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The Benefits of Hosting a Healthcare Leader at Your Event

June 3, 2024

There are several reasons why it’s important to consider input from a healthcare leader, depending on the nature of your business.

Understanding the Healthcare Landscape: The healthcare industry is complex and constantly evolving, with regulations, insurance policies, and patient needs all playing a role. A healthcare

leader can provide valuable insights into these dynamics, helping your business navigate this complex environment.

Product Development

Are you developing a product or service for the healthcare industry? A healthcare leader can offer crucial feedback on its usability, effectiveness, and compliance with regulations. This can save you time and money in the long run by avoiding costly mistakes. Market Awareness: Healthcare leaders have a deep understanding of current healthcare needs and emerging trends. Their input can help your business identify potential markets and develop
targeted strategies.

Risk Management

Many businesses, even those not directly involved in healthcare, can face legal or financial risks related to employee health or data privacy. A healthcare leader can advise on best practices for mitigating these risks.

Public Perception

Especially for businesses that touch the healthcare sector in any way, having the backing of a respected healthcare leader can enhance your public image and build trust with potential customers.

Even if your business isn’t directly involved in healthcare, a healthcare leader’s insights can still be valuable. They can offer a unique perspective on employee wellness programs, health
insurance options, and the overall impact your business may have on the healthcare system.

Contact Worldwide Speakers Group for help selecting the best healthcare leader to speak at your event.


Sanjay Gupta, M. D.


CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, Award-Winning Journalist, Author, Neurosurgeon

Dr. Gupta is a practicing neurosurgeon and a dedicated global journalist who is passionate about inspiring Americans to lead healthier, more active lives. Gupta’s book, World War C: Lessons from the Covid-19 Pandemic and How to Prepare for the Next One was called the “must-read book about COVID-19,” and his previous publication, Keep Sharp: Build a Better Brain at Any Age, was an instant best-seller and has recently been developed as a guided program, 12 Weeks to a Sharper You.

Scott Gottlieb, M. D.


Physician, Former FDA Commissioner, Author

Scott Gottlieb, MD is a practicing physician and served as the 23rd Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. A leading expert in health policy, Dr. Gottlieb’s work focuses on providing insights into the economic and technological forces driving the transformation of healthcare.

Anand Shah, M. D.


CEO, Aster Insights; Fmr. Deputy Commissioner for Medical & Scientific Affairs, FDA; Fmr. Senior Medical Advisor & Chief Medical Officer, CMS

Anand Shah, M.D. is a nationally recognized physician leader and health policy expert who most recently served as the Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. He provides insights on bringing new technologies to market, redesigning health care delivery and payment, and expanding competition and consumer choice. Dr. Shah has held successive senior leadership roles in U.S. health care which span discovery to delivery, centered at the nexus of life sciences and health services. Dr. Shah is widely published in leading scientific and national media outlets and is highly sophisticated with effective public health communications. Dr. Shah continues to care for patients as an oncologist and clinical trialist.

Caitlin Rivers, PhD, MPH


Infectious Disease Epidemiologist; Author

Caitlin Rivers is an epidemiologist who specializes in outbreak science. She advocated for the creation of a National Center for Epidemic Forecasting, which was announced as policy in the first national security directive signed by President Biden. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Rivers participated in influential reports that were guiding the US pandemic response. She has written for or has been featured in media such as USA TodayThe Wall Street JournalThe New York TimesThe Washington PostThe AtlanticScienceWiredForeign AffairsVox, and NPR.

Deborah Birx, M.D.


Physician, Diplomat, CEO of Armata Pharmaceuticals, Fmr. White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator, Author

Dr. Deborah Birx is an American physician, diplomat, and leading medical expert known for gracefully navigating complex global health issues with a scientific and data-driven approach. Her unique experiences researching and managing programs specifically aimed at finding successful therapeutics for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and COVID-19 inform her powerful speeches. Her varied experiences have molded her into a passionate leader and a fierce advocate for women in STEM.

Robert Redfield, M.D.


Virologist and Infectious Disease Physician; Cofounder, PDTi; Fmr. CDC Director

Robert Redfield, M.D. is an American virologist and physician who has been on the cutting edge of some of the most significant scientific medical discoveries of modern history. He is widely respected for his central role in the establishment of the HIV/AIDS clinical research vaccine and subsequent development programs for therapeutic and preventative use.

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