with Renee DeSilva

Real conversations with healthcare’s best
sponsored by The Health Management Academy

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with Renee DeSilva

Real conversations with healthcare’s best sponsored by The Health Management Academy

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About Our Host

Renee DeSilva serves as CEO of The Health Management Academy, partnering with top executives from the nation’s 150 largest and most innovative healthcare companies to shape the future of the industry. Under Renee’s leadership, The Academy has launched a broad array of new research programs, strategic partnerships and leadership initiatives.  

With more than two decades of experience in the healthcare industry, Renee is a sought-after speaker, moderator, panelist and host. Informed by The Academy’s more than 65 annual events featuring c-suite healthcare decision-makers and innovators, she has unique insight into the challenges and opportunities facing the industry. She is frequently asked to speak on health system transformation catalyzed by COVID-19 and issues of race and representation in healthcare leadership.

Recent Episodes

Evaluating Philanthropy’s New Role at Health Systems, featuring Sage Bolte

In this episode, Sage Bolte, Chief Philanthropy Officer, Inova Health System and President, Inova Health Foundation, joins Renee at The Table. They discuss many aspects of health system philanthropy. Sage shares from her experience the challenges health systems face today, addressing generational differences in giving, how philanthropy can be a revenue-generator and how giving supports mission-critical work in the organization.

Assessing the Health Policy and Investment Landscape, featuring Adaeze Enekwechi

In this episode, Adaeze Enekwechi, Operating Partner at Welsh, Carson, Anderson, & Stowe, joins Renee at The Table. The conversation covers Adazeze’s wide array of experiences including growing up in Nigeria and seeing firsthand the role of government and the value of public service. Other topics include current issues in health policy, emerging investment opportunities, the role and function of healthcare and non-profit boards, and more.

Transforming the Nursing Workforce, featuring Mary Ann Fuchs

In this episode, Mary Ann Fuchs, vice president of patient care and Chief Nurse Executive, joins Renee at The Table. They discuss current nursing workforce challenges, restoring joy and meaning to a clinical environment, and partnering with the rest of your executive team.

The Health Management Academy’s Nursing Catalyst program reimagines the field of nursing for system CNEs. Learn More.

Innovating with Speed at Scale, featuring Cheryl Pegus, M.D.

In this episode, Cheryl Pegus, M.D., the EVP of Health and Wellness at Walmart, joins Renee at The Table. Dr. Pegus takes us through Walmart’s healthcare progress and future vision. Later, they discuss how scale and speed can go hand-in-hand, data as the key to move from talk to action, and how to support the next generation of leaders.

About The Show

The Academy Table is a podcast that serves up real conversations and an occasional good debate on issues impacting healthcare. The Table will feature the best healthcare leaders and thinkers – many of whom you will know, and some who we will introduce you to for the first time.

Our intention is to broaden who is at the table, to amplify important voices and perspectives with the potential to move the industry forward.

Our topics will be broad, but with a focus on the future of health, disruption, transformation, and the leadership lessons that endure.

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