UPDATE, June 27, 2015

UPDATE, June 27, 2015

Need to Know  

Yesterday's session, "The Key to Population Health: Physical Literacy," has been rescheduled for today, at 10:20-11:20am in the Kaufman Room in the Doerr-Hosier Center. The session will feature Ken Davis, CEO and president of the Mount Sinai Health System, Kathleen Sebelius, former US Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Dr. Shale Wong, a pediatrician based in Aurora, Colorado. The session will be moderated by Tom Farrey, executive director of the Institute's Sports and Society Program, and it will feature opening remarks by the US Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy. The session will explore ways "physical literacy" can improve the health of the nation, and it will coincide with the release of a white paper supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Take Note

Yesterday's 7:45-8:45am Scholars Breakfast has been rescheduled for today. It will take place in its originally scheduled location, the Bernhard Room.

In the 8:00-8:50am session "Reproductive Health: A Catalytic Investment for Global Development," panelist Kusum Thapa will be replaced with Relebohile Moletsane, professor and J.L. Dube chair in rural education, University of KwaZulu-Natal.

For today's 1:15-2:45pm Deep Dive, "Happy Birthday, Medicare and Medicaid," former HHS Secretary Margaret M. Heckler will no longer be joining this panel.

At today's 5:15-6:15pm plenary session, "The Last Mile in Community Health: Reaching the Hardest to Serve," featured scholar Sam Kargbo, Dr. Garth Graham, president of the Aetna Foundation, and Jeff Walker, vice chair in the United Nation's Office for Health Finance and Malaria, will take part in the session, but Ariel Pablos-Mendez will not.

Happening at the Hotel Jerome

From 12:00-1:00pm, Iva Fattorini, chair of the Cleveland Clinic Arts and Medicine Institute, Paul Scanlon, medical director of the Delores Jean Lavins Center for Humanities in Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, and Maureen Towey, a director who works in music, theater, film, and installation, will discuss "The Art of Health": how art can be used as a tool to promote healing and as a means for educating people about healthy behavior. The session will be moderated by Eric Motley, the Institute's executive director of national programs.

And Don't Forget

From 8:00-9:00pm in the McNulty Room of the Doerr-Hosier Center, Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson will talk with Dr. Karen DeSalvo as part of "A Decade After Katrina." They will discuss her efforts to rebuild New Orleans's health system in the wake of that devastating hurricane.

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Office Hours
June 26, 4:15-5:00pm
(See Agenda for Topic Descriptions)


Paepcke Tent


Koch Patio


Ideas Pavilion


JUNE 27 4:15-5:00PM

Come to the Bookstore and Café, brought to you by Explore Booksellers.

Elizabeth Bradley, Mick Ebeling, Eric Topol, and Louis Sullivan, authors of The American Health Care Paradox, Not Impossible, The Patient Will See you Now and Breaking Ground will be available.

Sweet Treats

And be sure to stop by the Bookstore Patio or the Ideas Pavilion at 4:00pm for organic sorbets by Jeff Italian Ices.

Flavors include mango, lime, strawberry, lemon ginger, or vanilla gelato.