Graduate Program and Practitioner Workshop Agenda

The Palmer House Hilton
Lacquer Room, 4th Floor

7:00 - 8:45 am - ACHE/AUPHA Keynote Breakfast
     David Pate, MD, JD; President of St. Luke’s, Boise, ID - The Art of Leadership:  Teaching, Developing, and Assessing Essential Professional Skills

9:00 - 9:15 am - Introduction
     Tracy Farnsworth, Idaho State University & Leonard Friedman, The George Washingnton University

9:15 - 9:30 am - Leadership Skills Survey Overview
     Jaime Stephens, AUPHA

9:30 am - 10:15 am - Tools and Technique Panel
     Reviewing Methods to Teach Leadership Skills 

  • Guest Speakers - Erik Carlton, DrPH, West Virginia University
  • Role Playing - Mary Ellen Wells, MHA, FACHE, University of Minnesota
  • Case Studies - Carla Sampson, MBA, FACHE, Temple University
  • Special Projects - Dan Gentry, PhD, MHA, University of Iowa
  • Internships - Anne Hewitt, PhD, Seton Hall University

10:15 – 10:30 am - Break

10:30 – 11:15 am - Breakout Sessions
     Facilitated Group Discussions on Professional Skills (e.g., Leading Change, Holding Others Accountable, etc.)

  • Develop Teams
  • Lead & Manage Others
  • Manage & Resolve Conflict
  • Plan & Lead Change
  • Solve Problems & Make Decisions
  • Recognize/Maintain High Ethical Standards
  • Communicate Effectively

11:15 am - 12:00 pm - Panel Discussion
     Professionals Will Discuss Real World Needs and Activities to Support/Progress Professional Skills

  • Moderator: Tracy Farnsworth, EdD, Idaho State University and Chair, AUPHA Graduate Programs Committee
  • Panelist: Michael J. Dandorph, MHA, President, Rush System and Rush University Medical Center
  • Panelist: John Goodnow, President & CEO, Benefis Health System
  • Panelist: Shawn C. Molsberger, MBA, FACHE, President, Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital
  • Panelist: Jose R. Sanchez, LMCS, LCSW, President and CEO, Norwegian American Hospital

*Agenda is subject to change