Artificial Intelligence in Oncology Speakers

Plenary Speaker

Portrait of Geraldine McGinty, photo of smiling blond woman in a pink blazer and white top

Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, FACR
Chief Contracting and Strategy Officer; Assistant Professor, Radiology and Health Care Policy and Research
Weill Cornell Medicine

Dr. McGinty completed her medical training in Ireland at the National University and then came to the USA for residency at the University of Pittsburgh where she was Chief Resident. Her fellowship was in Women's Imaging at the Massachusetts General Hospital. While working at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx she completed an MBA at Columbia University.

She is an internationally recognized expert in imaging economics. She has served an advisor to the CPT Editorial Panel, the JCAHO and the National Quality Forum. She was Chair of the American College of Radiology's Commission on Economics and was the radiology member of the AMA’s Relative Value Update Committee from 2012-2016. In May 2018 she was elected as the Chair of the ACR's Board of Chancellors, the first woman to hold this office. She was until 2013 Managing Partner of a 70 physician multispecialty medical group on Long Island. In 2014 she joined the faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. As well as her clinical practice there she serves as Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Contracting Officer for the Weill Cornell Physician Organization’s more than 1400 members.  Her role as lead negotiator for managed care contracts at Weill Cornell Medicine incorporates both traditional fee for service agreements as well as value-based payment arrangements. She is also a member of WCM’s digital health strategy team. She serves as a Non-Executive Director of IDA Ireland, the national foreign direct investment agency and has served on the Medical Advisory Board of Wellthie, a healthcare technology start-up.

Her published work has focused on payment models for imaging, most recently a bundled payment for breast cancer screening. Recently she has focused on the impact of Artificial Intelligence on Medical Imaging and has spoken at the Turing Institute and to the WHO Focus Group on AI in Healthcare on this topic. In 2015 she was voted Radiology’s Most Effective Educator by the readers of Aunt Minnie, a radiology news site with more than 140,000 members. She has more than 12,000 followers on Twitter.

Keynote Speakers

Russ Altman (Keynote, Drug Discovery)
Kenneth Fong Professor; Professor, Bioengineering, Genetics, Medicine (General Medicine Discipline), Biomedical Data Science and, by courtesy, Computer Science
Stanford University

Vinay Prasad, MD, MPH (Keynote, Ethics and Policy)
Practicing Hematologist-Oncologist; Associate Professor, Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

Yinyin Yuan, PhD (Keynote, Pathology)
Team Leader, Computational Pathology & Integrated Genomics; Leader in Computational Pathology
The Institute of Cancer Research, London

Program Speakers

Olivier Elemento, PhD
Director, Englander Institute for Precision Medicine; Associate Director, Institute for Computational Biomedicine; Associate Program Director, Clinical & Translational Science Center
Cornell University

Jason Hipp, MD, PhD
Senior Director, Translational Medicine; Head of Pathology Data Science & Innovation
AstraZeneca

XiaoQian Jiang, PhD
Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics; Director of Center for Secure Artificial intelligence For hEalthcare (SAFE)
University of Texas, Health Sciences Center at Houston

Nikos Paragios, PhD
Professor, CentraleSupelec
Ecole Centrale Paris/Universite Paris-Saclay

Anil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA
Professor of Pathology and Biomedical Informatics, Vice-Chair of Anatomic Pathology, Director of Pathology Informatics, Director-Digital Pathology Shared Resources
Ohio State University