Who We Are

Health Evolution Summit

An invitation-only retreat of influential CEOs from across the industry
Next Summit: April 19-21, 2023
Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel & Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach

Candid discussions. Big minds. Real impact.

Health Evolution Summit is an invitation-only gathering that engages leaders committed to the transformation of health care. CEOs from health system, health plan, and life science organizations, as well as select policymakers, convene in an intimate environment to candidly debate ideas, build relationships and inspire creative solutions essential to the industry’s future.

      • Amy P. Abernethy, MD, PhDPresident, Clinical Research Business, Verily; former Principal Deputy Commissioner, FDA
      • José (Joe) AlmeidaChairman, President & CEO, Baxter
      • George BarrettFounder, The Overtone Group; former Chairman & CEO, Cardinal Health
      • Marc L. Boom, MD President & CEO, Houston Methodist
      • David Brailer, MDExecutive Chairman, Health Evolution
      • Rosalind BrewerCEO, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
      • Chiquita Brooks-LaSureAdministrator
        Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      • Bruce BroussardPresident & CEO, Humana
      • Aneesh ChopraPresident, CareJourney; former U.S. Chief Technology Officer
      • Jean Drouin, MDFounder & CEO, Clarify Health Solutions
      • Liz Fowler, PhDDeputy Administrator and Director, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
      • Josh GolombCEO, Hazel Health
      • Tom lnsel, MDformer Director, National Institute of Mental Health
      • Kris Joshi, PhDPresident, Change Healthcare
      • Kim KeckPresident & CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
      • Julie KimPresident, U.S. Business Unit & U.S. Country Head, Takeda
      • Sarah KrevansCEO Emeritus, Sutter Health
      • Peter Lee, PhDCorporate VP, Microsoft Healthcare, Microsoft
      • Admiral Rachel L. Levine, MDAdmiral, U.S. Public Health Service & Assistant Secretary for Health U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
      • Bill MarvinPresident & CEO, InstaMed; Managing Director & Head of Healthcare Payments, J.P. Morgan
      • Mark McClellan, MD, PhDDirector, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy & Robert J. Margolis, M.D., Professor of Business, Medicine and Policy, Duke University
      • Dan MendelsonCEO, Morgan Health, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
      • Richard Merkin, MDFounder, President & CEO, Heritage Provider Network
      • Bernd Montag, PhDCEO, Siemens Healthineers
      • R. Lawrence Moss, MDPresident & CEO, Nemours Children’s Health
      • Mike MussallemChairman & CEO, Edwards Lifesciences
      • Brian D. PieninckPresident & CEO, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
      • David A. RicksChair & CEO, Eli Lilly and Company
      • Rhonda Robinson Beale, MDSVP & Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Mental Health Services, UnitedHealth Group
      • Cris RossChief Information Officer, Mayo Clinic
      • Justin RothHead of Investment Banking, TripleTree
      • Renee N. Salas, MDFaculty, Harvard Global Health Institute
      • Meena Seshamani, MD, PhDDeputy Administrator & Director of Center for Medicare, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      • Derek StreatCEO, DexCare
      • Warner ThomasPresident & CEO, Ochsner Health System
      • Susan L. Turney, MDCEO, Marshfield Clinic Health System
      • Andrea WalshPresident & CEO, HealthPartners
      • Anne WojcickiCo-Founder & CEO, 23andMe
      • Phoebe L. YangGeneral Manager, Amazon Web Services, Healthcare
      • Julie YooGeneral Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

The Community

Health Evolution’s influential leaders from across health care convene at the Summit to develop connections to peers who seek to drive meaningful change. CEOs and C-suite executives from health system, health plan, and life science organizations, as well as leading health care innovators and select policy makers collaborate to envision and create health care system based on prevention, affordability, access, equity and outcomes for people and their communities.

