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Sunday | Monday | Tuesday
Sunday, April 14, 2024
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Liturgy of the Eucharist

Sponsored by the Catholic Health Association of the United States.

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

AHAPAC Luncheon

Join Washington insiders and political commentators Dana Perino and Harold Ford Jr. as they provide insight on today’s political climate. The former White House Press Secretary and five-term congressman, now co-hosts of The Five on FOX News, will showcase their shared commitment to robust and productive debate as they dive into the headlines and the issues that cut across the aisle. By invitation only. For more information on AHAPAC, contact Shari Dexter at (202) 626-2338.

Dana Perino
Former White House Press Secretary, Co-host of The Five on Fox News

Harold Ford, Jr
Former five-term congressman (D-TN), Co-host of The Five on Fox News

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Welcoming First Time Attendees and New Members

Meet new colleagues and maximize your Annual Meeting experience through this special welcome.

1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

ACHE Education Session

Attendees of the Sunday ACHE Education Session will receive 1.5 hours of ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits. Additional registration fee is required.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Rural Washington Update

Ensuring policies better support care access in rural areas is essential to maintaining our nation's health. This update will feature candid discussion from rural health policy experts.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Post-Acute Care Update

Consumer demands and the rapid pace of changes in care delivery continue to accelerate and evolve hospital and post-acute care relationships. Join leaders in the field for this roundtable conversation.

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

AHA Leadership Celebration

Hosted by AHA Board Immediate Past Chair John Haupert, president and CEO of Grady Health System, this reception honors AHA’s 2024 Board Chair Joanne Conroy, president and CEO of Dartmouth Health, and all hospital and health system leaders.

John Haupert
President and CEO of Grady Health System, Immediate past chair of the American Hospital Association Board of Trustees

Joanne Conroy
President and CEO of Dartmouth Health, Chair of the American Hospital Association Board of Trustees

Monday, April 15, 2024
6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m

Health Care Leadership Breakfast

Join General Lori Robinson, the most senior military woman to serve in the United States Department of Defense, in a candid discussion on leadership, overcoming obstacles, and the state of U.S. national security. Joanne Conroy, and Gen. Robinson will honor recipients of the AHA’s 2024 federal awards. Additional registration fee is required.

Gen. Lori Robinson
Commander, NORAD; commander; U.S. Northern Command (May 2016-May 2018); commander, Pacific Air Forces (October 2014-May 2016)

7:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

ACHE Breakfast Meeting

Enjoy coffee and conversation with ACHE colleagues and the opportunity to gain perspectives on health care and leadership. Additional registration fee is required.

8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Federal Forum Opening Plenary

Join AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack as he welcomes attendees. Stacey Hughes, AHA executive vice president of government relations and public policy, will discuss key issues affecting hospitals and health systems on Capitol Hill and AHA’s advocacy agenda. Additional speakers to be announced.

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

AHA Recognition Luncheon

We will honor recipients of the AHA’s 2024 leadership awards and the 2023 Foster G. McGaw Prize winner and finalists. The award is jointly sponsored by luncheon host The Baxter International Foundation, AHA and Health Research & Educational Trust.

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Government Relations Officers Network Luncheon

Don’t miss this conversation with Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman, founders of Punchbowl News, as they cover congressional leadership and the White House. These New York Times best-selling authors have been writing about Congress and the politics of governing for more than a decade with incomparable access to the highest offices in Washington and unmatched insights on the policies, players, and personalities driving politics today. By invitation only.

Jake Sherman
FounderPunchbowl News Former co-author, POLITICO's Playbook

Anna Palmer
Founder and CEO, Punchbowl News Former co-author, POLITICO Playbook

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Federal Forum Plenary

Hear from lawmakers and policy experts on issues that matter to hospital and health system leaders. We’ll also honor the 2023 Distinguished Service Award winner. Speakers to be announced.

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Reception for AHAPAC’s Top Contributors

By invitation only. For more information on AHAPAC, contact Shari Dexter at (202) 626-2338.

Trustee Reception

Connect with fellow trustees in a relaxed and informal setting.

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Associates and Sponsors Appreciation Reception

Associate members and annual meeting sponsors are invited to this special gathering.

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
6:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.


8:00 a.m. - 10:00 am

Federal Forum Closing Plenary

Hear directly from Capitol Hill leaders and the Administration on health care priorities in Congress. Speakers to be announced.