Innovating Healthcare Access: A New Era for the Future

The UCSF Rosenman Symposium takes a unique mission-driven and intentional approach of bringing together all healthcare stakeholders—providers, payers, investors, entrepreneurs, and patients—to discuss healthcare challenges. We will dive into different areas in healthcare where access issues persist, and in some cases is worsening. By bringing these pressing topics and leading experts center-stage, we hope that new solutions and partnerships will form leading to Innovating Healthcare Access: A New Era for the Future.

We limit ticket availability to ensure a diverse group of participants. If selected, you’ll receive an invitation to register. For any inquiries, reach out to

Why Join the Symposium?
High quality content, line-up, and attendees. I met inspiring entrepreneurs, investors, and other stakeholders who share my passion of disrupting healthcare and improving patient outcomes.

Drew Hobby
SVP & Chief Revenue Officer, Blue Cross of Idaho

One of the best conferences I’ve been to. Great conversations, great content, and great connections among people with diverse perspective across the industry.

Robby Peters
Co-founder, SemperVirens Venture Capital

The symposium was an intellectual feast. I easily made crucial connections with healthcare’s brightest minds. The caliber of the discussions and the diversity of perspectives truly set this event apart.

Harsh Vathsangam
Co-founder & CEO, Movn Health

One of the best events for our community – real conversations about real topics that we all face.

Renee Ryan
Former CEO, Cala Health

The symposium brings an impressive line-up of speakers and attendees. I was able to connect with many of them throughout the event. This was a great opportunity to build new relationships and strengthen existing relationships that are crucial for our business.

Sam Holliday
Co-founder & CEO, Oshi Health

The Rosenman Symposium threaded the needle to bring together the right healthcare leaders across the value continuum to share best practices, discuss unmet needs and build networks of like minded leaders. Christine Winoto and her fabulous team have curated the conversations and participants to the “just right” size and mix.

Brian Poger
EIR, Frazier Healthcare Partners

The calibre of the attendees and the quality of the discussions at the Symposium was outstanding. Wonderful to roll up my sleeves with like-minded entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs working on the most important challenges in healthcare and caregiving.

Joanna Drake
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Magnify VC

The symposium provides a platform for highly engaging discussions among an impressive line-up. The sessions bring together unique perspectives and dialogue that encourage me to think outside the box and allow me to connect new ideas in my day to day work.

Susan Ehrlich, MD
CEO, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

Stimulating discussions and networking. I came away with many ideas and great connections.

Joanne Spetz
Director, UCSF Institute for Health Policy Studies

The Rosenman Institute Symposium is where the big thinkers in health care innovation gather to address the most pressing issues affecting the health of our society. I appreciated the diverse perspectives and big thinking on display at symposium.

Michael Reddy, DMD
Dean, UCSF School of Dentistry

Being a first-time attendee, I was blown away with the quality ot speakers and sessions and the valuable information and relationships gained.

Zach Harris
VP, John Muir Health

Be the driver of progress by joining rich conversations with the influencers of healthcare.

Enrich your professional connections and generate invigorating ideas that have lasting impacts.

Learn from leading healthcare thinkers, & challenge each other’s preconceptions.

