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2023 Healthcare Symposium Agenda


Time Location Session Session Title Speaker Speaker Title Session Description
9:00 AM Patio Registration and Continental Breakfast        

9:45 AM

Theater Welcome and Opening Remarks  

President Jim Gash (JD '93),
Dean Deborah Crown

President, Pepperdine University;
Dean, Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

10:00 AM Theater Keynote Speaker The Ever-Changing Landscape of Healthcare with Focus on Quality of Care and Taking a Leadership Position Dee Anna Smith ('86) CEO Sarah Cannon & Chair Pepperdine Board of Regents The ever-changing landscape of healthcare with focus on quality of care and taking a leadership position
10:45 AM Theater Panel Session

Turning Challenges Into Opportunities in the Ever-Changing Healthcare Environment

Anushka Sunder;
Christopher Corey;
Chris Pike;
Moderator: John Figueroa (MBA '97)

Senior Managing Director - Head of North America Healthcare Private Equity, Blackstone; 
Managing Director, Nautic Partners;
 Special Partner, Advent International;
This year’s event includes a private equity panel discussion. Topics will include the effects of disruptive technologies on the evolution of healthcare, strategic best practices from healthcare power companies, costs of care, and more.
11:50 AM Theater

Honored Guest Speaker


Secretary Gina M. Raimondo

United States Secretary of Commerce

Special virtual remarks from the United States Secretary of Commerce, Gina Raimondo
12:10 PM Theater

Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation

For Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Healthcare

Recipient: Thomas M. Priselac
Presenter: Gary Mangiofico

President and CEO, Cedars-Sinai Health System;

12:25 PM Theater Closing Remarks  

Darren Lee

Chief Business Officer, Crely Healthcare

12:30 PM Patio Networking Reception and Fair        


*Agenda is subject to change without notice.