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 Summer Leadership Summit

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July 21-23, 2017

​Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago, IL

 Travel through time as industry, thought and research leaders highlight how healthcare priorities and assumptions have changed since the mid 1980’s and going forward. See a snapshot of top goals from the past and then take an in-depth look at their sector priorities today to help us predict long terms goals that will shape healthcare for decades to come. The Summer Leadership Summit (SLS) is a two-day conference presented by the American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA) and the AIA Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH).

​SLS Speakers include:

  • Akram Boutros, MD, FACHE, President and CEO, MetroHealth System, Cleveland
  • Doug Erickson, FASHE, CHFM, HFDP, CHC, CEO of Facility Guidelines Institute
  • Bryan Langlands, AIA, ACHA, Senior Healt​hcare Planner and Designer, NBBJ
  • Ellen Taylor, PhD, AIA, MBA, EDAC, Vice President for Research, Center for Health Design
  • David Sine, Chief Risk Officer, Veterans Health Administration's Office of Quality, Safety and Value

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ACHA Luncheon at the Summer Leadership Summit

David Sine.JPGThe College will be hosting a luncheon on Friday, July 21 from 11:30am-1:00pm exclusively for its certificate holders and candidates. Advance registration is required through the SLS website

David Sine will be speaking on “The Morals of Architecture: Past, Present and Future.” David is the Chief Risk Officer, Office of Quality, Safety and Value at the Veterans Health Administration.​ He is leading that organization in the inclusion of non-insurable risks and risk intelligence in the design of an organization-wide ERM approach to strategic and operational risks.​ David ​is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Hospital Risk Managers. He earned a bachelor’s degree in design from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago while studying at the University of Chicago and a Master’s degree in Health Policy and a Doctorate in Biomedical Ethics from the Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola University. David has extensive leadership experience in military, private, and acute care settings as well as experience in both academic and organizational settings.​


Exam Prep Seminar at the Summer Leadership Summit
Friday, July 21, 2017 at 9:00 am
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago

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2016 Summer Leadership Summit Recap

July 22-24, 2016
Renaissance Blackstone Chicago
"Getting There From He​re:  Navigating the Transition to a Radically Reformed Healthcare Industry"

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