CMSS 2023 Spring Meeting
April 19-20, 2023
Chicago, IL

The theme of the Spring Meeting is Stronger Together: Strategies to Meet New Challenges. We will focus on four key strategies during this meeting:

  • Implementation
  • Engagement
  • Integration
  • Collaboration

The program has been specifically designed to meet the professional needs of Specialty Society staff either in their day-to-day work or in their efforts to provide service to their members.

Meeting Format, Hotel, and Meeting Venue

The CMSS Spring Meeting will be an in-person meeting, with virtual participation offered for Wednesday PPGs ONLY.

Meeting Venue:
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare
5440 North River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018

Hotel reservations are now available at the Crowne Plaza. Click here to make your reservation.

Schedule at a Glance

Day/Time  Sessions & Events
Wednesday, April 19
8:30 am - 11:30 am PPG and CEO Council Block A
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm PPG and CEO Council Block B
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Coffee Break with Industry Partners
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Opening Plenary Speaker & Panel
Post Pandemic Society Strategy & Management
Speaker: Debbie Trueblood, MSW, FASAE, IOM, CAE
Senior Consultant, Association Management Center
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Reception with Industry Partners
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm OPDA Evening Session
Thursday, April 20
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast
7:00 am - 7:45 am Industry Satellite Symposium: IQVIA
8:00 am - 2:00 pm OPDA Meeting
8:00 am - 9:15 am Plenary Speaker & Panel
Rise to Health Equity
Speaker: Kedar Mate, MD
President and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
9:15 am - 10:30 am Strategies to Engage Members Across Generations
10:30 am - 11:00 am Coffee Break with Industry Partners
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Plenary Speaker
Collective Efforts to Address Misinformation and Advance Credible Sources
Speaker: Reed Tuckson, MD, FACP
Managing Director, Tuckson Health Connections, LLC
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch with Industry Partners
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm Collaborative Learning Engagements
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Coffee Break with Industry Partners
2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Fireside Chat
Collective Action with Patients and the Public
Speakers: Donna Cryer, JD, Founder, President and CEO, Global Liver Institute and Randall Rutta, CEO, National Health Council
Meeting adjourns

Professional Peer Group (PPG) Meetings

CMSS will again offer Hybrid and Virtual-Only PPGs in conjunction with the CMSS Spring Meeting. CMSS strongly recommends in-person participation for PPG members seeking to increase their engagement and connection with colleagues.

The following groups will meet in conjunction with the CMSS Spring Meeting on Wednesday, April 19:

  • CEO Council
  • Chief Information Officers (CIOs)
  • Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) Developers - VIRTUAL ONLY
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)
  • General Counsels
  • Publishing - VIRTUAL ONLY
  • Quality
  • Research - VIRTUAL ONLY

The following groups will not meet, but may have another virtual meeting in the Spring.

  • CFOs
  • COOs
  • Communications & Marketing
  • Compliance Officers
  • Corporate Development & Industry Relations - Meeting Virtually April 5
  • Governance
  • HR - Meets Virtually April 21
  • Membership
  • Simulation

Any updates to these group plans will be posted and communicated to group members once available. Please contact your PPG chair or Liz O'Keefe for any questions or suggestions relating to your group's meeting.


Registration is open! Click here to register.