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Sept. 25: 6th annual Hospital, Outpatient Facilities & Medical Office Building Summit, NYC

The 6th annual New York City Hospital, Outpatient Facilities and Medical Office Building Summit will be held Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center at New York Presbyterian Hospital. It will run from 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with half-day or full-day attendance available. It includes breakfast and lunch and attendees can earn up to 5 CEUs from AIA, AHA, IFMA and Engineers. The conference is presented by the Corporate Realty, Design & Management Institute.

Registration for the event is now open. There are special rates for early birds and alumni. Use the drop-down menu to select your discounted rate. Discount rates expire July 31.

Full-day attendance runs from $179 in advance for AMFP and Advisory Board members to $289 for everyone after July 31. Half-day attendance runs from  $129 In Advance for AMFP & Advisory Board members to $209 for all attendees after July 31.

Confirmed speakers include as of now:

  • Aaron Mauck, Senior Director, Advisory Board Company (highest rated speaker at recent Summit in Washington, D.C.)
  • Kimberly McMurray, AIA, MBA, Ligature and Patient/Staff Safety Risk Assessment Expert (clients include NYC Health+Hospitals, Kingsbrook Medical Center, and Hackensack University Medical Center
  • Edward LaPine and Richard Kelly of Jensen Hughes, combined 32 years of experience guiding health systems and designers on life safety, accessibility, and specialty codes for healthcare projects in large campus, retail, MOB, and outpatient settings

Sessions will include:


  • Can population health strategies address labor shortages in healthcare and construction?
  • How design can reduce the impact of the medical professional shortage
  • Improving patient throughput, patient experience, and avoiding caregiver burn out


  1. Moving Forward: Strategic Planning in Uncertain Times
  2. Integrating Lean Design, IPD, and Modular Construction in New Buildings
  3. Modular Construction in Existing Buildings – Unlocking the Big $ Savings

Real Estate

  • Latest Healthcare Construction & Real Estate Trends. What’s Hot, What’s Not
  • Implications and Opportunities When Healthcare Systems Sell Their Facilities
  • Life Science in New York City – What’s Happening?

Design & Construction

  • Project Case Studies
  • Site Selection Issues for a Healthcare System in Dense Urban Areas
  • Cracking the First Cost vs Life Cycle Costs Conundrum


  • The Next Wave: Using Microgrids to Create a More Resilient and Cost-Effective Energy System

Regulatory Compliance

  • Secrets to Avoiding Compliance Headaches in Off-Campus Facilities
  • Understanding the Fine Points of Putting Ligature Resistant Design into Practice
  • Addressing Accessibility Issues for Medical Occupancies in Small Buildings and Retail Locations as Tenant or Building Owner

Industry Partners include Accurate Lock & Hardware, Assa Abloy, Carpenter Contractor Alliance of New York, Jensen Hughes, Koffel, nora systems, inc., Revista, Schneider Electric.