Whether you are participating at the JP Morgan Conference or simply in the Bay Area to build your network, be sure to sign up for the UChicago Life Sciences Alumni Group event.
Cost: $30/per person, early bird tickets are now SOLD OUT. Onsite/day of event $35/per person
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Non-alumni may use this registration link.
The JP Morgan Healthcare Investor Conference (JPM) typically attracts more than 20,000 prominent health care players and investors worldwide to San Francisco annually for a by-invitation only health care investment symposium and other related events.
The University of Chicago Life Sciences Affinity Group (LSAG) will be hosting a fireside chat with Dr. James Madara, CEO of American Medical Association, on January 13 to highlight digital health, health innovations inside and outside of 2016 JPM.
The fireside chat will be held at the University Club San Francisco, a few blocks from Union Square.
We will have cocktails from 6 - 7 p.m. and fireside chat from 7 – 8:30 p.m.
• Dr. James Madara, CEO of American Medical Association (AMA)
• Laura Brege, MBA’1982 and Managing Director of Cervantes Life Science Partners
• Matt Douglass, SVP of Cutomer Experience and Co-Founder, Practice Fusion
James L. Madara, MD, Executive vice president and CEO, American Medical Association.
L. Madara, MD, serves as executive vice president and CEO of the
American Medical Association, the nation’s largest physician
organization. An accomplished academic medical center physician, medical
scientist and administrator, Dr. Madara, prior to joining the AMA,
served as Timmie Professor and chair of pathology and laboratory
medicine at the Emory University School of Medicine before assuming the
Thompson Distinguished Service Professorship and deanship at the
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. During his deanship
at Chicago, which also extended to the university’s renowned Biological
Dr. Madara also served as CEO of the
University of Chicago Medical Center, bringing together the university’s
biomedical research, teaching and clinical activities. As CEO, he
engineered significant new affiliations with community hospitals,
teaching hospital systems, community Federally Qualified Health Centers
on Chicago’s South Side, as well as with national research
Dr. Madara is a noted academic pathologist and an
authority on epithelial cell biology and on gastrointestinal disease. He
has published more than 200 original papers and chapters, making
important contributions to understanding the biology of the cells that
line the digestive tract. His work has garnered both national and
Dr. Madara has served as president of the
American Board of Pathology and as editor-in-chief of the American
Journal of Pathology.
Dr. Madara will make an announcement about AMA's founding of a San
Francisco-based integrated innovation company the week of the JP Morgan
Laura A. Brege, Chicago Booth MBA’1982, Managing Director, Cervantes Life Science Partners
founding Cervantes Life Science Advisors, Laura Brege was President and
Chief Executive Officer of Nodality, Inc. Ms. Brege has over 25 years
of executive management experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology
and venture capital industries.
Prior to joining Nodality, Ms.
Brege held several senior-level positions at Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.,
including Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. While
at Onyx, she led multiple functions, including commercialization,
strategic planning, corporate development, and medical, scientific and
Prior to Onyx, Ms. Brege was a General
Partner at Red Rock Capital Management, a venture capital firm in Palo
Alto specializing in early stage financing for technology companies.
Investments were primarily in software and services.
Ms. Brege was SVP and Chief Financial Officer at COR Therapeutics,
helping build the company from an early stage R&D company through
commercial launch of a successful cardiovascular product.
in her career, she served as Chief Financial Officer at Flextronics,
Inc., a global electronics manufacturing company and Treasurer of The
Cooper Companies, a broadly diversified industrial company.
serves on the Board of Directors of several public companies: Acadia
Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. and Pacira
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. In addition Ms. Brege is a member of the Board of
Directors of BayBio, an industry organization and is Chair of the
Foundation Board of Trustees of Ohio University.
earned her undergraduate degrees in economics and in political science
from Ohio University (Honors Tutorial College) and her MBA degree from
the University of Chicago.
Matt Douglass, SVP of Customer Experience and Co-Founder, Practice Fusion
As Practice Fusion’s technology co-founder, Matt created the SaaS technology framework that enables rapid development of the world’s largest EHR cloud platform, now used daily by over 100,000 medical professionals. He is passionate about unlocking health data from paper charts in an effort to streamline health communication and give patients direct access to their information.
Matt is going to share the insider story about the founding of Practice Fusion and how the company executed a breakthrough business model brilliantly to become the #1 cloud based platform for physicians and patients.
The speakers will also invite the audience for an interactive conversation about the 2016 JP Morgan Healthcare Investor Conference:
• Insiders recap of their experience inside and outside of JPM
• What are the key themes and source of excitement?
• What are the important health innovations?
• Will the immunology revolution take off?
• How to raise money in an increasingly competitive capital market
• Will the investment bubble burst?
Do not miss an opportunity to hear from the nation’s most prominent health leader about his personal stories and perspective about digital health, health innovations, medical school of the future, and health of the nation.
Please help spread the word and invite your friends to join our conversation on January 13.
Interested in posting questions in advance to Dr. Madara to answer during the event? Please use this survey tool.
Wednesday, Jan 13 2016 at 6:00pm - 9:30pm [ iCal ]
University Club San Francisco
800 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States
Look Who's Coming:
Guest of David Burow
Guest of Norman Lewak
AIM Specialty Health
Dergosits & Noah LLP
Duff & Phelps
Jon Edelson, MD
Zitter Health Insights
US Health Futures LLC
Nixon Peabody LLP
Quick Leonard Kieffer
Arete Strategies, LLC
American Medical Association
Kaiser Permanente Ventures
Marco Flavio Marinucci
Lan Anh Nguyen
The Permanente Medical Group
Morita Pagan Consulting
Cyrus T. Elk Foundation
American Medical Association
State of Minnesota
American Medical Association
Invest Hong Kong
... a total of 122 guests.