What is the Health Innovators Fellowship?
- The Challenge of Leadership: a six-day seminar focusing on the qualities of leadership necessary to master the forces of change. Fellows discuss their own leadership challenges and develop criteria for effective, enlightened leadership.
- The Aspen Seminar: a seven-day seminar that gives Fellows the opportunity to explore the concept of “the good society” and their leadership role in making it a reality.
- Leading with Values in Health Care: a six-day seminar designed specifically for the Health Innovators Fellowship that explores values in tension in effective, enlightened leadership in the health care sector.
- The Promise of Leadership: a six-day seminar in which Fellows explore the concepts of legacy and life balance and share the challenges encountered and lessons learned from their leadership ventures.
The Fellowship Team
Rima Cohen, Executive Director
Rima joined the Aspen Institute in 2015 to launch and direct the Health Innovators Fellowship. She previously worked as a Counselor to the Secretary of HHS in the Obama Administration, as New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Director of Health, as a Senior Health Advisor in the U.S. Senate, and as a Vice President at the Greater New York Hospital Foundation.
Emily Rubenstein, Program Associate
Emily joined the Aspen Institute in 2017 to support the Health Innovators Fellowship. She previously worked in the education sector and focused on educational assessment and research at the American Institutes for Research.
Shannon Ricchetti, Program Coordinator
Shannon joined the Aspen Institute's Health Innovators Fellowship in 2018. She previously worked as a Research Associate for the Organization of American Historians, specializing in landscape architecture and urban development.