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Monday, May 7
4:00 - 5:00 pm Keynote Address from Courtney Lynch
Leadership in Medical Education: Developing and Executing a Strategic Vision
5:00 - 6:00 pm Best in Class Awards NLC 3.png
6:00 - 7:00 pm Best in Class Networking Reception
Tuesday, May 8
Defining Industry's Value in Healthcare Education
8:00 – 8:05 am Welcome and Day's Objectives
8:05 - 9:00 am Keynote Address from Nicholas Webb
The Disruptive Future of Healthcare Education - The good news!
9:00 - 9:50 am

Workshop 1: Strategic Planning and Influential Communication

9:50 - 10:20 am Exhibit Hall Break
10:20 - 10:30 am Alliance Board Update
10:30 - 11:10 am Washington Updates & An Implementation Workshop: What Organizations can do to Utilize the QI-CME Improvement Activity Under MACRA, Part 1  NLC 4.png NLC 5.png NLC 6.png 
11:15 am - 12:00 pm MIPS Learnings from the Front Line - Taking Action to Maximize Success  NLC 8.png
12:00 - 12:40 pm Break/Collect Lunch
12:45 - 1:25 pm Washington Updates & An Implementation Workshop: What Organizations can do to Utilize the QI-CME Improvement Activity Under MACRA, Part 2  NLC 4.png NLC 5.png NLC 6.png 
Evolving a Strategic Vision, Leveraging Outcomes to Increase Impact
1:30 - 2:10 pm Integrating Meta-Analysis into Your Educational Outcomes Portfolio to Demonstrate and Drive Success  NLC 2.png NLC 3.png  imageedit_7_8354880467.png
2:15 - 3:00 pm Standardization of Outcomes: Lessons Learned from Attempts to Aggregate  NLC 3.png NLC 4.png NLC 6.png NLC 7.png NLC 8.png  imageedit_7_8354880467.png
3:00 - 3:30 pm Exhibit Hall Break
3:30 - 4:20 pm Workshop 2: Presenting Outcomes to Stakeholders with Impact & Outcomes Design Discussion  imageedit_7_8354880467.png
4:25 - 5:05 pm The Tower of Babel: Enough Already, Can We Please Speak the Same Language? NLC 3.png imageedit_7_8354880467.png imageedit_9_3918252728.png
5:10 - 5:50 pm Increasing the effectiveness and sustainable outcomes of IME Through Collaborative Grant Programs NLC 1.png NLC 2.png NLC 4.png NLC 8.png
5:50 - 6:00 pm Day Summary
6:00 - 7:30 pm Networking Reception
Wednesday, May 9
Incorporating the Patient Voice: Strategy and Tactical Implementation
8:00 - 8:10 am Welcome and Day's Objective
8:15 - 9:05 am A Patient's Story
Making Connections: Industry's Role in Healthcare Education
9:10 - 9:55 am Amplifying the Voice of the Patient Through Patient-Centered Clinician Education NLC 1.png NLC 2.png NLC 4.png imageedit_7_8354880467.png
10:00 - 10:35 am The New Statistics of Shared Decision Making: Accurately incorporating the patient voice through grass-roots community-centricity imageedit_7_8354880467.png
10:35 - 11:00 am Exhibit Hall Break
11:00 am - 11:50 pm Lightning Round Stations:
  • The Patient's Role in CME NLC 4.png
  • The Secrets to Success: Key Strategies to Successfully Implementing Relevant, Rural Clinical Education NLC 2.png
  • The Young, the Motivated, and the Restless: Tips and Tidbits for Educating Residents and Fellows NLC 1.png NLC 2.png NLC 3.png NLC 4.png NLC 5.png NLC 6.png NLC 7.png
  • Evaluation of Disease-Specific and Behavioral Health Training on Allied Health Professionals NLC 2.png NLC 4.png NLC 8.png
11:50 am - 12:00 pm Closing Remarks

*schedule is current as of February 8, 2018, and is subject to change.

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AIS Keynotes

Courtney Lynch Headshot Courtney Lynch
CEO, Lead Star

Courtney has found success by living her life as a leader. Notable achievements include her nine years of service as a Marine Corps officer, managing a top-notch sales team for Rational Software, earning her law degree at William & Mary, practicing at one of the nation’s leading law firms, and creating Lead Star ( a premier leadership development consulting firm that works globally with leading organizations. She also serves as an elected member of her local Board of Supervisors.

Beyond Courtney’s government and corporate accomplishments, she is a business owner, thought leader, and New York Times best-selling author of Spark and Leading from the Front. Her success has been recognized throughout her professional career, but most recently she was awarded the National Stevie Award for Best Female Entrepreneur and BusinessWeek profiled her achievements as a leadership expert. A dynamic guest on CNBC, FOX News, and CNN, Courtney’s efforts with Lead Star have been noted in publications ranging from Harvard Business Review and Fast Company to The Financial Times.

Courtney is married to Patrick Lynch, and is the proud mother of three children. She resides in Glen Allen, Virginia. 

NW.jpgNicholas J Webb 
Healthcare strategist, CEO and innovator

Nicholas Webb is a world-renowned healthcare strategist, CEO and innovator. As an inventor, Nicholas invented one of the first wearable technologies nearly 20 years ago. His other technologies include one of the world’s smallest medical implants. He has been awarded over 40 patents by the US Patent and Trademark Office for a wide range of cutting-edge technologies. Nicholas is the author of several bestselling books including, The Innovation PlaybookThe Digital Innovation Playbook and Invent Stuff.

His five-star rated book, What Customers Crave was listed as Mashable’s top 25 marketing books for 2017 and LinkedIn’s top summer read. As a Management Consultant, he works with some of the top brands in the world to help them lead their market in Strategy, Patient Experience (PX), Technology and Innovation. Nicholas was awarded his Doctorate of Humane Letters for his contributions in healthcare. Additionally, he serves as an Adjunct Professor and Director of the Center for Innovation at WesternU, a Top Southern California Medical School. His upcoming book, What Great Leaders Know – “How great leaders lead superstar organizations” will be available in bookstores worldwide this Fall.