Malcolm T. MacEachern Memorial Lecture

An annual lecture featured at ACHE's Congress on Healthcare Leadership, the Malcolm T. MacEachern Memorial Lecture is sponsored by the Alumni Association of the Graduate Program in Health Industry Management of Northwestern University in tribute to the program's former director, Dr. MacEachern.

2014 "The Changing Insurer-Provider Dynamic"
Joseph R. Swedish, FACHE
CEO
WellPoint Inc.
2013 "Navigating Healthcare Transformation: Using Nurses More Effectively"
Donna E. Shalala, PhD
President
University of Miami
2012 "Ethical and Equitable Healthcare: Where Must We Be 20 Years from Now?"
Dan Callahan, PhD
Senior Research Scholar/President Emeritus
The Hastings Center
2011 "Leading and Thriving in These Brave, New Times"
Maureen A. Bisognano, RN
President and CEO
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
2010 "American Leadership" The Inspiration and Power Behind Proven Leaders"
Juan Williams
Senior Correspondent
National Public Radio
2009 "Attending to the Real Needs of our Communities Without Risking Financial Peril"
Reed V. Tuckson, MD, FACP
Executive Vice President/Chief of Medical Affairs
UnitedHealth Group
2008 "What it Takes to Lead Safety"
Donald Berwick, MD
President and CEO
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
2007 "Managing Change: Understanding the Demographics of the Evolving Workforce"
Marilyn Moats Kennedy
President and Managing Partner
Career Strategies
2006 "Evidence-Based Medicine: Key Concepts, Emerging Applications"
Paul H. Keckley, PhD
Executive Director
Vanderbilt Center for Evidence-Based Medicine
2005 "The Art of Vision"
Erik Wahl
Founder
The Wahl Group
2004 "Convergence Health"
Lowell Catlett, PhD
Regent's Professor of Economics, Agriculture, and Genetic Engineering
New Mexico State University
2003

"Corporate Culture for Uncertain Times"
Peg C. Neuhauser
Author and Consultant
PCN Associates

2002

"Revisioning the Nursing Shortage: A Call to Caring and Healing the Healthcare System"
Janet F. Quinn, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor
University of Colorado School of Nursing

2001

"Teamwork Under Fire—Bringing Out the Best in Everyone During Times of Rapid Change"
Bonnie St. John Deane
Athlete, Author, Executive, and Motivator

2000

"Physician Collaboration: The Keys to Developing Productive Relationships"
Barbara C. LeTourneau, MD, FACPE
President
LeTourneau & Associates LLC

1999

"Leadership: Making a World of Difference"
Elaine Chao
Distinguished Fellow
The Heritage Foundation

1998

"Predicting the Future of the U.S. Healthcare System"
Stuart A. Altman, PhD, HFACHE
Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy
The Florence Heller Graduate School for Social Policy
Brandeis University

1997

"The Evolving Healthcare Landscape: Managing the Transition"
Jacque J. Sokolov, MD
Chief Executive Officer
Advance Health Plans, Inc., and AHP Development Corp.

1996

"The Greater Social Responsibility of the Healthcare Executive"
Reed V. Tuckson, MD
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

1995

"Executive Renewal: A Human Approach to Productivity and Creativity"
Barbara Mackoff, PhD
Author and Management Psychologist

1994

"Future Trends in Healthcare"
Richard T. Hoerl, PhD
President
Hoerl & Associates

1993

"Delivering Primary Healthcare: Innovative Solutions in Urban Settings"
Ronald Anderson, MD
President/CEO
Parkland Memorial Hospital

1992

"Managing Cultural Diversity"
Judy Rosener, PhD
Professor and Former Assistant Dean
Graduate School of Management
The University of California

1991

"Financing the Future of Healthcare"
Gail Wilensky, PhD
Administrator
Health Care Financing Administration

1990

"The Role of the Non-Profit Sector in Today’s Healthcare"
George F. Moody
Chairman
American National Red Cross

1989

"Assessing the Impact of DRGs on the American Healthcare System"
Stuart H. Altman, PhD
Dean, Heller School of Social Policy
Brandeis University

 

1988

"Healthcare—Also a Matter of Trust"
James E. Burke
Chairman/CEO
Johnson and Johnson

1987

"The New American Organization"
V. Clayton Sherman
President
Management House, Inc.

1986

"The Aging of America"
Ken Dychtwald, PhD
President
Age Wave

1985

"Anti-Social Ethics"
Richard Lamm
Governor
State of Colorado

1984

"Healthcare: Past, Present, and Future"
S. David Pomrinse, MD, FACHE
President
Greater New York Hospital Association

1983

"Health Care Ethics"
Joseph Cardinal Bernardin
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago

1982

"Human Concern in Management"
Dan C. Baker

1981

"Dealing with the Media During a Crisis"
Stephen C. Rafe
Principal
Dynamic Innovations, Ltd.

1980

"Goals of Schools and Management: Positive Self-Image, Hope, and Love"
Zacharie J. Clements, PhD
Associate Professor of Education
University of Vermont, Burlington

1979

"An Analysis of Governing Developments: Their Effects on the Business Community"
Richard R. Salzmann
Editor-in-Chief
Research Institute of America

1978

"The Manager as a Change Agent"
S. G. Huneryager, PhD
Professor of Management
University of Illinois (Circle Campus)

1977

"The Changing Nature of Society"
Howard F. Didsbury Jr.
Executive Director
World Future Society

1976

"Health Service Administration—Yesterday and Today"
James A. Hamilton, FACHE
Consultant

1975

"Implications of the Reports on the Commission on Education for Health Administration"
James P. Dixon, MD
President
Antioch College

1974

"Leadership in Complex Institutions"
Warren G. Bennis, PhD
President
The University of Cincinnati

1973

"The Challenge to Management of Today’s Health Care World"
John Alexander McMahon, HFACHE
President
American Hospital Association

1972

"A Review of Some Major Administration Health Care Policies"
Scott Fleming
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Health and Scientific Affairs, HEW

1971

"The Dilemma of Hospitals—Is Public Utility Status the Answer?"
Fred P. Morrissey, PhD
Professor of Business Management
Graduate School of Business
The University of California

1970

"Education for Hospital Administration"
John A. Barr
Dean
Graduate School of Management
Northwestern University

1969

"Educating for the Future"
Ralph Westfall, PhD
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
School of Management
Northwestern University

1968

"The Adult Educated: A New Generation of Pioneers"
William L. Bowden, PhD
Chairman, Department of Adult Education
The University of Georgia

1967

"Education Accreditation: Purposes and Problems"
Frank G. Dickey, PhD
Chief Administrative Officer
National Committee on Accrediting

1966

"The Relevancy of Professional Education for Management"
James H. Lorie, PhD
Professor of Business Administration
Graduate School of Business
The University of Chicago

1965

"Graduate Education for Administration: Some Recent Developments"
Leonard A. Duce, PhD, HFACHE
Dean, Graduate School
Trinity University

1964

"The Administrator as Teacher"
Daniel R. Davies, PhD
Professor of Management
University of Arizona

1963

"Vision and Leadership in the Professions"
Eldridge T. McSwain, PhD
Dean, School of Education
Northwestern University

1962

"The Dynamics of Professionalization"
Harold L. Wilensky, PhD
Associate Professor of Sociology
University of Michigan

1961

"The Inquiring Mind"
Cyril O. Houle, PhD
Professor of Education
The University of Chicago