SmithGroup at 2023 ASHE PDC Summit

Connect with SmithGroup thought leaders at the following sessions and facility tours at the 2023 PDC Summit in Phoenix, March 12-15, 2023. The PDC Summit provides opportunities to discover and share new developments in healthcare planning, design and construction. Register through the conference website to attend. 


Sunday, March 12 | 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM 
AIA/AAH Facility Tour: River People Health Center 
Lyle Steely and Anne Bilsbarrow 
River People Health Center is a 198,000 sf, three-story outpatient healthcare center in Scottsdale, Arizona, on tribal land owned by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. The clinic’s design is inspired by the connection to the valley geography, sacred landforms, and traditional ways of making—from dwellings and shade structures to pottery and basketry of the native communities of the area. Advanced registration and additional fee required. 


Tuesday, March 14 | 3:30 – 4:30 PM 
Progressive Design-Build Shapes Forward-Looking Results at University of California-Davis Health 
Heather Chung 
Learn how progressive design-build is helping the design and construction team for the new California Tower on the UC Davis medical campus manage risks and costs while also enhancing future-focused design. The presenters include Jill Tomczyk of UC Davis Health, Jana Aubert of Cambridge CM, and Naomi Whitesel of McCarthy Building Companies.