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2021 AVBCC Summit

October 13-15, 2021

New York Athletic Club, New York, NY

  • The Association for Value-Based Cancer Care (AVBCC) will once again be meeting in person at the New York Athletic Club. The live event will be invitation-only, limiting the number of guests to follow safety guidelines. There will be a virtual simulcast of the entire Summit for those who cannot join us in New York.

    The One Conference That Covers It All

    Join us for this exclusive invitational forum that provides invaluable time with more than 200 diverse experts representing every stakeholder of the cancer care ecosystem. Nearly 100% of attendees agreed the content, topics, sessions, and information were relevant and up-to-date.

    Top Reasons to Participate in the 2021 Summit

    • LEARN to stay competitive in the ever-changing field of oncology.
    • EXPLORE cutting-edge methodologies you can implement in your company or institution immediately.
    • ACCESS timely and accurate information from sources you can rely on.
    • GAIN insights from a diverse range of practitioners, pharmacists, payers, policymakers, and other key stakeholders.
    • NETWORK with nationally recognized thought leaders.

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    The AVBCC Summit continues to empower all oncology care professionals to maximize value in cancer care by focusing on clinical, cost, and access issues. Secure your seat at the table today!

  • Take a look at the exciting lineup for the 2021 Summit! Sessions feature experts and respected faculty from across the field. This is a must-attend event for all stakeholders in the cancer-care value equation. Secure your spot today!

    • Wednesday, October 13
      9:00am - 9:15am

      Value‑Based Contracting Workshop Welcome and Introduction

      Workshop Chairs:

      Jeff Berkowitz, JD
      Real Endpoints
      Michael Kolodziej, MD
      ADVI Health
      William McGivney, PhD
      McGivney Global Advisors
      Burt Zweigenhaft, PhD, D.Litt.
      Upstream Partners
      9:15am - 9:45am

      Report on the State of Value‑Based Contracting in Cancer Care

      Moderator:

      Michael Kolodziej, MD
      ADVI Health

      Faculty:

      Rafael Dodo
      Upstream Partners
      Linde Wilson, MBA
      Upstream Partners
      9:45am - 10:00am

      Will Oncology Ever Be Managed?

      Moderator:

      William McGivney, PhD
      McGivney Global Advisors

      Faculty:

      Roger Longman
      Real Endpoints
      10:00am - 11:00am

      Panel Discussion: Headwinds, Tailwinds, and Barriers to Value‑Based Contracting Agreements

      Moderator:

      Roger Longman
      Real Endpoints

      Faculty:

      Kjel Johnson, PharmD
      CVS Health
      Michael Kolodziej, MD
      ADVI Health
      Ameet Malik, MS, MBA
      Rafael Holdings, LLC
      David Memel, MD, MS, MBA
      Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions
      John O'Brien, PharmD, MPH
      National Pharmaceutical Council
      Jeffrey Scott, MD
      Integra Connect
      11:00am - 11:55am

      Panel Discussion: The Voice of Cancer Care Providers, Health Plan and Self‑Insured Employers Express Views on the Prospects Ahead

      Moderator:

      Rob O'Brien, RPh
      Real Endpoints

      Faculty:

      Atheer Kaddis, PharmD
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
      Bhavesh Modi, RPh
      Healthfirst
      Steven Peskin, MD, MBA, FACP
      Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
      Magda Rusinowski
      Business Group on Health
      Lalan Wilfong, MD
      McKesson
      11:55am - 12:15pm

      AM Wrap‑up – Summary of Key Insights

      Moderator:

      Michael Kolodziej, MD
      ADVI Health

      Faculty:

      Jeff Berkowitz, JD
      Real Endpoints
      Roger Longman
      Real Endpoints
      Jeffrey Scott, MD
      Integra Connect
      12:15pm - 1:00pm

      Networking Lunch

      1:00pm - 1:30pm

      Keynote

      Understanding and Surviving the Transition to Value‑Based Oncology

      Moderator:

      William McGivney
      McGivney Global Advisors

      Faculty:

      John Cox, DO, MBA, FASCO, FACP
      Parkland Hospital
      1:45pm - 3:00pm

      Value‑Based Agreements: Risk‑Sharing, Products, and Models from Outside Cancer

      Moderator:

      Jane Barlow, MD, MPH, MBA
      Real Endpoints

      Faculty:

      John Fox, MD
      OneOncology
      Rani Khetarpal
      CVS Health
      Ammar Qadan
      Illumina
      Michael Sherman, MD, MBA
      Point32Health
      Tolga Tanguler, MBA
      Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
      Nathan Walcker, MBA
      Florida Cancer Specialists
      3:00 pm - 3:30pm

      Legal and Regulatory Issues Impacting Value‑Based Care Agreements

      Moderator:

      Jeff Berkowitz, JD
      Real Endpoints

      Faculty:

      Ariane Horn
      Arnold & Porter
      3:30pm - 4:15pm

      Can/Do VBAs Work in Oncology? A Case Study

      Moderator:

      Jane Barlow, MD, MPH, MBA
      Real Endpoints

      Faculty:

      Todd Grisco
      Takeda Oncology
      Michael Lynch, CPA, MBA
      Bayer
      Jeff Patton, MD
      OneOncology
      Brian Ragan, PharmD, BCPS
      Humana
      Charles Saunders, MD
      Integra Connect
      4:15pm - 4:45pm

      Operationalizing and Managing Value‑Based Contract Agreements

      Moderator:

      William McGivney, PhD
      McGivney Global Advisors

      Faculty:

      Scott Kornhauser
      KlearTrust
      Rob O'Brien, RPh
      Real Endpoints
      4:45pm - 5:00pm

