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Thursday, November 14, 2019
7:00am to 8:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00am to 9:30am Women and Healthcare Leadership: Today's Most Highly Valued Skills and Strategies

Julie Silver, MD

9:30am to 10:15am Successfully Navigating Difficult Conversations

Gillien Todd, MEd, JD

10:15am to 10:45am How to Pitch New Ideas

Saurabha Bhatnagar, MD, FAAPMR

10:45am to 11:15am Break

Refreshments provided

11:15am to 11:55am Legal Conversations Every Leader Should Have about Money, Discrimination, and Avoiding Litigation

Aimee Lowe, JD

11:55am to 12:45pm Measuring Your Organizational Outcomes

Jessica Dudley, MD

12:45pm to 2:15pm Lunch break*
2:15pm to 3:15pm Afternoon Lectures I (Choose one)

 

Engaging and Developing Your Team through Effective Feedback
Elena Olson, JD

Eradicating Microaggressions and Microinequities in Your Workplace
Ranna Parekh, MD, MPH

Matchmaking for Money: How to Work Efficiently and Effectively with Development Professionals at Your Institution to Fund Research, Programs, and Other Initiatives
Sandra Sedacca, JD

3:15pm to 3:45pm Break
3:45pm to 4:45pm Afternoon Lectures II (Choose one)

 

Collaborative Negotiations
Ranna Parekh, MD, MPH

Effective Leadership in an Uncertain Healthcare Environment: Strategies for Agility, Adaptability, and Resilience
Christine Spadafor, JD, ScM, RN

How to Measure Your Performance Against What Matters Most for Your Organization
Saurabha Bhatnagar, MD, FAAPMR

4:45pm to 7:00pm Dinner break*
7:00pm to 8:30pm Dialogue and Dessert

We invite you to participate in friendly, informal roundtable discussions where you can enjoy coffee and dessert and network with other attendees. Specific topics will be announced on site.

(This optional session does not qualify for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.)

Friday, November 15, 2019
7:00am to 8:00am Continental Breakfast
8:00am to 8:45am How to Promote Evidence-Based Wellness in Healthcare Professionals

Sasha Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE

8:45am to 9:30am Creating a Mentoring-Rich Training Culture

W. Brad Johnson, PhD

9:30am to 10:15am Uncovering and Addressing Unconscious Bias: A Guide for Leaders

Sherri-Ann Burnett-Bowie, MD, MPH

10:15am to 10:45am Break
10:45am to 11:30am Lifestyle Medicine for Leaders

Elizabeth Frates, MD

11:30am to 12:15pm The New Leadership Paradigm for Women in Healthcare

Paula Gutlove, DMD

12:15pm to 1:45pm Lunch break*
1:45pm to 2:30pm Interactive Breakout Sessions 1A to 1J (Choose one)

During the course of the afternoon, participants will have the opportunity to attend three of the following repeating breakout sessions.

1A Time Management for Women Leaders
Sasha Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE 

1B Improving Your Own Personal Wellness
Elizabeth Frates, MD

1C Impactful Networking Strategies for Quiet Leaders
Laurie Baedke, MHA, FACHE, FACMPE

1D Rewrite Your Professional Bio to Position Yourself as a Leader
Lisa Tener, MS

1E Next-Generation Healthcare Leadership: Strategies for How to Be a "Superboss" and Create Effective Teams
Christine Spadafor, JD, ScM, RN

1F Strategies for Nurse Leaders and Executives
Tiffany Love, PhD, FACHE, GNP, ANP-BC, CCA, CRLC

1G How to Grow, Reinforce, and Measure a Mentoring-Rich Training Culture: A Skill-Building Workshop
W. Brad Johnson, PhD

1H Introduction to Policy and Advocacy: A Leadership Skill Set
Michael Sinha, MD, JD, MPH

1I How to Identify and Harness Your Management and Mentoring Styles and Be a More Effective Leader
Shikha Jain, MD, FACP

1J How to Use Different Social Media Platforms to Advance Your Leadership Agenda: A Beginner’s Guide
Jennifer Joe, MD

2:30pm to 2:50pm Transition to second session
2:50pm to 3:35pm Interactive Breakout Sessions 2A to 2J (Choose one)

During the course of the afternoon, participants will have the opportunity to attend three of the following repeating breakout sessions.

