MHA Speaker Series
Designed to explore current topics in healthcare leadership and the diverse career paths available to our students, the MHA Speaker Series program brings executives, managers, leaders, and innovators from diverse healthcare settings and career tracks to campus to explore key challenges and opportunities in today's healthcare environment. We invite you to register to attend our speaker events, or sign up to receive video recordings.
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2020 Speakers Heading link
Sarah Carter, MHA '19
Senior manager at Northwestern Medicine.
Chief executive officer of Unity Care NW in Bellingham, WA.
Director of preventive emergency medicine at UI Health.
Chief medical officer at the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago.
Regional vice president of professional and support services at Loyola Medicine.
President of Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital.
Heather Afriyie, MHA '18
Healthcare services account manager in the Commercial Leadership Program at GE Healthcare.
Emily Town, MHA '19
Senior nurse manager for clinical services and operations at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta.
Chief medical officer of Mile Square Health Center with UI Health.
Min Zhu, MHA '12
Executive director of strategy at UCSF Health at the University of California at San Francisco.
Chief clinical officer and executive medical director at Oak Street Health.
President and CEO of the Illinois Hospital and Healthcare Association.
Director of primary care, orthopedics and neuroscience service lines at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital.
Managing director of healthcare at Syntegrity, a healthcare consultancy.
Confronting stress and burnout in healthcare Heading link
The MHA program welcomed Quint Studer, a healthcare executive known for strengthening hospitals and healthcare systems, for a discussion on strategies for addressing stress and burnout among healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Quint’s career has included leading Holy Cross Hospital in Chicago to Hospitals Magazine’s Great Comeback award and helping Baptist Hospital in Pensacola, Florida, place in the top one percent nationwide in patient and employee satisfaction.