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 Elevating leadership effectiveness in health care

Elevating leadership effectiveness in health care

When: February 4, 2014
Time: 08:00 AM
Where: St. Andrews Club & Conference Centre, 150 King Street West

Join Hay Group on February 4th for a complimentary one day symposium exclusively for health care professionals - Elevating leadership effectiveness in health care. This event will be a unique opportunity for you to network with your peers as we collaborate, discover best practices and collectively determine the path to elevating leadership in the sector.

This exciting day features case studies, guest panelists, industry experts and communities of practice. The program includes the following speakers - a full agenda showcasing all speakers for the event will be available shortly.

Dr. Nalin Ahluwalia, Chief of Emergency Medicine at Humber River Regional Hospital:  Developing our Physician Leaders
You’ve rolled out development to your leaders and you’re all speaking the same language. Or, are you? Physicians, and Physician leaders are a unique group that may require unique attention. Learn about one physician’s leadership development journey, what he views as the unique concerns from a physician’s perspective, and his insights on connecting with your physician leaders to engage them them in the journey . 

Dr. Ahluwalia will share his perspectives on how to connect your physician leaders with the right development opportunities.


Tom Closson, former President & CEO, Ontario Hospital Association will moderate a panel discussion with David Musyj, President & CEO, Windsor Regional Hospital and Ken Deane, President & CEO, Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare 
Health care delivery in the City of Windsor is currently undergoing transformational change to realign services between Windsor Regional Hospital and Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital and fundamentally alter how services are delivered in the region. Find out how the executives and leadership teams of both hospitals collaborated to share resources, realign services and provide change leadership through this large multi-year initiative. 

David and Ken will share their insights into the resulting impact on their leadership, as well as on overall talent development in their hospitals. 

Kathy Brooks, Senior Director, Leadership and Talent at Hay Group: Injecting Innovation into health care 
You’ve tightened your belts. You’ve cut where you can. Yet you still cannot grasp the golden ring! It is time to move beyond making improvements and incremental changes and embrace the power of breakthrough thinking. Make creativity and innovation the lifeblood of your organization and help transform health care. Find out how organizations like Google have turned traditional thinking on its head and used creativity and innovation to drive their organizational success.

Kathy, who developed the Innovative Organization ModelTM, will introduce you to a disciplined approach to creative thinking and lead you through an ideation session on real health care issues.

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