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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 EST
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
  • David De Simone, Esq. SVP, Organizational Transformation and Chief Legal Officer, CentraState Healthcare System
  • 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

Continuing Education Credits

CPE Credits

NASBAWithumSmith+Brown, PC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBAregistry.org.

Program Level:  Overview  Prerequisites: None  Advanced Preparation:  None   Delivery Method:  {​Group-Internet Based or Group-Live}​

For information regarding complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact our Withum Learning Department at withumlearning@withum.com.

Continuing Legal Education Statement

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 4.0 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 0.0 qualify as hours of credits for ethics/professionalism, and 0.0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law, criminal trial law, workers compensation law/or matrimonial law.

ACHE Credits

As an independent chartered chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives, ACHE of New Jersey is authorized to award 4.0 hours of ACHE Qualified Education credit toward advancement or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program who wish to have it considered for ACHE Qualified Education credit should list their attendance when they apply to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification.

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