CTAC - National Summit on Advanced Illness Care


The Summit program is designed around peer-to-peer learning among industry leaders. The program will provide attendees with the relationships, tools and ideas for the implementation of comprehensive, person-centered advanced illness care.

We are honored to have the following esteemed professionals join the Summit dialogue:

  • Randy Axelrod, MD, EVP, Clinical and Patient Services, Providence Health and Services
  • Gary Bacher, Director, AHIP Foundations' Institute of Health Systems Solutions
  • Samira Beckwith, President and CEO, Hope Healthcare Services
  • Nancy Brown, CEO, American Heart Association
  • Kenyon C. Burke, Ed.D, President, Kenyon C. Burke Consulting
  • Jeff Burnich, MD, Senior Vice President and Executive Officer, Sutter Medical Network
  • Christine Cassel, MD, President and CEO, National Quality Forum
  • Robyn Castellani, President and CEO, Castle & Spark
  • Patrick Conway, Deputy Administrator for Innovation & Quality and CMO, CMS
  • Dan Crippen, Executive Director, National Governors Association
  • Teresa Cutts, Assistant Professor, Social Sciences and Health Policy, Wake Forest School of Medicine
  • Tom Daschle, Former U.S. Senator (D-SD); Founder and CEO, The Daschle Group
  • Malene Davis, President and CEO, Capital Caring
  • Chris Dawe, Managing Director, Evolent Health
  • Alexandra Drane, Co-Founder, Engage with Grace
  • Victor Dzau, MD, President, Institute of Medicine
  • Jeannine English, President, AARP
  • Lennon Flowers, Co-Founder, The Dinner Party
  • Ellen Goodman, Co-Founder and Director, The Conversation Project
  • Betsy Gornet, Chief Advanced Illness Management Executive, Sutter Health Care
  • Patricia Grady, Director, National Institute of Nursing Research
  • Regina Greer-Smith, President, Healthcare Research Associates LLC
  • Bud Hammes, Director of Medical Humanities, Gundersen Health System
  • Gail Hunt, President and CEO, National Alliance for Caregiving
  • Karen Ignagni, President and CEO, AHIP
  • Senator Johnny Isakson, R - Georgia
  • Dan Johnson, MD, National Clinical Lead for Palliative Care, Care Management Institute, Kaiser Permanente
  • Randy Krakauer, MD, National Medical Director of Medicare, Aetna
  • Jean Kutner, MD, MSPH, Chief Medical Officer, University of Colorado Hospital, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Rev. Rosemary Lloyd, Advisor to the Faith-Based Community, The Conversation Project
  • Diane Meier, MD, Director, Center to Advance Palliative Care
  • Ben Moulton, SVP, Advocacy and Policy, Healthwise
  • Cheryl Phillips, MD, Senior Vice President, Public Policy and Advocacy, LeadingAge
  • Rev. Tyrone Pitts, Co-Chair, Interfaith and Diversity Workgroup, C-TAC
  • Susan Reinhard, SVP and Director, AARP Public Policy Institute & Chief Strategist, Center to Champion Nursing in America
  • Leonard Schaeffer, Judge Robert Maclay Widney Chair and Professor, University of Southern California
  • Rae Seitz, MD, Medical Director, Hawaii Medical Services Association
  • Jeff Selberg, Executive Director, Peterson Center on Healthcare
  • Joe Selby, MD, Executive Director, PCORI
  • Rev. Diane C. Smalley, Institutional Review Board, University of Michigan Medical School (IRBMED)
  • Rev. Dr. J. Alfred Smith Jr., Senior Pastor, Allen Temple Baptist Church
  • Brad Stuart, MD, CEO, ACIStrategies
  • Richard Umbdenstock, President and CEO, American Hospital Association
  • Sen. Mark Warner, D - Virginia
  • Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D - Rhode Island

Closing Remarks By:

  • Tom Koutsoumpas, Co-Chair of the Board of Directors, Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC)
  • Bill Novelli, Co-Chair of the Board of Directors, Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC)
*Speaker list as of February 6, 2015. Check back for further additions.
C-TAC - National Summit on Advanced Illness Care
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