      Final Perspectives

      Moderator:

      Burt Zweigenhaft, PhD, D.Litt.
      Upstream Partners

      Faculty:

      Jeff Berkowitz, JD
      Real Endpoints
      Michael Kolodziej, MD
      ADVI Health
      Roger Longman
      Real Endpoints
      William McGivney, PhD
      McGivney Global Advisors
    • Thursday, October 14
      7:15am - 7:30am

      Opening Comments

      Faculty:

      Burt Zweigenhaft, PhD, D.Litt.
      Upstream Partners
      7:30am - 8:15am

      Future Proofing Cancer Care Against Pandemics, Applying COVID‑19 Lessons

      Moderator:

      Ira Klein, MD, MBA, FACP
      Tempus Health

      Faculty:

      Deanna Angello, MBA
      Janssen Oncology
      Stephen Grubbs, MD, FASCO
      American Society of Clinical Oncology
      8:15am - 9:00am

      Economic Trends in Cancer

      Moderator:

      Deborah Kamin, RN, PhD
      American Society of Clinical Oncology

      Faculty:

      Murray Aitken, MBA
      IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science
      Bruce Pyenson, FSAA, MAAA
      Milliman

      Clinical Trials and Their Impact on Value‑Based Care

      Moderator:

      Bruce Feinberg, DO
      Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions

      Faculty:

      David Billiter
      Deep Lens
      Nash Gabrail, MD
      Gabrail Cancer Center
      Jonathan Kish, PhD, MPH
      Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions
      Iuliana Shapira, MD
      Regional Cancer Care Associates
      9:00am - 9:45am

      An Independent Look and Review of Cancer Care As It Stands Today and Where It Should Be in the Future

      Moderator:

      William McGivney, PhD
      McGivney Global Advisors

      Faculty:

      Michael Kolodziej, MD
      ADVI Health
      Lee Newcomer, MD
      UnitedHealth Group
      9:45am - 10:45am

      Value‑Based Programs: What Worked, What Failed, and What Is Needed

      Moderator:

      Michael Kolodziej, MD
      ADVI Health

      Faculty:

      Sibel Blau, MD
      Northwest Medical Specialties
      Bo Gamble
      Community Oncology Alliance
      Rani Khetarpal
      CVS Health
      Tim Kubal, MBA, MD
      Moffitt Cancer Center
      Jeffrey Scott, MD
      Integra Connect
      Nathan Walcker, MBA
      Florida Cancer Specialists

      Oncology Nursing and Cancer Care: The Transformation as COVID Subsides

      Moderator:

      Sharon Gentry, MSN, RN, HON-ONN-CG, AOCN, CBCN
      Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators

      Faculty:

      Nancy Corbitt, BSN, RN, OCN
      Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
      Andrea Dwyer, BS
      Colorado Cancer Screening Program
      10:45am - 11:45am

      Drug Benefit of the Future

      Moderator:

      Jayson Slotnik, JD, MPH
      Health Policy Strategies

      Faculty:

      Sumit Dutta, MD, MBA
      OptumRx
      Kjel Johnson, PharmD
      CVS Health
      Mostafa Kamal
      Magellan Rx Management
      John O'Brien, PharmD, MPH
      National Pharmaceutical Council

      Telehealth/Digital Health Tools in Cancer Care

      Moderator:

      Chevon Rariy, MD
      Cancer Treatment Centers of America

      Faculty:

      Melissa Dillmon, MD, FASCO
      Harbin Clinic Medical Oncology Rome
      Sara Dolcetti
      Philips
      Lee Fleisher, MD
      Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Bob Gold
      GoMo Health
      Ann Mond Johnson
      ATA
      Lewis Levy, MD, FACP
      Teladoc Health, Inc.

      The Evolving Role of Social Determinants of Health in Value‑Based Care

      Moderator:

      John Frownfelter, MD
      Jvion

      Faculty:

      Sibel Blau, MD
      Northwest Medical Specialties
      Ajeet Gajra, MD, MBBS, FACP
      Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions
      Chevon Rariy, MD
      Cancer Treatment Centers of America
      Barry Russo
      The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
      11:45am - 12:45pm

      Legal Issues Ahead Impacting Cancer Care

      Moderator:

      Jonathan Levitt, Esq.
      Frier Levitt, LLC

      Faculty:

      Lili Brillstein, MHP
      BCollaborative
      Jesse Dresser, Esq.
      Frier Levitt, LLC
      Cheryl Larson
      Midwest Business Group on Health
      Tyrone Squires, MBA, CPBS
      TransparentRx

      Employers' Positions on Cancer Care

      Moderator:

      Art Taft, MBA, MEng
      Medworks Consulting, LLC

      Faculty:

      Michael Agostino, RPh
      Vivid Clear Rx
      Lisa Comerose, RN, BSN, MBA
      Marsh and McLennan Agency
      Monte Masten, MD, MBA, MPH
      Marsh and McLennan Agency
      Ross Hoffman, MD
      Centene

      Navigation: A Critical Long‑Term Investment in Patient Care

      Moderator:

      Emily Gentry, BSN, RN, HON-ONN-CG, OCN
      Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators

      Faculty:

      Monica Dean, HON-OPN-CG
      Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators
      Rani Khetarpal
      CVS Health
      Megan Solinger, MHS, MA, OPN-CG
      Ulman Foundation
      12:45pm - 1:45pm

      Keynote

      Understanding How the Biden Administration Will Influence Policy and Shape Cancer Care into the Future

      Moderator:

      Barbara McAneny, MD, MACP, FASCO
      New Mexico Oncology Hematology Consultants

