Schedule 2020

During the coronavirus outbreak, our regular series has been modified in two important ways. The first is that we will be broadcast using Zoom. And the second, is that we are creating a very special focus on what it takes to lead in crisis, especially during this global pandemic.

All webcasts are live from 12:00-12:45 PM ET at

Fall 2020

Tuesday, September 29— Sandra L. Fenwick, Boston Children’s Hospital CEO (Interviewer: Robert Blendon)

Monday, November 9Keisha L. Bottoms, 60th Mayor of Atlanta (Interviewer: Mary Bassett)

Summer 2020

Thursday, May 14— Subramaniam SathasivamMalaysian Minister of Health (2013-2018) and Minister of Human Resources of Malaysia (2008-2013). (Interviewer: Rifat Atun)

Thursday, May 21Patricia GarcíaProfessor at the School of Public Health at Cayetano Heredia University (UPCH) in Lima, Peru, and former Minister of Health of Peru (2016-2017). (Interviewer: Robert Blendon)

Thursday, June 4Karl LauterbachProfessor of Health Economics and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Cologne , Member of the Deutsche Bundestag (MdB) and Adjunct Faculty Member, Harvard School of Public Health. (Interviewer: John McDonough)

Thursday, June 11Michelle A. Williams, Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Jeffrey Sánchez, Former Massachusetts State Representative. (Interviewer: Sara Bleich). Note: this event will stream live from 1 – 1:30 PM. 

Wednesday, June 24— Martin J. Walsh, 54th Mayor of the City of Boston. (Interviewer: Michelle A. Williams). Note: this event will stream live from 11 – 11:30 AM.

Thursday, July 23— Deval L. Patrick, 71st Governor of Massachusetts (Interviewer: Sara Bleich)

Winter/Spring 2020

Tuesday, January 14Leana Wen, former President of Planned Parenthood; former Health Commissioner for the City of Baltimore. (Interviewer: Leonard Marcus)

Tuesday, March 10former President Rosen Plevneliev of Bulgaria (2012-2017). (Interviewer: Rifat Atun)

Thursday, April 30Stephanie Ferguson, Founder, CEO and President of Stephanie L. Ferguson & Associates; former technical advisor, consultant, and facilitator for the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Council of Nurses (ICN).  (Interviewer: Sara Bleich)

Please note that dates may be subject to change.