Summit Track Descriptions

  • Professional Development & Leadership

    Designed for new and emerging leaders in health care seeking strategies and tools for professional development. This track will highlight strong healthcare leaders who can provide best practices and share experiences that cultivated their leadership skills.

  • Innovative Approaches in Health Care

    Designed for health care professionals seeking to learn about how healthcare is advancing through innovative approaches, including artificial intelligence, health literacy, and clinical practices that support the healthcare practice and patient outcomes.

  • Population Health & Equity

    Designed for professionals who seek to understand the impact of equity on population health and how to leverage data and tools in improving the health of the community. This track will explore quality improvement approaches around equity and population health within healthcare and city-wide initiatives aiming to improve health equity at a system level.

  • Strategic Issues in Health Care

    Designed for decision-makers in healthcare seeking to improve the healthcare culture for their staff as well as the health of patients and the overall community. This track will also support leaders in understanding policy implications and barriers to advocate effectively on behalf of their organization.

Registration Opens July 1, 2024

Ayanna Bennett, MD, MSPH, FAAP

Ayanna Bennett, MD, MSPH, FAAP

Director, DC Health

Dr. Bennett is a health care and public health executive with more than 20 years of experience in clinical practice, clinical service design, system integration and quality improvement. Dr. Bennett most recently served as Chief Health Equity Officer and Director of the San Francisco Department of Public Health’s Office of Health Equity, where she focused on quality improvements and sustaining systemic change through policy improvement.

Dr. Bennett holds a Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University, a Master of Science from the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley, and a doctorate of medicine and pediatric residency from the University of California, San Francisco.

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