Leadership Webinar Series

2021 MHA Virtual Leadership Series

Noon to 1 p.m. ET, April 29, June 3, June 17, July 15 and Aug. 19 | Registration

This virtual speaker series covers leadership issues brought to the forefront because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts from across the nation will assist with post-pandemic strategic planning.

The series offers five webinars, and members can participate in as many as they are interested in.

April 29
Technology Post-COVID-19: Telemedicine, Hospital at Home and Expansion of Technology
Daniel Kraft, MD

COVID-19 served as a catalyst for healthcare innovation, accelerated the digitization and virtualization of patient care and created long-term implications for more continuous, proactive, personalized, anytime-anywhere healthcare. In this session, Dr. Daniel Kraft, who chairs the XPRIZE Pandemic Alliance Task Force and is founder of Exponential Medicine, will explore emerging healthcare technology; expectations for prevention, diagnostics and therapy; and the implications for providers.

Daniel Kraft

June 3
Diversity and Inclusion
Kim Blue

In 2020, Kim Blue joined Zoom as the global head of People Experience Partners, where she leads the company’s worldwide team of human resource business partners. Over her career, Blue has created and executed organizational strategies for top-flight organizations, including ESPN and Microsoft, and led diversity and inclusion efforts. Whether she is consulting one-on-one or leading training for hundreds of people, she coaches people to step beyond the shore of diversity and really explore the ocean that is inclusion.

Kim Blue

June 17
Supply Chain Excellence in the Post-Pandemic World
Mark Graban

The pandemic has demonstrated that it is time for hospitals to pay more attention to supply chain and materials management. Although maybe seen as mundane, supply chain supports the clinical and patient safety excellence hospitals strive for. In this session, author, speaker and consultant Mark Graban will share best practices from his experience with a world-class supply chain in the computer industry and from leading the supply chain in health systems. He will better prepare us for the next pandemic or unexpected event we face.

Mark Graban

July 15
Leading your Team and Culture Past the Collective COVID PTSD to an Emotionally Healthy Workplace
Nicole Lipkin

The year 2020 shone a spotlight on our individual and collective strengths and weaknesses. We learned that our mental and physical capacity is great, but we also learned that we need workplace cultures and leadership that are supportive, agile and responsive to developing and strengthening employees’ emotional well-being. In this session, you will learn how to lead through post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after the pandemic by examining leadership behaviors and practices that help increase organizational and individual resilience and emotional sustainability.

Nicole Lipkin

Aug. 19
Rural Healthcare Delivery in Recovery
Benjamin Anderson

Benjamin Anderson is vice president for Rural Health and Hospitals at the Colorado Hospital Association (CHA), where he provides leadership in the development and execution of the association’s rural strategies, including advocacy and strategic partnerships. Prior to joining the CHA, Anderson served as CEO of Kearny County Hospital, a comprehensive rural healthcare provider in Lakin, KS, where he transformed rural healthcare through a mission-driven approach to recruiting physicians to underserved areas and patient-centered care.

Benjamin Anderson
  • Registration is available online.
  • Registration deadlines: Individual session registrations must be made no later than three business days before the session date.
  • Registration fees: Individuals can register for $50 per login per webinar, or for all five webinars for a flat-rate fee of $200. A health system can register an unlimited number of logins for a single webinar at the flat-rate fee of $200, or register for an unlimited number of logins for all five webinars at a flat-rate fee of $750.
  • Zoom will be the virtual platform, and access instructions will be provided to registrants in advance of each session.
  • Recordings of the sessions will be made available for four weeks after the webinar.
  • Questions should be directed to Erin Steward at the MHA.