Wednesday, June 5, 2019


Agenda and speakers are subject to change.

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception

Sponsored by:


Thursday, June 6, 2019

7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Registration & Networking Breakfast

8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Publisher's Opening Address

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Opening Keynote Address

A Fireside Chat: Accelerating Learning and Local Implementation of Economic Inclusion Strategies


Tomislav Mihaljevic, MD

President and Chief Executive Officer

Cleveland Clinic

Adam Myers, MD

Chief, Population Health and Director, Cleveland Clinic Community Care

9:00 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. 


Tymika Thomas

Employee Owner

Evergreen Cooperative Laundry

9:05 a.m.-10:15 a.m.

The Power of Partnership:

Cleveland’s Greater University Circle Initiative


David Zuckerman

Director, Healthcare Engagement,

The Democracy Collaborative


Nazleen Bharmal, MD

Director of Community Partnerships, Cleveland Clinic

Kimalon Dixon

Senior Project Director, Cleveland Purpose Built Communities

Cleveland Foundation

John McMicken Jr.

Chief Executive Officer

Evergreen Cooperative Corporation

Dan Simon, MD


UH Medical Centers

10:15 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Morning Networking Break

10:45 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

The Role Providers Can Play as Anchor Institutions


Peter Pronovost, MD

Chief Clinical Transformation Officer

University Hospitals


Akram Boutros, MD

President and Chief Executive Officer The MetroHealth System

Adam Myers, MD

Chief, Population Health and Director, Cleveland Clinic Community Care

Randy Oostra

President and Chief Executive Officer


Sponsored Session

10:45 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Proven and Emerging Best Practices in
Social Determinants of Health


Michael Monson

Senior Vice President, Medicaid and Complex Care

Centene Corporation


Brad Lucas, MD

Senior Medical Director

Buckeye Health Plan

Liz Lopez Cepero

Vice President of Operations and Business Strategy

Superior HealthPlan

Leon Lead

Manager of Program Initiatives

Arizona Complete Health

12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.


1:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Impact of Social Determinants:

Real World People Stories


Jay Warden

Senior Principal



“Operationalizing Health Equity Requires a Commitment that is Inclusive of and Beyond Diversity and Inclusion Efforts”

Aletha Maybank, MD

Chief Equity Officer

American Medical Association

"The Transition from Clinics to Communities"

Trent Haywood, MD

President, Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute

Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

Sponsored Session

1:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Investing in Social Determinants:

Case Studies of Real-World Community Impact


Dr. Nicole Cooper

Vice President, Social Responsibility



Catherine Anderson

Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives

UnitedHealthcare Community & State

Michael Griffin

President & Chief Executive Officer

Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans

Lisa Hamler-Fugitt

Executive Director

Ohio Association of FoodBanks

Sheila Shapiro

Senior Vice President,

National Strategic Partnerships


2:30 p.m. -2:45 p.m.

Afternoon Networking Break

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Funder/Foundation Panel: What Do Funders Look For?


Karen Remley, MD

Senior Fellow

de Beaumont Foundation


Brian Castrucci

Chief Executive Officer

de Beaumont Foundation

Garth Graham, MD


Aetna Foundation

Tanya Shah

Assistant Vice President,

Delivery System Reform

The Commonwealth Fund

3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Call to Action: From Theory to Strategy



David Ansell

Senior Vice President for Community Health Equity

Rush University Medical Center

Lawrence Moss, MD

President and 

Chief Executive Officer

Nemours Children's Health System

Kimberly Roop, MD


Indiana Medicaid

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Somava (Soma) Stout, MD

Vice President,

Institute for Healthcare Improvement 

Yvonne Powell

Senior Vice President

The Lewin Group, part of Optum

Larry Goodman, MD

Chief Executive Officer

Rush University System for Health


Rush University Medical Center

4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Closing Keynote Address

West Side United:  A Broad-Based Partnership to Address Health Inequities on the West Side of Chicago 

5:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Publisher's Adjournment