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2015 Annual Conference

Building Health Systems

The 2015 Annual conference was held on Friday, April 17, 2015 at the Sheraton Hotel, Burlington, VT.

Conference Brochure

Welcome, Opening Remarks and Program Overview

Congressman Peter Welch
Dean Frederick Morin, III, MD
Al Gobeille
Craig Jones, MD


Vermont Blueprint for Health
Craig Jones, MD
Executive Director, Vermont Blueprint for Health

Healer, Leader, Partner: Foundations of an Integrated Delivery System
Jack Cochran, MD, FACS
Executive Director, The Permanente Federation at Kaiser Permanente

A Machine That Does the Work of Two Men
Graham Watt, MD, FRCKGP, FMedSci
Norie Miller Professor and Chair of General Practice and Primary Care, The Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Building an Integrated Population Health Culture in San Diego County
Commander Sunny Ramchandani, MD, MPH
Medical Director, Healthcare Business, United States Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California
Nick Macchione, MS, MPH, FACHE
Director and Deputy Chief, Administrative Officer, Health and Human Services Agency, County of San Diego, California

Building Health Systems to Reduce Disparities - Lessons from Remote Health in Australia
Paul Burgess, MBBS, PhD, MPH
Department of Health, Northern Territory Government, Australia
Harkness Fellow, MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation, Seattle, Washington

Breakout Sessions:
In-Depth Dialogue and Learnings from Three Health Systems

Breakout #1: Scotland (Graham Watt, MD, FRCKGP, FMedSci)
Breakout #2: Australia (Paul Burgess, MBBS, PhD, MPH)
Breakout #3: San Diego (Commander Sunny Ramchandani, MD, MPH and Nick Macchione, MS, MPH, FACHE)