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Donald M. Berwick

President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

Ezra Vogel

Professor, Harvard University; Former Harvard Fairbanks Center Director

Peter L. Slavin

President, Massachusetts General Hospital

Stephen Kennedy Smith

Principal and Board Member of Park Agency, Kennedy Family Office 

Qizhu Tang

President, Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University; Vice President, Wuhan University

Lincoln C. Chen

President, the China Medical Board

Corey McCann

President and CEO,

 Pear Therapeutics

George Church

Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School

Yuanli Liu

Dean, School of Public Health, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College

Erdan Huang

Director, National Institute of Hospital Administration, National Health Commission of China

Michael Sherman

Chief Medical Officer, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, U.S.

Rushika Fernandopulle

Co-founder and CEO,

Iora Health




2019 U.S.-China Health Care Innovation & Investment Forum 

Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School

Thursday, Sept 26, 2019 | 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Opening Remarks

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

10:15 AM - 11:15 PM

11:15 PM - 12:15 PM

Session One | Keynote 

Session One | Panel - New Frontier in Precision Medicine

Session One | Showcase - Cell and Gene Therapy

Special Dialog | Innovation, IP Protection in U.S. & China

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Lunch Dialog: FDA Regulation in U.S. & China

Session Two | Keynote - Learning to Fly: Building a New Model of Person-Centered Primary Care

Session Two | Panel: Who Pays for Innovation?

Coffee Break

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Session Three | Keynote

Session Three | Panel - How Digital Health is Transforming Healthcare 

5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

Session Three | Showcase - Digital Health Technology is Transforming Healthcare Delivery

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Cocktail Social

2019 U.S.-China Health Summit 

Building a Sustainable Health Care System

Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School

Friday, Sept 27, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

6:15 PM - 6:30 PM

Session One​ | Health Without Boarders —U.S.-China Collaborations in the Past, Current & Future

Coffee Break

Session Two​ | Building a Sustainable & Integrated Health Care System

Lunch Time Dialog | U.S.-China Relationship: Where Shall We Go

Session Three | Learning Health System

Session Four | Value-Based Insurance and Healthcare Services

Coffee Break

Session Five | Round table - Future Public Health & Healthcare in China

Closing Remarks

Session Six | Round table - Future Public Health & Healthcare in the U.S

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Social Time


Our invited healthcare pioneers and break-out industry thinkers will feature new health care's frontiers, over-the-horizon transformations, leading healthcare systems and services practices, helping you pump change-fueled passion into the always-on, daily grind of regular work life.






The Innovation & Investment Forum is packed with trending healthcare topics and futuristic speakers who embody the innovative, entrepreneurial, and visionary spirits, and show you the ropes of healthcare innovation and investment.

No place else will you gain the knowledge and insights needed to chart your investment strategy and cut through the noise around the ever-changing healthcare field.

Ten mid-to-later-stage startups especially selected by the U.S.-China Health Summit Innovation Program will present their work illustrating how genetics/ biotechnology and AI can be used to improve population health and healthcare delivery. This showcase is designed for investors, entrepreneurs, investigators, and others who are yearning for identifying mature inventive concepts that have competitive business advantages in health care.







Harvard Medical School Joseph B. Martin Conference Center


77 Avenue Louis Pasteur 

Boston, MA, 02115