April 5, 2014 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

John F. Kennedy Memorial Student Union, located on the main campus of the University of Dayton

Online registration for the 2014 Healthcare Symposium is now closed. Walk-in registration is accepted.

The focus of the Fifth Annual University of Dayton/Miami Valley Hospital Healthcare Symposium is "Innovations in Healthcare Delivery" and will highlight several organizations and individuals who are making great strides in changing the ways healthcare is delivered so as to improve outcomes and lower costs.  Dr. Marjorie Bowman, Dean of Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine  will return as our moderator.  The symposium will feature TR Reid, foreign correspondent who will discuss "The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Healthcare." Additional confirmed speakers to present include David Moen, MD, and Ken Coburn, MD, MPH.

Meet our invited speakers.

Marjorie Bowman
TR Reid   Dr. Moen 
Ken Coburn

Marjorie Bowman, MD, MPA    

Dean of the Wright State University      
Boonshoft School of Medicine

Symposium Moderator

T.R. Reid  

Correspondent and Reporter

U.S. Health Care: The Good News

David Moen, MD           

Bluestone Solutions

Creating New Value for
HIgh Risk/HIgh Cost Patients

Preview Dr. Moen's
presentation (pdf) >>

Ken Coburn, MD, MPH

CEO and Medical Director
Health Quality Partners (HQP)

From Demonstration to Advanced
Preventive Service

Preview Dr. Coburn's
presentation (pdf) >>


Poster Session

Showcasing healthcare research.

New this year: For the first time, we will be hosting a poster session as part of the UD/MVH Healthcare Symposium. This event will be open to residents, medical students, graduate students in a healthcare related field, and undergraduates. The focus of this poster session is healthcare and medicine. Appropriate topics for posters include:

  • Healthcare delivery
  • Health and wellness
  • Disease: etiology, progression, treatment, prevention
  • Public health
  • Translational research:  Use natural science bench work research findings to provide a poster that focuses on clinical medicine implications and applications
  • Other health related research

Poster abstract submission is now closed. Submitted abstracts can be viewed from the For More Information box on this page. The posters will be judged by physicians and faculty with awards given to each category of entrant (undergraduate, medical or graduate student, resident).

Please note: All poster session participants must be registered attendees at the conference.

Students at symposium

Guiding our students toward healthcare careers.

The afternoon student symposium is designed for students planning and preparing for a career in health care. All students are invited to participate in the afternoon sessions. We will host several panels of speakers who will explore a variety of healthcare topics and careers.

Online registration is now closed. Walk-in registration is accepted.

Topics for the Student Symposium include:

1:30 – 2:20 PM:

SESSION 1: Specialty Panel: Inside perspectives of the many faces of medical specialties

SESSION 2: Physician’s Assistant Panel: Opportunities in the Field

SESSION 3: Life in Dental School – an insider’s view

2:30-3:20 PM:

SESSION 1: Physician Panel: International Medicine - How to Apply Medicine Outside of Four Walls

SESSION 2: Caring for the Underserved in your own backyard

3:30-4:20 PM:

SESSION 1: Life in Medical School – an insider’s view

SESSION 2: Accepted Students Panel "Personal stories: How to become a successful applicant" *

* Highly recommended for first and second year students.

Event Registration Information

Online registration for the University of Dayton/Miami Valley Hospital Healthcare Symposium 2014 is now closed. Walk-in registration is accepted.

Registration Costs

  • Healthcare Professionals: $50
  • Non-UD students: $10 (includes medical students)
  • UD students, faculty and staff: FREE
  • Miami Valley Hospital and Dayton Children’s Residents: FREE

Contact us for more information.

Contact Kathleen Scheltens, Director of Premedical Programs for more information.


Premedical Programs
University of Dayton
Science Center Room 375
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-2361

Phone: 937-229-3545
Fax: 937-229-3584