Careers in Data Analytics for Liberal Arts – Panel Discussion – When it comes to data analytics, it is everywhere and used in a variety of industries and career roles. The panelists will talk about this growing variety, its appropriateness for many different majors, and how the liberal arts support careers in this space. Hear from a panel of Middlebury alumni with a variety of backgrounds who now have careers across a wide spectrum utilizing data analytics.
Come meet Dr. David Neumeyer, Dean of Admissions at the Tufts University School of Medicine. You’ll learn firsthand what makes for a compelling medical school application and hear about Tufts’ unique Main Track MD Program. Pizza will be provided! Strongly encouraged for ALL students interested in medical school.
Join Women in Health Sciences in a casual conversation with Eileen Whalen, MHA, RN. She recently retired as President & COO at the University of Vermont Medical (UVM) Center and worked in health care for 35 years. We’ll discuss her career path, leadership positions, and numerous accomplishments. Come with questions! This event is open to students of all genders and backgrounds.
“The US Health Care System: Problems and Potential Solutions”byDr. Tim Ferris ’85, MD & CEO of Mass General Physicians Organization
Monday, March 2, 2020 MBH (BiHall) 2164:30 PM
Dr. Timothy G. Ferris is chief executive officer of the Massachusetts
General Physicians Organization and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical
School. Trained in internal medicine and pediatrics, Tim is a practicing
primary care physician at Mass General. Prior positions include the senior vice
president for population health at Partners HealthCare, medical director of the
Mass General Physicians Organization, and vice president for quality for the
MGH Department of Pediatrics. His clinical interests include
caring for medically complex patients, and home visits to the elderly. Tim led
the design and implementation of system-wide care delivery changes at Partners
in response to novel risk-sharing contracts for Medicare, Commercial, and
Medicaid populations. These programs were administered through the Center for
Population Health which Tim founded through an industry partnership, touching
over 1 million patients annually. The programs spanned the continuum of care,
including over 5000 clinicians in primary care, specialty care, post-acute and
home based services, and included novel IT based patient services, analytics,
Tim has played
multiple roles at the national and international level, including chairing the
steering committee of the National Quality Forum and participating on multiple
committees at the National Academy of Medicine. He is currently a member of the
Secretary of Health and Human Services independent advisory council on
physician payment policy. Tim serves on
the board of England’s National Health Service (NHS Improvement). In addition
to his past National Institutes of Health and foundation grants, Tim designed a
six-year Medicare demonstration project that used focused investments in patient
services for complex patients that resulted in lower mortality and costs. The
program received national attention and became a model for similar programs in
the United States and abroad.
Tim trained at
Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health and has
co-authored more than 130 publications in the areas of health care quality
measurement, risk adjustment, health disparities and health information
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