Dr. Marty Makary

Physician, Researcher, Author, Medical Commentator · Johns Hopkins School of Medicine & Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health

This won't hurt a bit! In fact, your audience will say "Ahh" when a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine physician and author is at the podium

Minimally-Invasive Surgery Health Services Research Cancer Therapy Health Policy Access to Healthcare

Peter Santoro, M.D., FACS

Director of Robotic Surgery · ChristianaCare

Dr. Peter Santoro specializes in advanced robotic techniques, with special interests in complex abdominal wall hernia repair.

Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Minimally Invasive Surgery General Surgery Robotic Surgery Hernia Repair

Matthew Rubino, M.D., FACS

Chief of Surgical Services · ChristianaCare

Dr. Matthew Rubino is the Chief of Surgical Services at ChristianaCare's Newark Campus.

Minimally Invasive Surgery General Surgery Hernia Surgery Robotic Surgery Resident Education

Jason Brooks

C.E.O., Consultant · Maven Consulting Group Inc.

Peak performance coach and strategist. Helping people create sustainable behavioural change to optimize performance and wellbeing

Performance Coaching Executive Coaching and Consulting Stress Management Stress Inoculation Training Visualization and Mental Rehearsal

Jaime Cesar Giraldo Arango, M.D., FACS

Surgeon; Director of Chief Surgical Services; Trauma Medical Director, Wilmington Hospital · ChristianaCare

Dr, Giraldo Arango specializes in general surgery, critical care, trauma, laparoscopic and robotic surgery.

Esophagogastroduodenoscopy Colonoscopy Robotic Surgery

Arvind Sabesan, M.D., FACS

Surgical Oncologist · ChristianaCare

Arvind Sabesan, M.D., is a Surgical Oncologist at ChristianaCare's Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute.

Robotic Surgery Clinical Research Endocrine Surgery General Surgery Surgical Oncology

Janice Taylor

Director · University of Florida

Dr. Janice Taylor focuses on intestinal rehabilitation, neonatal surgery, and minimally invasive surgery.

Oncology Surgery Neonatal Trauma Abdominal Surgery Pediatric Surgery

Joseph Bennett, M.D.

Chief of Surgical Oncology · ChristianaCare

Dr. Joseph Bennett is the chief of Surgical Oncology and co-director of the Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Multidisciplinary Clinic.

Surgical Oncology General Surgery Oncology

Dawn Johnson Leonard, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Chief, Division of Breast Surgery · ChristianaCare

Dr. Dawn Leonard specializes in breast surgery at ChristianaCare.

Breast Surgical Oncology General Surgery Breast Cancer

Jason Rolls, M.D., FACS

Chief and Surgical Director of the Kidney Transplant Program · ChristianaCare

Dr. Rolls is Chief and Surgical Director of the Transplant Program. He provides care for those choosing kidney transplantation or donation.

Transplantation Immunosuppression Organ Donation General Surgery Abdominal Solid Organ Transplantation Dialysis Access Surgery

Bridget Ross

CEO · ChroniSense Medical

Bridget Ross is a medical devices and pharmaceutical industry expert offering strategic advice and cross-functional team leadership.

Business Strategy Commercialization General Surgery Urology Digital Health

Caitlin Halbert, DO, MS, FACS

Bariatric Surgeon and Campus Chief of Wilmington Surgical Services · ChristianaCare

Dr. Caitlin Halbert is a Bariatric Surgeon and Campus Chief of Wilmington Surgical Services.

Bariatric Surgery Foregut Surgery (hiatal hernia, reflux surgery, achalasia) Clinical Research Leadership Education

David C. Hess, MD

Interim Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation and Dean of the Medical College of Georgia · Augusta University

Dr. David C. Hess, a stroke specialist, educator, and entrepreneur, is dean of the Medical College of Georgia.

Stroke Neuroscience Telemedicine Neurology Stem Cell Research

Susan Moffatt-Bruce

President: Lahey Hospital and Medical Center · Beth Israel Lahey Health

Susan Moffatt-Bruce leads LHMC, known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment, and leading-edge research.

Thoracic Surgery Cardiac Surgery Transplantation Surgery Quality and Patient Safety

Kenneth McCulloch

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon · New York Sports and Joints

Dr. Kenneth McCulloch of is a Board-Certified Orthopaedic surgeon, treating a wide variety of hip, knee, and shoulder problems.

General Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine Advanced Arthroscopy Joint Preservation Joint Arthroplasty

Maria Lima, MD

Assistant Professor · Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

A leading expert in reconstructive surgery and body contouring.

Abdominoplasty Pediatric Plastic Surgery Cleft lip and palate repair Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Body contouring after massive weight loss

Barry Waldman MD

Orthopedic Surgeon · OrthoMaryland

DR Barry Waldman is an internationally known orthopedic surgeon specializing in care for the hip, knee, and shoulder at OrthoMaryland.

Orthopedic Surgery Orthopedic Rehabilitation Orthopedics

Dr. Sharven Taghavi

Assistant Professor of Surgery · Tulane University School of Medicine

Dr. Taghavi specializes in trauma surgery including gun violence, and is an expert in surgical critical care.

James Merlino, MD

Chief Experience Officer · Cleveland Clinic

Under Dr. Merlino’s leadership, Cleveland Clinic is driving not only patient satisfaction, but also safety, quality and value

Patient Experience

J. Michael Henderson, MD

Chief Quality Officer · Cleveland Clinic

From this safety and quality expert, learn how a successful model of care can improve outcomes, reduce hospital-acquired infections and more

Patient Safety Quality and Safety Collaborations Implementing Systems to Manage Quality/Patient Safety Healthcare Reform (Quality Portions) Value Based Purchasing