Midwest Forum on Hospitals, Health Systems and Population Health

November 29 – December 1, 2017

The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
909 N Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611

The Health Policy Institute of Ohio is partnering with organizations from other Midwestern states to host “The Midwest Forum on Hospitals, Health Systems and Population Health.” The Forum will bring together organizations and key stakeholders dedicated to improving the health of all Americans. The goal of the meeting is to engage attendees in a broad dialogue across sectors to solve complex issues to improve the health of communities and integrate clinical and community health and prevention strategies. Explore the Midwest Forum schedule, featured speakers, hotel information, call for abstracts, pre-conference sessions, registration, and more on the Midwest Forum webpage.

Midwest Forum speakers include:
  • John Auerbach, President and CEO, Trust for America’s Health
  • Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, Director of the Pediatric Public Health Initiative & Pediatric Residency Program at Hurley Children’s Hospital at Hurley Medical Center at Michigan State University
  • John R. Lumpkin, MD, MPH, Senior Vice President-Program at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Jan Ruma, Vice President, Healthcare Council of Northwest Ohio (HCNO); Executive Director, Toledo/Lucas County CareNet; Director, Northwest Ohio Pathways HUB
  • Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, M.P.H., FAAP, President and Chief Executive Officer, AcademyHealth
  • Will Snyder, System Vice President of External Affairs, Presence Health
  • Kimberlydawn Wisdom, MD, MS, Senior Vice President of Community Health & Equity, Chief Wellness & Diversity Officer, Henry Ford Health System; Michigan’s First Surgeon General
  • Steven Woolf, MD, MPH, Professor, Director, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Center on Society and Health


  • Early Bird – $400 (July 2017 – August 31, 2017)
  • Regular – $450 (August 15, 2017 – November 22, 2017)
  • Onsite – $500 (November 29, 2017 – December 1, 2017)
  • Pre-Conference Workshop – $80

Register here

Submit an abstract by August 11
The Midwest Forum on Hospitals, Health Systems and Population Health is seeking abstracts from stakeholders in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin to highlight successes and lessons learned related to the forum topics. Abstracts are due by 11:59pm CT on Friday, August 11, 2017. Abstracts can be submitted to:

Event sponsors include: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Advocate Health Care, Henry Ford Health System, Northwestern Medicine, Presence Health and Trinity Health