2A Time Management for Women Leaders
Sasha Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE 

2B Improving Your Own Personal Wellness
Elizabeth Frates, MD

2C Impactful Networking Strategies for Quiet Leaders
Laurie Baedke, MHA, FACHE, FACMPE

2D Rewrite Your Professional Bio to Position Yourself as a Leader
Lisa Tener, MS

2E Next-Generation Healthcare Leadership: Strategies for How to Be a "Superboss" and Create Effective Teams
Christine Spadafor, JD, ScM, RN

2F Strategies for Nurse Leaders and Executives
Tiffany Love, PhD, FACHE, GNP, ANP-BC, CCA, CRLC

2G How to Grow, Reinforce, and Measure a Mentoring-Rich Training Culture: A Skill-Building Workshop
W. Brad Johnson, PhD

2H Introduction to Policy and Advocacy: A Leadership Skill Set
Michael Sinha, MD, JD, MPH

2I How to Identify and Harness Your Management and Mentoring Styles and Be a More Effective Leader
Shikha Jain, MD, FACP

2J How to Use Different Social Media Platforms to Advance Your Leadership Agenda: A Beginner’s Guide
Jennifer Joe, MD

3:35pm to 4:15pm Break

Refreshments provided

4:15pm to 5:00pm Interactive Breakout Sessions 3A to 3J (Choose one)

During the course of the afternoon, participants will have the opportunity to attend three of the following repeating breakout sessions.

3A Time Management for Women Leaders
Sasha Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE 

3B Improving Your Own Personal Wellness
Elizabeth Frates, MD

3C Impactful Networking Strategies for Quiet Leaders
Laurie Baedke, MHA, FACHE, FACMPE

3D Rewrite Your Professional Bio to Position Yourself as a Leader
Lisa Tener, MS

3E Next-Generation Healthcare Leadership: Strategies for How to Be a "Superboss" and Create Effective Teams
Christine Spadafor, JD, ScM, RN

3F Strategies for Nurse Leaders and Executives
Tiffany Love, PhD, FACHE, GNP, ANP-BC, CCA, CRLC

3G How to Grow, Reinforce, and Measure a Mentoring-Rich Training Culture: A Skill-Building Workshop
W. Brad Johnson, PhD

3H Introduction to Policy and Advocacy: A Leadership Skill Set
Michael Sinha, MD, JD, MPH

3I How to Identify and Harness Your Management and Mentoring Styles and Be a More Effective Leader
Shikha Jain, MD, FACP

3J How to Use Different Social Media Platforms to Advance Your Leadership Agenda: A Beginner’s Guide
Jennifer Joe, MD

Saturday, November 16, 2019
7:00am to 8:00am Continental Breakfast
8:00am to 8:45am Developing and Executing Your Strategic Plan: Mission, Vision, Goals, Strategy, Tactics

Laurie Baedke, MHA, FACHE, FACMPE

8:45am to 9:30am Understanding the Domains of Empathy to Empower Team Engagement and Collaboration

Helen Riess, MD

9:30am to 10:15am Creating Your Leadership Dossier

Deborah Saltman, AM, MD, PhD

10:15am to 10:35am Break

Refreshments provided

10:35am to 11:20am Tapping Into the Power of Social Media in Healthcare Leadership

Rusty Shelton

11:20am to 12:20pm A Plan to Achieve Next-Level Leadership: Developing Your Goals and Implementing Your Strategy

Julie Silver, MD

12:20pm to 1:30pm Break for lunch*
1:30pm to 4:30pm Optional Advanced Workshops (Choose one)

Advanced Workshops are optional 3-hour smaller group sessions focusing in depth on higher-level leadership and career development skills. You can customize your learning experience, choosing a workshop from among the following that aligns with your career interests and goals.

 

Social Media Boot Camp
Rusty Shelton

A special 3-hour immersive workshop for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare leaders who want a current understanding of the uses, career-building attributes, infrastructure, time requirements, benefits, and risks of social media.

You will learn how to reach a larger audience with your message online—whether to build thought-leadership and impact as an individual, or to build a more visible brand for your institution. The workshop will include case studies, and will show you how to stand out from the crowd and prioritize social media efforts across Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and beyond.

 

Objectives: After attending this workshop, you will be able to:

  1. Identify at least three channels on which to focus your content strategy in order to impact patients and healthcare leaders
  2. Train your healthcare team to use social media to effectively reach their audience with important healthcare information
  3. Utilize at least two effective, evidence-based strategies to build a larger email list

 

How to Write and Publish a Book to Support Your Mission and Work: Strategies and Expert Advice
Lisa Tener, MS

Writing and publishing a book can support a bigger picture, impacting patients, other healthcare providers, communities, public health, and your own career as a healthcare leader. In addition to covering the how-tos of becoming a published author, this session will teach you to market your book in ways that support your leadership work.

We will explore endeavors that work as powerful adjuncts to a book, such as webinars, online study programs, consulting, product or program development, and speaking. Case examples of savvy healthcare leaders will bring the material to life. You will also learn how to get started with a big-picture plan that plays to the synergies of book writing, leadership, and specific business endeavors.

 

Objectives: After attending this workshop, you will be able to:

  1. Clarify your big picture
  2. Identify your target audience
  3. Develop a book concept and possible book structures (a few examples); choose the optimal publishing option
  4. Develop professional opportunities, services and offerings that work synergistically with your book

 

Introduction to What Every Leader Needs to Know about Financial Reporting
Wendy Gutterson, MS

In this introductory workshop, you will learn foundational concepts for understanding hospital and medical practice finance—training that many healthcare professionals have never received. Learning the basics of financial reporting does not have to be daunting. In this finance workshop, you will learn the basics of balance sheets, profit and loss statements, budget design and monitoring, compensation strategies, and how financial reports shape management decisions.

