James Corbett to deliver Shallenberger Lecture, “Beyond Charity: Reimagined Communities”

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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Johns Hopkins Hospital, Zayed 2117
1800 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21287

26th Annual Shallenberger Lecture
Beyond Charity: Reimagined Communities
James Corbett, M.Div., J.D.
Principal, Initium Health

Modern health care requires balancing competing obligations and responsibilities. This presentation will highlight the ethical challenges of care delivery and offer a vision of what is possible by moving beyond charity and re-imagining community.

James Corbett, M.Div., J.D, is a seasoned healthcare executive bringing over a decade of c-level leadership experience from both the for-profit and the non-profit sectors of the industry. James has served as a fellow at Harvard Medical School, Harvard’s Safra Center for Ethics and the Nashville Healthcare Council. In addition, he served a 4-year term on the National Institute of Health’s National Advisory Council for Nursing Research; having been honored to receive the appointment from former Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebellius. His experience comes from serving in four health systems, providing strategic and operational leadership for behavioral health, consumer segmentation, population health, hospital re-design, hospital-housing development, research, innovation, global health, advocacy and ethics. James’s work around health system network composition has encompassed efforts in multiple states partnering with organizations to analyze appropriate asset utilization, diversification and analysis of bed need, and repurposing of an organizations bricks and mortar assets.

Lunch available at 11:30. The lecture is sponsored by The Johns Hopkins Hospital Ethics Committee and the Berman Institute.