Course Overview

Learn how to evaluate personal leadership strengths and weaknesses, create and execute a communication strategy for key team members, understand key hospital finances and drivers, examine how hospital metrics are derived and more in this four-day, hands-on educational course covering various hospital medicine-focused leadership skills.

Attendees are grouped at tables of ten, each with a skilled facilitator to ensure meaningful, relevant application of concepts to hands-on activities.

The Leadership: Strategic Essentials course is recommended for residents, early career hospital medicine professionals, first-time hospitalist leaders and/or hospitalist leaders wishing to strengthen or broaden their leadership skill set and advance their career.

Course Objectives

  • Understand their individual leadership style, and assess their strengths
  • Use negotiation skills to effectively advocate the value of their hospitalist programs
  • Understand key financial and performance metrics impacting their hospitals and hospitalist programs
  • Create and execute a communication strategy for all key constituencies
  • Implement methods of effective change through leadership, shared vision and management of the organization’s culture
  • Utilize strategic planning to define a vision for their program, prioritize efforts and achieve designated goals

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

  • Jeff Glasheen, MD, SFHM
  • Brian Harte, MD
  • Russell L. Holman, MD, MHM
  • Eric E. Howell, MD, SFHM
  • Nancy Spector, MD
  • Luanne Thorndyke, MD
  • Larry Wellikson, MD, MHM

“There are very powerful and very practical skills I’m learning that really have to do with overall trends & what is going on in healthcare, and how that affects our day-to-day.”
Rachel Nash, Strategic Essentials 2018