10th Annual People in Healthcare Summit

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

September 21-22
The AMA Atlanta Executive
Conference Center, Atlanta, GA

10th Annual People in Healthcare Summit

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

September 21-22
The AMA Atlanta Executive
Conference Center, Atlanta, GA

10th Annual People in Healthcare Summit

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

September 21-22
The AMA Atlanta Executive
Conference Center, Atlanta, GA

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

The AMA Conference Center, Atlanta

Will be submitted to HRCI credits

Event Agenda 

TimeSession
8:00am Registration
8:30am Virtual Opening Keynote: Agility, Innovation, and Joy During a Global Pandemic
Cathy Fraser - Chief Human Resources Officer, Mayo Clinic
9:30am
Live Opening Keynote: 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
10:00am Morning Networking Break
10:45am 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
11:30am Thought Leadership by Sterling
12:15pm Lunch
1:15pm Thought Leadership by Level Up
11:30am The Evolution of the Digital Talent Experience
Tobias Washington - Director Learning Experience, Design and Technology, CHRISTUS Health
2:45pm Afternoon Break
3:15pmLive Closing Keynote: Leveraging Wellness - A Strategic Priority for Appreciation, Engagement, Retention and Financial Performance
Darrick Paul - Chief People Officer, MUSC Health
4:00pm Conference Day 1 Sessions Conclude

TimeSession
8:30amLet’s Get Real - Using Common Courtesy, Caring and Kindness to Enhance Retention and Patient Experience
Cathy Knorzer - Chief Nursing Officer, University Hospitals
9:15amPandemic Planning to Market Downturn – The Rise and Fall of Talent Acquisition
Cathy Henesey - Executive Director Talent Acquisition and HR Shared Services, AdventHealth
10:00am Morning Break
10:30am The Annual Review is Dead – Transforming Performance Management
Christopher Rott - Chief Human Resources Officer, Citadel Care Centers
11:00am Acquiring and Developing a Diverse Pipeline of Top Talent
Scott Dimmick - Chief Human Resources Officer, Lakeland Regional Health
12:00pmGroup Discussion: Rising to the Challenge – The Role of HR Strategic Leadership in Guiding Healthcare Organizations Through the COVID19 Crisis
12:30pmLunch
1:30pm6 Pillars of Physician Engagement - The Everett Clinic Story
Liberty Stansberry - Vice President Human Capital, OptumCare
2:15pm Virtual Closing Keynote: Successful Deployment of a Highly Infectious Disease Unit for COVID-19 Response
Pablo Vasquez - Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Houston Methodist
3:00pm Conference and Day 2 Sessions Conclude

Event Speakers

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...

Cathy Fraser

Cathy Fraser

Chief Human Resources Officer, Mayo Clinic Cathy is the Chief Human Resources Officer for Mayo Clinic.  She is responsible for the human resource strategies and services that ensure that Mayo’s current and future workforce fulfill Mayo’s primary value of ensuring the...

Cathy Knorzer

Cathy Knorzer

Chief Nursing Officer, University Hospitals Cathy A. Knorzer, RN, MSN, NP-BC, NEA-BC is Chief Nursing Officer at University Hospitals St. John Medical Center in Westlake, Ohio. Cathy has been an RN for 35 years, A Certified Women’s and Children’s Nurse Practitioner...

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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