Speaker Series

Healthcare Thought Leaders Speaker Series
Thought leaders in healthcare will be invited to speak to program participants and guests about topics that are important to practicing healthcare professionals. Presentations will take place once a month.

As part of this Healthcare Thought Leaders Speaker Series, guest speakers will share new ideas, their insights, and provide inspiration.  Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in a question-and-answer session after their remarks.  Speakers will be selected from around the world. These sessions are intended to be thought-provoking as speakers share educational content, research, and topic briefs that are context relevant and shaping current and future healthcare ecosystems.

Speaker Series Events


Dr. Margaret E. Kruk

Margaret Kruk


Topic: Insights on Health Systems Quality

Date: February 2, 2023
Duration: 1 hour

Dr. Margaret E. Kruk is Professor of Health Systems at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  Dr. Kruk studies how health systems perform in improving health and generating trust across countries.  Working with colleagues in Africa, India, South America, and Europe, she develops novel measures of health system quality and measures how system performance affects population demand for health care, health outcomes, and confidence.  Dr. Kruk and her team use implementation science and econometric methods to design and evaluate large-scale health system reforms.  She holds an MD degree from McMaster University and an MPH from Harvard University. She is on Twitter @mkruk.