      Faculty:

      Gregory Simon, JD
      Biden Cancer Initiative
      1:45pm - 2:35pm

      Big Data and Information Requirements in the Future, Today

      Moderator:

      Charles Saunders, MD
      Integra Connect

      Faculty:

      Brian Bourbeau
      ASCO
      Louis Culot, MLA
      Philips
      Ross Maclean, MD
      Precision Value & Health
      Myla Maloney, MBA, BCMAS
      Premier, Inc.
      Susan Weidner
      AmerisourceBergen
      Lalan Wilfong, MD
      McKesson

      Advocacy Programs Update

      Moderator:

      Elizabeth Franklin, MSW, PhD
      Cancer Support Community

      Faculty:

      Ethan Davidoff
      Atlas Health
      Richard Ford, MBA, FLMI, SICS
      TrialCard
      Marianne Gandee
      Pfizer Oncology
      Rose Gerber
      Community Oncology Alliance
      Patricia Goldsmith
      CancerCare

      Cancer Care and Site of Care Options

      Moderator:

      Linde Wilson, MBA
      AIIH

      Faculty:

      Erin Denholm, RN, MSN, RWJENF
      DispatchHealth
      Nathan Handley, MD, MBA
      Jefferson Health
      Barbara McAneny, MD, MACP, FASCO
      New Mexico Oncology Hematology Consultants
      Kathi Mooney, PhD, RN, FAAN
      University of Utah
      Connie Sullivan, BPharm
      National Home Infusion Association

      Personalized Medicine Technologies and the Future Ahead for Cancer Care

      Moderator:

      Tim Kubal, MD, MBA
      Moffitt Cancer Center

      Faculty:

      Mark Hiatt, MD
      Guardant Health
      Jamie Holloway, PhD
      Caris Life Sciences
      Tesh Khullar, MBA
      HouseRx
      Josh Ofman, MD, MSHS
      GRAIL, Inc.
      Sam Salman
      miR Scientific, LLC
      2:35pm - 3:25pm

      Practice Transformation Through Value‑Based Analytics

      Moderator:

      James Hamrick, MD, MPH
      Flatiron Health

      Faculty:

      Sibel Blau, MD
      Northwest Medical Specialties
      Lee Schwartzberg, MD
      OneOncology
      Jeffrey Scott, MD
      Integra Connect
      Lalan Wilfong, MD
      McKesson

      Medically Integrated Oncology Pharmacy

      Moderator:

      Michael Reff, RPh, MBA
      NCODA

      Faculty:

      Ray Bailey, BPharm, RP
      Florida Cancer Specialists
      Randy Falkenrath, MBA
      Onco360
      Scott Freeswick, MS, PharmD
      Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
      Chris Marcum, PharmD
      Cancer Treatment Centers of America
      Stacey McCullough, PharmD
      Tennessee Oncology, LLC

      Oncology Revenue Cycle Management and the Future of Value‑Based Contracting Initiatives

      Moderator:

      Jennifer Sherak
      AmerisourceBergen

      Faculty:

      Ron DiGiaimo, MBA, FACHE
      The Oncology Group
      Brian Gockerman
      Unlimited Systems
      Christine Hall
      American Oncology Network, LLC
      Nirav Shah, MBA
      Flatiron Health
      Parag Shah
      Integra Connect

      Cancer Care from the Employer and Employee Perspective; The Challenges and the Opportunities

      Moderator:

      Linde Wilson, MBA
      AIIH

      Faculty:

      Robert Baird, RN, MSA
      National Cancer Treatment Alliance
      Oren Cahlon, MD
      Memorial Sloan Kettering Center of Excellence
      Patricia Goldsmith
      CancerCare
      Harlan Levine, MD
      City of Hope
      3:25pm - 4:15pm

      Drug Pricing Transformation, the Realities, and Implications on the Road Ahead for Value‑Based Contracting

      Moderator:

      William McGivney, PhD
      McGivney Global Advisors

      Faculty:

      Peter Bach, MD, MPP
      Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
      Sarah Emond, MPP
      ICER
      John O'Brien, PharmD, MPH
      National Pharmaceutical Council
      Kent Rogers, MBA
      EQRx

      Patient Centricity & Connectivity in Oncology Support Services

      Moderator:

      Charles Stevens, JD, MBA
      COPILOT

      Faculty:

      Ankita Batla, MBA, MBBS
      VMLY&Rx
      John Hennessy, MBA
      Valuate Health Consultancy
      Kelly Franchetti, RN, CCRN, CEN
      YPrime
      Susan Raiola
      Real Endpoints

      Biosimilars and the Road Ahead

      Moderator:

      Sean McGowan
      AmerisourceBergen

      Faculty:

      Chrys Kokino, MBA
      Accord Health
      Chris Marcum, PharmD
      Cancer Treatment Centers of America
      Ross Hoffman, MD
      Centene

      Surgery and Value‑Based Care

      Moderator:

      Len Lichtenfeld, MD, MBA
      American Cancer Society

      Faculty:

      Christoph Dankert, MBA
      Carrum Health
      David Johnson, MD, MPH
      BCBS of North Carolina
      Julian Schink, MD
      Cancer Treatment Centers of America
      4:15pm - 5:05pm

      Radiation Oncology

      Moderator:

      Jordan Johnson, MSHA
      Oncospark

      Faculty:

      Arpit Chhabra, MD
      New York Proton Center
      Al Lawson, PhD
      Tennessee Oncology
      Join Luh, MD, FACP
      St. Joseph Hospital
      Sean McBride, MD, MPH
      Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
      Jacob Philip, MBA
      MedLever

