2012 Annual Meeting Speakers
Real Science. Real Life. Real Conversations.
You've heard of them. You've seen them on the screen and you've read some of their material. Now, ASCP introduces you to them live and in-person. We're thrilled to unveil the most impressive keynote speaker series ever assembled for the ASCP Annual Meeting.
From Harvard Medical School, the White House Lawn and Hollywood, these speakers share your passion for improving global healthcare. Join us in Boston to hear their individual perspectives on how scientific advances have impacted their lives.
Donald M. Berwick, MD
Awaken new possibilities in your own practice with the inspiring thoughts of Donald Berwick MD, former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Dr. Berwick teaches some of the brightest young medical minds at Harvard, and now you can learn from him, as well.
Kick off the Annual Meeting with global humanitarian and renowned actress Ashley Judd, a member of the Board of Directors for YouthAIDS and supporter of numerous philanthropic organizations.
Laura W. Bush and Barbara Bush
As First Lady, Laura Bush brought women's health care front and center, and she has continued to champion the cause after leaving Washington. Following her parents' example, Barbara Bush champions global healthcare as the Founder and CEO of Global Health Corps. Hear the Bushes interviewed live on stage as they discuss the need to expand breast and cervical cancer interventions in sub-Saharan Africa and South America.
Giuliana and Bill Rancic
As co-host of E! News, Giuliana Rancic reports the biggest news from the entertainment industry. On the final evening of ASCP 2012, Rancic, along with her husband Bill invite you to share her story of "Real Science. Real Life." - the battle with breast cancer from both the patient and her husband's perspective.
Physicians, Patients, and Celebrities to Deliver Healthcare Vision Beyond the Laboratory
Circumstances forced Donald Berwick, MD, to look beyond the ordinary and become a healthcare proponent for transformative change. Beginning as a pediatrician and healthcare researcher at the Harvard School for Public Health, he rose to become Vice President of the Harvard Community Health Plan. In that position, Dr. Berwick explored how health care organizations could adapt more efficient processes to allow for continuous improvement and ongoing cost reduction from management wizards such as W. Edwards Deming and organizations like Toyota.