Through discussion and hands-on exercises, you will gain understanding of the language of the CFO in order to be a more successful and collaborative leader.

 

Objectives: After attending this workshop, you will be able to:

  1. Identify and understand basic financial terms and tools used by healthcare leaders.
  2. Use financial reports to inform decision-making processes.
  3. Describe the budgetary process and how both financial acumen and advocacy may play a role in obtaining the resources needed for a particular project.

 

7 Principles for Effective Leadership in Healthcare Environments
Deborah Saltman, AM, MD, PhD

This special workshop takes an innovative and evidence-driven look at core principles for effective leadership and how to leverage them within a healthcare setting. 

Educational highlights include:

 

• How to gain an essential understanding of how the people you are leading want to be led
• How to be a good “situational leader”
• Techniques to run better meetings

• Techniques for more impactful performance discussions
• How to identify your preferred leadership style(s)
• Matching your leadership style with employee and colleague work styles to achieve shared goals
• How to lead from “in front” and from “behind”

The workshop will also explore leadership pitfalls, such as “avoidant leadership styles,” that negatively impact outcomes.

 

The workshop combines hands-on exercises with theory and the opportunity to experience real life leadership situations. You can bring your own workplace challenges with you to the workshop.

 

Negotiation Skills and Strategies for Career Success
Paula Gutlove, DMD

This 3-hour interactive workshop helps you understand, hone, and harness negotiation principles and self-advocacy skills.

You will learn strategies for empowerment and self-advocacy; tools to recognize and create opportunities for negotiation; and guidelines to establish realistic negotiation goals. You will develop and practice your unique and authentic negotiation voice to achieve career success and close the gender wage gap.

 

Strengths-Based Leadership: Leveraging Your Talent for Increased Career Performance and Engagement
Laurie Baedke, MHA, FACHE, FACMPE

This dynamic 3-hour workshop examines research on strengths-based leadership and the connection between talent and workplace performance and engagement.

Attendees will participate in Gallup’s StrengthsFinder assessment, obtaining a personalized report on their unique talent themes. Through didactic teaching and interactive exercises, participants will learn about their natural talents and how to turn those talents into strengths, while also learning how to recognize talents in others and utilize them for the success of the team.

 

Introduction to Grant Funding: How to Identify and Apply for Private Foundation Funds
Andrea Ferreira, MPH

Non-federal funding, specifically through private foundations, is a viable option to support some clinical programs, community health activities, and research. This 3-hour workshop introduces the essential elements to securing private foundation funding, from defining the program for which you need support to getting repeat funding. Bring your laptops and get ready to find some funds!

Educational highlights include:

  • Differences among foundation types and why knowing these matters
  • How to determine if your organization, program, or initiative is “grant ready”
  • How to align your program components in a way that makes writing a proposal simpler
  • How to find potential foundation funders that match up with your program or initiative
  • How grant proposal development is a “team sport”
  • What the secrets are for success that foundation funders won’t tell you but really want you to know
  • Why your budget can and should tell a story

The workshop combines lecture, discussion, hands-on exercises, and the opportunity to begin to shape a potential grant proposal.

 

Building Your Confidence: Tools and Strategies to Overcome Impostor Tendencies and Thrive
Jennifer Hunt, MD

Fluctuations in self-confidence are normal, but sometimes the dips can hold people back. Whether you have a bit too much self-doubt or full-blown Impostor Syndrome, this workshop is designed to empower you.  

The 3-hour interactive session will use a variety of tools to teach practical and applicable skills to control impostor tendencies and overcome negative thought patterns that may hold you back from achieving your full potential. These tools and strategies provide an opportunity for you to worry less and be happier--even in the face of common workplace triggers and difficult leadership challenges.

 

Developing Your Strategic Roadmap to Leadership
Orly Avitzur, MD, MBA

You are already primed with an innate set of traits and abilities to become a successful leader. Opportunities for leadership abound in every healthcare setting from private practice to academic medicine, and you can strategically expand your universe and enhance your professional satisfaction. This workshop will show you how to conduct a personal Strengths/Weaknesses/Opportunities/Threats (SWOT) and a StrengthFinder analysis to determine and leverage your strengths, hone critical leadership skills, develop successful communication approaches, and find opportunities to reach your goals.

This 3-hour interactive session is built around a participatory format where questions are invited and conversation is encouraged.

 

Strategies for Strong Healthcare Teams
Susan Pories, MD

This 3-hour interactive workshop will provide a dynamic environment to help leaders learn skills and strategies that build great teams.

Topics include team dynamics, team training, strategies for understanding and working with different types of people to meet goals and expectations, and how to run effective meetings. These important skills can help to improve working relationships and support ​personal and professional growth and satisfaction.

*There are many convenient and varied lunch and dinner options within a short walking distance of the course.