Conversation Leaders

Participating Organizations

7Wire Venture | AccessHope | Accenture | Accorded | Action Potential VC | Afford Health | Appa Health | Astia | Bend Health | Bexa | Blue Cross of Idaho | Blue Shield of California | Brown Rudnick | CalPERS | Cardinal Partners | Chicago Pacific Founders | Chronus Health | Cleo Surgical | Covered California | Define Ventures | Encellin | Encore Therapeutics | Enspectra Health | Evernorth | Frazer Healthcare Partners | HC9 Ventures | Health Velocity Capital | Health Rhythm | Heartland Forward | Hedonic | HopeLab | Included Health | Indian Health Services | Institute of Aging | Integrated Benefits Institute | Intellihealth | Intuitive Ventures | Jazz Venture Partners | John Muir Health | Kaiser Permanente | Kandu Health | Kindbody | Kyruus Health | Magellan Health | Magnify VC | MediDrive| MedTech Venture Partners | Microsoft | MiSalud | Movn Health | NEA | NearWater Growth | Noom | Noleus Technologies | Novo Nordisk | Oliver Wyman | Ouraring | PBGH | Premise Health | Project ECHO | Relentless Venture Fund | Rula Health | SandboxAQ | San Francisco General Hospital Foundation | San Francisco Health Plan | Saint Francis Foundation | Sesame | Silican Valley Employer Forum | Siris Medical | Sonder Capital | Sopris Capital | SPARK Neuro | Sprinter Health | Stanford University | ThriveLink | The Permanente Medical Group | ThriveLink | Tiatros | Trinity Capital | TurningPoint Health | UCSF | USVP | Vensana Capital | Veteran Affairs | Visana Health | Waggoner Diagnostics | Walmart | WellBe Senior Medical | WorkPartners | Yamaha Motor Ventures | Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital |


Tuesday, May 21

2:30pm to 7:00pm (Pacific Time)

Welcome Address

Sam Hawgood, MBBS, Chancellor, UCSF

The Rising Demand for Healthcare

Kaveh Safavi, MD, Senior Managing Director, Health Industry, Accenture

The Balancing Act of Covering Costs and Lives

Beth Ratliff, COO, Premise Health
David Goldhill, CEO, Sesame Health
Elizabeth Mitchell, President & CEO, PBGH
Monica Soni, MD, CMO, Covered CA
Sandra Clarke, COO, Blue Shield of CA

How Do We Fix the Scandal That Is American Health Care?

Nick Kristof, Author & Columnist, New York Times
Sam Glick, Global Leader, Health & Life Sciences, Oliver Wyman


Dinner (by invitation only, 7pm – 9pm)

Wednesday, May 22

8:00am to 5:00pm (Pacific Time)


The Big Debate: Healthcare Policy in 2025 and Beyond

Christopher Whaley, Associate Professor, Brown University
Jeff Kang, MD, CEO, WellBe Senior Medical
Kavita Patel, MD, Venture Partner, NEA

The Workforce Wave: AI to the Rescue

Matthew Lungren, MD, CMIO, Microsoft
Sunita Mutha, MD, Director, Healthforce Center, UCSF

Coffee Break

Reinventing Rural Care

Pravene Nath, MD, VP & General Manager of Health & Wellness Venture, Walmart
Roselyn Tso, Director, Indian Health Services
Ross DeVol, CEO, Heartland Forward
Sanjeev Arora, MD, Founder, Project ECHO

Standing Up for Serious Mental Illness

April Dembosky, KQED
Caroline Carney, MD, President of Behavioral Health & CMO, Magellan
Eva Borden, President of Behavioral Health, Evernorth
Thomas Tsang, MD, CSO, Valera Health


Beating the Bloat: Pharmacoequity & Interventions

Diana Thiara, MD, Director, Weight Management Center, UCSF
Erica Scavella, MD, Assistant Under Secretary for Health for Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer
Geoff Cook, CEO, Noom
Jonathan Carter, MD, Bariatric Surgeon, UCSF

Taking Care of Mom

Ami Parekh, MD, Included Health
Diana Ramos, MD, California Surgeon General
Yolanda Richardson, SF Health Plan

Curated Discussions

Adam Schoen, Partner, Brown Rudnick
Alison K. Lum, Vice President of Pharmacy Services, Blue Shield of California
Chirag Shah, Partner, Define Ventures
Cynthia Yee, Partner, Vensana Capital
Erin Sietstra, Head of Investments, Hopelab
Joanna Drake, Managing Partner, Magnify VC
Kate Garrett, Managing Partner, Sonder Capital
Kristin Torres Mowat, Managing Partner, Health Velocity Capital
Murielle Thinnard McLane, Managing Partner, Intuitive Ventures
Richard Lungen, General Partner, HC9 Ventures
Robert Garber, Partner, 7Wire Ventures

Closing Reception

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