PTSD, Rural Health Innovation Discussed in Final Leadership Series Sessions


The final two webinars in an ongoing series on leadership approaches designed to assist with post-pandemic strategic planning are scheduled for July 15 and Aug. 19 from noon to 1 p.m. EDT.

LipkinLeading your Team and Culture Past the Collective COVID-19 PTSD to an Emotionally Healthy Workplace, offered July 15, will describe how to lead through post-traumatic stress disorder following the height of the pandemic. Session faculty Nicole Lipkin has worked with the American Academy of Osteopathic Surgeons and global companies like Honda and Visa. She will outline behaviors and practices that increase organizational and individual resilience and emotional sustainability.

AndersonRural Healthcare Delivery in Recovery will be presented by Benjamin Anderson, former CEO of Kearny County Hospital, Lakin, KS, and faculty for the 2018 MHA Breakthrough. In this Aug. 19 session, Anderson will explain how he and the leadership team transformed rural healthcare through a mission-driven approach to recruiting physicians to underserved areas and patient-centered care.

Participants may earn up to one American College of Healthcare Executives Qualified Education Hour for each of the remaining two sessions of the series toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives designation.

Members can register for a single webinar for $50, and a health system can register for an unlimited number of logins to a single webinar for a flat-rate fee of $200. A recording of the two previous webinars on diversity and inclusion and supply chain excellence are available through July 3 and July 17, respectively, for participants in those sessions. Participants in the July 15 and Aug. 19 webinars will have access to those recordings for four weeks following each webinar. Questions about the webinar series should be directed to Erin Steward at the MHA.