Top US healthcare conferences to attend in 2023

Stephanie Shufelt, MBA

Founder of

Top US healthcare conferences to attend in 2023

21 December 2022 | 4min

At the core, healthcare leadership continues to face many challenges to meet organizational and patient demands while managing environmental and economic pressures.  As we look ahead to 2023, conferences are aiming to revitalize, explore, and connect the healthcare industry by bringing key stakeholders together. 

Here, we highlight the top healthcare conferences happening in the US in 2023 so that you can continue to take an active role in innovating and transforming healthcare. 

*Listed in chronological order. 

36th Annual AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference

February 19 – 22, 2023 | JW Marriott | San Antonio, TX

This conference brings together top practitioners and thought leaders to look at financial and environmental challenges and share strategies and resources for accelerating and innovating a more integrated and sustainable rural health system. 

Attendees can expect to gain practical tools for achieving peak performance, understand the latest development, revitalize leadership, and boost governance expertise, and explore opportunities to improve telehealth and access to care as a few examples.

You will find rural hospitals, nursing and physician executives, board members, public health, and community leaders among those attending. 

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Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) Converge Conference

March 26 – 29, 2022 | Austin, TX

A conference for hospital providers by hospital providers, offering world-class education for hospitalists, led by award-winning faculty members.   

Expect to be re-energized with the latest research and innovations as well as best practices to improve patient care. With several educational tracks including high-value care, patient experience, diversity, equity and inclusion, and practice management to name a few, this is a tremendous opportunity to come together as a community for change. 

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World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2023

April 23, 2023 | Washington Hilton | Washington, DC | Virtual

The theme for this event is ‘Bridging the Science to Policy Gap’ and is being held in partnership with the Annual Conference of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) CUGH 2023 and the Global Innovation Forum organized by the Association of Academic Health Centers International (AAHCI).

The summit will highlight the essential role of evidence-based science in the development of global health policy. Attendees can expect to hear from key stakeholders representing every relevant field in healthcare debating the improvement of global health and the development of scientific solutions to health challenges. 

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2023 ASCO Annual Meeting

June 2 – 6, 2023 | McCormick Place | Chicago, IL | Virtual

This conference offers experts the opportunity to bring their practice-changing research to a global oncology stage. You can attend a variety of sessions, including interactive case-based panels, workshops, abstract sessions, and poster discussions.

Attendees can expect to hear presentations on the latest research in cancer care. Additionally, outside of the sessions, attendees can expect many opportunities to network with colleagues and build their oncology community. 

However, the thing that makes ASCO’s Annual Meeting stand out is their ASCO Voices, where 5 individuals take to the stage, no slides, and share their personal stories and experiences across the oncology continuum. 

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American Hospital Association (AHA) Leadership Summit

July 16 – 18 | Seattle, WA

This year’s leadership summit brings together experts presenting innovative approaches for better care delivery and value. 

Attendees can expect to gain insights into ensuring financial stability, addressing workforce challenges, and improving patient experience through operational excellence, creative partnerships, and redefined delivery models. 

You can expect to meet senior hospital and health system leaders and clinicians, trustees, and other healthcare leaders. Attendees will be able to connect and find inspiration and applicable strategies to enable and sustain transformation in their organizations, systems, and communities. 

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2023 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo

July 23 – 27| Anaheim, CA

The premier global laboratory medicine exposition where attendees can learn about the breakthrough innovations shaping the future of clinical testing and patient care. With opportunities to connect with global leaders from all fields of laboratory medicine. 

The expo features product showcases, lecture series presentations, roundtable sessions, industry workshops, networking events, and more. 

Attendees can expect to browse over 800 exhibitors in person and find solutions to lab-related needs.   

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RISE West 2023

August 28 – 30| Dallas, TX

The RISE West conference brings together senior leadership and forward-thinkers in the managed care space. From risk adjustment and quality performance to documentation and hierarchical condition category (HCC) coding practices, the opportunity to meet industry peers, hear from experts, and exchange ideas is like no other. 

You come together with peers in an open and collaborative environment. Meet seasoned professionals from a variety of organizations and job functions and network with senior-level and c-suite professionals from various areas within healthcare.  

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That concludes our top US global healthcare conference list. Which ones will you check out? 

To get a glimpse of what other conferences are happening globally, view our recommended top global healthcare conference list and our top digital health conference list

*Information regarding the location and/or virtual option to attend the healthcare conferences here may change. Please check the event websites regularly for updates. 

Stephanie Shufelt, MBA is one of the editors and founders of She is dedicated to delivering high quality content on the topic of the future of healthcare to our readers.

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