President & CEO of Thomas Jefferson University
As the President and CEO of Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, Stephen K. Klasko is bridging the art and science of medicine and healthcare transformation.
Authority on Patient Safety & Attorney
John J. Nance, a native Texan, licensed attorney, and decorated Air Force pilot veteran, is the author of five non-fiction books, 13 fiction books, and the major healthcare book, Why Hospitals Should Fly.
Actor / Patient Safety Advocate
Dennis Quaid has established himself as a fixture on the silver screen. He has received honors from the New York Film Critics Circle, Independent Spirit Awards, the Emmys and the Screen Actor’s Guild.
Patient-Centered Care Advocate
As president of the nonprofit Planetree, speaker Susan Frampton works with hospitals and health centers to implement patient-centered models of care.
Author, Miracles from Heaven
Christy Beam is the author of Miracles from Heaven, a NYT bestseller that was adapted into a major motion picture starring Jennifer Garner and Queen Latifah.
Patient Rights Activist, Artist & Author
After losing her husband to a 17-year battle with cancer, speaker Regina Holliday became a passionate advocate for improving the patient experience. Her custom presentations often include her breathtaking artwork.
Emmy-Winning TV Host
Best known as the co-host of Dancing with the Stars and Entertainment Tonight, Samantha Harris is also a breast cancer survivor who inspires audiences with her infectious positivity
Healthcare Administration Leader
As Chairman and CEO of the Virginia Mason Health System, Gary S. Kaplan applied the Toyota Production System to healthcare management – reducing high costs while improving quality, safety and efficiency.