Welcome to the 15th Annual Yale Healthcare Conference

The Yale Healthcare Conference is a joint effort between the Yale School of Management and the Health Professional Schools at Yale University that brings together professionals, scholars, and students to engage in an instructive conversation concerning current healthcare issues.

A D V I S O R Y B O A R D

ANDREW BHAK, MPH
Managing Director, Healthcare Investment Banking, JPMorgan

FUAD EL-HIBRI, MBA
Executive Chairman of the Board, Emergent BioSolutions, Inc.

CLARION JOHNSON, MD
Global Medical Director, Exxon Mobil Corporation (Retired)

ROBERT GALVIN, MD
Chief Executive Officer, Equity Healthcare
Operating Partner, Blackstone Group

ERIC GOLDING, MD, MBA*
Partner, FundRx

DIWEN CHEN, MPH*
Executive Director, Payment Innovation and Accountable Care, Dignity Health

GREG LICHOLAI, MD, MBA
Chief Medical & Information Officer,
PRA Health Sciences;
Instructor, Health Care Management,
Yale University School of Management

INGRID NEMBHARD*, MS, PhD
Fishman Family President’s Distinguished Professor
Associate Professor of Health Care Management
The Wharton School | University of Pennsylvania
Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Health, Yale University

SANDRA D. PHAM, MPH*
President & CFO, West Coast University; Chief Financial and Business Development Advisor, BlueJay Mobile-Health Inc.

SAM SRIVASTAVA, MPH
CEO, Magellan Healthcare

NANCY YEDLIN, MPH*
Vice President, The Donaghue Foundation

HOWARD FORMAN, MD, MBA
Professor, Diagnostic Radiology, Public Health, Economics, and Management, Yale University;
Director, MD/MBA Program, MBA for Executives, and Health Care Management Program

ELLEN C. SKINNER, MPPM*
Founder and President, Connected Healthcare Strategies LLC

 *Indicates Yale University Alumnus/Alumna

S T U D E N T T E A M

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2 0 1 9 C o - C h a i r s

 
 
 

Jane Wiedenbeck
MBA Candidate
Yale School of Management, 2019

MA, Biology
Wesleyan University

BA, Biology
Wesleyan University


jane.wiedenbeck@yale.edu

Mike Yepes
MPH Candidate
Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases
Yale School of Public Health, 2019

BS, Neuroscience
Brown University

mike.yepes@yale.edu

 

S P O N S O R S H I P


 
 
 

Joe Chao
MBA Candidate
Yale School of Management, 2019

BS, Biomedial Engineering
Johns Hopkins University

Ayushi Shrivastava
MPH/MBA Candidate
Healthcare Management
Yale School of Public Health, 2020
Yale School of Management, 2020

BA, Public Policy
The University of Chicago

 

B U D G E T

 
 
 

Alexandra Knopf
MPH Candidate
Healthcare Management
Yale School of Public Health, 2020

BA, Geography
Clark University

MA, Community Development & Planning
Clark University

Xiao Wang
MBA Candidate
Yale School of Management, 2020

BA, Economics
Wheaton College

 

C O N T E N T

Hanif Gilani
AMPH Candidate
Yale School of Public Health, 2019

MD: Griffin Hospital
PGY III - Internal Medicine/Preventive Medicine 

BComm, Marketing
McMaster University

Nitya Kanuri
MPH/MBA Candidate
Healthcare Management
Yale School of Management, 2020
Yale School of Public Health, 2020

BA, Biological Basis of Behavior
University of Pennsylvania

Jeremy Pincus
MPH/MBA Candidate
Healthcare Management
Yale School of Management, 2020
Yale School of Public Health, 2020

BA, Health & Societies
University of Pennsylvania


L O G I S T I C S

Princess Chukwuneke
MSN Candidate
Advanced Practice Nursing: Adult & Geriatric Medicine
Yale School of Nursing, 2020

MA, Bioethics
Fordham University

BS, General Science & Chemistry
Fordham University

Chris Fanikos
MPH Candidate
Health Policy
Yale School of Public Health, 2020

BA, History and Middle Eastern Studies
New York University

Gus Roman
MPH/MBA Candidiate
Healthcare Management
Yale School of Management, 2020
Yale School of Public Health, 2020

BSE, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Pennsylvania


M A R K E T I N G

Shruthi Balasuryan
MPH/MBA Candidate
Healthcare Management
Yale School of Public Health, 2020
Yale School of Management, 2020

BS, Finance& Marketing
Boston College

Leila Ensha
MPH Candidate
Health Policy
Yale School of Public Health, 2020

BA, International Relations
Bucknell University

Jenne Lahov
MSN Candidate
Advanced Practice Nursing : Family Medicine
Yale School of Nursing, 2021

MHA, Health Policy
Capella University

BS, Biobehavioral Health, Health Policy
The Pennsylvania State University

P A S T C O N F E R E N C E S


2018
improving healthcare access: benefits and solutions for business and society

Keynote Speakers: Peter V. Lee (California’s ACA Exchange); Marna P. Borgstrom (Yale New Haven Health System)

 

2017
Improving Health & Healthcare: Bridging Society & Industry Interests

Keynote Speakers: Patrick Conway (CMS), Daphne Zohar (PureTech Health)

 

2016
Creating Value and Sustaining Gains: The Next Decade in Healthcare

Keynote Speakers: Leah Binder (The Leapfrog Group), Dr. Toby Cosgrove (Cleveland Clinic)

 

2015
Optimizing Healthcare Outcomes: Translating Information into Innovation

Keynote Speakers: David Cordani (Cigna), Dr. Harlan Krumholz (Yale)

 

2014
The Changing Landscape in Healthcare: Creating Value in Uncertain Times

Keynote Speakers: Elizabeth Bradley (Yale); Halle Tecco (Rock Health)

 

2013
Partnerships in Healthcare: Cultivating Collaborative Solutions

Keynote Speakers: Carolyn Clancy (AHRQ); Troyen A. Brennan (CVS)