Special Events

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Sunday, April 23

Liturgy of the Eucharist | 8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Sponsored by the Catholic Health Association.

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AHAPAC Appreciation Luncheon | 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Learn how to be an agent of change from two of the most brilliant political strategists of our time from both sides of the political divide. Renowned presidential campaign strategists David Axelrod and Karl Rove reveal what goes into effective political strategy and messaging. Invitation only. For more information on AHAPAC, contact Shari Dexter at (202) 626-2338.

Welcoming First-Time Attendees and New Members | 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Get the most from your AHA membership, meet new colleagues and maximize your Annual Meeting experience through this special welcome.

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ACHE Session: Leading Strategic Change | 1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Join Jim Austin, former senior executive at Baxter Healthcare and expert in strategic planning and organizational change, as he uses his extensive industry experience to help leaders recognize barriers, create successful models for driving change and discover the stages of successful strategic execution, especially as it relates to culture change.

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

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AHA Leadership Celebration | 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Honoring 2023 AHA Board Chair John Haupert, CEO of Grady Health System.

Monday, April 24

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Health Care Leadership Breakfast | 7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

Join General Lori Robinson, the most senior military woman to serve in the U.S. Department of Defense, in a candid discussion on leadership, overcoming obstacles, and the state of U.S. national security. John Haupert, AHA 2023 board chair, and Gen. Robinson will honor recipients of the AHA’s 2023 federal awards. Additional registration fee is required.

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ACHE Breakfast Meeting | 7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

Enjoy coffee and conversation with ACHE colleagues and the opportunity to gain perspectives on health care and leadership from ACHE Chair Delvecchio Finley, FACHE, president and CEO, Atrium Health Navicent. Additional registration fee is required.

AHA Recognition Luncheon | 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

We will honor recipients of the AHA’s 2023 leadership awards and the 2022 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.

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Government Relations Officers Network Luncheon | 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Join two of the nation’s most influential journalists who built POLITICO then co-founded Axios, Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen, on how to punch through noise and get attention to what matters most. By invitation only.

Reception for AHAPAC's Top Contributors | 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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

Trustee Reception | 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Connect with fellow trustees in a relaxed and informal setting.

AHA Annual Meeting Associate & Sponsor Appreciation Reception | 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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