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2016 Medical Design Forum: Urban Renewal and Integration - Day Two

Co-presented with the Architecture for Health Panel, this year’s Medical Design Forum will cover a broad array of topics in healthcare design and explore their impact on communities, especially through the urban lens. Through panel discussions and presentations, leading experts in health, design, community and civic engagement, technology, and construction will examine how these disciplines come together to address the needs and key issues for public health in the greater Seattle area.

The two-day program will cover:

  • Community Engagement and Anticipating Growth in Urban Healthcare
  • Centralizing Healthcare Facilities in the Urban Landscape
  • Championing Healthcare Projects When There’s No Space to Build
  • Patient Safety, Infection Control, and Construction Hazards

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Registration Close Date: Thursday, February 4, 2016


  • Participants will be able to identify key issues in urban healthcare, including community engagement and anticipating growth.
  • Participants will be able to navigate critical issues when centralizing healthcare facilities (including pharmacy services) through strategic design, and anticipate the impacts on communities.
  • Participants will be able to champion a more integrated approach to addressing current challenges associated with designing healthcare projects to be constructed in areas where there is limited or no space to build.
  • Participants will be able to apply proven strategies and key lessons learned by industry leaders for dealing with patient safety, infection control, and construction hazards.


  • DAY 1: Thursday, February 11, 2016 8:00AM – 5:15PM
  • DAY 2: Friday, February 12, 2016 8:00AM – 4:15PM

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ACHA Logo-Stacked Tag_HRThe American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA) is proud to be a Media sponsor of AIA Seattle’s 2016 Medical Design Forum: Urban Renewal + Integration. Connie S. McFarland, FAIA, FACHA, past president of the College, will be at the conference to answer any questions about the College and how you can become ACHA board certified. The ACHA will also be hosting a private reception for its ACHA certified architects (by invitation only) on Thursday evening at 6:00 pm. For more information on the College, please visit their website.


includes light breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacks

$350.00 AIA Members, Government Employees, and Partners (AHP/ACHA/WSSHE)
$212.00 AIA Associates
$74.00 Students/Scholarships
$638.00 Non-Members


Dr. Howard Frumkin
, Dean, School of Public Health and Professor, University of Washington Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Steven Gillespie |
Member, Foster Pepper PLLC
Dave LeTrondo, AIA LEED AP | 
Swedish Hospital Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) member and Architect, Ankrom Moisan Architects
Karen Wolf, AICP |
Chair and Senior Policy Analyst, City of Seattle Children’s Hospital Advisory Committee and King County, Washington’s Office of Performance, Strategy and Budget
Hugh Campbell AIA |
Healthcare Market Leader, Collins Woerman
Craig Holt | 
Project Executive, Andersen Construction
Rachel Jenner |
Director, Planning & Design, Providence Health & Services
Eric Kastango | 
Entrepreneur, Sterile Compounding and Quality System Expert Consultant, Clinical IQ
Douglas McNutt |
Principal, Salus Architecture
Laura Steinmetz-Malato |
Pharmacy System Operations Manager, Swedish Medical Center
John Williams|
Manager at Construction Review Services, Washington State Department of Health
Robin Olsen-Scribner |
Healthcare Epidemiologist, University of Washington Medical Center
Larry Lee, CIH |
 Owner/Founder, Pacific Industrial Hygiene, LLC
Dr. Jo Ellen Watson
Program Manager Monroe, UHS/Fairfax Behavioral Health
Herbert Baker |
Project Manager, SABArchitects
Chris O’Higgins |
Director of Facilities, Security, IT/IS, Construction, UHS/Fairfax Behavioral Health
Ryan Ramsey | Medical Planner, Perkins + Will
Marjorie Brown | Project Director, Perkins + Will
Marie Henson | Senior Medical Planner, Perkins + Will

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All speakers subject to change 


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CHAIR: Lois BroadwayAIA, NCARB, Principal, tgb | architect
Annette HimelickAssoc, AIA, EDAC, Healthcare Planner at HDR, Inc.
Charlie Hafenbrack, LEED AP BD+C, Director of Business Development at GLY
Dale Anderson, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, CSBA, EDAC, MBA, GGP, Principal at Salus Architecture and President of the Architecture for Health Panel
David FrumAIA, ACHA, President at Salus Architecture
Drit Shoemaker
Heather Burpee, Research Assistant Professor and Director UW Discovery Commons, University of Washington, Department of Architecture and the Integrated Design Lab
Marguerite Jamieson, Partner at MAS Architecture
Michael Corbett, Architectural Product Specialist and Engineer of Capital Equipment at Hill-Rom
Julie Randolph, Intern Healthcare Architect at ZGF Architects LLP
Ryan Ramsey, Medical Planner at Perkins + Will
Kathleen Schaefers, Project Manager at University of Washington Medical Center
Susan Upton, Senior Plans Reviewer, Construction Review Services at Washington State Department of Health

Program Questions?
Contact AIA Seattle Interim Program Manager Katie Kemezis.
Registration and Credit Questions?
Contact AIA Seattle Membership Manager May Ruiz.
Sponsorship Questions?
Contact AIA Seattle Managing Director Kimber Leblicq.



February 12, 2016
8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Event Price
$74 - $638
Class Credit
12 CEHs/HSWs for BOTH days


AIA Seattle
(206) 448-4938


The Mountaineers Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, 98115 United States
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2016 Medical Design Forum: Urban Renewal and Integration – Day Two

The 2016 Medical Design Forum will cover a broad array of topics in healthcare design and explore their impact on communities, especially through the urban lens. Read more