Arthur C. Bachmeyer Memorial Address

An annual address featured at ACHE's Congress on Healthcare Leadership, the Arthur C. Bachmeyer Memorial Address is sponsored by the Alumni Association of the Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy of the University of Chicago in tribute to their former director, Dr. Bachmeyer.

2014 "The Long Path to Healthcare Quality in the 20th Century"
William Richardson, PhD
President/CEO Emeritus
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
2013 "Healthcare Is Better by Inclusion"
Ramanathan M. Raju, MD, FACHE
CEO
Cook County Health and Hospitals System
2012 "Health Literacy: The Critical Link to Improving Health Outcomes"
Richard H. Carmona, MD, HFACHE, FACS
17th Surgeon General of the United States and Distinguished Professor
University of Arizona
2011 "Thinking Big: Rising to the Challenges of an Uncertain World"
Benjamin Carson, MD
Renowned pediatric surgeon and inspiring storyteller
2010 "How Unnecessary Variation Can Be the Nemesis of Clinical Quality"
David B. Nash, MD, FACPE
Dean
Jefferson School of Population Health
2009 "Eliminating Waste to Optimize Healthcare Outcomes"
Brent C James, MD
Chief Quality Officer/Executive Director
Institute for Health Care Delivery Research, Intermountain Healthcare
2008 "The Human Aspects of Quality Improvement"
William F. Martin, PsyD
Associate Director, Human Resources
Depaul University
2007 "Access and the Business of Medicine: The Path Ahead"
Risa Lavizzo, MD
President and CEO
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
2006 "From the Patient's Perspective"
Bertice Berry, PhD
Educator, author and comedian
2005*  
2004 "Leadership Lessons from the Jazz Masters"
John Edward Hasse
Curator of American Music
Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History
2003

"Spirituality in the Workplace"
William A. Guillory, PhD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Innovations Consulting International, Inc.

2002

"Aligning Purpose, Values, and Management in the Healthcare Enterprise"
Reed V. Tuckson, MD
Senior Vice President of Consumer Health and Medical Care Advancement
UnitedHealth Group

2001

"Values and Health: Global Ethics for the 21st Century"
Rushworth M. Kidder
Founder and President
Institute for Global Ethics

2000

"The Real Bottom Line"
Emily Friedman
Health Policy Analyst

1999

"The Future of Medicare"
Bruce C. Vladeck, PhD
Director
Institute for Medicare Practice
Professor of Health Policy
The Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Senior Vice President for Policy
The Mt. Sinai Medical Center

1998

"Thinking in the Future Tense"
Jennifer James, PhD
Cultural Anthropologist, Writer, Commentator, and Publisher

1997

"Accepting, Creating, and Thriving on Change"
Janet Lapp
President/CEO
CLD International

1996

"The Future State of Healthcare"
J. Ian Morrison, PhD
Author, Lecturer, and Consultant

1995

"Healthcare Reform: Ten Percent Legislation and Ninety Percent Implementation"
William Kissick, MD, DrPH
Professor
University of Pennsylvania

1994

"Communitarian Perspective on the Healthcare Crisis"
Amitai Etzioni, PhD
Professor
George Washington University

1993

"Leadership Is an Art"
Charles Lauer
Publisher
Modern Healthcare
Corporate Vice President

Crain Communications, Inc.

1992

"The Physician’s Perspective on the Future of Healthcare Administration"
James Todd, MD
Executive Vice President
American Medical Association

1991

"Access to Care"
The Most Reverend Joseph M. Sullivan, HFACHE
Auxiliary Bishop
Diocese of Brooklyn

1990

"Healthcare’s Changing Corporate Culture"
Terrence Deal, PhD
Professor of Education and Human Development
Peabody College
Vanderbilt University

1989

"Healthcare: The View from My Window"
The Hon. Lynn M. Martin (R-Illinois)
U.S. House of Representatives

1988

"Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Can Women Reach the Top of the Corporate Ladder?"
Ann M. Morrison
Director
Center for Creative Leadership

1987

"Life Through an Elder’s Eyes"
Patricia Moore
Gerontologist and Author
Moore & Associates

1986

"Risk Transfer and Other Management Alternatives"
John P. McLaughlin
Managing Director and Chairman
Health Care Industry
Practice/Client Industry Committee
Marsh & McLennan, Inc.

