Leading Change: Perspectives from Outside of Medicine

The goal of the “Conversation Series 2022” is to help us think about ways to improve “the patient experience” at Hopkins by learning from experts in other fields and disciplines.

Please join us in welcoming Norman J. Beauchamp Jr., Michigan State University (MSU) Executive Vice President for Health Sciences on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 5 p.m. via Zoom. (Zoom link below) Norm will present a lecture entitled “Convergences: Unleashing the Potential of Our Universities.” A Q & A session will follow the lecture.

Norman J. Beauchamp Jr. is the MSU Executive Vice President for Health Sciences. In this role, he provides oversight to the colleges of human medicine, nursing, osteopathic medicine, public health and the clinical practice plan.  He also serves as chair of the Henry Ford MSU Health Sciences.  He previously served as Associate Provost and Assistant Vice President for Health Affairs for Michigan State University and as dean of the MSU College of Human Medicine.

Before coming to MSU, Beauchamp held academic medicine leadership positions at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Washington (UW).  At the University of Washington, he served as department chair, president of the clinical practice plan and chair of the faculty senate. He was also the founding medical director of the Seattle/King County Clinic. At Johns Hopkins, he served as chief resident, vice chair for operations, and interim chair.

Beauchamp received his Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University, his medical degree from the MSU College of Human Medicine and his Master of Health Science degree from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. He completed his residency and two fellowships at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine before joining the faculty in 1996.

An influential scientist and national leader in the radiology community, Dr. Beauchamp has received numerous awards for his research and teaching and has published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers. His scholarship focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of stroke and dementia.

He is now dedicated to transforming healthcare through mobilizing the strengths of the university, learning from communities, and partnering with payors, providers, purchasers, and industry.  His focus is to bring health, hope, and healing to all people.

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The lectures are open to all members of the Hopkins community. In order to allow for an open exchange between the speaker and the audience we will not record or broadcast the lecture.