December 17, 2021
Preventable: The Inside Story of How Leadership Failures, Politics, and Selfishness Doomed the U.S. Coronavirus Response
12:00 PM CT - 1:30PM CT
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This session includes Andrew M. Slavitt as the keynote speaker, Healthcare Advisor, and former acting administrator of the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid, temporary Senior Advisor to the COVID-10 Response Coordinator in the Biden Administration, and the IOMC Awards.
The Henry P. Russe, MD Citation for Exemplary Compassion in Healthcare
The Institute of Medicine and the Rush University Medical Center are proud to honor an outstanding individual with the The Henry P. Russe, MD Citation for Exemplary Compassion in Healthcare Award.
HENRY P. RUSSE, MD (February 12, 1928-May 10, 1991) served as Dean of Rush Medical College at Rush University Medical Center and served five terms as President of The Institute of Medicine of Chicago during an extraordinary decade of personal and professional commitment to the advancement of medicine. To recognize his contributions, the Trustees of Rush University Medical Center and The Institute of Medicine of Chicago have established the Henry P. Russe, MD Citation for Exemplary Compassion in Healthcare. This ongoing award demonstrates, as Dr. Russe exemplified, that humanitarianism must characterize the practice of medicine and medical education beyond the science, technology and personal skillfulness essential in caring for the health of our fellow citizens.
The Institute of Medicine of Chicago will present these awards:
IOMC Humanitarian Global Health Award
Presented to a Chicago, Cook and Collar counties area individual or organization that has provided voluntary, longstanding, and international humanitarian health service(s). The recipient need not be a Fellow or affiliated with the IOMC. In 2021, the award will be recognized at the Healthcare Leadership Summit in December 2021.
Innovation in Health Care / Health Care Delivery
The Innovations in Health Care/Health Care Delivery Award recognizes an individual or organization that has implemented an approach, strategy or improvement in health care or health care delivery that enhances patient care, equity and/or improves outcomes. The healthcare professional need not be a Fellow of the IOMC. In 2021, this award will be recognized at the Healthcare Leadership Summit in December 2021.
Post-Election - From former Biden Senior Advisor Andy Slavitt, shares his insights about the failed leadership, policies, and selfishness doomed the US Corona virus response. He new book, Preventable is the definitive inside account of the United States' failed response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Slavitt chronicles what he saw and how much could have been prevented -- an unflinching investigation of the cultural, political, and economic drivers that led to unnecessary loss of life.
Andrew M. Slavitt is an American businessman and health-care advisor who served as the acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services from March 2015 to January 2017 and as a temporary Senior Advisor to the COVID-19 Response Coordinator in the Biden administration. A leader of the team that helped to repair the healthcare.gov website after its initial rollout, he was nominated by Barack Obama to run CMS in July 2015.
In January 2021, Slavitt accepted a temporary role as Senior Pandemic Advisor to President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 pandemic response team. He stepped down from that role in June 2021.
IOMC is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
Andy Slavitt on How Politics Became a Public Health Crisis | MedPage Today
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