      Oncology Drug Supply Chain Channels and the Move to Value

      Moderator:

      Doug Long
      IQVIA

      Faculty:

      Dan Duran
      Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions
      Heather Morel, PhD
      McKesson
      Jennifer Sherak
      AmerisourceBergen

      Pediatrics and the Future in Cancer Care

      Moderator:

      Steven Peskin, MD, MBA, FACP
      Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield NJ

      Faculty:

      Fred Chu
      Columbia University Iriving Medical Center
      Robyn Gartrell, MD, MS
      Columbia University Irving Medical Center
      Tara Henderson, MD, MPH
      University of Chicago
      Andrew Kung, MD, PhD
      Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

      Cell and Gene Therapy Market Updates

      Moderator:

      Joe DePinto
      Vineti

      Faculty:

      Martin Akerman, PhD
      Envisagenics, Inc.
      Doug Clarke, MD
      Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
      Bruce Feinberg, DO
      Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions
      Blasine Penkowski
      Janssen
      Erin Satterwhite
      Optum Frontier Therapies
      5:05pm - 5:45pm

      Key Cancer Research

      Moderator:

      Rob Butcher
      Swim Across America

      Faculty:

      Sandra D'Angelo, MD
      Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
      Robyn Gartrell, MD, MS
      Columbia University Irving Medical Center
      Clifford Hudis, MD
      American Society of Clinical Oncology
    • Friday, October 15
      7:00am - 7:45am

      Near‑Term Oncology Pipeline Review

      Moderator:

      Doug Long
      IQVIA

      Faculty:

      Cheryl Allen, PharmD
      SPNN
      Jeffrey Bockman, PhD
      Cello Health BioConsulting
      Dipti Shah, PharmD
      CVS Specialty

      AVBCC Annual Report

      Moderator:

      Linde Wilson, MBA
      AIIH

      Faculty:

      Rafael Dodo
      Upstream Partners
      Scott Kornhauser
      KlearTrust

      Wall Street and Capital Markets and the Influence on Cancer Care

      Moderator:

      Jonathan Fassberg
      Oppenheimer & Co, Inc.

      Faculty:

      Michael Margolis
      Oppenheimer & Co, Inc.
      Marcus Whitney
      Jumpstart Health Investors
      7:45am - 8:30am

      Disparities and the Impact on Cancer Care

      Moderator:

      Sybil Green, JD, RPh, MHA
      American Society of Clinical Oncology

      Faculty:

      Barbara Bierber, MD
      Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard
      Jennifer Mills, PhD, MPH, MSW
      Foundation Medicine
      Edith Mitchell, MD, MD, MACP, FCPP, FRCP
      National Medical Association
      Marcus Whitney
      Jumpstart Health Investors

      AI and Decision Support

      Moderator:

      Ira Klein, MD, MBA, FACP
      Tempus Health

      Faculty:

      Fred Ashbury, PhD, MACE
      VieCure
      Carla Bach, AA, BPS, MS
      Spesana
      Louis Culot, MLA
      Philips
      Michael Diaz, MD
      Florida Cancer Specialists
      Lyn Fitzgerald
      McKesson
      Matthew Skelton, MD
      The US Oncology Network
      Amy Valley, PharmD
      Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions
      8:30am - 9:15am

      Key Cancer Ecosystem Stakeholder Support Group Update

      Moderator:

      William McGivney, PhD
      McGivney Global Advisors

      Faculty:

      Robert Carlson, MD
      National Comprehensive Cancer Network
      Christian Downs, MHA, JD
      Association of Community Cancer Centers
      Clifford Hudis, MD
      ASCO
      Ted Okon, MBA
      Community Oncology Alliance
      Jamile Shammo, MD
      American Society of Hematology
      9:15am - 10:00am

      Community Providers' Perspectives on Cancer Care

      Moderator:

      Barbara McAneny, MD, MACP, FASCO
      New Mexico Oncology Hematology Consultants

      Faculty:

      Nick Ferreyros
      Community Oncology Alliance
      Vivek Kavadi, MD, FASTRO
      The US Oncology Network
      Edward Licitra, MD, PhD
      Astera Health Partners/Astera Cancer Care
      Jeff Patton, MD
      Tennessee Oncology
      10:00am - 10:45am

      Cancer Centers of Excellence

      Moderator:

      William McGivney, PhD
      McGivney Global Advisors

      Faculty:

      Al Benson, MD
      Lurie Cancer Center
      Mara Bloom, MD, MS
      Massachusetts General Hospital
      Lisa DeAngelis, MD
      Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
      Tim Kubal, MBA, MD
      Moffitt Cancer Center
      Harlan Levine, MD
      City of Hope
      10:45am - 11:30am

      Payers' Perspectives on Cancer Care

      Moderator:

      Michael Kolodziej, MD
      ADVI Health

      Faculty:

      Mark Chassay, MD, Med, MBA
      BCBS of Texas
      David Johnson, MD, MPH
      BCBS of North Carolina
      Lee Newcomer, MD
      UnitedHealth Group
      Steven Peskin, MD, MBA, FACP
      Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield NJ
      11:30am - 12:00pm

      Networking Lunch

      12:00pm - 1:30pm

      Keynote

      Cancer Care, the Look Ahead

      Moderator:

      Cliff Hudis, MD
      ASCO

      Faculty:

      Scott Gottlieb, MD
      Former Commissioner, FDA
      Seema Verma, MPH
      Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services
      1:30pm - 2:15pm

      Pharma Perspectives on Cancer Care

      Moderator:

      William McGivney, PhD
      McGivney Global Advisors

      Faculty:

