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2020 Healthcare Symposium

Join Withum Virtually For Our 2nd Annual Healthcare Symposium

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Symposium Details
Wednesday, December 2
8:30 AM – 1:00 PM EDT
CPE, CLE and ACHE Credits Awarded

Symposium Learning Objectives

  • Describe actions taken by the leader of a healthcare system at the epicenter of the start of the COVID pandemic
  • Assess the financial impact from COVID-19 from leaders in the industry
  • Identify board and governance considerations for healthcare systems from the legal perspective
  • Recognize what the future of the industry may entail from a behavioral perspective such as returning to work, vaccines, and mental health issues as a result of the pandemic

Meet Our Keynote Speaker

Michael A. Maron

Michael Maron is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Holy Name Medical Center. Holy Name was New Jersey’s epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, and Mr. Maron guided the organization seamlessly through the confusion and disruption. He also personally contracted the virus himself.

Symposium Agenda

8:30 – 9:00 AM


Withum Welcome and Introductions

9:00 – 9:50 AM

How Holy Name Medical Center Dealt with the Pandemic
1 CPE Credit | Business Management & Organization 

Session 1
10:00 – 10:50 AM

Financial Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare
1 CPE Credit | Finance 

Session 2
11:00 – 11:50 AM

Board and Governance Considerations  for Healthcare
1 CPE Credit | Business Management & Organization 

  • Matthew K. Doonan, General Counsel, Inspira Health
  • Sonya F. Lawrence, BSN, JD, CHC/Senior Vice President, Enterprise Chief Compliance Officer/Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health
  • Matt Rogers, Assistant General Counsel, Geisinger Health
  • Mark Sblendorio, VP of Legal Services; St. Luke’s University Health Network
  • Moderator: John Fanburg, Esq. Managing Member, Brach Eichler

Session 3
12:00 – 12:50 PM

The Future of the Industry 
1 CPE Credit | Personnel/Human Resources 

  • Alan Beatty, Vice President of Human Resources, Shore Medical Center
  • Cathleen Bennett, President and CEO, New Jersey Hospital Association
  • Clayton Fitzhugh, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer; Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health
  • Lori Herndon, President and CEO, AtlantiCare Health System
  • Stephanie Lee, CEO, Tower Behavioral Health
  • Moderator: Joseph Chirichella, President & CEO, Deborah Heart & Lung Center




Event Partners

Offered in Partnership with New Jersey Hospital Association and in Collaboration With the Following Associations

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