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PhD Brown Bag with Pauline Mourot

Pauline Mourot is a sixth year Ph.D. student in Economics at Chicago Booth. Her research examines the organization of production in healthcare and its consequences for aggregate healthcare quality and patients' outcomes. She presented, Are the Best Surgeons at the Best Hospitals? Sorting and Complementarities in Healthcare.

PhD Brown Bag with Pauline Mourot
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Fireside Chat with Kathy Najarian, MHA

Kathy Najarian, MHA, is the Vice President of Payer Contracting and Strategy for The University of Chicago Medicine academic health system. Kathy is the senior leader responsible for managing the contract portfolio and relationships with commercial and governmental payers and setting the strategic direction for payer partnerships. Kathy previously served in similar leadership roles at Rush Health, part of the Rush University System for Health in Chicago, IL and Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas Healthcare System in Charlotte, NC.

Fireside Chat with Kathy Najarian, MHA
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PhD Brown Bag with Dilara Sonmez

Dilara is a third-year Ph.D. student in Chicago Booth’s Operations Management Department. She has a master's degree in Industrial Engineering. She is primarily focused on the intersection of healthcare and data analytics. Her research alongside Professor Dan Adelman centers around primary healthcare, specifically, how to optimize practice patterns to improve clinical and financial outcomes. She presented on, Primary Care Continuity, Frequency, and Regularity Associated With Medicare Saving.

PhD Brown Bag with Dilara Sonmez
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Fireside Chat with Steven Gould, MD

Steven Gould, MD, Consulting Director, Ventures, at The University of Chicago Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Steven has in-depth experience in clinical and scientific research, raising capital for and investing in early stage companies, founding and leading a development stage biotechnology company.

Fireside Chat with Steven Gould, MD
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Fireside Chat with Molly Schnell- Asst. Professor of Economics at Northwestern University

A fireside chat with Molly Schnell, Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Economics, Northwestern University! Her research focuses on understanding the causes and consequences of provider behavior, specifically in regards to the opioid crisis, and her more recent work has shed light on the economic impact of school shootings.

Fireside Chat with Molly Schnell- Asst. Professor of Economics at Northwestern University
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Fireside Chat with Bill Chase- former CFO of Abbvie

A fireside chat with Bill Chase, former CFO, of AbbVie and board member of Parexel. AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. They strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio.
Parexel International is an American provider of biopharmaceutical services. It conducts clinical trials on behalf of its pharmaceutical clients to expedite the drug approval process.

Fireside Chat with Bill Chase- former CFO of Abbvie
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Algorithmic Bias Conference

The Center For Applied Artificial Intelligence at Chicago Booth (CAAI) hosts this virtual annual conference to further efforts toward combatting algorithmic bias across domains. In 2022, CAAI focused on the healthcare industry. Along with the Healthcare Initiative at Chicago Booth, we brought together healthcare professionals in industry and policy to advance the conversation around mitigating algorithmic bias to improve health outcomes.

Algorithmic Bias Conference