      Eric Dozier
      Lilly
      Brian Morrissey
      Pfizer
      John O'Brien, PharmD, MPH
      National Pharmaceutical Council
      Annette Powers, PharmD, MBA
      Bristol Myers Squibb
      Michael Valenta
      Merck
      2:15pm - 3:00pm

      Washington and Public Policy

      Moderator:

      Lindsay Greenleaf
      ADVI Health

      Faculty:

      Mike Matton
      BIO
      John McManus, MPH
      The McManus Group
      Jayson Slotnik, JD, MHP
      Health Policy Strategies
      3:00pm - 3:45pm

      Migrating from OCM and Preparing for Next‑Generation Alternative Payment Programs

      Moderator:

      Michael Kolodziej, MD
      ADVI Health

      Faculty:

      Sibel Blau, MD
      Northwest Medical Specialties
      Michael Diaz, MD
      Florida Cancer Specialists
      Jeff Patton, MD
      Tennessee Oncology
      Barry Russo
      The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
      Lara Strawbridge, MPH
      Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

    *Agenda subject to change.


      • Murray Aitken, MBA
      • Executive Director
      • IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science
      • Cheryl Allen, PharmD
      • Executive VP
      • Industry Relations & Business Development
      • Asembia
      • Deanna Angello
      • Senior Director
      • Oncology Franchise Strategy & Key Accounts
      • Janssen Oncology
      • Peter Bach, MD, MPP
      • Director
      • Center for Health Policy and Outcomes
      • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
      • Robert Baird, RN, MSA
      • President
      • National Cancer Treatment Alliance
      • Ray Bailey, BSPharm, RPh
      • Pharmacy Director
      • Florida Cancer Specialists
      • Carla Balch, AA, BPS, MS
      • CEO & Founder
      • Spesana
      • Jane Barlow, MD, MPH, MBA
      • Chief Clinical Officer
      • Real Endpoints
      • Ankita Batla, MBA, MBBS
      • Chief Medical Officer Lead
      • Health Insights and Patient Partnerships
      • VMLY&Rx
      • Al Benson, MD
      • Professor of Medicine
      • Lurie Cancer Center Northwestern University
      • Past Chair
      • NCCN
      • Jeff Berkowitz, JD
      • CEO
      • Real Endpoints
      • Barbara Bierer, MD
      • Faculty Director
      • Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center
      • Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard
      • David Billiter
      • CEO
      • Deep Lens
      • Sibel Blau, MD
      • President & CEO
      • Quality Cancer Care Alliance Network
      • Medical Director
      • Northwest Medical Specialties
      • Mara Bloom, JD, MS
      • VP
      • Massachusetts General Hospital
      • Jeffrey Bockman, PhD
      • Executive VP
      • Oncology Practice Head
      • Cello Health BioConsulting
      • Brian Bourbeau
      • Associate Director
      • Business Metrics and Analysis
      • ASCO
      • Joel Brill, MD, FACP, AGAF, FASGE, FACG
      • Chief Medical Officer
      • Predictive Health
      • Lili Brillstein, MPH
      • CEO
      • BCollaborative
      • Oren Cahlon, MD
      • Deputy Physician-in-Chief
      • Strategic Partnerships
      • Vice Chair
      • Department of Radiation Oncology
      • Robert Carlson, MD
      • CEO
      • National Comprehensive Cancer Network
      • Arpit Chhabra, MD
      • Director
      • Education & Radiation Oncologist
      • New York Proton Center
      • Nancy Corbitt, BSN, RN, OCN, CRNI
      • Oncology Nurse Navigator
      • University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
      • John Cox, DO, MBA, FASCO, FACP
      • Medical Director
      • Oncology Services
      • Parkland Hospital
      • Louis Culot, MLA
      • General Manager
      • Genomics and Oncology Informatics
      • Phillips
      • Monica Dean, HON-OPN-CG
      • Director
      • Patient Navigation Program Development
      • The Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators
      • Erin Denholm, RN, MSN, RWJENF
      • President
      • Clinical Operations
      • DispatchHealth
      • Joe DePinto
      • Chief Commercial Officer
      • Vineti
      • Michael Diaz, MD
      • Assistant Managing Physician & VP
      • Florida Cancer Specialists
      • Ron DiGiaimo, MBA, FACHE
      • Chairman of the Board
      • Revenue Cycle Coding, RCBIlling, The Oncology Group
      • Melissa Dillmon, MD, FASCO
      • Hematologist/Oncologist
      • Harbin Clinical Medical Oncology Rome
      • Rafael Dodo
      • Manager
      • Upstream Partners
      • Christian Downs, MHA, JD
      • Executive Director
      • Association of Community Cancer Centers
      • Jesse Dresser, Esq.
      • Partner
      • Frier Levitt, LLC
      • Dan Duran
      • SVP & GM
      • Provider Solutions
      • Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions
      • Andrea Dwyer, BS
      • Program Director
      • Colorado Cancer Screening Program
      • Sarah Emond, MPP
      • Executive VP
      • Chief Operating Officer
      • ICER
      • Randy Falkenrath, MBA
      • President
      • Specialty Solutions
      • Onco360
      • Jonathan Fassberg
      • Vice Chairman
      • Healthcare Investment Banking
      • Oppenheimer & Co, Inc.
      • Bruce Feinberg, DO
      • VP
      • Chief Medical Officer
      • Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions
      • Nick Ferreyros
      • Director
      • Communications
      • Community Oncology Alliance
      • Lyn Fitzgerald
      • VP
      • Oncology Sales
      • Ontada
      • Lee Fleisher, MD
      • Chief Medical Officer
      • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
      • Scott Freeswick, MS, PharmD
      • VP
      • CPO
      • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
