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June 19-21
June 20

9:30 –
10:15 am

JW Marriott Marquis Miami

General Session

This session will feature the debut of our 2019 Member Celebration video as well as a town hall meeting and a keynote address from Sue Klebold, mental health advocate and author of A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy.

Town Hall Meeting

Our VITAL 2019 Town Hall meeting will feature:

Joseph Scott, FACHE
Executive Vice President
Office of Health Care Transformation
RWJBarnabas Health

Wright Lassiter III
President and CEO
Henry Ford Health Syste,

Susan Ehrlich, MD, MPP
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center

Moderator: Bruce Siegel, MD, MPH
President and CEO
America’s Essential Hospitals

Sue Klebold

Author, A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy
Mental health care advocate
Speaker Info

Sue Klebold’s son, Dylan, was one of the two gunmen responsible for the Columbine High School shootings of April 20, 1999, in Littleton, Colorado. In the aftermath of the tragedy, Klebold volunteered for suicide prevention organizations, questioned experts, talked with fellow survivors of loss, and examined the crucial intersection between mental health problems and violence.

She will share how her search for answers led to a greater understanding of the importance of early intervention and effective treatment for those who struggle with thoughts of suicide.



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