MIAMI

Connect. Inspire. Lead.
The nation’s only essential conference

June 19-21
Conference

Schedule

VITAL2019 offers an unparalleled program with five education tracks, more than 30 sessions, and valuable content forged by member experience.

WEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAY

Trending

Topics We Will Cover

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/VITAL2019_SessionTopics.png
Day 1

Wednesday, June 19


https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png
Welcome

Conference registration open

7 am–7 pm

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png
Board Meeting

Institute board meeting (closed)

8:30–11:30 am

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png
Preconference Workshop

Population health preconference session (preregistration required)

8–noon am
Workshop Details

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png

Government Relations Academy

8 am–noon

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png

Fellows Program

8 am–noon

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png

Climate Resilience Stakeholder Forum

Noon–1 pm
Luncheon Details

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png

340B Interest Group Meeting

1–1:45pm

The 340B Interest Group brings together individuals interested in discussing issues related to the 340B Drug Pricing Program. Open to full, associate, and allied affiliate members only.


https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png

First-time attendee orientation

1:45–2:15 pm

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png

Financial Interest Group Meeting

2:15–3 pm

The Financial Interest Group is a platform for essential hospital leaders to learn and share knowledge about their unique financial challenges. Open to full, associate, and allied affiliate members only.


https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png
General Session

Opening general session

3:30–5:15 pm
This session will feature a president’s address from Dr. Bruce Siegel, and keynote from Ezekiel Emanuel, and a presentation from our partner Premier.
Session Details

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png

Opening reception

5:15–6:30 pm

Day 2

Thursday, June 20


https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png

Conference registration open

7 am–5 pm

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png

Networking breakfast

7–8 am

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png
Multiple Tracks

Critical Conversations (choose one of five)

8–9 am

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png

General Session

9–10:30 am
This session will feature keynote speaker Sue Klebold, mental health advocate and author of A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy.
Session Details

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png

Networking break

10:30–11 am

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png
Multiple Tracks

Education breakout sessions (choose one of five)

11 am–12:15 pm

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png
Gage Awards

Gage Awards Luncheon

12:15–2 pm

Celebrate excellence as we honor outstanding programs in quality and population health with the Gage Awards. The prestigious awards are presented to member hospitals and health systems for creative, successful programs and activities that enhance patient care and meet community needs. Join us to honor our 2019 recipients.


https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png
Multiple Tracks

Mini-Sessions (choose one of five)

2:15–2:45 pm

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png

Networking break

2:45–3:15 pm

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png
Multiple Tracks

Mini-Sessions (choose one of five)

3:15–3:45 pm

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png

Poster session

3:45–5 pm

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png
FAN Event

Federal Action Network (FAN) networking reception (invitation-only)

5:30–7 pm
  • Learn more
Learn more

Join your colleagues for a reception exclusively for members of the Federal Action Network (FAN), America’s Essential Hospital’s individual membership category for member hospital employees interested in federal advocacy. The FAN reception will take place on Thursday, June 20, at the JW Marriott Marquis from 5:30–7 pm. This year our reception will take place on the nineteenth floor, which features an indoor golf school, bowling alley, billiard room, corporate lounge and stainless-steel infinity sky pool.

If you’re not yet a member of the FAN, sign up today to join this community of member advocates for expanded networking; access to exclusive events, news, and resources; participation in our political action committee; and an opportunity to help shape the association’s advocacy agenda.

For more information on the FAN, please contact Jocelyn Wiles at jwiles@essentialhospitals.org.


https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png

Open night to enjoy Miami

7–10 pm

Day 3

Friday, June 21


https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png

Conference registration open

7 am–noon

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png

Networking breakfast

7–8 am

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png
Multiple Tracks

Critical Conversations (choose one of five)

8–9 am

https://vital.essentialhospitals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/aeh-160x160.png

Closing general session

9:15–noon
This session will feature a panel of member leaders discussing how essential hospitals create a culture of health in their communities.
Session Details

Interested?

Demonstrate your commitment to the mission of essential hospitals and help your organization shape a strategy for success.

Register Today