Jennifer Page, the inspirational and entertaining mother of Mini Darth Vader, describes her family's journey through the health care system. Her son, best known for his role as Darth Vader in the Volkswagen Super Bowl ad, was born with a congenital heart defect necessitating eight major surgeries before age 8.

Her transformative health care journey has been heartfelt, eye-opening and sometimes harrowing. Jennifer will share her many experiences with you to help you better understand, identify and address many of the major challenges facing health care consumers today, including: 

  • The importance of having a meaningful approach to patient and family-centered care
  • The ins and outs of navigating the care continuum
  • Building support for and giving back to your local health care community

With 600 placements, the Mini Darth Vader video is on pace to become one of the most-watched viral ads of all time. With this kind of wide national recognition, Page is a frequently requested television guest as well as author. Her vision has moved viewers of the Today Show, CNN, Access Hollywood, Extra, Inside Edition and Fox News. She is also a special contributor to CNN and Ladies Home Journal.

As a Children's Hospital Association Advocate, Children's Hospital Los Angeles Ambassador Co Chair, and Ronald McDonald House Ambassador she brings a unique perspective on patient care to boards, clinicians, senior leadership, hospital associations, and other health care entities.

Jennifer has presented keynote addresses to many health care organizations including the Children's Hospital Los Angeles, the Children's Hospital Association, American Nurses Credential Center Magnet Conference and the Children's Miracle Network , to name a few...

Speaker Video

Jennifer Page speaks at the CHLA Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

Jennifer Page featured with Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

Little Darth Vader Max Page Receives New Heart Valve: 'He Wants to Experience Life to the Fullest':


Speaker Topics

  • Quality and Patient Safety
  • Service Excellence

Speaker Type

  • Breakout Presenter
  • Keynote Presenter
  • Presentation Moderator