2019 Gold Executive Leadership Track

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The 2019 Gold Humanism Summit in Orlando, Florida, features a Gold Executive Leadership Track for C-suite healthcare executives and other visionaries on Oct. 29 and 30. This one day of sessions, with a reception the evening before, is designed to fit into executives’ busy schedules. If your schedule permits, we encourage you to also register for the General Sessions.

Tuesday, Oct. 29

7:00-9:00 p.m. — Networking / Opening Reception

Opening Remarks
Richard I. Levin, MD, President & CEO, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation; Emeritus Professor of Medicine, McGill and New York Universities

Entertainment by Chris Dingman, Vibraphonist, Director of Creative Works, Inner Arts Initiatives, Inc.

Wednesday, Oct. 30

8:00-9:00 a.m. —  Breakfast/Networking

9:00-9:40 a.m. —  Morning Keynote Address:
“Infusing Humanism into your Corporate Healthcare Setting”
Steve H. Rusckowski, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Quest Diagnostics
Ignitor: Richard Sheerr, Chairman of the Board, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation

9:45-10:30 a.m. — “Fireside Chat: Leading with Heart”
Bradford C. Connett, President, U.S. Medical Group, Henry Schein, Inc.

10:30-10:45 a.m. —  Break

10:45-11:25 a.m. —  “Reimagining Healthcare and Technology”
Ignitor: Michael J. Dowling, President/CEO, Northwell Health

11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. —  “Infusing Humanism into your Academic Medical Center”
Wayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, President, State University of New York (SUNY), Downstate Health Science University
Ignitor: Lawrence G. Smith, MD, Dean, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell; Executive Vice President and Physician-in-Chief, Northwell Health

12:15-1:15 p.m — Lunch

1:15-1:55 p.m. —  Afternoon Keynote: “Values-Based” Care Keynote Address
Kyu Rhee, MD, MPP, Vice President and Chief Health Officer, IBM Corporation and IBM Watson Health
Ignitor: Richard I. Levin, MD, President/CEO, Gold Foundation

2:00-2:45 p.m. —  “Infusing Humanism into your Healthcare Ecosystem”
Ignitor: George Thibault, MD, Immediate Past President of the Josiah Macy Jr Foundation; Daniel D. Federman Professor of Medicine and Medical Education at Harvard Medical School, Emeritus

3:00-3:40 p.m. — To Be Announced

3:45-4:00 p.m.  —  “Through the Lens: Closing Remarks”
Richard I. Levin, MD, President/CEO, Gold Foundation


Register for the Gold Executive Leadership Track through the Planetree Conference website.

Note: Registration is a bit confusing! After you click on the red “Register Now” button at the top right, select “Gold Humanism Summit” from the pull-down menu. The page will refresh. Then you must again select from the pull-down menu! This time, select: “Gold Executive Leadership Track.”

See the registration process in step-by-step pictures.