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HLS 2017 Symposium 

Focus on the Patient:
Elevating the Underserved


About HLS Symposium

The Ross Global Healthcare & Life Science Symposium, organized by the HLS club, brings students, faculty, and alumni together to explore how the healthcare industry is adapting to the changing expectations and standards of individuals in the U.S. and around the world. Sponsored by numerous organizations in the healthcare industry, the HLS Symposium gives students the opportunity to attend panel discussions and keynote sessions, participate in a company-sponsored case competition, and network with representatives from the biggest names in the medical industry.

Companies in attendance will include ZS Associates, United Healthcare Group, Cerner, Genentech, The Chartis Group, Instrumentation Laboratory, BD, Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson, GSK, DaVita, Baxter, and Bristol-Meyers Squibb.

2017 Symposium - September 28-29, 2017

Theme: Focus on the Patient: Elevating the Underserved

Highlights of this year’s Symposium:

  • Networking opportunities with sponsoring companies
  • Keynote address from DaVita Healthcare Partners 
  • Panel sessions with industry leaders - topics include:
    • Creating Value through Health Care Innovations
    • Adapting to the Dynamic Health Policy Environment 
    • Defining Value-Based Care
    • Closing the Gap in Health Disparities
  • Career fair

The 2017 HLS Symposium will be held at the Kensington Hotel. Directions can be found here

Key Dates: 

September 28, 2017 (Ross School of Business, 6th floor Colloquium) 

6:00 - 8:30pm - Networking Reception with HLS Symposium corporate sponsors*

September 29, 2017 (Kensington Hotel, 610 Hilton Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48108) 

8:30am - 1:30pm - HLS Symposium 

1:30 - 3:00pm - Career fair 

General InformationFor any general questions please contact our leadership team.


Click here to register for HLS Symposium.

Click here to register for the HLS Symposium Networking Reception.*

*Please note the Networking Reception is restricted to Ross Students