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Session 1: Principles of Leadership and Leading Change/Understanding Styles and Preferences

Read Pierce, MD (Guest Speaker)

Morning Session:
Principles of Leadership and Leading Change

Why Leadership, and Why Not Clinicians? This first session will begin with an engaging introduction to key concepts, tools, and skills used by effective leaders. Common models of leadership, its importance to organizations, ways that clinical skills can inform leadership, and the interdependency of leadership and followership will be presented.

Learning Objectives:
  • Draw on a broader understanding of leadership to select the optimal approaches to organizational changes.
  • Recognize patterns of leadership and fellowship.
  • Ability to apply leadership skills to organizational situations.

Lunch and Networking 11:30pm to 12:30pm

Patrick Kerwin, MBA (Guest Speaker)

Afternoon Session:
Understanding Styles and Preferences

We will focus on how self-understanding makes us more effective leaders. The use of tools, such as the Meyers-Briggs Type IndicatorĀ®, to discover our style preferences and those of others will be demonstrated, as well as strategies on how to collaborate around those preferences.

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe and use common classification systems for understanding their own personality preferences and those of others.
  • Ability to broaden their own range of preferences.Ā 
  • Utilize a range of styles to increase leadership effectiveness.