      • Richard Ford, MBA, FMLI, SICS
      • VP
      • Market Access
      • TrialCard
      • John Fox, MD
      • Medical Director
      • Managed Care
      • OneOncology
      • Former Associate Chief Medical Officer
      • Kelly Franchetti, RN, CCRN, CEN
      • Senior VP
      • Global Head Patient Insights & Strategy
      • YPrime
      • Elizabeth Franklin, MSW, PhD
      • President
      • Cancer Support Community
      • John Frownfelter, MD
      • CMIO
      • Jvion
      • Nash Gabrail, MD
      • President
      • Gabrail Cancer Center
      • Ajeet Gajra, MD, MBBS, FACP
      • Chief Medical Officer
      • Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions
      • Bo Gamble
      • Director
      • Strategic Practice Initiatives
      • Community Oncology Alliance
      • Marianne Gandee
      • Senior Director
      • Team Lead
      • Advocacy and Professional Relations
      • Pfizer Oncology
      • Robyn Gartrell, MD, MS
      • Assistant Professor
      • Pediatrics
      • Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
      • Columbia University Irving Medical Center
      • Emily Gentry, BSN, RN, HOH-ONN-CG, OCN
      • Senior Director
      • Education and Program Development
      • The Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators
      • Sharon Gentry, MSN, RN, HON-ONN-CG, AOCN, CBCN
      • Program Director
      • Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators
      • Rose Gerber
      • Director of Patient Advocacy & Education
      • Patient Advocacy Network
      • Community Oncology Alliance
      • Tammy Glover, RN, MSN, CRNI, OCN
      • Nurse Manager PHIT
      • PA at Penn at Home
      • Brian Gockerman
      • Managing Director
      • Unlimited Systems
      • Bob Gold
      • Chief Behavioral Technologist
      • CEO
      • GoMo Health
      • Patricia Goldsmith
      • CEO
      • CancerCare
      • Lucio Gordan, MD
      • President
      • Florida Cancer Specialists
      • Scott Gottlieb, MD
      • Former Commissioner
      • FDA
      • Stephen Grubbs, MD, FASCO
      • VP
      • Clinical Affairs
      • American Society of Clinical Oncology
      • Christine Hall
      • VP
      • Revenue Cycle
      • American Oncology Network, LLC
      • James Hamrick, MD, MPH
      • Senior Medical Director
      • Clinical Oncology
      • Flatiron Health
      • Tara Henderson, MD, MPH
      • Professor of Pediatrics
      • Director of Cancer Survivorship
      • Co-Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control
      • University of Chicago
      • John Hennessy, MBA
      • Senior VP
      • Strategist
      • Valuate Health Consultancy
      • Mark Hiatt, MD
      • VP
      • Guardant Health
      • Jamie Holloway, PhD
      • Senior Director
      • Molecular Science Liaison
      • Caris Life Science
      • Clifford Hudis, MD
      • CEO
      • American Society of Clinical Oncology
      • Ann Mond Johnson
      • CEO
      • American Telehealth Association [ATA]
      • Kjel Johnson, PharmD
      • VP
      • Specialty Strategy and Client Solutions
      • CVS Health
      • Jordan Johnson, MSHA, iMPaCT
      • Chief Innovation Officer
      • Oncospark
      • Atheer Kaddis, PharmD
      • VP
      • Pharmacy Services
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
      • Mostafa Kamal
      • CEO
      • Magellan Rx Management
      • Deborah Kamin, RN, PhD
      • VP
      • Policy & Advocacy
      • American Society of Clinical Oncology
      • Vivek Kavadi, MD, FASTRO
      • Chief Radiation Oncologist
      • The US Oncology Network
      • Arif Khan
      • VP
      • Pharmacy Services
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
      • Jonathan Kish, PhD, MPH
      • Senior Director
      • Real World Data & Real World Evidence
      • Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions
      • Ira Klein, MD, MBA, FACP
      • VP
      • Payor Relations
      • Tempus
      • Michael Kolodziej, MD
      • Senior Advisor
      • ADVI Health
      • Scott Kornhauser
      • CEO
      • KlearTrust
      • Tim Kubal, MBA, MD
      • Senior Medical Director
      • Moffitt Cancer Center
      • Cheryl Larson
      • President
      • CEO
      • Midwest Business Group on Health [MBGH]
      • Al Lawson, PhD
      • VP
      • Radiation Oncology Services
      • Tennessee Oncology
      • Harlan Levine, MD
      • President
      • Strategy and Business Ventures
      • City of Hope
      • Jonathan Levitt, Esq.
      • Co-Founding Partner
      • Frier Levitt, LLC
      • Lewis Levy, MD, FACP
      • Chief Medical Officer
      • Teladoc Health, Inc.
      • Doug Long
      • VP
      • Industry Relations
      • IQVIA
      • Roger Longman
      • Founder
      • Chairman
      • Real Endpoints
      • Join Luh, MD, FACP
      • Radiation Oncologist
      • Providence Health
      • Ross Maclean, MD
      • EVP
      • Head of Medical Affairs
      • Precision Value & Health
      • Ameet Malik, MS, MBA
      • CEO
      • Member of the Board of Directors
      • Rafael Holdings, LLC
      • Christopher Marcum, PharmD
      • VP
      • Enterprise Pharmacy
      • Cancer Treatment Centers of America
      • Maurie Markman, MD
      • President
      • Medicine & Science
      • Cancer Treatment Centers of America
      • Barbara McAneny, MD, MACP, FASCO
      • CEO
      • New Mexico Oncology Hematology Consultants
      • Sean McBride, MD, MPH
      • Radiation Oncologist
      • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
      • Stacey McCullough, PharmD,
      • Senior VP
      • Tennessee Oncology, LLC
      • William McGivney, PhD
      • Managing Principal
      • McGivney Global Advisors
      • Sean McGowan
