Partners Annual Tribute Dinner

For over 20 years, Partners has hosted a unique event that has become a networking must for the healthcare industry. Each year, we bring together regional titans of healthcare innovation to salute and celebrate individuals whose work is transforming healthcare through remarkable vision and commitment to excellence. Our Tribute Dinner is our largest fundraising event of the year. Please join us this June when we will honor Arthur M. Southam, MD with our Vision & Excellence in Healthcare Leadership Award and Sachin H. Jain, MD with our Champion For Health Award. All proceeds directly benefit our clients.

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22nd Annual Tribute Dinner
Monday, June 20, 2022

The Beverly Hilton Hotel

2022 Sponsorship & Event Information
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Past Honorees

Arthur M. Southam, MD

Executive Vice President Health Plan Operations and Chief Growth Officer, Kaiser Permanente

Vision & Excellence in Healthcare Leadership Award
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Sachin H. Jain, MD

President & Chief Executive Officer, SCAN Group And SCAN Health Plan

Champion For Health Award
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2022 Honorary Tribute Co-Chairs

Tom Gordon  
Chairman of the Board, DSL Construction

Linda Rosenstock, MD, MPH
Dean Emeritus, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

2022 Honorary Tribute Committee

Greg A. Adams          
Chair & CEO, Kaiser Foundation
Health Plan, Inc., and Hospitals

John Baackes 
CEO, LA Care Health Plan

David Blumenthal, MD, MPP

Ron Brookmeyer, PhD          
Dean & Distinguished Professor of Biostatistics, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Aneesh Chopra          
President, Carejourney

Don Crane      
Executive Vice President of Healthcare Transformation, Babylon Health

Lloyd Dean, MA         
CEO, CommonSpirit Health

Amar A. Desai, MD, MPH      
President & CEO, Optum Pacific West

Matt Eyles     
President & CEO, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)

David Feinberg, MD  
President & CEO, Cerner Corporation

George Greene, JD    
President & CEO, Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC)

George Halvorson
Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Institute for InterGroup Understanding

Rod Hanners  
CEO, Keck Medicine of USC
President & CEO, USC Health System

Peter Haytaian          
EVP & President, Anthem Diversified Business & IgenioRx

Yoshi Honkawa         
Consultant, Cedars-Sinai

Laura Jacobs, MPH    
Former Managing Principal (Retired), GE Healthcare Partners

Andrew Jahn, MBA   
President, Adventist Health Southern California Region

Howard A. Kahn, MA
Chair, Physicians for a Healthy California

Barsam Kasravi, MD, MBA, MPH     
President, Western Region Anthem Medicaid

Hyong (Ken) Kim, MD
CEO, Giatros Health

David M. Lawrence, MD, MPH
Chairman and CEO (Retired), Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals, Inc.
Dean (Retired), School of Medicine, Keck Graduate Institute

Craig Leach    
President & CEO, Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Thomas H. Lee, MD   
Chief Medical Officer, Press Ganey
Editor-in-Chief, NEJM Catalyst

Chad T. Lefteris         
CEO, UC Irvine Health

Robert Lundy, Jr., JD
Founding Partner
Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, PC

Robert Margolis, MD
Former Managing Partner (Retired), Healthcare Partners

Paul Markovich, MA 
President & CEO, Blue Shield of CA

Barbara McNeil, MD, PhD    
Founding Head, Department of Healthcare Policy, Harvard Medical School

Sarita A. Mohanty, MD, MPH, MBA 
President & CEO, The SCAN Foundation

J. Mario Molina, MD 
Board Chair & Co-Founder, United States of Care

Thomas Mone
CEO, OneLegacy

Nitin Nohrai, MBA, PhD        
Professor, Harvard University

Deborah Prothrow-Stith, MD           
Dean, College of Medicine, Charles Drew University of Medicine & Science

Rahul Rajkumar, MD, JD       
COO, Care Solutions at Optum

Michael Rosenblatt, MD       
Senior Partner, Flagship Pioneering

Ernie Sadau, MHA           
President & CEO, Christus Health

Martha Santana Chin, MBA  
Medi-Cal President, HealthNet

Leonard D. Schaeffer
Founding Chairman & CEO, WellPoint

Mark Schuster, MD, PhD      
Founding Dean & CEO, Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine

Steven Shapiro, MD  
Senior Vice President, Health Affairs, USC

Johnese Spisso, MPA
President, UCLA Health
CEO, UCLA Hospital System

Paul Torrens, MD      
Professor Emeritus, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Steve Valentine         
President, Valentine Health Advisers

Paul S. Viviano          
President & CEO, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Erik G. Wexler
President, Operations & Strategy, South, Providence

Robert P. White        
President & Chief Operations Officer, American Specialty Health

Krishna Yeshwant, MD, MBA
Managing Partner, Google Ventures

2022 Tribute Dinner Committee


Jennifer Heenan
Partner, Spencer Stuart


Sajid Ahmed              
CEO, WISE Healthcare  

Pete Brown
Communications Director, City of Los Angeles, Office of Councilmember Kevin de León

Paul Craig, JD             
Chief Administrative Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

Donald Crane
Executive Vice President of Healthcare Transformation, Babylon Health

Beezie Daly, MD

Ross Goldberg           
Founder, Kevin Ross Public Relations

Tom Gordon 
Chairman of the Board, DSL Construction

Jennifer L. Kozakowski, MN, MPH    
Chief Mission Integration Officer – South Bay, Providence St. Joseph Health

Manoj K. Mathew, MD, SFHM
Fmr National Med Dir, Agilon Health

Jack Schlosser
Founder & Principal, Desert Vista Advisors

Gerald Sullivan          
Chairman, G.J. Sullivan Reinsurance

Paul S. Viviano
President & CEO, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles