June 5-6: Institute for Diversity Conference, Nashville, Tenn.
The theme of the National Leadership and Education Conference is "Run Toward the Roar — Confronting Disparities: A National Call to Action." Speakers will include AHA Chair Teri Fontenot, Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, M.D., and AHA President Rich Umbdenstock. Visit www.diversityconnection.org.
June 5-6: The Health Datapalooza, Washington, D.C.
The event will bring together a diverse group of data experts, technology developers, entrepreneurs, policymakers, health system leaders and community advocates to support innovative application of health and health care data. It is presented by the Health Data Initiative, organized by the Institute of Medicine and Health & Human Services. For information, visit www.hdiforum.org.
June 7-8: Perfecting ED Operations, Washington, D.C.
This Institute for Healthcare Improvement seminar will teach health care professionals how to optimize ED patient flow, operations and service. Faculty will present real-world examples and provide actionable strategies and tactics. Visit www.ihi.org.
July 19-21: Health Forum–AHA Leadership Summit, San Francisco
Business author Jim Collins, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and columnist George Will will speak at the summit, titled "Leading Health Care's Transition from the First Curve to the Second Curve." Visit www.healthforum.com/LeadershipSummit.