Over the course of the fall, The Academy will welcome alumni of the Physician, Administrative, and Nurse Academy GE Fellowship programs to convene for their annual meetings. The fellowship alumni groups will meet during their respective C-suite forum meetings and will be welcome to attend all Issues Forum sessions. They will meet in small group discussions during breakfasts and debriefs.


The Academy is delighted to announce that Bryan D. Clutz, Ph.D., Senior Director of Administrative Forums, will assume the role of Research Director. While continuing his role with the CHRO, COO, CSO, and CLO Forums, he will lead The Academy’s research team to study and analyze the organization, financing, and delivery of healthcare for Leading Health Systems. Melissa Stahl, Research Manager, will continue her work as point person on The Academy's survey research.


What is The Academy GE Fellows Speaker Bureau?

For the first time, The Academy is formalizing its process of inviting Fellow Alumni to lead sessions at meetings. The Academy GE Fellows Speaker Bureau connects interested Fellow Alumni to speaking opportunities at annual Fellows meetings including the Spring CMO, Spring COO, Spring CNO and Fall CFO meetings. The program also provides opportunities to speak at Physician Leadership Program Meetings.



February-June 2017 Class

Total Participants: 23

Gender: 88% male/13% female

Average Years Post-Medical School: 20 (Median: 20)


MONDAY, June 12th

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Meeting Registration and Check-In


For the third time since June 2016, The MACRA Collaborative will convene in Washington, D.C. From June 26-28 at the Park Hyatt hotel, The Academy will bring together executives responsible for compensation, education, and alignment of physicians at Leading Health Systems to learn from policy makers, industry experts, and leading voices on the MACRA Quality Payment Program (QPP). Several highlights from the meeting include:


CEO Leadership in the Age of Disruption

From July 19-20, The Academy will host its second annual Invitational CEO Summit. Among a number of notable guests, The Academy will welcome acclaimed interviewer and Emmy-award journalist, Charlie Rose, to interview a panel of influential politicians during the fireside chat. View below for information and logistics on the event. 


The Cybersecurity Collaborative will convene from June 12-14 in Alexandria, VA. The Collaborative brings together interdisciplinary teams focused on improving health system networks, systems, and data protection. Below is a sneak preview of several topics that will be addressed at the meeting:

Only as Strong as the Weakest Link: Making Cybersecurity a Priority in Mergers & Acquisitions


Staci Dickerson, alumna of The Academy GE Finance Fellows Program, has been named SVP of Finance and CFO of Sharp HealthCare. Staci graduated from the Fellowship as a member of the 2015 class, conducting her action project on developing a tool to understand and track financial performance of capitated members in the Sharp network. detailed the scope of Staci’s new responsibilities in her executive bio: