Guest speakers bring industry expertise and interdisciplinary perspectives from beyond the program faculty. Students learn from guest experts both in MHCI courses and outside the classroom in a number of settings, including the On-Campus Seminar and the MHCI Speaker Series webinars. See below for a list of guest speakers and lecturers that have been featured in the MHCI.

Jaya Aysola, MD, MPH ~ Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine
Featured in: From Health Disparities to Health Equity

Patrick J. Brennan, MD ~ Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, Penn Medicine
Featured in: Driving Value in Health Care

David Blumenthal, MD, MPP ~ President, The Commonwealth Fund
Featured in: The American Health Care System

Justin T. Clapp, PhD, MPH ~ Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Featured in: Driving Value in Health Care

Regina S. Cunningham, PhD, RN ~ Chief Executive Officer, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Featured in: Driving Value in Health Care & Health Care Leadership

Brett Davis ~ Principal and General Manager of ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte
Featured in: MHCI Speaker Series "Life Sciences and Health Care Consulting"

Stephen J. Downs ~ Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Feature in: MHCI On-Campus Seminar "Interview with an Expert"

Philip Dowzicky, MD ~ General Surgery Resident and Fellow at the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Safety, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Featured in: Leading Change in Health Care

David Feinberg, MD, MBA ~ Vice President, Google Health; former President and Chief Executive Officer, Geisinger Health
Featured in: Driving Value in Health Care

Peter W. Groeneveld, MD, MS ~ Director, Penn Cardiovascular Outcomes, Quality, and Evaluative Research Center; Professor of Medicine, Penn Medicine
Featured in: MHCI Speaker Series "Finding and Accessing Health Care Data"

Scott D. Halpern, MD, PhD, MBE ~ Founding Director, Palliative and Advanced Illness Research Center, University of Pennsylvania
Featured in: Ethics of Health Care Innovation and Research

Sachin Jain, MD ~ President and Chief Executive Officer, CareMore Health System
Featured in: Leading Change in Health Care & Evaluating Health Policy and Programs

Shreya Kangovi, MD, MS ~ Founding Executive Director, Penn Center for Community Health Workers
Featured in: Leading Change in Health Care

Keith A. Kasper, MA ~ Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Penn Medicine
Featured in: Driving Value in Health Care

Susan K. Keim, PhD, MSN, MS, CRNP ~ Director, Nursing and Healthcare Administration Program, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
Featured in: The American Health Care System

John D. Kelly, IV, MD ~ Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgey, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Featured in: Health Care Leadership

Sarah Kliff ~ Investigative Reporter, The New York Times
Featured in: The American Health Care System

Rachel Klinedinst, DNP, CRNP, ACHPN ~ Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner and Co-Director of the inpatient Palliative Care Service at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Featured in: Leading Change in Health Care

Meghan Lane-Fall, MD ~ Assistant Director for Health Care Improvement and Patient Safety, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Penn Medicine
Featured in: Driving Value in Health Care

Bernadette C. Loftus, MD ~ Associate Executive Director, Mid Atlantic States, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group
Featured in: Leading Change in Health Care

Ilona S. Lorincz, MD ~ Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Penn Medicine
Featured in: Leading Change in Health Care

Lori Melichar, PhD ~ Senior Director, Pioneer Portfolio, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Featured in: On-Campus Seminar "Slow Hunching toward Health Equity"

Michael Nagoshi, MD ~ Central Medical Clinic, Honolulu HI
Featured in: Leading Change in Health Care

John Podesta ~ White House Chief of Staff (1998–2001)
Featured in: The American Health Care System

Matthew Press, MD, MSc ~ Associate Medical Director, Penn Medicine Primary Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Featured in: Driving Value in Health Care

Wendell Pritchett ~ Provost, University of Pennsylvania and Presidential Professor, Penn Law School
Featured in: From Health Disparities to Health Equity

Dwayne D. Proctor ~ Senior Adviser to the President, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Featured in: From Health Disparities to Health Equity

Edmondo J. Robinson, MD, MBA ~ Chief Transformation Officer, Christiana Care Health System
Featured in: Leading Change in Health Care

Diane Rowland, ScD ~ Executive Vice President Emerita, Kaiser Family Foundation
Featured in: On-Campus Seminar "Interview with an Expert"

Michael Sanders ~ Executive Director, What Works for Children's Social Care
Featured in: Evaluating Health Policy and Programs

Donald F. Schwarz, MD, MBA, MPH ~ Director, Catalyzing Demand for Health Places and Practices, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Featured in: From Health Disparities to Health Equity

Roy Schwartz, MBA ~ Vice President, Managed Care and Payer Relations, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Featured in: Strategies for Health Insurance and Benefit Design

William H. Shrank, MD, MSHS ~ Chief Medical Officer, UPMC Insurance Services Division
Featured in: Strategies for Health Insurance and Benefit Design

John Sprandio, MD ~ Chief of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Consultants in Medical Oncology & Hematology
Featured in: Leading Change in Health Care

Atheendar Venkataramani, MD, PhD ~ Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Featured in: The American Health Care System

Antonia M. Villarruel, PhD, RN, FAAN ~ Professor and Margaret Bond Simon Dean, Penn Nursing
Feature in: MHCI On-Campus Seminar Keynote

Sally Welborn ~ Founder and Advisor, Welborn Advisory Services
Featured in: Strategies for Health Insurance and Benefit Design

David Wennberg, MD, MPH ~ Chief Executive Officer, Quartet Health
Featured in: Leading Change in Health Care