Annual Meeting

2016 CHA Annual Meeting

Connecticut Hospitals: Standing up for Communities, Caring for Patients, Fighting for Fairness
Every Day, Every Hospital

The Connecticut Hospital Association welcomed hospital CEOs, senior hospital administrators, physicians, and other key hospital and healthcare decision makers to its 98th Annual Meeting, held on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington.

Jon Meacham, Presidential Historian, Pulitzer Prize-winner, and Contributing Editor at TIME, was the keynote speaker.  A regular guest on Morning Joe, he is known as a skilled raconteur with a depth of knowledge about politics, religion, history, and current affairs, sharing insights on how issues and events impact our lives. 

His latest Presidential biography, Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list in November 2015.  Mr. Meacham's #1 New York Times bestseller, Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, was hailed as "masterful and intimate” by Fortune magazine.  His other national bestsellers include Franklin and Winston, American Gospel, and American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2009. 

Mr. Meacham is Executive Vice President and Executive Editor at the Random House Publishing Group.  He served as Newsweek's Managing Editor and then Editor from 1998 to 2010.  He is now a contributing editor at TIME.  Named a “Global Leader for Tomorrow” by the World Economic Forum, Mr. Meacham is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a fellow of the Society of American Historians, and chairs the National Advisory Board of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University.