AHA Annual Membership Meeting

PowerPlay is AHA’s on-demand series that connects you to major players in policy, politics and science in a new Administration and new Congress. You have less time and more to do, and these exclusive virtual events were created to deliver timely insights that only AHA can bring, on your schedule.
AHA will again host a series of in-person meetings to provide the field with valuable insights and productive networking.
Don’t miss your chance to influence policy and advocate for patients, caregivers, and communities. AHA’s Annual Membership Meeting is the nation’s leading conference for hospital and health system leaders advancing health in America. Join us in the nation’s capital April 14–16, 2024 for insightful…
AHA presented Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi with the Award of Honor.  
FBI Director Christopher Wray detailed how the U.S. health care system has become a valuable target for cyberattacks from nation-states and independent cybercriminals, and how hospitals can team up with the FBI to defend against and, ideally, prevent such attacks.
Mary Beth Kingston, chief nursing officer for Advocate Health and an AHA trustee, moderated a discussion with Reps. Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., and Larry Bucshon, M.D., R-Ind., about their co-sponsorship of the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees Act, which would make assaulting a health care…
Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., spoke to attendees about the role of Congress as the health care field moves beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, a time when the entire country “learned just how essential essential workers are.”
Rep. Adrian Smith, R-Neb., told attendees he supports making permanent some flexibilities initiated during the COVID-19 pandemic that have improved the nation’s health care system.
Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., stressed that patients expect hospitals to put them first, and challenged the field to have “tough conversations” about how to ensure that continues to happen. 
Sen. Roger Marshall, M.D., R-Kan., opened the federal forum closing plenary by running down a list of concerns facing hospitals in his home state, and the value of the rural emergency hospital model to support remote communities.