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 Summer Leadership Summit


Summer Leadership Summit 2018

July 27-29, 2018​

​Fairmont Hotel-Millennium Park

200 North Columbus Drive​, Chicago, IL 60601​

Registration opens in March - check back for more details coming soon!

Click here​ for highlights from the 2017 Summit.


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2017 Summer Leadership Summit Recap​

July 21-23, 2017

Thank you to those who attended the 2017 Summer Leadership Summit in Chicago. The Summer Leadership Summit (SLS) is a two-day conference presented by the American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA) and the AIA Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH).

​SLS Speakers included:

  • Akram Boutros, MD, FACHE, President and CEO, MetroHealth System, Cleveland
  • Doug Erickson, FASHE, CHFM, HFDP, CHC, CEO of Facility Guidelines Institute
  • Bryan Langlands, AIA, ACHA, Senior Healt​hcare Planner and Designer, NBBJ
  • Ellen Taylor, PhD, AIA, MBA, EDAC, Vice President for Research, Center for Health Design
  • David Sine, Chief Risk Officer, Veterans Health Administration's Office of Quality, Safety and Value

Click here​ ​for conference recap.


ACHA Luncheon at the Summer Leadership Summit

David Sine.JPGThe College hosted a luncheon on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 11:30am-1:00pm exclusively for its certificate holders and candidates.  

David Sine spoke on “The Morals of Architecture: Past, Present and Future.” David is the Chief Risk Officer, Office of Quality, Safety and Value at the Veterans Health Administration.​ He is leading that organization in the inclusion of non-insurable risks and risk intelligence in the design of an organization-wide ERM approach to strategic and operational risks.​ David ​is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Hospital Risk Managers. He earned a bachelor’s degree in design from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago while studying at the University of Chicago and a Master’s degree in Health Policy and a Doctorate in Biomedical Ethics from the Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola University. David has extensive leadership experience in military, private, and acute care settings as well as experience in both academic and organizational settings.​_________________________________________________________________________________________

2016 Summer Leadership Summit Recap

July 22-24, 2016
Renaissance Blackstone Chicago
"Getting There From He​re:  Navigating the Transition to a Radically Reformed Healthcare Industry"

Click here to view 2016 speaker presentations



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