10th Annual People in Healthcare Summit

Sustaining Engagement, Leadership and Culture in Times of Crisis and Change

September 21-22
Virtual Conference

10th Annual People in Healthcare Summit

Sustaining Engagement, Leadership and Culture in Times of Crisis and Change

September 21-22
Virtual Conference

What’s the event about?

Sustaining Engagement, Leadership and Culture in Times of Crisis and Change.

Human Resource departments in Healthcare are facing a situation unlike any they have before. The COVID outbreak has highlighted any number of problems, from how healthcare organizations operate from a business perspective to how understaffed many are in facing this crisis…more

2 Day Conference

September 21 – 22, 2020

Virtual Conference

Will be submitted to HRCI credits

Event Agenda 

Time (ET)Session
10:00am Opening Keynote: Agility, Innovation, and Joy During a Global Pandemic
Cathy Fraser - Chief Human Resources Officer, Mayo Clinic
10:45am
From Cultural Competency to Health Equity - The Transformative Role of Inclusive Leadership and the Pursuit of Health Equity
Dr. Ronald Copeland - Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Kaiser Permanente
11:30am Mitigating Bias Through Cultural Awareness to Improve Patient Experience and Outcomes
Pamela Abner - Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Office for Diversity and Inclusion, Mount Sinai Health System
12:15pm Prioritizing People - How HR and Talent Acquisition are Working Together to Create a Better Employee Experience
Diana Hinojosa - Healthcare Recruitment Manager, LevelUP
John Fitzgerald - Global Chief People Officer, LevelUP
1:00pm Break
1:45pm The Houston Methodist Story of Engagement, Culture, and Innovation - Preparing for the Workforce of the Future… and the Present
Carole Hackett - Chief Human Resources Officer, Houston Methodist
Thomas Vernon - VP Talent and Experience, Houston Methodist
2:45pm The Evolution of the Digital Talent Experience
Tobias Washington - Director Learning Experience, Design and Technology, CHRISTUS Health
3:30pm Conference Day 1 Sessions Conclude

Time (ET)Session
10:00amLet’s Get Real - Using Common Courtesy, Caring and Kindness to Enhance Retention and Patient Experience
Cathy Knorzer - Chief Nursing Officer, University Hospitals
10:45amPandemic Planning to Market Downturn – The Rise and Fall of Talent Acquisition
Cathy Henesey - Executive Director Talent Acquisition and HR Shared Services, AdventHealth
11:30am Transformational Leadership - Developing High Potential Leaders in Healthcare
David Hoff - Chief Operating Officer, EASI Consult
Jennifer Hunt - Director Physician Leadership Academy, OSF HealthCare
12:15pm Break
1:00pm Keynote: Leveraging Wellness - A Strategic Priority for Appreciation, Engagement, Retention and Financial Performance
Darrick Paul - Chief People Officer, MUSC Health
1:45pmAcquiring and Developing a Diverse Pipeline of Top Talent
Scott Dimmick - Chief Human Resources Officer, Lakeland Regional Health
2:30pm Conference and Day 2 Sessions Conclude

Event Speakers

Thomas Vernon

Thomas Vernon

Vice President Talent and Experience, Houston Methodist Thomas has been with Houston Methodist since May 2015. His responsibility includes creation of the talent acquisition strategy for the enterprise as well as leader of Organizational and Leadership Development....

Carole Hackett

Carole Hackett

Chief Human Resources Officer, Houston Methodist Carole Hackett serves as Senior Vice President of Houston Methodist.  In her current role she leads the Human Resources and Wellness function for the 7 hospitals of the Houston Methodist System, 2 Physician...

Dr. Ronald Copeland

Dr. Ronald Copeland

Ronald L. Copeland, MD, FACS, is senior vice president of National Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity strategy and policy and chief equity, inclusion, and diversity officer for Kaiser Permanente. Through multiple collaborations, he leads Kaiser Permanente's program-wide...

Topics will include:

  • The Concept of Health Equity
  • Removing bias and developing cultural competency to impact the quality of care
  • Engaging and Developing Physicians and Nurses
  • Fostering Innovation and Happiness in the midst of adversity
  • Innovative Performance Management
  • Promoting and Sustaining Employee Wellbeing
  • Supporting a sound organizational culture
  • Increasing recruiting efficiency
  • The Role of Technology in creating an optimal employee experience
  • The Value of Inclusive Leadership

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