2019 Annual Health Summit 


Session One

Session Two

10:30 - 12:30  Building a Sustainable & Integrated Health Care System

Donald M. Berwick

President Emeritus and Senior Fellow,

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Session Three

1:30 - 2:00  Lunch Time Dialog: U.S. - China Relationship:

                   Where Shall We Go?

4:15 - 5:15 Round Table: Future Public Health & Healthcare in China

Jing Wu


National Center for Chronic and Noncommunicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Qingyu Kong

Vice President, Beijing Anzhen Hospital, Capital Medical University

Tao Hong

Vice President, 1st Teaching Hospital, Nanchang University

Session Six

5:15 - 6:15 Round Table: Future Public Health & Healthcare in the U.S.

Arlene Bierman

Director of Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement (CEPI), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), U.S. DHHS

Alfred Demaria

Former State Epidemiologist for Massachusetts and former Medical Director of the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Marc-David Munk

Former Chief Medical Officer, CVS Minute Clinic 

Joe Kimura


Atrius Health

Christine Lu

Associate Professor & Co-director, PRecisiOn Medicine Translational Research (PROMoTeR) Center, Department of Population Medicine, HMS & HPHCI

6:15 - 6:30    Closing Remarks

6:30 - 8:00    Social Time

6:30 - 7:00    Cocktail Social

Sep 26, 2019

Health Care Innovation & Investment Forum

Opening Remarks

Opening Remarks

8:00 - 8:30 

Stephen Kennedy Smith 

Principal and Board Member, Park Agency Enterprises, Kennedy Family Office

Sep 27, 2019

Building a Sustainable Health Care System

8:00 - 10:00 Health Without Boarders - Learning &                                        Collaborating Under The Global Lens

Yuanli Liu

Dean, School of Public Health, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS) & Peking Union Medical College (PUMC)

Daniel Tsai

Assistant Secretary for MassHealth and Medicaid Director for the Commonwealth

Qizhu Tang

Vice President,

Wuhan University;

Dean, Wuhan University Medical School;

President, Hubei Provincial People's Hospital

Richard Platt

Professor and Chair,

Department of Population Medicine

Lincoln C. Chen


China Medical Board

10:00 - 10:30  Coffee Break

Session One

8:30 - 9:00  Keynote

Geroge M. Church

Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School

9:00 - 10:00  Panel: New Frontier in Precision Medicine

Alex Wu

Partner, Green Pine Captal Partners

Antonio Regalado

Senior Editor for Biomedicine,

MIT Technology Review

Peter Fong

Senior Principal,

Flagship Pioneering

Xin He

Founder and Managing Partner, Hyfinity Fund

10:00 - 10:15  Coffee Break

10:15 - 11:15  Showcase: Cell and Gene Therapy

Michael Fenn

Director, Healthcare & Life Science, Harvard Innovation Lab

Special Dialog

11:15 - 12:15  IP Protection in U.S. & China

Jeffrey J. Ellison

Ph.D., Partner, Clark+Elbing

Can Cui

Ph.D., Associate, Morrison Foerster

Jonathan Darrow

Faculty Program on Regulation, Therapeutics & Law, Harvard Medical School

12:30 - 2:00  FDA Regulation in U.S. & China

3:45 - 4:15  Keynote

Corey McCann

Founder and CEO, Pear Therapeutics 

4:15 - 5:15  Panel: How Digital Health is Transforming Healthcare

5:15 - 6:15  Showcase: Digital Health Technology is                                         Transforming Healthcare Delivery

Ligang Zhang

President & CEO,

iKang Health 

Joseph Kvedar 

Vice President,

Connected Health, Partners Healthcare  

Lingyun Su

Former Director,

AliHealth Research Institute  

David Mou

Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer, Valera Health;

Psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital

Rick Williams

Former President,

Boston Harvard Business School Alumni Association; 

Managing Director,

Williams Advisory Partners

William Haseltine

Chairman and President, Access Health International;


U.S.-China Health Summit

Erdan Huang


National Institute of Hospital Administration, National Health Commission of China

Ezra Vogel

Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus, Harvard University  

Special Lunch Dialog

Session Two

2:00 - 2:30  Keynote

Rushika Fernandopulle

Co-founder and CEO, Iora Health

2:30 - 3:30  Panel: Who Pays for Innovation?

Michael Greeley

Partner, Flare Capital

Beth Bierbower

Segment President, Humana

Mei Xu


Yunnan Richland Hospital

Stephen Knight

President and Managing Partner

F-Prime Capital

Tiger Tang

Co-founder & CEO,

iBridge TT International Ltd.

3:30 - 3:45  Coffee Break

Session Three

Mark Wu

Henry L. Stimson Professor,

Harvard Law School 

Session Four

2:00 - 4:00 Value-Based Insurance and Healthcare Quality

James Frank Wharam


Division of Health Policy & Insurance, Department of Population Medicine (DPM)

Michael Sherman

Chief Medical Officer, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Jianqin Gu


Henan Provincial People's Hospital, China

Mark Fendrick


Value-Based Insurance Design (V-BID) Center, University of Michigan

David Khougazian

Head of Specialty Care for China and Emerging Market, Sanofi

4:00 - 4:15  Coffee Break

Session Five

Yong Xu

President, Shenzhen People's Hospital, China