Malcolm MacEachern Symposium 2020

The Business of Providing Healthcare to Low-Income Americans

Each year, the Healthcare program at Kellogg convenes a group of healthcare experts for the MacEachern Symposium. This 2/3-day program includes two keynote lectures, one by a leading academic and a second by a leading industry practitioner. The symposium features distinguished speakers and business leaders from around the nation to discuss the most pressing issues in the healthcare industry.



May 6, 2020

 

37th Annual MacEachern Symposium

Join students, faculty, and industry peers in a day of discussion about the business of providing healthcare to low-income Americans. 

  • Registration details to follow
Contact

For questions about the 2020 MacEachern Symposium:
Julie Gertz
Program Development Manager/Healthcare at Kellogg

Email
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Logistics

Getting Here & Parking

Air
Major airlines fly into both O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport. O’Hare Airport is approximately 45 minutes from Kellogg and Midway Airport is approximately 60 minutes from Kellogg, but you may want to allow more time for traffic.

Taxi
Taxi service from both airports can be arranged in advance of your visit for a reduced fare. Pre-arranged rides start at approximately $35 from O’Hare and $50 from Midway. For up-to-date fare information, please contact a taxi service directly. 
Parking 
We are happy to provide a parking permit for visitors that drive to campus. Upon arriving, park at either the South Campus Parking Garage (1847 Campus Drive) or the North Campus Parking Garage (2311 North Campus Drive.) The North Campus Parking Garage is closer to the Global Hub. Before leaving campus make sure to ask the staff for a validated parking ticket to exit the garage.

Where to Stay

Airbnb
Airbnb has listings for rent throughout Evanston and Chicago

Hilton Garden Inn The Hilton
1818 Maple Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847.475.6400 or 1.877.STAYHGI

Hilton Orrington/Evanston
1710 Orrington Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 888.677.4648

Holiday Inn Chicago: North-Evanston
1501 Sherman Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847.491.6400

Hyatt House Chicago/Evanston
1515 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847.864.2300

Janet’s Place B&B
935 Judson Ave., Evanston, IL 60202
Phone: 847.328.8966

Margarita European Inn
1566 Oak Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847.869.2273

North Shore Doubletree Hotel
9599 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL 60077
Phone: 847.679.7000

Stone Terrace Bed & Breakfast
1622 Forest Place, Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 847.859.2198

Public Transportation

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) maintains an extensive system of elevated trains (also known as “the L”) and buses throughout Chicago and Evanston. The train stop closest to Kellogg is the Purple Line Foster stop on Church and Davis Streets. The 201 bus departs from the Howard St. terminal and stops on the corner of Foster and Sheridan.

Be advised, while inexpensive, taking the CTA from the airport can take up to 90 minutes and requires transferring trains.

MacEachern Previous Years

2019

The Challenges of Paying for Valuable Pharmaceuticals
April 5, 2019

Keynote speaker:
John Milligan, PhD
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer
Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Malcolm MacEachern Memorial Lecturer:
Andrew Lo, PhD
Charles E. & Susan T. Harris Professor
MIT Sloan School of Management
Director of MIT's Laboratory for Financial Engineering and Principal Investigator,
MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

Lakeside Chat
John Prince
, '91, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
OptumRX

Craig Garthwaite, PhD
Associate Professor of Strategy, Herman Smith Professor in Hospital & Health Services Management,
Director, Healthcare at Kellogg
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

Panel Discussion:
Amitabh Chandra, PhD
Henry & Allison McCance Professor of Business Administration,
Harvard Business School
Malcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy, Director of Health Policy Research,
Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Arti Rai, JD
Elvin R. Latty Professor of Law, Co-Director, The Center for Innovation Policy
Duke University Law School

2018

The Public-Private Partnership of U.S. Healthcare
April 27, 2018

Keynote speaker: Re-defining the Healthcare Experience...One Person at a Time 
Steve Nelson, MBA, MHSA
Office of the Chief Executive, UnitedHealth Group
Chief Executive Officer, UnitedHealthcare

