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Speaker Series

More Speakers, More Opportunity to Learn

Each year we bring leaders in healthcare research from across the country to the UT campus in a series of speaking events. These events are free and open to the public and occur throughout the year.

Email to join our mailing list and be the first to know about our upcoming events, including information about our annual spring symposium.

We are in the process of planning our fall events, so stay tuned!

See you at the next symposium! April 6-7, 2017

AT&T Conference Center by Christina Murrey

In April, we host researchers and speakers from across the UT System and the country to talk about the latest innovations and research in healthcare. Our next symposium will be April 6th - 7th, 2017.

Want to present your research? Email us at to be added to our mailing list. Our call for proposals will go out in November.

Recent Symposium

Below are the details of our 2016 Innovation in Healthcare Delivery Systems symposium, Reimagining Healthcare: Improving the Present, Designing the Future

Keynote Speakers >

Keynote Speakers

  • Between Mystics and Skeptics: How Do Realist Leaders Envision Scenarios for Health System Reform? (video pending): Bobby Milstein, Ph.D., MPH, ReThink Health & MIT Sloan School of Management

  • Resistance Is Futile: Design Assimilates Health (video pending): Stacey Chang, M.S., Design Institute for Health, Dell Medical School

  • Something Wicked This Way Comes: Complexity in the Healthcare System (video pending): Luci Leykum, M.D., UT Health Science Center at San Antonio

  • Do Physicians Dream of Electric Beeps? Platform Shift and the Reimagining of Healthcare (video pending): Edward Anderson, Ph.D., McCombs School of Business

  • I, For One, Welcome Our Computer Overlords (video pending): Gregory Sorensen, M.D., IMRIS


How the Transition to Value-Based Care is Changing the Face of Healthcare Entrepreneurship
Hosted and moderated by the MBA Healthcare Innovation Fellows and the McCombs MBA Healthcare Association

  • Ken Erickson, Healthcare Entrepreneur

  • Ronny Ginor, M.D., Venture Partner, OrbiMed

  • Michael Lee, Managing Director (Risk Adjustment/Stars), Evolent Health

  • Andy O-Hara, Founder & CEO, Chiron Health

  • Alison Ziari, M.D., Chief of Pediatric Department, Austin Regional Clinic

Research Presentation Slides

Participating Institutions

  • Baylor University
  • Central Health
  • Cockrell School of Engineering
  • College of Education
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Natural Sciences
  • College of Pharmacy
  • Dell Children's Medical Center
  • Dell Medical School
  • Design Institute for Health
  • Healthbox
  • IMRIS/Deerfield Imaging
  • The Management Doc LLC
  • McCombs School of Business
  • Moody College of Communication
  • Northwestern University
  • ReThink Health
  • Saaraa Medical Solutions
  • Seton Healthcare Family
  • School of Architecture
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Social Work
  • St. David's HealthCare
  • University of Utah
  • UPSTREAM Austin
  • UT Center for Health Communication
  • UT Center for Students in Recovery
  • UT Health Science Center at Houston
  • UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • UT Health Services
  • UT Tobacco Research & Evaluation
  • Western Kentucky University