29th Annual Educational Conference, Business Meeting, Expo & Everett V. Fox Student Case Competition

October 14 - 18, 2014 - Marriott at the Renaissance Center

Transformation in Leadership: From Volume to Value….Be The Change


Download the 2014 Conference Registration Brochure

Download the 2014 Conference Sponsorship Brochure

Thank you to the 2014 Educational Conference Sponsors (7/14/14)
ADVANCED Healthcare Leaders
Al & Patricia Webb
American College of Healthcare Executives
American Hospital Association
Ascension Health
Au Bon Pain
Beaumont Health System   
B.E. Smith, Inc.
Catholic Health Initiatives
CEP America
CHE Trinity Health
Compass Group
Deborah Lee-Eddie
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Diversified Search  
DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan
Furst Group
HAP (Health Alliance Plan)
Healthcare IQ
Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
Huron Healthcare
Kaiser Permanente   
Maude B. Lofton
Main Line Health - Riddle Hospital
McLaren Healthcare
Mercy Health
Molina Healthcare of Michigan
Neysa Dillon-Brown   
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Sheridan Healthcare
Sodexo Healthcare   
Truman Medical Centers
The Wellness Plan

Housing and Registration
We are excited to announce the opening of housing and registration for NAHSE’s 29th Annual Educational Conference. This year’s conference is being held in Detroit, Michigan at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, October 14-18, 2014. The conference theme is Transformation in Leadership: From Volume to Value….Be The Change.

Please visit our website at www.nahse.org, click on the “Conference” tab, you may either Download the Conference Registration Brochure or register on-line by clicking “Register For The Conference”. The deadline for early registration is August 31, 2014. A full conference registration admits you to all sessions, forums, Expo Hall, Opening Networking Reception, President’s and Leadership Luncheons and the Gala & Awards Dinner. NAHSE members receive substantial discounts on early and regular registration fees. All registrants who indicate that they are NAHSE members will have their membership status verified to ensure that membership is current and valid. If membership is not current or valid, registrants will be contacted to update their membership status.

Hotel Reservations
A block of rooms have been reserved at the Detroit Marriott for NAHSE Conference attendees at a special group rate of $165.00 single/double occupancy plus 15% state/local taxes. Conference attendees must book your hotel room by Wednesday, September 17, 2014 to receive the group rate. For reservations, call 877-901-6632; please request the group rate for NAHSE 2014 Conference. You may also book your reservation on-line at Online Hotel Reservations. Housing at the Detroit Marriott will be in high demand, so we strongly recommend making your reservations early.

Case Competition Student Hotel Rates A limited room block is available at a special rate of $100.00 single thru quad occupancy plus 15% state/local taxes for Case Competition participants ONLY! Participants should reserve your room for the student rate directly with Brian Parker at brian@parkercm.com or 407-297-8936, the hotel will not honor this rate via the reservation phone line or on-line booking.

We look forward to seeing you in Detroit!


Dr. Gail C. Christopher, D.N.
Dr. Gail Christopher is vice president for program strategy at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek, Michigan. Gail is a nationally recognized leader in health policy, with particular expertise and experience in the issues related to social determinants of health, health inequities and public policy issues of concern to our nation’s future. She brings extensive knowledge and experience in creating a comprehensive approach to well-being and is nationally recognized for her pioneering work to infuse holistic health and diversity concepts into public sector programs and policy discourse.

Dr. Sampson Davis, Dr. Rameck Hunt and Dr. George Jenkins
This trio stood firm in their mission and together became one of the most remarkable success stories of inspiration, dedication and determination.

Jeff Johnson
Jeff Johnson is an award-winning journalist, social activist and political commentator, and author. From his celebrated conversations with marquee world figures in the political, business and entertainment arenas to his grass-roots trench work to inspire the next generation of leaders; investigative journalist, political correspondent, and activist, Jeff Johnson continues to be a trailblazing social entrepreneur and authentic voice for change.

Ronald Wyatt, MD, MHA,
Medical Director, Division of Healthcare Improvement at The Joint Commission, Public Policy Forum
The three key areas of focus are: Education, Advocacy and Community Change, this forum will emphasize the importance of Public Policy and Advocacy, utilizing a platform of connecting the social determinants of health in an engaging and interactive way.