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Mar 2021 15
Time: 11:00 AM

Priorities on the Health Horizon: Informing PCORI’s Strategic Plan


When: March 15, 2021 – 11:00am – 2:30pm ET  |   March 16, 2021 – 12:45 pm – 2:15pm ET

Where: Webinar (link will be distributed upon registration)


March 15, 2021

11:00am | Welcome, Introductions, and Meeting Overview

Welcome from the National Academy of Medicine and PCORI

  • Michael McGinnis, National Academy of Medicine
  • Nakela Cook, PCORI

Opening remarks and meeting overview by Meeting Chair

  • Neil Powe, University of California, San Francisco (meeting chair)

11:15am | Priorities on the Health Horizon: Overview Presentations

This session will describe several key issues shaping the future of health and health care, including the ways in which each topic affects or is affected by the continuum of care. The presentations and discussion will impart opportunities, knowledge gaps and challenges as attendees consider priorities for health in the next 5-10 years.

  • Rachel Hardeman, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
    • Topic: Social and Environmental Factors
  • Joshua Denny, National Institutes of Health All of Us Initiative
    • Topic: Technologies
  • David Muhlestein, Leavitt Partners
    • Topic: Optimizing Value
  • Rainu Kaushal, Weill-Cornell School of Medicine
    • Topic: Infrastructure

1:15pm | Break

1:25pm | Stakeholder perspectives on trends and opportunities

Stakeholder representatives will share reactions to the presentations, including compelling trends, challenges and other insights as they relate to patients/ caregivers, clinicians, payers, policymakers and others

  • Karen DeSalvo, Google Health
  • Gwen Darien, National Patient Advocate Foundation
  • Bruce Siegel, America’s Essential Hospitals
  • Austin Frakt, Boston University School of Public Health / Boston VA
  • Peter Embi, Indiana University School of Medicine

Reactors’ perspectives will be followed by a facilitated to identify critical issues and questions that can inform the Day 2 breakout group discussions.

  • Neil Powe, University of California, San Francisco

2:20pm | Closing remarks in preparation for Day 2

  • Michael McGinnis, National Academy of Medicine
  • Nakela Cook, PCORI

2:30pm | Adjourn 


March 16, 2021

11:00am – 12:45pm | SESSION CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

  • Invitation-only breakout groups

12:45pm | Convene for Breakout Group Reports: Key Themes and Insights (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)

A brief summary of the Day 1 presentations and reactions will be provided

  • Neil Powe, University of California, San Francisco

Each breakout group will share key themes and insights from its discussions

  • Infrastructure Breakout Group Report
  • Technologies Breakout Group Report
  • Social & Environmental Factors Group Report
  • Optimizing Value Group Report

A brief facilitated discussion will offer an opportunity to comment on breakout group reports, and invite each participant to identify one challenge or priority that would enable people to achieve their best health.

  • Neil Powe, University of California, San Francisco

2:00pm |  Reflections, Next Steps, and Closing Remarks (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)

Concluding observations and insights will be offered, along with final thanks to all invited speakers and participants.

  • Michael McGinnis, National Academy of Medicine
  • Sharon Levine, PCORI Board of Governors

2:15pm | Adjourn

Questions? Email leadershipconsortium@nas.edu.

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