The American Hospital Association’s Physician Leadership Forum was officially launched this past Tuesday at the 19th Annual Health Forum/AHA Summit in San Diego, CA. The launch began with a breakfast and brief speeches from Rich Umbdenstock, AHA President and CEO, and William F. Jessee, MGMA President and CEO. The keynote address was delivered by David Nash, MD, Founding Dean of the Jefferson School of Population Health and Professor of Health Policy at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. The day also included breakout sessions led by leaders from AtlantiCare Health System, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Marquette General Health System. Special thanks to all of those who participated and made the PLF launch a success.