CEO Roundtable

(invitation only)

Tuesday, June 15, 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Donald M. Berwick, MD, former CMS administrator and president and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, will lead a discussion with CEOs about the moral determinants of health and the role Catholic health care leaders can play to advance a morally guided campaign for better health.

Dr. Donald Berwick is currently president emeritus and senior fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). From July 2010, to December 2011, Dr. Berwick served as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. For 22 years prior to that, he was the founding CEO of the IHI, a non-profit dedicated to improving health care around the world. A pediatrician by background, he has also served on the faculties of the Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Berwick is on the board of advisors for Google Deep Mind Health and on the board of directors for LumiraDx, Virta Health and COTA, Inc.

In 2005, he was appointed "Honourary Knight Commander of the British Empire" by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, in recognition of his work with the British National Health Service. He is the recipient of many awards, including the Ernest A. Codman Award, the American Hospital Association’s Award of Honor, the Heinz award for Public Policy and the Institute of Medicine’s Gustav O. Lienhard Award. He has been named as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London) and a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practice. His over 160 articles have appeared in professional journals on such topics as health care policy and health care quality management. His books include Promising Healthcare: How We Can Rescue Health Care by Improving It, Curing Health Care, and New Rules: Regulation, Markets and the Quality of American Health Care.