2017 Annual Conference | HBA

2017 Annual Conference

2017 HBA Annual Conference
6-8 November - Philadelphia, PA

Transforming with G.R.I.T. (Gratitude. Resilience. Influence. Tenacity.)


Nearly 1,100 attendeed for pre-conference seminars, "Tri" movie screening with panel discussion, exciting main-stage (plenary) presentations, more than 20 interactive workshops, multiple network-building opportunities and social events, reception at Reading Terminal Market, exhibit hall, poster sessionpost conference sightseeing tours and more.

Listen to a podcast with 2017 HBA Annual Conference chair Ashley Tappan explaining why this year's event is a must attend for all women in healthcare.

Main stage presentations:

Angela Duckworth
psychologist, professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania,co-founder of the Character Lab, and author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, a New York Times bestseller

Channeling Your Inner Grit panel discussion
Moderator: Fawn Germer, CEO, Women's Leadership Network
Panelist: David Fajgenbaum, MD, assistant professor of medicine and associate director, University of Pennsylvania
Nikki Johnson-Huston, tax attorney, Law Office of Nikki Johnson-Huston LLC
Denice Torres, speaker, consultant, igniter, and 2015 HBA Woman of the Year

Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour
America's first African American combat pilot



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