Hear from inspiring speakers and experts

Don’t miss the Plenary sessions during PHM20! SHM, AAP and APA pride ourselves on the world-class faculty and continue to lead the charge in this effort, providing PHM20 attendees with featured speakers who are leaders in the field and who will examine today’s issues challenging everyone to be a part of the solution.

Thursday, July 23, 2020 (Opening Day Plenary)

Topic: From Tragedy to Advocacy, Leading through Adversity

Ilan Alhadeff, MD, MBA, CLHM, SFHM

TeamHealth Hospital
Medicine Vice President

Ilan Alhadeff, MD, MBA, CLHM, SFHM, is a board-certified physician executive who has served in numerous leadership roles in healthcare over the last 14 years, including serving as the Hospital Medicine Vice President for TeamHealth for the last four years. Most recently, he was appointed as Advisor for Business Developments and Start-Ups for the company.

In the last six years since joining TeamHealth, he has held numerous responsibilities, including national oversight of the division’s clinical operations; direct responsibility of the regional and system medical directors; integration efforts across service lines to assure quality outcomes; performance improvement initiatives including serving as a Regional Performance Director; business development for stand-alone and integrated programs; Interim Clinical Leader for the Managed Care Division, FLACS; and Regional Medical Director responsibilities for numerous programs.

He remains a physician leader in hospital medicine billing and coding, and participated as faculty for TeamHealth’s internal leadership development course. He also serves as a practicing hospitalist and an Affiliate Assistant Professor for the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University.

Dr. Alhadeff received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine, and completed his residency at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine at Elmhurst, in Elmhurst, New York. He is board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Alhadeff was named a Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine (SFHM) as well as achieved his Certificate of Leadership in Hospital Medicine (CLHM) from the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM). He has completed all three of the SHM Leadership Academies and has served as a facilitator for the SHM Leadership Academies for the past seven years. In addition to SHM, he is also a member of American College of Physicians (ACP), American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL) and the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). In the last year, he received his Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification and his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) degree from Florida Atlantic University.Prior to joining TeamHealth, Dr. Alhadeff served as the Hospital Medicine Medical Director at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, New Jersey, where he effectively transformed the hospitalist program from an eight-physician program to a 22-clinician practice. Under his leadership, Dr. Alhadeff designed work-flow policies and processes, one of which included the implementation of a new rounding pattern that decreased time to discharge, incorporated multidisciplinary rounds and maximized physician output, all while improving physician, nursing and case management satisfaction.

As a Clinical Assistant Professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Dr. Alhadeff was instrumental in creating a valuable teaching program for the rotating residents and medical students from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and the medical students from St. George University School of Medicine.

In 2018, Dr. Alhadeff became an American activist and founded, with his wife, Make Our Schools Safe, after their 14-year-old daughter was killed in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida. Dr. Alhadeff serves as the Chairman on the Board, where he advocates for school safety legislation and sponsors various school safety projects.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

Topic: Accelerating Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Medicine

Julie K. Silver, MD

Harvard Medical School
Spaulding Rehabilitation, Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals
Associate Professor
Associate Chair
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Julie K. Silver, MD, is an Associate Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Silver has held numerous leadership positions and is a former start-up company founder. She was named the Top Innovator in Medicine in 2012 by The Boston Globe, and the same year her start-up company was listed by Bloomberg Businessweek as one of the most promising social enterprise companies. Dr. Silver developed and directs the successful Harvard Medical School women’s leadership CME course that has trained thousands of women in medicine.

Dr. Silver is a subject matter expert on workforce equity, diversity and inclusion. She has published many studies and reports specifically focused on workforce gender equity. Her work has been published in high-impact journals and across numerous specialties—including The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA Internal Medicine, JAMA Dermatology, The Lancet, The British Medical Journal, Pediatrics, Neurology, The Journal of Infectious Diseases, American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Health Equity and Journal of Women’s Health.Dr. Silver’s research often intersects with innovation and implementation science. She developed a unique approach to workforce inclusion and wellness aimed at analyzing and strategically advancing equity and promoting wellness for faculty and staff by analyzing how they are valued and respected for their important contributions. For example, Dr. Silver identified that faculty members were not equitably recognized by their own medical societies, and she spearheaded groundbreaking research on the underrepresentation of women physicians—at zero or near zero levels—for recognition awards. Dr. Silver has led numerous high-impact national strategic initiatives such as the Be Ethical Campaign, Need Her Science Campaign and Walls Do Talk Challenge.

Dr. Silver’s work has been featured in many media outlets including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The London Times, US News and World Report and NPR. She has also appeared on numerous TV shows including the CBS Early Show, The Today Show, Fox News and ABC News.

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Sunday, July 26, 2020

Topic: Inclusion of People with Intellectual/Developmental Disability in Medical Education

Rick Guidotti

Founder of Positive Exposure

Rick Guidotti is an award-winning photographer and founder of Positive Exposure. Founded in 1998, this program utilizes the arts, film and narratives to present the humanity and dignity of individuals living with genetic, physical, behavioral and intellectual differences.

Corrie Harris, MD

University of Louisville School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine

Corrie Harris, MD, is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She spends a majority of her clinical time at the Kosair Charities Pediatric Convalescent Center, a long-term care facility for medically fragile children, where she is a Medical Director.

Priya Chandan, MD, MPH, PhD Candidate

University of Louisville School of Medicine
Assistant Professor
Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Priya Chandan, MD, MPH, PhD Candidate, is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She also serves as Global Clinical Advisor for Special Olympics International’s MedFest program, which provides free sports physicals to Special Olympics athletes worldwide. Additionally, Dr. Chandan is Project Director for the National Curriculum Initiative in Developmental Medicine, which provides training to medical students in the care of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities across their lifespan.