Hap Aziz

Adventist Health System

Dr. Hap Aziz
Director of Learning
Adventist Health System

For the past three decades, Hap Aziz has been transforming learning through play as an educator, interactive experience designer, and learning technology visionary. Aziz has worked extensively to invent new ways of providing compelling experiences for adult learners in both physical and virtual learning spaces through the implementation of serious play technologies. Aziz has partnered with dozens of colleges and universities to launch complete learning management ecosystems, online academic programs, and professional development training that considers pedagogy through the lens of narrative, interactivity and engagement.

Aziz has served on the board of the International Game Developers Association and was responsible for the merger between the Computer Game Developers Association and the International Game Developers Network. Aziz launched the first game design degree program at Full Sail University, and he has designed, advised and managed digital design, game and technology programs at several higher education institutions. Aziz currently serves as the director of learning and learning officer for the Adventist Health System, with over 80,000 employees across 45 health care facilities. An accomplished speaker on learning and play, Aziz presents at conferences and appears on television to discuss learning and technology topics of the day. Aziz holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Rollins College, a master’s in education from Nova Southeastern University, and he obtained his doctorate in education in curriculum and instruction from the University of Florida.

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From Silos to Healthy and Happy: How Adventist Health System Is Transforming Its Learning Culture

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Adventist Health System is a faith-based health care organization headquartered in Altamonte Springs, Florida. A national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, Adventist Health System’s more than 80,000 employees maintain a tradition of whole-person health by caring for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of every patient. With 45 hospital campuses across 9 states,…