Save the date!

Thursday, November 4, 2021
7:00 p.m. Program

The Annual Kenneth B. Schwartz Compassionate Healthcare Dinner

2020

Keynote Speaker

Ashish Jha, MD, MPH
Dean of the Brown University School of Public Health
Professor of Health Services, Policy & Practice, Brown University School of Public Health

Host

Callie Crossley
Radio and Television Host, Commentator and Public Speaker, WGBH’s Under the Radar with Callie Crossley

Dinner Chairs

Jack Connors, Jr.

Lois Cornell, Executive Vice President, Massachusetts Medical Society

Andrew Dreyfus, President & Chief Executive Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Dinner Event Committee

Ellen R. Cohen, MSW, President, Schwartz Center Board
Robert K. Coughlin, President and CEO, MassBio
Kerry Flynn, Vice President, Chief IP Counsel, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Betsy Pingree Frawley and James M. Litton
Ruth Kilduff, Member, Schwartz Center Honorary Board
Sharon McNally, President, Camp Harbor View Foundation; Chief of Staff,
Connors Family Office
Jo Frances Meyer, Director, Puddingstone Consulting
Jay Shiland, Partner, MTS Health Partners LP
Marjorie and Paul Stanzler
Lynn Wiatrowski, Executive Vice President, Bank of America Merrill Lynch


2019

Dinner Chairs

Michael L. Blau, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

Michael Carson, President & Chief Executive Officer, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Ann-Ellen Hornidge, Esq, Board Chair, Beth Israel Lahey Health

Dinner Event Committee

Ellen R. Cohen, MSW, President, Schwartz Center Board

Robert K. Coughlin, President and CEO, MassBio

Kerry Flynn, Vice President, Chief IP Counsel, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Betsy Pingree Frawley and James M. Litton

Ruth Kilduff, Member, Schwartz Center Board

Sharon McNally, President, Camp Harbor View Foundation; Chief of Staff, Connors Family Office

Marjorie and Paul Stanzler

Lynn Wiatrowski, Executive Vice President, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

2019 dinner photos

2018

Keynote Speakers

Charlie Baker, Governor of Massachusetts

Patrick Downes, PsyD, Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor

Dinner Chairs

Troyen Brennan, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, CVS Health

Clare Reilly

Mark E. Reynolds, President, CRICO

Peter L. Slavin, MD, President, Massachusetts General Hospital

Dinner Event Committee

Ellen R. Cohen, MSW, President, Schwartz Center Board

Jack Connors, Jr.

Robert K. Coughlin, President and CEO, MassBio

Andrew Dreyfus, President and CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Kerry Flynn, Vice President, Chief IP Counsel, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Betsy Pingree Frawley and James M. Litton

Ruth Kilduff, Chair, Schwartz Center Board

Sharon McNally, President, Camp Harbor View Foundation; Chief of Staff, Connors Family Office

James and Catherine Stanzler

Marjorie and Paul Stanzler

Lynn Wiatrowski, Executive Vice President, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

2018 dinner photos

2017

Guest Speaker

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker

Dinner Co-Chairs

Fangli Chen, PhD, Partner, Vice Chair, Life Sciences Patent Practice, Proskauer Rose

Kevin Tabb, MD, CEO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Dinner Event Committee

Ellen R. Cohen, MSW, President, Schwartz Center Board

Jack Connors, Jr.

Robert K. Coughlin, President and CEO, MassBio

Andrew Dreyfus, President and CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

The Honorable Michael and Kitty Dukakis

Kerry Flynn, Vice President, Chief IP Counsel, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Betsy Pingree Frawley and James M. Litton

Ruth Kilduff, Chair, Integro USA

Thomas J. Lynch, MD, Executive Vice President, Chief Scientific Officer, R&D, Bristol Myers-Squibb

Sharon McNally, President, Camp Harbor View Foundation; Chief of Staff, Connors Family Office

Brooke Meltzer, Schwartz Center New York Advisory Council

Mark E. Reynolds and Claire Reilly

Eric Schultz, President and CEO, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

James Stanzler, Managing Director, Highfields Capital Management LP

Marjorie and Paul Stanzler

Tony and Kathy Starr

Lynn Wiatrowski, Executive Vice President, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

2017 dinner photos

2016

Dinner Chairs

Glen Curley, Senior Vice President, Healthcare Underwriting Practice Group Leader, CNA Insurance

Kerry A. Flynn, CLP, Vice President, Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Vertex

Thomas H. Grape, Chairman and CEO, Benchmark Senior Living

Larry Renfro, Vice Chairman, UnitedHealth Group; CEO, Optum

Dianne Savastano, BSN, MBA, Founder and President, Healthassist

Dinner Event Committee

Robert K. Coughlin, President and CEO, MassBio; Schwartz Center Board

Brooke Meltzer, Schwartz Center New York Advisory Council

Sharon McNally, Chief of Staff, Connors Family Office; Schwartz Center Board

2016 dinner photos

2015

Featured Speaker

Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, Award-winning author

Dinner Chairs

Marna Borgstrom, President and CEO, Yale-New Haven Hospital Health System; CEO, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Ruth Kilduff, Chairman, Integro Insurance Brokers; Vice Chair, Schwartz Center Board of Directors

Stacey Lucchino

Clare Reilly

Mark E. Reynolds, President, CRICO

Dinner Event Committee

Robert K. Coughlin, President & CEO, MassBio; Schwartz Center Board

Trish Hannon, FACHE, President and CEO, New England Baptist Hospital

Kerry Flynn, Vice President, Chief IP Counsel, Vertex; Schwartz Center Leadership Council

George Gilpin, President & CEO, EasCare

Brooke Meltzer, Schwartz Center New York Advisory Council

2015 dinner photos
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