2024 Conference Agenda

May 29, 2024, Pre-Conference
NYU School of Global Public Health
708 Broadway, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10003

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Networking Reception

May 30, 2024, Day 1
Kimmel Center for University Life
60 Washington Square South, 9th floor, Room 914
New York, NY 10012

8:30 am

9:00 - 9:30 am    
Opening Remarks
Melody Goodman, Interim Dean, NYU School of Global Public Health
Sherry Glied, Dean, NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Michael Sparer, Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

9:30 - 10:30 am
Paper Presentation & Discussion: "Holding it together: leading an organizational network to advance population health"
Presenter: Amanda Brewster, University of California, Berkeley
Discussant: Ingrid Nembhard, University of Pennsylvania

10:30 - 10:45 am

10:45 - 11:45 am
Panel: “Contemporary Challenges by Health Care Management and Organizations —

Climate Change and Migrant Issues”
Theodore G. Long, NYC Health + Hospitals
Chrissa Pagitsas, Pagitsas Advisors
Randye Retkin, New York Legal Assistance Group
Cassandra Thiel, New York University
Moderator: Larry R. Hearld, University of Alabama at Birmingham

11:45 - 12:15 pm
Box Lunch 

12:15 - 1:00 pm 
Lightning Talks

1:00 - 2:00 pm    
Keynote Speech
Mitchell Katz, President and CEO, NYC Health + Hospitals

2:00 - 2:15 pm    

2:15 - 3:15 pm
Paper Presentation & Discussion: “All Hospitals Are Public”
Presenter: Lauren A. Taylor, New York University
Discussant (via Zoom): Lawton Robert Burns, University of Pennsylvania     

3:15 - 3:30 pm    

3:30 - 4:30 pm
Poster Presentations by
Sarah A. Birkin, Wake Forest University
Sorcha A. Brophy, Columbia University
Olivia S. Jung, University of California, Los Angeles
Xiao (Lilac) Li, UTHealth Houston
Daniele Mascia, LUISS Guido Carli
Kristin M. MacDonald, Virginia Commonwealth University
Megan A. Mullins, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Patricia Satterstrom, New York University

7:00 - 9:00 pm
Reception Dinner
King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center Atrium
53 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

May 31, 2024 , Day 2
Kimmel Center for University Life
60 Washington Square South, 9th floor, Room 914
New York, NY 10012

8:30 am

9:00 - 10:00 am
Paper Presentation & Discussion: "Optimizing Team Meeting Frequency and Focus to Improve Satisfaction and Quality Care"
Presenter: Zhanna Novikov, UTHealth Houston
Discussant: Patricia Satterstrom, New York University

10:00 - 10:15 am

10:15 - 10:30 am
What’s New at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Presenter: Lingrui Liu

10:30 - 11:30 am
Paper Presentation & Discussion: "Organizational Characteristics Associated with Longitudinal Participation in Internal Quality Improvement: Findings from Two Waves of a National Sample of Physician Practices"
Presenter: Vanessa B. Hurley, Georgetown University
Discussant: Yuna S. H. Lee, Columbia University

11:30 - 12:30 pm
Conference Debrief and OTHC Community Discussion

12:30 pm
Conference Adjourns

2024 Organizing Committee
Thomas D’Aunno, Alden Lai, Yuna Lee, John McHugh, Genevra Murray
Abstract Reviewers: Ji Chang, Mattia Gilmartin, Larry Hearld, and Daniel Lee

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Updated April 1st, 2024