      • Senior Director
      • Biosimilars
      • AmerisourceBergen
      • David Memel, MD, MS, MBA
      • VP
      • Specialty Physician Office GPOs
      • Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions
      • Jennifer Mills, MD, PhD, MPH
      • VP, Patient and Professional Partnerships
      • Foundation Medicine
      • Edith Mitchell, MD, MACP, FCPP, FRCP
      • Clinical Professor, Medicine and Medical Oncology
      • Department of Medical Oncology
      • Director
      • Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities
      • Associate Director, Diversity Affairs
      • Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson
      • 116th President
      • National Medical Association
      • Member
      • President's Cancer Panel
      • Bhavesh Modi, RPh
      • VP
      • Pharmacy
      • Healthfirst
      • Kathi Mooney, PhD, RN, FAAN
      • Louis S. Peery and Janet B. Peery Presidential Endowed Chair in Nursing
      • The University of Utah
      • Heather Morel, PhD
      • SVP & President
      • Provider Solutions
      • McKesson
      • Lee Newcomer, MD
      • Former Senior VP
      • UnitedHealth Group
      • John O'Brien, PharmD, MPH
      • President & CEO
      • National Pharmaceutical Council
      • Former Senior Advisor to Secretary
      • US Department of Health and Human Sciences
      • Rob O'Brien, RPh
      • VP
      • Specialty
      • Real Endpoints
      • Josh Ofman, MD, MSHS
      • Chief Medical Officer
      • External Affairs
      • GRAIL, Inc.
      • Ted Okon, MBA
      • Executive Director
      • Community Oncology Alliance
      • Jeff Patton, MD
      • CEO
      • OneOncology
      • Executive Chairman of the Board
      • Tennessee Oncology
      • Blasine Penkowski
      • Chief Strategic Customer Officer
      • Janssen
      • Steve Peskin, MD, MBA, FACP
      • Executive Medical Director
      • Population Health and Transformation
      • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Jacob Philip
      • Founder
      • MedLever
      • Annette Powers, PharmD, MBA
      • VP
      • Bristol Myers Squibb
      • Bruce Pyenson, FSA, MAAA
      • Principal
      • Milliman
      • Ammar Qadan
      • VP & Global Head
      • Illumina
      • Brian Ragan, PharmD, BCPS
      • Director
      • Value-Based Contracting
      • Humana
      • Susan Raiola
      • President
      • Chevon Rariy, MD
      • National Director
      • Cancer Treatment Centers of America
      • Michael Reff, RPh, MBA
      • Founder & Executive Director
      • Kent Rogers, MBA
      • Chief Customer Officer
      • Former SVP Industry Relations
      • OptumRx
      • Magda Rusinowski
      • VP
      • Barry Russo
      • CEO
      • Sam Salman
      • Chairman
      • miR Scientific, LLC
      • Erin Satterwhite
      • Founder
      • Optum Frontier
      • Charles Saunders, MD
      • CEO
      • Integra Connect
      • Patrick Schmidt
      • CEO
      • FFF Enterprises
      • Lee Schwartzberg, MD
      • Chief Medical Officer
      • OneOncology
      • Jeffrey Scott, MD
      • President
      • Chief Medical Officer
      • Integra Connect
      • Bhavesh Shah, RPh, BCOP
      • Director
      • Specialty Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy
      • Boston Medical Center
      • Nirav Shah, MBA
      • VP
      • Revenue Cycle Management
      • Flatiron Health
      • Iuliana Shapira, MD
      • Chief Medical Officer
      • Regional Cancer Care Associates
      • Jennifer Sherak
      • SVP & President
      • Specialty Physician Services
      • AmerisourceBergen
      • Michael Sherman, MD, MBA
      • Executive VP
      • Chief Medical Officer
      • Point32Health
      • Gregory Simon, JD
      • Former President
      • Biden Cancer Initiative
      • Matthew Skelton, MD
      • Physician
      • The US Oncology Network
      • Jayson Slotnik, JD, MPH
      • Managing Partner
      • Health Policy Strategies
      • Megan Solinger, MHS, MA, OPN-CG
      • Director
      • Service & Care Delivery
      • Ulman Foundation
      • Neeraj Sood, PhD
      • Vice Dean
      • Faculty Affairs and Research
      • USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
      • Tyrone Squires, MBA, CPBS
      • Managing Director
      • TransparentRx
      • James Startare, MBA
      • VP, Benefits
      • Aramark
      • Charles Stevens, JD, MBA
      • Chief Operating Officer
      • COPILOT
      • Lara Strawbridge, MPH
      • Director
      • Division of Ambulatory Payment Models
      • Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
      • Connie Sullivan, BSPharm
      • President
      • CEO
      • National Home Infusion Association
      • Art Taft, MBA, MEng
      • Managing Director
      • Medworks Consulting, LLC
      • Tolga Tanguler, MBA
      • Chief Commercial Officer
      • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
      • Michael Valenta
      • AVP
      • Oncology Organized Customer, Access & Reimbursement
      • Merck
      • Amy Valley, PharmD
      • VP
      • Clinical Strategy and Technology Solutions
      • Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions
      • Seema Verma, MPH
      • Former Administrator
      • Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services
      • Nathan Walcker, MBA
      • CEO
      • Florida Cancer Specialists
      • Lalan Wilfong, MD
      • VP
      • Payer Relations and Practice Transformation
      • McKesson
      • Linde Wilson, MBA
      • Managing Partner
      • Upstream Partners
      • Founder
      • Alliance for Innovation in Integrated Healthcare
      • Burt Zweigenhaft, PhD, DLitt.
      • Co-Founder
      • Association for Value-Based Cancer Care
  • Location

