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Harvard Medical School

Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare

Nov 14—16, 2019
3 days
Boston, MA, USA
USD 1075
USD 358 per day

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Strategies and Skills Development for Career Advancement and Leadership

This professional development program delivers evidence-based strategies, skills development and education that help women at various stages of their healthcare careers step into and succeed in leadership positions. It also helps women—and men—effectively cultivate female managerial talent in healthcare settings by developing the following competencies:

LEADERSHIP SKILLS

  • Strategic planning and execution
  • Team building and leadership
  • Measuring and reporting impact
  • Conflict resolution
  • Negotiation
  • Communication
  • Managing change
  • Diversity inclusion
  • Overcoming barriers
  • Effective mentoring
  • Strategic finance
  • Resource management
  • Securing and managing budgets
  • Defining your leadership style

CAREER BUILDING

  • Strategies
  • Goal setting and execution
  • Negotiation and advocacy
  • Executive presence
  • Persuasive public speaking
  • Difficult conversations
  • Bios, blogs, CVs
  • Social media

ORGANIZATIONAL IMPACT

  • Patient-centered care
  • Project outcomes
  • Burnout and wellness
  • Quality and performance
  • Innovation and technology

CAREER BUILDING and LEADERSHIP SKILLS

This is the only program of its kind to complement leadership and development strategies with skills development for the essential, practical, personal competencies required of women to excel at leadership positions, including:

  • Mission and Vision: Identifying what you are passionate about and how to accomplish it
  • Leadership Style and Skill: Recognizing your leadership potential, style, and opportunities
  • Strategic Planning: Identifying strategic imperatives, developing a strategic plan, setting short- and long-term goals
  • Negotiation and Advocacy: Negotiating with skill and advocating internally and externally to accomplish key objectives
  • Fiscal Responsibility: Managing budgets, risk, quality, and growth
  • Performance and Outcomes: Executing your strategic plan and measuring success
  • Leading People: Managing people and engaging stakeholders
  • Communication: Executive presence, dynamic and persuasive public speaking, skillfully handling difficult conversations, writing compelling narrative descriptions
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Focusing on data-driven strategic initiatives to promote and support diversity in the healthcare workforce

Schedule

Day 1

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 Strategies for Community Programming and Outreach Jane Edmonds

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.)

Day 2

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

Day 3

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:

  • Identify at least three channels on which to focus your content strategy in order to impact patients and healthcare leaders
  • Train your healthcare team to use social media to effectively reach their audience with important healthcare information
  • 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:

  • Clarify your big picture
  • Identify your target audience
  • Develop a book concept and possible book structures (a few examples); choose the optimal publishing option
  • 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:

  • Identify and understand basic financial terms and tools used by healthcare leaders.
  • Use financial reports to inform decision-making processes.
  • 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.

The Private Practice Advantage: Developing Your Strategic Roadmap to Leadership Orly Avitzur, MD, MBA

As a practitioner who works in a private practice setting, you are already primed with an innate set of traits and abilities to become a successful leader. Although private practice can be isolating, opportunities for leadership abound and they can greatly expand your universe and enhance your professional satisfaction. This workshop will show you how to conduct a personal SWOT analysis to 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.

Who should attend

  • Physicians
  • Physician Leaders
  • Nurse Executives
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Mental Health Professionals

Professionals in:

  • Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Operations
  • Patient Services
  • Quality and Safety
  • Research

Experts

Dr. Jennifer S. Hunt is a lecturer in the National Security College and a research associate at the US Studies Centre. Publishing on comparative national security policy in the US, Australia, and the Arab Gulf, her research portfolio examines the intersection between defense, energy, and economic...
Dr. Susan Pories is the co-editor of The Soul of a Doctor and co-author of Cancer: Biography of a Disease. She is an associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School, is the medical director of the Hoffman Breast Center at Mount Auburn Hospital, and was president of the Association of Wom...
Dr. Helen Riess is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Director of Empathy Research and Training in Psychotherapy Research group in the Department of Psychiatry at MGH. She is conducting research on improving empathy in the patient - physician relationship. Sh...
Dr Paula Gutlove is Professor of Negotiation and Conflict Management Practice at the Simmons College School of Management, and Deputy Director of the Institute for Resource and Security Studies (IRSS). At IRSS she founded and directs the international project, Health Bridges for Peace. This proje...
W. Brad Johnson, PhD, is professor of psychology in the Department of Leadership, Ethics, and Law at the United States Naval Academy, and a faculty associate in the Graduate School of Education at Johns Hopkins University. A clinical psychologist and former Lieutenant Commander in the Navy’s Medi...
Deborah Saltman, AM, MD, PhD, Chair, Independent Scientific Advisory Committee, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, United Kingdom Deborah Saltman is the Chair, Independent Scientific Advisory Committee, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (UK). She holds position...
Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE is an Associate Professor and the Vice Chair of Strategy and Innovation in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). Dr. Shillcutt also serves as the Director of Clinical Research. She underwent her residency in Anesthes...

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Nov 14—16, 2019
3 days
Boston, MA, USA
USD 1075
USD 358 per day

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