Annual Women Leaders in Healthcare Conference

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Thursday, November 12, 2020
9   a.m. -  12 p.m. EDT
Virtual Webcast

Regular pricing: $99 members/ $139 non-members

Annual Women Leaders in Healthcare Conference: Leadership Redefined
Thursday, November 12, 2020 | 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Virtual Conference

Join the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association at our annual conference of women leaders in healthcare. Senior experts from across healthcare will present on communication and negotiation skills, fostering inclusion and equity in the healthcare setting, and building executive leadership. The virtual conference will include engaging polls, break-out sessions, and opportunities for virtual networking. Register today!
Target audience: Female health care leaders/executives

9:00 a.m.
Opening remarks & video
Valerie Fleishman, Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association

9:05 a.m.
Conference emcee: Cecelia Houser, Founder and President, C-Change: Executive Coaching Exemplified

9:10 a.m.
Breaking Bias and Championing Equity
Lashyra “Lash” Nolen, Harvard Medical School’s First Black Woman Class President

9:30 a.m.
Negotiate like a CEO
Suzanne Bates, CEO, Bates Communications

10 a.m.
Panel: Resilience and Self-Care Lessons Learned During COVID-19

Nancy Gaden, DNP, RN, Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer of Boston Medical Center
Cheryl Lapriore, Chief of Staff, UMass Memorial
Deborah Bergholm-Petka, MS, Director of Organizational Development, Circle Health/Lowell General Hospital
Moderator: Christine Schuster, RN, MBA, President & CEO, Emerson Hospital

10:30 a.m.
Brief Video Break

10:40 a.m.
New Opportunities Emerging in Healthcare for Leaders on the Rise
Hiyam Nadel, MBA, RN, BSN, Nursing Director in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director, Center for Innovations in Care Delivery, Massachusetts General Hospital

11 a.m.
Fireside Chat: Mentor Matchmaking—Why Mentorship is Critical for Career Success
Sandra L. Fenwick, Chief Executive Officer, Boston Children's Hospital
Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, Immediate Past-President, American Medical Association
Moderator: Jackie Jenkins-Scott, President, Mass Women’s Forum

11:30 a.m.
Leadership Redefined: A Critical Shift for the Modern Workforce
Hannah Ubl, Communication and Culture Expert and Co-Founder, Good Company Consulting


12 p.m.

Check out the below webinar recording, which is a sneak-peek into our Annual Women’s Leadership Conference!

Leading & Maneuvering Change in an Evolving Healthcare Landscape

Our healthcare landscape has evolved dramatically in the span of just a few months. Women leaders have played a critical role in guiding new health policies, strategies, and practices during COVID-19. Join MHA for a free webinar to learn about managing change and leading during times of uncertainty. We’ll be joined by a panel of women healthcare executives leading their hospitals through the pandemic. They will provide best practices for leadership through crisis that can be applied in all care settings.

Written cancellations received by November 5, 2020 will be charged a $50 administrative fee. If payment has been received, your registration fee will be refunded minus the $50. Cancellations received after November 5, 2020 will still be charged the full registration fee and if payment has been received, no refunds will be given. To avoid this penalty, you may send a substitute to the program.

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