    New York Athletic Club
    180 Central Park South, New York, NY 10019

    Hotels

    Please Note: There are no lodging accommodations at the New York Athletic Club. AVBCC does not have group rates at the hotels listed above. Rates are subject to change on a daily basis.

    Transit Information

    SUBWAY LINES

    • W – N – Q – W
    • A, C, or 1 train to 59th Street – Columbus Circle

    NEAREST SUBWAY STATION

    • 57 Street Subway Station (7th Avenue & 57th Street)

    PARKING

    • GMC: 200 Central Park South (59th Street & 7th Avenue)
    • Icon Parking System: 125 West 58th Street (58th Street & 7th Avenue)
    • Icon Parking System: 157 West 57th Street (57th Street & 7th Avenue)

    Dress Code

    MEN

    • Business attire; jackets and ties are not required in most areas.
    • Slacks or khakis are permitted with collared dress shirts, which must be tucked in at all times.
    • Jackets and ties are required in the Main Dining Room and Cocktail Lounge.

    WOMEN

    • Suits, dresses, sweaters, blouses, skirts, and tailored pants are permitted.
    • Halter tops, leggings, and clothing that reveals midriffs remain prohibited.

    NOT PERMITTED (Men & Women)

    • Sneakers, athletic shoes, flip-flops, clogs, and canvas boating shoes.
    • Jeans and other denim wear, shorts, T-shirts, and athletic wear.

    Mobile Voice and Data Policy

    Mobile phones and devices are prohibited in all facilities of the Club except guest rooms, enclosed phone booths, and the Lobby Communication Center. This includes speaking on a cell phone, e-mailing, texting, games, reading, and Internet browsing on a mobile device. Conference attendees may use their device in the conference meeting space.

  • How to Sponsor the 2021 AVBCC Summit

    Sponsoring the AVBCC annual summit will provide you with the opportunity to identify qualified leads on the spot, build and develop business relationships, and have unprecedented networking opportunities.

    If you are interested in sponsoring the 2021 AVBCC Summit, please click the button below and submit an application by completing the form. Thank you.

    AVBCC Summit Sponsorship Application

    Who Should Sponsor?

    All Stakeholders in the Cancer Care Ecosystem

    • Oncologists and Hematologists
    • Nurses
    • Oncology Nurse Navigators
    • Pathologists and Geneticists
    • Pharmacists, Practice Administrators
    • Practice Managers
    • Patient Advocacy Organizations
    • Managed Care Organizations
    • Insurance Companies
    • Third-Party Payers
    • Integrated Health Delivery Systems
    • Cancer Centers of Excellence
    • Medical Directors, Pharmacy Directors
    • Investors, Pharmaceutical and Biotech

    Reasons Your Company Should Sponsor

    • Meet with decision makers from leading oncology institutions and payer organizations
    • Demonstrate innovative products and services
    • Position your company as an industry leader
    • Gain exposure to strategic decision makers
    • Expand business opportunities with existing customers
    • Establish strategic partnerships
  • 2021 AVBCC Summit FAQs

    When and where will the 2021 AVBCC Summit take place?

    The 2021 AVBCC Summit will take place on October 13-15, 2021 in person at the New York Athletic Club (NYAC) in New York, NY, with a virtual simulcast.

    Are health and safety practices in place at the venue?

    In keeping with the New York State guidelines, NYAC and the Summit organizers will be limiting the capacity of in-person attendance. Attendees will be asked to wear masks in public spaces and observe social distancing.

    Where can I find the schedule of events?

    The Summit organizers are working on planning a robust agenda, including keynotes, and general and breakout sessions. An announcement will be made when the full agenda is available. Please stay tuned.

    How much does it cost to attend the Summit?

    The price for the Summit is $699 for the in-person event and $399 for the virtual pass. Essential workers can apply for a free virtual pass by completing this form.

    How can I register for the Summit?

    The in-person event in NYAC is on a first come, first served basis due to limited capacity per state guidelines. To register for the Summit, please visit the Overview tab to request your invite.

    When will I receive my Summit invite?

    The Summit organizers will begin responding to invite requests on Friday, July 30, 2021.

    How can I sponsor the Summit?

    If you are interested in sponsoring the event, please complete the sponsor information form on the Sponsors tab.

    How can I receive Summit updates?

    AVBCC will send e-mails periodically to update you on the agenda, event happenings, logistics and newsletters. Please make sure that the e-mail address, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., is in your safe senders list to ensure you are receiving all important information.

    40 Under 40 in Cancer Award FAQs

    What is 40 Under 40 in Cancer?

    40 Under 40 in Cancer is an awards initiative supported by the Association for Value-Based Cancer Care (AVBCC), The Lynx Group, Upstream Partners, Swim Across America, and the National Community Oncology Dispensing Association, Inc, aimed to identify and recognize the contributions being made across the field of cancer by rising stars and emerging leaders under the age of 40 years.

    How can I submit nominations for 40 Under 40 in Cancer?

    You may nominate emerging leaders in cancer here. Nomination forms must be submitted by July 15, 2021.

    When is the 40 Under 40 in Cancer awards event?

    The 2021 awardees will be honored at the 2021 AVBCC Summit on October 14, 2021. Stay tuned for more details.

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