On January 31, 2020 the Adam Smith Society hosted its Health Care 2040 Conference to address business innovation in healthcare over the next 20 years. Just over a year later, more change has come to the healthcare industry than most of us could have imagined. With a new administration in Washington, constantly evolving regulation, and rapid innovation, what does the year ahead look like for investors and the healthcare space? Join the Adam Smith Society for our April Industry Connect program with presidential historian and former Deputy Secretary of HHS Tevi Troy and healthcare investor Jay Zeidman, to make sense of the past year and what lies ahead for the industry.
Jay S. Zeidman is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Altitude Ventures, a healthcare venture capital firm. Mr. Zeidman serves on the boards of the following community organizations: Houston First Corporation, UT Health Science Center of Houston, and the Emancipation Park Conservancy. Before joining AV, Mr. Zeidman was the Director of Business Development for U.S. Capital Advisors and served as an aide to President George W. Bush at the White House. Mr. Zeidman was named to the Houston Business Journal’s “40 under 40” class in 2014. He received his undergraduate degree in Economics and Political Science from TCU, where he also served as Student Body President, and his M.B.A. from the Jesse Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University.
Tevi Troy is a best-selling presidential historian and former White House aide and Deputy Secretary of Health. He is the author of five books including, most recently, Fight House: Rivalries in the White House from Truman to Trump. After receiving his Ph.D. in American Civilization from the University of Texas, Dr. Troy dedicated a dozen years to public service, working at senior levels in the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate, executive agencies, and the White House. Before coming to HHS, Dr. Troy served as Deputy Assistant to the President for domestic policy. After leaving government service, Dr. Troy became a Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute, where he remains an Adjunct Fellow.
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