Opening Keynote Speaker
Sunday, November 17
Captain Hassan A. Tetteh, MD, MPA, MBA, MS, FACS, FACHE, is a thoracic surgeon and dedicated physician executive. Tetteh serves as the Mission Chief of Warfighter Health for the U.S. Department of Defense Joint Artificial Intelligence Center. He leads a Specialized Thoracic Adapted Recovery (STAR) Team to expand heart and lung transplantation and save lives. Capt. Tetteh is the Chief Medical Information Officer for the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery for the U.S. Navy. He is a thoracic surgeon at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Medstar Washington Hospital Center, Medstar Union Memorial Hospital and Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Capt. Tetteh is an adjunct professor of surgery at Howard University School of Medicine, an associate professor of surgery at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and a clinical instructor of thoracic surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He was named a 2019 National Academy of Medicine Emerging Leader in Health and Medicine Scholar. He is board certified in thoracic surgery, general surgery, clinical informatics and healthcare management.