Registration Now Open: 2019 Science of Patient Engagement Symposium


By Silke Schoch, Senior Associate, Programs

The National Health Council (NHC) is excited to welcome research leaders, and anyone interested in the science of patient engagement to register for our annual Symposium on Oct. 28-29 in Washington, DC. At this meeting, participants share – with a broad scientific audience – their experiences, accomplishments, best practices, and resulting impact on medicine and science regarding patient centricity.

This year’s theme is Using Data Science, Technology, and Patient Engagement to Personalize Health Care. Our agenda promises to be energetic and thought-provoking. It includes two dynamic keynote speakers.

The first is Robert M. Califf, MD, MACC, Vice Chancellor for Health Data Science, Donald F. Fortin, MD Professor of Cardiology, Director, Duke Forge at Duke University, and Advisor for Verily Life Science, who will speak on “Technology-Enabled Health Care: Can We Achieve Personalized Approaches to Health?”

Second will be Javier Jimenez, MD, Vice President, Global Head, Real World Evidence and Clinical Outcomes at Sanofi, who will discuss, “Emerging Data Technologies: Changing Medicines and Health Services.”

Topics and panelists include:

  • Real-World Evidence as a Part of Personalized Care featuring Jacqueline Corrigan-Curay, JD, MD, Director, Office of Medical Policy, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and Danielle LaVallee, PharmD, PhD, Research Associate Professor at the University of Washington Department of Surgery
  • Achieving Outcomes Important to Patients featuring Guy Eakin, PhD, Senior Vice President, Scientific Strategy at the Arthritis Foundation, and Valerie Barton, Chief Data Strategy Officer at the People-Centered Research Foundation
  • Data Security & Ethical Use featuring Yodi S. Hailemariam, CIPP-US, Associate at DrinkerBiddle
  • Artificial Intelligence & Predictive Analytics featuring Michael Kattan, PhD, Chair, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic

The NHC brings diverse organizations together to forge consensus and drive patient-centered health policy. You can view the full agenda here and register now. Email us if you have any questions or if you are interested in sponsoring this conference.