Keynote Speakers

At ATA18 you’ll have the opportunity to hear from inspiring speakers who are passionate about designing the future healthcare. That’s why each year we select keynote speakers who bring a range of perspectives to the mic: 2018 is no exception. We’re thrilled to share this stellar lineup with you.

Keynote Speaker Lisa Bielamowicz, M.D.

Lisa Bielamowicz, MD

Co-Founder and President, Gist Healthcare LLC

Keynote Speaker Jo Ann Jenkins

Jo Ann Jenkins


Keynote Speaker Robert Wachter, M.D.

Robert Wachter, MD

Best-Selling Author

Speaker Corner Track

Speaker Karen Appelbaum, MHA

Karen Appelbaum, MHA
Director, Patient Engagement Center Strategy & Operations Providence St. Joseph Health

Speaker Afua Branoah Banful

Afua Branoah Banful, MD
Managing Director of Corporate Strategy, The Advisory Board Company

Speaker Wellesley Chapman

Wellesley Chapman, MD
Medical Director, Innovation & Business Development, Kaiser Permanente of Washington

Speaker Jason Dinger

Jason Dinger, Ph.D.
Chief Incubation Officer, Ascension

Speaker Tollie B. Elliott, MD

Tollie B. Elliott, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Mary’s Center

Speaker William England, PhD, JD

William England, PhD, JD
Director, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth

Speaker Name

Ellen Evans, MHSA, BSN, RN, BA
Clinical Director of Telemedicine, Mary’s Center

Speaker Jason C. Goldwater, MA, MPA

Jason Goldwater, MA, MPA
Senior Director, CedarBridge Group, LLC

Speaker Kristi Henderson, DNP, NP-BC,FAEN

Kristi Henderson, DNP, NP-BC,FAEN
VP for Virtual Care & Innovation, Ascension-Texas Ministry

Speaker Kamal Jethwani, MD, MPH

Kamal Jethwani, MD, MPH
Senior Director, Partners Connected Health Innovation; Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Speaker Mark S. Kestner, M.D., M.B.A.

Mark S. Kestner, MD, MBA
Chief Medical & Innovation Officer, Community Regional Medical Center

Speaker James P. Marcin, M.D., MPH

James P. Marcin, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Pediatric Critical Care; Director, Pediatric Telemedicine; UC Davis Center for Health & Tech

Speaker S. David McSwain, M.D., MPH, FAAP

S. David McSwain, MD
Director for Telehealth Optimization & Associate Professor of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, MUSC Children’s Hospital

Speaker Laurie Poole, RN

Laurie Poole, RN
Vice President, Telemedicine Solutions, Ontario Telemedicine Network

Speaker Lindsay Resnick

Lindsay Resnick
Executive Vice President, Wunderman Health

Speaker Kaveh Safavi

Kaveh Safavi, MD, JD
Senior Managing Director, Head of Global Health Practice, Accenture

Speaker Bret Sharp

Bret Sharp
Research Director, KLAS

Speaker Rosalyn Carr Stephens

Rosalyn Carr Stephens, RN, MSN, CCM
Interim Director, Integrated Health Care Management for AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia

Speaker Kim Swafford

Kim Swafford, MHA
Group Vice President Telehealth, Providence St. Joseph Health

Speaker Marcia M. Ward, PhD

Marcia M. Ward, PhD
Director, Rural Telehealth Research Center

Speaker Andrew Watson

Andrew Watson, MD, MLitt, FACS
VP, Clinical Information Tech Transformation, International Division & Medical Director, Telemedicine, UPMC

Speaker Jodi Hubler

Jodi Hubler
Managing Director of Lemhi Ventures

Speaker David Smith

David Smith
Founder of Third Horizons Strategies

Education Program Speakers

We have assembled a diverse and respected group of speakers for ATA18. They look forward to inspiring and equipping our participants with the knowledge that one needs to know to tackle the most critical issues facing the telemedicine industry today and assist your career development.


>> Search our great line up of speakers through the program planner here

by using the browse schedule tab. Stay tuned for more announcements in the coming months. #ata18 will feature hundreds of speakers