The Pavilion at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Exterior Night Art Display Maya Lin

2023 Healthcare Design Conference + Expo

November 5 - 7, 2023

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd
New Orleans, LA
United States

This year’s Healthcare Design Expo & Conference will feature several presentations from our healthcare designers and researchers, and awards for recent projects, people and teams. Here’s the rundown for attendees:


The Healthcare Design Awards Luncheon
Sunday, November 5  |  12:15 p.m.
Jeri Brittin was appointed to the HCD 10 in the Researcher category and Brian Schaller was named a Rising Star.

The Center for Health Design Awards and Changemaker Keynote
Monday, November 6  |  8 a.m.
The Center for Health Design has recognized The Pavilion at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania with two awards: the Crystal Award in the Healthcare Environment Awards and a Platinum-level Evidence-Based Design Touchstone Award. 


Sunday, November 5

Designing an XL Hospital: The First 150 Days Full Throttle
11:00 a.m.
Presented by Christian Bormann (HDR), Jerry Darby (Henry Ford Health), Rainy Hamilton (Hamilton Anderson Associates), and Richard Kobus (Tsoi Kobus Design)

Monday, November 6

Regenerative Design and Mental Health
9:30 a.m. 
Presented by Anosha Zanjani (HDR) and Brian Geibink (HDR)

Tuesday, November 7

How to Plan a Hospital with Limited Users - Prefabricate and Deliver it On Time and On Budget
8:15 a.m. 
Presented by Jim Thomson (HDR), Bruce Fong (Intermountain Health), and Larry Arndt (Barton Malow)

New Trajectories - How Female Leaders Have Carved their Own Career Paths
2:30 p.m. 
Presented by Sarah Brownell (HDR), Amanda Lautermilch (Novant Health), Cameron Ebron (University of North Carolina Health Care System), and Karen Mooney (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center)