1985

"Healthcare and the Information Revolution"
Paul Starr, PhD
Professor
Harvard University

1984

"Administration and the Groves of Academe"
Hanna Holborn Gray, PhD
President
The University of Chicago

1983

"What’s Next?"
Peter B. Laubach, DBA, HFACHE
President
Center for Management Programs

Richard L. Rand, HFACHE
President
PermaHealth Enterprises

 

1982

"American Management: Losing Sight of 'Love of the Product'"
Thomas J. Peters, PhD
Principal
McKinsey & Company

1981

"Self Renewal: A Divine Perspective for Hospitals and Managers"
Leland R. Kaiser, PhD
Director
Division of Health Administration
University of Colorado Medical Center

1980

"Compensation for Health Service Executives"
John F. Sullivan
President
Sullivan & Shook

1980

"Compensation for Health Service Executives"
John F. Sullivan
President
Sullivan & Shook

1979

"Research Monitoring Systems"
J. Robert Clement
President
Trebor Health Associates, Inc.

1978

"Spiritual Values in Hospital Administration"
Reverend Raymond C. Baumhart, S.J.
President
Loyola Univeristy

1977

"Two Sides of the Same Coin: Voluntary Financing and Voluntary Management"
Walter J. McNerney, FACHE
President
1A6664 Cross Association

1976

"Coercive vs. Representative Government"
W. Allen Wallis
Chancellor
University of Rochester

1975

"National Health Insurance and the Hospital Administrator"
George Bugbee, LFACHE
Director
Inter-Agency Institute for Federal Health Care Executives

1974

"Graduate Education Confronts the Market Place"
Robert H. Strotz, PhD
President
Northwestern University

1973

"Training for Health Services Management"
Ray E. Brown, FACHE
Executive Vice President
Northwestern McGaw-Medical Center

1972

"Financial Prospects and Competition for Capital"
Henry Kaufman, PhD
Partner
Salomon Brothers

1971

"The Frontiers of Our Time"
Harold P. Plumier
Author, Lecturer, Consultant

1970

"Universal Compulsory Health Insurance"
Odin W. Anderson, PhD, HFACHE
Associate Director
Center for Health Administration Studies
The University of Chicago

1969

"Crisis in American Health Care"
Charles E. Odegaard, PhD
President
University of Washington

1968

"The Challenge of Communication"
Arthur Secord, PhD
Professor of Speech
Brooklyn College

1967

"The Effective Executive"
Peter F. Drucker, PhD
Professor of Management
New York University

1966

"New Trends in the Training of Administrators"
Henry A. Singer, PhD
Executive Director
Society for Advancement of Management

1965

"Influences of Government on the Management Function"
Carl M. Frasure, PhD
Dean
College of Arts and Sciences
West Virginia University

1964

"Executives and Their Jobs—Changing Organizational Structure"
Thomas L. Whisler, PhD
Professor of Industrial Relations
University of Chicago

1963

"Statesmanship in Administration"
J. Martin Klotsche, PhD
Provost
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

1962

"Ethics in Executive Action"
James C. Worthy
Partner
Cresap, McCormick and Paget

1961

"A Moral Philosophy for Management"
Benjamin M. Selekman, PhD
Kirstein Professor of Labor Relations
Harvard University

1960**  

1959

"The Challenge of Being an Administrator"
Ralph C. Davis, PhD
Professor of Management
Ohio State University

1958

"Reflections on the Art of Administration"
Ordway Tead
Vice President
Harper & Brothers

1957

"A Practical Philosophy of Administration"
Elmore Petersen, PhD
Dean Emeritus
School of Business
University of Colorado

1956

"What It Means to Be an Administrator"
Marshall E. Dimock, PhD, HFACHE
Dean
Department of Government
New York University

1955

"The Administrator Reconsidered"
Robert M. Hutchins, PhD
President
Fund for the Republic

1954

"Perspective for Administration"
A. A. Suppan, PhD
Professor of Literature and Philosophy
Wisconsin State Teachers’ College

1953

"Principles of Effective Administration"
Paul S. Weaver, PhD
President
Lake Erie College

1952

"Education and Man’s Quest for Freedom"
Clark G. Keubler, PhD
President
Ripon College

1951

"The Significance of Maturity"
James F. Bender, PhD
Director
National Institute of Human Relations

1950

"The Challenge of Liberty"
William F. Russell, PhD
President
Teachers’ College
Columbia University

1949

"Mankind Is Your Concern"
Stuart Case
Economist, Author

*In 2005, the scheduled speaker was unable to give the address.

**There was no address in 1960, the year the site of the lecture was changed from ACHE's annual meeting to the Congress on Healthcare Management.