2018 AVBCC Summit


October 29-31, 2018 | New York Athletic Club, New York, NY

Following on the success of last year’s summit, AVBCC will be coming to New York, New York, on October 29-31, 2018. We continue to be guided by the expertise of leaders in these fields, providing attendees with a thorough understanding of the evolution of the value equation as it relates to cancer therapies and will be able to implement, improve, and sustain their companies and institutions, while improving access for patients and ultimately patient care.

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Meeting Highlights

Invited Keynotes

  • Scott Gottlieb, MD, FDA Commissioner
  • Alex M. Azar II, MD, Secretary, US Department of Health & Human Services
  • Clifford Hudis, MD, FACP, CEO, ASCO

Distinguished Researchers Panel

  • Moderator: Neil Canavan, Author, The Cure Within
  • Panelists:
    • Jedd Wolchok, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Luis Diaz, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Axel Hoos, MD, President, Oncology, GlaxoSmithKline


  • Burt Zweigenhaft
    Managing Partner, Upstream Partners; Co-Founder, AVBCC
  • Michael Kolodziej, MD
    VP and Chief Innovation Officer, ADVI Health LLC


  • William McGivney
    Principal, McGivney Global Advisors
  • Jayson Slotnik, JD, MPH
    Managing Partner, Health Policy Strategies

Co-Chair Perspectives by Cancer Care Ecosystem Stakeholders

  • Washington and Health Policy:
    Marc Samuels, JD, MPH, Managing Partner, ADVI Health LCC
  • Cancer Centers of Excellence:
    Maurie Markman, MD, CMO, Cancer Treatment Centers of America
  • Community-Based Cancer Care:
    Ted Okon, President, Community Oncology Alliance
  • Cancer Care and Practice Management:
    Jeffrey Scott, MD, Integra Connect; Former CMO, ION and P4 Healthcare
  • Personalized Molecular and Genetic Medicine:
    Selin Kurnaz, PhD, CEO and President, Massive Bio Inc.
  • Oncology Specialty Pharmacy and Supply Chain:
    Darin Rubin, Partner/Managing Director, The Dedham Group
  • Patient-Centered Cancer Care:
    Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, Program Director and Co-Founder, Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators
  • Telemedicine and Cancer Care:
    John Aforismo, RJ Health Systems
  • Patient Advocacy:
    Robert Goldberg, PhD, VP, Center for Medicine in the Public Interest