Course Overview

Find out how to critically assess program growth opportunities and develop operational plans, utilize the principles of SWARM intelligence, lead, manage, and motivate teams in complex hospital environments and communicate effectively in the Mastering Teamwork course.

Prominent faculty deep-dive into many of the leadership skills and practices in this session to provide participants with a better understanding of team and organizational dynamics and how their personal leadership skills can strengthen teams and improve organizational growth/success.

Mastering Teamwork is recommended for hospital medicine professionals with three or more years of experience as well as hospitalist leaders looking to advance their career to the organizational strategy level.

Course Objectives

  • Manage team dynamics and potential threats to high performance
  • Understand and manage a variety of professional motivations for individuals within a team
  • Apply effective communication strategies in all aspects
  • Invest in themselves as leaders to optimize professional growth and career path
  • Critically assess program growth opportunities and implement the necessary infrastructure for success
  • Utilize the theory of SWARM intelligence to enhance overall institutional success

Course Schedule

Still being developed for 2019. Please reference the 2018 schedule here to get an idea of the format and topics being offered.

Accreditation Statement
The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Tuition

SHM member rate: $2,195

Non-member rate: $2,595

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Faculty

  • Flora Kisuule, MD, MPH, SFHM
  • Leonard J. Marcus, PhD
  • Amit Prachand, M.Eng.
  • Jeffery G. Wiese, MD, MHM
  • Mark Williams, MD, MHM

“A key takeaway for me has been the importance of collaboration and negotiation. Looking at the other side, and the benefits they would get out of the negotiation and where your interests coincide to become a better negotiator.”
Leah Berkery, Mastering Teamwork 2018