Promises to Keep: Health Equity Now!

October 3 – 4, 2022 Atlanta, GA

Morehouse School of Medicine The Whitley Hotel


Join us for two days of powerful dialogs, panels, and discussions of convening and networking to help solve the country’s most pressing health equity challenges and work towards a more efficient and effective healthcare system for all.

The Honorary Chair for this year’s Summit is  Eugene Woods, CEO, Atrium Health.


Eugene A. Woods, MBA, MHA, FACHE, is president and chief executive officer of Atrium Health, one of the largest non-profit and leading academic health systems in the United States, with over 70,000 teammates serving patients at 40 hospitals and more than 1,400 care locations across five states: North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia and Alabama. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Atrium Health provides care under the Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist name in the Winston-Salem, North Carolina, as well as Atrium Health Navicent and Atrium Health Floyd in Georgia and Alabama. 

General Admission: $650

General Admission price for the Summit includes a Membership to the BDHEA.

BDHEA Members: $300

Exclusive pricing for BDHEA members

We encourage you to participate with BDHEA as we magnify our impact as healthcare industry leaders, empathetic clinicians, forward-looking administrators, and trusted community partners.



Noon – 3:00 P.M.
Check-in and Welcome at Whitley Hotel

4:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
VIP Reception

5:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.
Call To Conference: In the Wake of COVID

6:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Fireside Chat: CEOs Walking the Talk Towards Health Equity

8:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.
Networking Reception: Evening Suite


7:00 A.M. – 8:30 A.M.
Shuttle to Morehouse School of Medicine from Whitley Hotel

7:30 A.M. – 9:00 A.M.
Welcome and Breakfast

9:00 A.M. – 11:45 A.M.
Opening Plenary and Morning Session

12:00 P.M. – 1:15 P.M.
Luncheon with Featured Panel

1:30 P.M. – 4:15 P.M.
Afternoon Sessions

4:15 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Closing Session

5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Shuttle back to Whitley Hotel

*Exact timing may change


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