View from Washington: Lessons Coming out of Covid

Andy Slavitt, former Senior Advisor to the Biden Administration, COVID Response, in discussion with David Brailer, MD, Executive Chairman, Health Evolution

A Perspective on Health Equity (and More) with Greg Adams

Greg A. Adams, CEO and Chairman of Kaiser Permanente, in discussion with Mandy Cohen, MD, former Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

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Past Discussion Leaders

  • Amy Abernethy, MD, PhD
    Amy Abernethy, MD, PhD President, Clinical Research Business, Verily; former Principal Deputy Commissioner, FDA
  • Bruce Broussard
    Bruce Broussard President & CEO
  • Alice Chen
    Alice Chen Deputy Secretary for Policy and Planning and Chief of Clinical Affairs
    California Health and Human Services
  • Secretary Mandy Cohen, MD
    Secretary Mandy Cohen, MD Secretary, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
  • David Cohen
    David Cohen Senior Executive Vice President
    Comcast Corporation
  • Steve Corwin, MD
    Steve Corwin, MD President & CEO
  • Francis deSouza
    Francis deSouza President & CEO
  • Joaquin Duato
    Joaquin Duato Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee
    Johnson & Johnson
  • David Feinberg, MD
    David Feinberg, MD Incoming CEO, Cerner
  • Rushika Fernandopulle, MD
    Rushika Fernandopulle, MD Co-Founder & CEO
    Iora Health
  • Peter Fine
    Peter Fine President & CEO
    Banner Health
  • Mark Ganz
    Mark Ganz Retired CEO
    Cambia Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Pat Geraghty
    Pat Geraghty President & CEO, GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation, Florida Blue and GuideWell Group, Inc.
  • Jason Gorevic
    Jason Gorevic CEO, Teladoc
  • Eric Hargan
    Eric Hargan Deputy Secretary
    Department of Health and Human Services
  • Patrice Harris, MD
    Patrice Harris, MD CEO, eMed; former President, American Medical Association;
    Health Evolution Leadership Committee
  • Dan Hilferty
    Dan Hilferty CEO
    Independence Health Group
    Summit Chair
  • Rod Hochman, MD
    Rod Hochman, MD President & CEO
    Providence Health & Services
  • David Holmberg
    David Holmberg President & CEO
    Highmark Health
  • Karen Ignagni
    Karen Ignagni President & CEO, EmblemHealth
    Former CEO, AHIP
  • Omar Ishrak
    Omar Ishrak Chairman & CEO
  • Larry Jameson, MD, PhD
    Larry Jameson, MD, PhD Dean, Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • John Kao
    John Kao Founder & CEO
    Alignment Healthcare
  • Vinod Khosla
    Vinod Khosla Founder
    Khosla Ventures
  • Wright Lassiter, III
    Wright Lassiter, III President, Henry Ford Health System;
    Chair-Elect of AHA
    Health Evolution Leadership Committee
  • Paul Markovich
    Paul Markovich President & CEO
  • Mark McClellan, MD, PhD
    Mark McClellan, MD, PhD Director, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy & Robert J. Margolis, M.D., Professor of Business, Medicine and Policy
  • Larry Merlo
    Larry Merlo President & CEO
    CVS Health
  • Bernd Montag, PhD
    Bernd Montag, PhD CEO
    Siemens Healthineers
  • Farzad Mostashari, MD
    Farzad Mostashari, MD Founder & CEO
  • Felicia Norwood
    Felicia Norwood EVP & President, Government Business Division,
    Anthem Inc.
  • Peter Orszag
    Peter Orszag CEO, Financial Advisory, Lazard
  • Terry Shaw
    Terry Shaw President & CEO
    Advent Health
  • Tom Skelton
    Tom Skelton CEO
  • Andy Slavitt
    Andy Slavitt Senior Advisor to the Biden Administration, COVID Response
  • Mark Smith, MD
    Mark Smith, MD Founding President & CEO, California Health Care Foundation;
    Health Evolution Leadership Committee
  • Steve Udvarhelyi, MD
    Steve Udvarhelyi, MD President & CEO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Gene Washington, MD
    Gene Washington, MD Chancellor for Health Affairs, Duke University
    President and CEO, Duke University Health System
  • Dave Wichmann
    Dave Wichmann CEO
    UnitedHealth Group