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2017 Conference Plenary Speaker
We welcome Marc A. Nivet, EdD, MBA
Marc A. Nivet, EdD, MBA, is the Executive Vice President for Institutional Advancement at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He oversees the areas of government affairs, communications and marketing, community and corporate relations as well as development. Prior to his role at UT Southwestern Dr. Nivet served as the Chief Diversity Officer for the Association of American Medical Colleges, where he provided strategic vision and programmatic leadership on issues surrounding community engagement, workforce and student diversity, and health equity for the medical schools and teaching hospitals across the United States and Canada. Dr. Nivet has spent over 20 years in academic medicine developing creative program initiatives and innovative solutions that have helped universities and their academic health centers accelerate efforts to realize their mission of excellence in research, education and patient care. Through his numerous writings, lectures and engagements with over 80 academic health centers, Dr. Nivet is a leader in the theory and design of transformative initiatives that elevate health equity and community engagement to a strategic level. A skilled facilitator, he blends his background in finance, operations and strategic planning with his passion for health equity to ensure that academic health centers align their transformation efforts to meet the demands of a changing health care environment.
Prior to joining the AAMC, Dr. Nivet served as the Chief Operating Officer and Treasurer for the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation, which strives to foster innovation in health professional education that aligns workforce training with the dynamic needs of patients. He also served as a special assistant to the Senior Vice President for Health at New York University, where he conducted state and federal policy research to support comprehensive strategy development, and held a position in management of the Sallie Mae Fund, the philanthropic arm of the SLM Corporation. Dr. Nivet’s experience in academic medicine also includes seven years as the Associate Executive Director of the Associated Medical Schools of New York, a consortium of the New York academic medical centers. As the Associate Executive Director, he was charged with implementing and influencing state policy regulations on graduate medical education and developing programmatic efforts to create a diverse health workforce that more actively practices in health care shortage areas. He began his career in medical education in student affairs at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Nivet earned his Doctorate in Higher Education Management from the University Of Pennsylvania and his Masters of Business Administration degree with a focus on health care management from George Washington University’s School of Business.
Dr. Nivet is a fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, and a former president of the National Association of Medical Minority Educators. He currently serves the academic medicine community on a variety of boards and commissions. He is a member HRSA Bureau of Health Professions National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice, the CDC Medical College Roundtable and is an advisor to the ETS Policy Evaluation and Research Council. He is a trustee of both the Arnold P. Gold Foundation and the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Institute of the Health Professions.