Chip Heath is an expert in organizational behavior at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Along with his brother, Dan, he has co-authored four books, including their latest book, The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact, published in the fall of 2017. The book explores why some brief experiences can jolt, elevate and change us — and how we can learn to create such extraordinary moments in our life, our work, and for patients. Chip has consulted with clients ranging from Google to Gap.
Former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy
A pioneer in mental health policy and advocacy, Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy served Rhode Island’s First Congressional District for 16 years. During his time on Capitol Hill, Kennedy was the author and chief sponsor of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, legislation that guaranteed equal access to mental health and addiction services. Calling it the “civil rights issue of our time,” Kennedy successfully oversaw the bill’s passage, and in 2008, it was signed into law by President George W. Bush.
Cynda Hylton Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dr. Rushton is recognized as an international expert in nursing ethics and palliative and end-oflife care. Dr. Rushton’s intervention program, the Mindful Ethical Practice and Resilience Academy (MEPRA) and forthcoming book, Moral Resilience: Transforming Moral Suffering in Health Care aims to transform current approaches for addressing moral adversity by focusing on innovative methods to cultivate moral resilience and designing a culture in health care that supports ethical practice.
Rana Foroohar covers the intersection of business, economics, politics, and foreign affairs. In her weekly column, she provides insight on the shifts occurring in globalization and the political economy. Foroohar will sort action from rhetoric, and walk through President Trump’s proposed policies, and what they might mean for companies, countries, and consumers.
Chef Jeff Henderson
Award-winning celebrity chef and best-selling author, Jeff Henderson is a role model for anyone who needs the encouragement to reinvent their life. Since he discovered his passion and gift for cooking in the unlikeliest of places — prison — Jeff has completely turned his life around, and today serves as a popular and powerful voice for self-transformation. Jeff is the creator of Food Network’s reality series, “The Chef Project”, the host of “Family Style with Chef Jeff,” and author of the book, If You Can See It, You Can Be It.