10th Annual Gala: "A Night of Inspiration"

Thursday, October 27, 2016 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel


Join us for our tenth annual Gala – "A Night of Inspiration" – to hear moving stories from the IHP community about how we are educating the health care leaders of tomorrow.

Honorary Trustee member Ellen Zane and her husband, Peter, are serving as the event’s honorary chairs along with Jack Connors Jr., former chair of Partners HealthCare, and Dr. Samuel Thier, former CEO of Partners HealthCare.

Proceeds from the gala provide scholarship support for students enabling them to fulfill their dreams of attending MGH Institute of Health Professions to become health care leaders in their fields.

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Honorary Chairs

  • Ellen and Peter Zane
    Ellen is CEO Emerita of Tufts Medical Center and an Honorary Trustee of the MGH Institute
    Peter is former president of the Kryptonite Corporation.
  • Jack Connors, Jr.
    Former chair, Partners HealthCare
  • Samuel O. Thier
    Former president, Partners HealthCare


  • Peter D'Arrigo
    President, D'Arrigo Bros. Co. of Massachusetts
    Trustee, MGH Institute of Health Professions


  • Jim Canfield
    Executive Vice President, McCall & Almy
  • Jeannette Ives Erickson DNP, RN, FAAN
    Senior Vice President for Patient Care Services and Chief Nurse,
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Trustee, MGH Institute of Health Professions
  • Bill Geary
    General Partner, Flare Capital
    Trustee and Vice Chair, Development Committee,
    MGH Institute of Health Professions
  • Colleen Malloy
    VP Business Development, Meteor Learning
  • Lesley Maxwell, MS, CCC-SLP
    Director of Clinical Education, Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders & Coordinator, Speech, Language & Literacy Center,
    MGH Institute of Health Professions
  • Angela Patterson, MS, FNP-BC
    Chief Nurse Practitioner Officer, CVS MinuteClinic
  • Clare Richer
    Chief Financial Officer, Putnam Investments
  • Barry Sloane
    President & CEO, Century Bank
  • John Wise
    President, Wise Construction

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please email Betsy Rigby or call (617) 724-6399.