Malcolm MacEachern Memorial Lecturer: The Role of Private Payers & Providers After the Affordable Care Act
Mark Duggan, PhD, MS
Wayne & Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics and 
Trione Director Stanford Institute for Economics Policy Research
Stanford University

Discussion: Managing Public- Private Sector Partnerships in Healthcare
Craig Garthwaite
, PhD
Associate Professor of Strategy, Herman Smith Professor in Hospital & Health Services Management,
Director, Healthcare at Kellogg
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

Christian Soura, MA
Vice President of Policy & Finance
South Carolina Hospital Association
Former Director
South Carolina Department of Health & Human Services

2017

Can Markets Be Used to Control Healthcare Costs
May 18, 2017

Keynote speaker: How can Government and Markets work together to control Healthcare Cost 
Julian Harris, MD, MBA
President
CareAllies, A Cigna Company

Malcolm MacEachern Memorial Lecturer: The Affordable Care Act: Repeal and Replace? Or Rethink? New Models, Methods and Payments
James Weinstein, DO, MS
President & CEO
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health

A Conversation on the Future of Anti-Trust in Healthcare Markets
Amanda Starc
, PhD
Associate Professor of Strategy
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

David Dranove, PhD
Walter J. McNerney Professor of Health Industry Management, Professor of Strategy,
Faculty Director of PhD Program
Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management

2016

Public and Private Exchanges: What Does the Future Hold?
April 29, 2016

Keynote Speaker: Private Exchanges - Current and Future Perspectives
Ashok Subramanian, MA, MBA
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Liazon

Malcolm MacEachern Memorial Lecturer: Public Health Insurance Exchanges: Where they came from and where are they going?
Jonathan Gruber, PhD
Ford Professor of Economics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Panel: Insights and Reactions from Insurers
Moderator: Leemore Dafny,
PhD,
Professor of Strategy, Director of Health Enterprise Management 
Herman Smith Research Professor in Hospital and Health Services
Kellogg School of Management

Kevin Cassidy, MBA
Senior Vice President, Employer Group Sales & Client Management
Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL, MT, NM, OK, TX

Craig A. Hipp, CEBS
Vice President, Exchange Strategy/Strategic Initiatives
UnitedHealthcare National Accounts

Luncheon and the Year Ahead in Healthcare: A Forecasting Panel
Moderator: Andrew Ziskind, MD, MBA
Adjunct Professor of Health Enterprise Management
Kellogg School of Management
Managing Director, Clinical Solutions
Huron Healthcare

Edward F.X. Hughes, MD
Professor of Strategy
Kellogg School of Management

Mark Golberg
CEO/GM 
“Project X”, an innovative platform in the elder care space in development by Red Star Ventures

Robert York, MBA
Senior Vice President
Kaufman Hall

Ethan Arnold, MPH
Co-Founder & President
The Chartis Group


2015

High-Priced Drugs: Problem or Progress?
May 8, 2015

Keynote speaker: Medicines and Pricing: Ensuring Accessibility, Affordability and Innovation
Justin McCarthy
Senior Vice President, Global Policy & International Public Affairs
Pfizer, Inc.

Malcolm MacEachern Memorial Lecturer: Paying for Innovation in Healthcare
Amitabh Chandra, PhD
Professor of Public Policy
Harvard University

Panel: Perspectives on Drug Pricing from Payers and Providers
Moderator: Leemore Dafny, 
PhD, 
Professor of Strategy, Director of Health Enterprise Management 
Herman Smith Research Professor in Hospital and Health Services
Kellogg School of Management

Peter Bach, MD
Director 
Memorial Sloan Kettering's Center for Health Policy and Outcomes

Steve B. Miller, MD
Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
Express Scripts Inc.

Luncheon and the Year Ahead in Healthcare: A Forecasting Panel
Moderator: Craig Garthwaite, PhD
Assistant Professor of Strategy, Kellogg School of Management

Michael Sachs, MSPH
Chairman
TLSG

Andrew Ziskind, MD, MBA
Managing Director, Clinical Solutions
Huron Healthcare

Nicole Walker, MBA, MEM
Director
Baird Capital