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:  


From June 26-28 at the Park Hyatt in Washington, D.C., The Health Management Academy will host its third edition of the MACRA Collaborative.

This year, Leading Health Systems will begin implementing strategies related to the MACRA Quality Payment Program and new alternative payment models, also working to develop new approaches to physician alignment and compensation. In an effort to help Academy systems as they strategize and organization for success, the MACRA Collaborative will seek to facilitate:


From June 14-16, The Academy will convene the second Physician Leadership Program class of 2017. The new cohort of physician executives represents 13 health systems across the country. Please join The Academy in welcoming the newest class!


Wednesday, May 3rd

6:00 p.m.

General Registration

Arizona Biltmore Ballroom Foyer


On May 17, 2017, The Academy will jointly convene members from the Population Health and Big Data Collaborative programs. This is the first time the two peer groups have convened simultaneously.

The objective of the sessions are to establish cross-disciplinary approaches to value-based care with a specific focus on leveraging data and analytics. For a sneak preview, view the joint-agenda highlights below.


Discovering the Value of Social Determinants Data on Pop Health Initiatives