[About Summit]
Welcome to AIMS Summit

The AIMS Summit has established itself as a premier, pivotal platform fostering transatlantic collaboration between medical professionals, leaders, and innovators from the United States and Ireland. This year we have expanded the AIMS Summit to three key components: AIMS, AIMS PM and AIMS Connect.  

AIMS involves presentations, fireside talks, panel discussions and audience forums 

AIMS PM Involves world leaders in business, innovation & wellness 

AIMS Connect is a new groundbreaking workshop on innovation and AI taking place in Microsoft HQ in Leopardstown. 

Count Every Second Until the Event


Peter Naughton

Beaumont Hospital. RCSI & Northwestern Alumni

Heron Rodriguez


John Sheehan

Chair of Innovation, Alumnus RCSI & Northwestern
Advisory Board
Advisory Board

Aidan King

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Fountain Healthcare Partners

Jeanne Bolger

Venture Partner, Seroba Life Sciences

Prof. Fergal O Brien,

Head of Research & Innovation, RCSI

Prof. James Carr

Chair, Radiology, Northwestern

Prof. Deborah Mc Namara

President, RCSI

Prof Gavin Blake

Cardiology, Mater Private Network

Mitchell O'Gorman

CEO xWave Technologies

Prof. Emer Joyce,

Prof of Cardiology, UCD and Mater

David Corcoran

Enterprise Ireland

Martin Curley

Prof of Innovation, Maynooth

Prof. Ronan Killeen

Prof of Radiology, AI researcher

Des O’Toole

HSE Digital Transformation

Elaine Brennan

Global Strategic Partnerships, Northwell

Paul Flynn

CEO, Mobile Medical Diagnostics

Mark Stevens, FHIMSS

Managing Partner, Enable Health
skilled speakers
Diverse Topics
AIMS Summit
What to expect at AIMS Summit 2024

The summit will consist of two days: AIMS Summit (22nd August, RCSI) and Aims Connect (23rd August, Microsoft Campus)

The Aims Summit we cover the 4 pillars of:

  1. Academic collaboration between the US and Ireland
  2. Innovation. This year there will be two sessions. A. Innovating a better health system for all.   B. AI.
  3. Mentorship. Leadership with an emphasis on wellness
  4. Sport. Lessons learned in sport ie leadership, team work, resilience
Educational sessions which help to provide a deep understanding of the latest developments in healthcare.
Explore cutting-edge insights and engage with renowned experts at AIMS Summit through key sessions focusing on education, innovation, performance and wellbeing.
Day 2, this is more than just a workshop! Taking place at Microsoft head office in Dublin. This is one not to be missed.
[Our Timetable]
AIMS Summit
August 22, 2024
August 22, 2024
AIMS Connect
August 23, 2024
08:00 - 0900
Current Issues in Academics
09:30 - 10:00
Networking Coffee
10:00 - 10:30
Wellness: Life and work outside and after academic medicine
12:00 - 13:15
Best Spinout Company from Irish Medical School
13:15 - 14:30
Innovation in Health Delivery/Environment
14:30 - 15:00
15:00 - 15:15
Coffee Break
15:15 - 16:15
AI Panel Discussion
19:00 - 21:00
An evening showcasing healthcare, leadership and team working inspired by stories from world class leaders in innovation, politics and wellness
From Idea to Market
Invite Only

We are grateful to our sponsors.

[Our Speakers]
Who's Speaking?

Our 2024 speakers will be announced soon! Below are an example of the speakers we have the pleasure to welcome in previous years!



Previous Speakers

Brian Griffin – Clevland Clinic

Ronan Sugrue – Duke and Fullbright Scholar

Robert Byrne – Mater Private network

Business & Innovation

Previous Speakers

Neil Naughton – Glen Dimplex

Domhnal Slattery – CEO Avolon

Bobby Healy – Manna


Previous Speakers

Brian O’Driscoll

Ciara Grant

Jamie Heaslip

Máire Treasa Ní Cheallaigh

[Broadcaster and Psychologist]

Barry McCrea

[Alumnus of Trinity, Princeton]

Brian Griffin

[Cleveland Clinic]

Ronan Sugrue

[Massachusetts's General, Duke. Alumnus UCD]

Emer Joyce

[UCD and Mater, National Clinical Lead in advanced Heart Failure]

Daragh Moneley

[RCSI Grad]

James Carr

[Northwestern, Alumnus RCSI & Northwestern]

Cathal Kelly

[Alumnus RCSI]

Mary Collins

[RCSI Institute of Leadership]

Terence Peabody

[Alumnus of University of California]

Diane Nevin

[Grit International]

Barbara Bass

[George Washington Medical School]

Jeanne Bolger

[Seroba Life Sciences]

Tom Neilan

[Massacheusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Alumnus UCD]

Sarah Cuddy

[Alumnus UCD]

Michael O’Dwyer

[University of Galway]

Luke O’Neil


Emily Ward

[Tallaght University Hospital]

Robert Byrne

[RCSI University Director of Cardiology & CVRI. Mater Private Network.]

Martin Quinn

[CMO and Co-Founder CroiValve, St Vincents Hospital. Alumnus UCD, RCSI, Cleveland]

Kieran Daly

[Health Beacon]

Anita Finnegan

[Nova Leah]

Ben Churchill


Dermot Phelan

[Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, Charlotte]

Sorcha McKenna

[McKinsey Ireland]

Matthew Harinstein

[UPMC International]

Matt Cooper

[Radio and TV Broadcaster, Columnist and Author]

Jack Chambers

[Minister of State, Medical Doctor,Irish Government ]