Arthur C. Bachmeyer Memorial Address – The Future of Healthcare: Thriving Once More

Monday, March 22
11:15am12:10pm CDT

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Presented By

Atul Gawande, MD

Surgeon / Writer
Brigham and Women’s Hospital / The New Yorker

Leana S. Wen, MD

Visiting Professor/Distinguished Fellow
Fitzhugh Mullan Institute of Health Workforce Equity, George Washington University
About the Session

Always looking forward, Atul Gawande, MD, has dedicated his life to providing practical solutions to better serve the needs of people and the values that make for a healthier society. As a surgeon, Gawande understands the complexity and demands of a medical practice; as an entrepreneur, he delivers innovative solutions to better health; and as an award-winning writer, he implores people to examine healthcare through a new lens to improve care delivery for all. Join this discussion to explore the future of healthcare, including new care models to improve outcomes, satisfaction and cost-efficiency. Gawande will also address how the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to shape healthcare delivery.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the critical role of innovation for improving access to quality healthcare.
  • Identify examples of new care models to improve clinical excellence and cost-efficiency.