The Constellation Forum

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

5:30 pm ET

C-Suite Executive Networking (In-Person in New York City)

Thursday, October 20, 2022

11:00 am ET

Welcome to the Constellation Forum 2022: Healthcare in a World of Change

From geopolitical conflict, climate change, and other global and national trends, to upstream social determinants causing downstream outcome disparities, from newfound patient expectations in the wake of digital-first lifestyle shifts, to fresh thinking and approaches to solving big Covid-like problems quickly — the world around us is evolving faster than ever. Join us as we explore how industry titans, scientific leaders, and game-changing innovators are navigating Healthcare in a World of Change.

Michael Dowling, President and Chief Executive Officer, Northwell Health

11:05 am ET

Introduction by Master of Ceremonies

David Battinelli, MD, EVP and Physician-in-Chief, Northwell Health


11:10 am ET

Opening Address: World Health on the Horizon

To set the stage for the day, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization, will share his perspectives on the largest challenges on the horizon for world health, the need for cooperation and collaboration, and how the healthcare innovation community can play a role in supporting this effort.

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization

11:20 am ET

Global Trends, Local Insights, and the Role of Innovation

Healthcare innovation is responding to meet the changing needs of populations across major developments on the global and national stage — whether geopolitical conflict, demographic shifts, global warming, racial disparities, and more. How are countries and communities grappling with these challenges?

Stanley Prusiner, MD, Nobel Laureate; Director, Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases & Professor of Neurology, UCSF
Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony,
Minister of Health, Guyana

Moderator: Eric Cioè Peña, MD, MPH, Director of Global Health, Northwell Health

11:45 am ET

The Paths to Bettering Women's Healthcare

From the regulations restricting access to reproductive health, to clinical research that doesn’t account for biological sex factors, and more, there is a confluence of pressures working against women’s health in the United States. This session will look at health equity through a gender lens, and explore how healthcare leaders can drive better outcomes for women.

Jill Kalman, MD, Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Physician-In-Chief, Northwell Health
Stacey Ellyn Rosen, MD, Senior Vice President, Katz Institute for Women’s Health, Northwell Health
Moderator: Tara Narula, MD, Medical Correspondent, CNN

11:55 am ET

Build, Buy, or Partner: Strategies for Integrating New Technologies into 21st Century Care

Artificial Intelligence, tele-health, and other new technologies are allowing healthcare to adapt to the changing lifestyles and digital-first expectations of patients and consumers. What is the best business approach for the healthcare industry to deliver on this new tech-enabled patient experience?

David Feinberg, MD, Chairman, Oracle Health
Geeta Nayyar, MD, SVP, Chief Medical Officer, Salesforce
Lonny Reisman, MD, Former Chief Medical Officer of Aetna; Founder, HealthReveal
Moderator: Tom Manning, Chairman, Ascertain

12:20 pm ET

The Tipping Point: Breakthroughs in Disruptive Therapeutics

Progress in healthcare innovation is not always linear, not always a question of invention; sometimes, the tools and tech are already at our fingertips. What are the barriers to wide scale adoption of medicines and therapeutics that can be life changing, but have yet to penetrate markets at-scale?

Kevin Tracey, MD, President and CEO, Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, Northwell Health

12:30 pm ET

New Solutions to Engrained Problems

The Covid emergency stretched our scientific, regulatory, business, and clinical abilities to solve problems at breakneck speed — the likes of which healthcare has not seen before. What learnings are here to stay, and what best-practices can be applied to other long standing health care challenges?

Mikael Dolsten, MD, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer and President, Worldwide Research, Development and Medical, Pfizer Inc.
In Conversation With: Geoffrey Ling, MD, Founding Director of DARPA Biological Technologies Office (former); CEO, On Demand Pharmaceuticals

12:50 pm ET

Healthcare Delivery in a World of Change

This closing keynote interview will paint a picture of where healthcare delivery is headed and what we can expect as our systems and communities grapple with the disruption and change brought on by the rapid pace of technological innovation.

Vinod Khosla, Founder, Khosla Ventures
Moderator: Bertha Coombs, Healthcare Reporter, CNBC

1:10 pm ET

The Patient Story: Why We're Here

Highlighting the human side of our work, and why we are motivated to continue pushing for progress in healthcare innovation, this awe-inspiring story will show us how telemedicine is enabling urgent medical care for refugees who are fleeing Ukraine due to war and conflict.

For more information, please watch the full documentary, ‘Two Wars’ here.

1:20 pm ET

Looking Forward

Michael Dowling, President and Chief Executive Officer, Northwell Health