and CEO, American Indian Health and Management Policy, LLC

Topic: Native American Health Forum: "Diabetes and Health Policy in American Indian Communities" following the video: "Unnatural Causes: Bad Sugar"
Bio | Video

March 4, 2010

President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Topic: Alvin F. Poussaint, MD Visiting Lecture: "Medicine's Great Equalizer: A Love for Humanity"
Bio | Video

October 8, 2008

Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and Director, UCLA Drew Center of Excellence for Minority Medical Education, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Topic: Latino Health Forum – “My Epidemiological Epiphany about Diversity”
Bio

November 17, 2008

Associate Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Leadership; Clinical Professor, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Spokane, WA

Topic: Native American Health Forum: “Diabetes in American Indians / Alaska Natives: Challenges and Solutions”
Bio

February 9, 2009

Edgar E. Robinson Professor in United States History, Stanford University

Topic: Black History Month: “Navigating the Past: Confronting Universities; Historical Relationship to Slavery”
Bio

October 25, 2007

Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Topic: "Racial Disparities in Healthcare and the Patient-Physician Relationship"
Bio

December 5, 2007

President and Chief Executive Officer
Project HOPE

Topic: “Leadership on the World Stage: Prescription for Health"
Bio

March 12, 2008 - Caribbean Health Forum

Minister of Health, The Ministry of Health
Guyana

Topic: “Perspectives on Caribbean Health"
Bio

March 12, 2008 - Caribbean Health Forum

Caribbean Program Director
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

Topic: “Perspectives on Caribbean Health"
Bio