The Women in Leadership Symposium is a one-day gathering for aspiring, new and experienced leaders in healthcare simulation. Hosted by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH), this exciting new symposium will be an interactive day of personal and professional development featuring renowned speakers, vigorous discussion, and relationship-building.
Saturday, October 7, 2017
|8:00 AM – 8:30 AM
||Coffee / Breakfast / Registration
|8:30 AM – 5:15 PM
|12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
*Program is subject to change without notice.
Join us and advance your leadership skills by:
• Gaining insight into the science and philosophies of key leadership attributes
• Building relationships with healthcare simulation professionals and committing to each other as mentees and mentors
• Discussing leadership challenges in a collegial, thought-provoking environment
• Reflecting on your own leadership style and creatively setting goals
“Perspectives on Leadership from the United Nations,” with Dr. Jillann Farmer, Director of the Medical Services Division of the United Nations, based at the headquarters in New York. Dr. Jillann Farmer has overarching responsibility for the UN’s internal healthcare system, which involves care for UN personnel dispersed throughout the world. This includes over 400 healthcare services, ranging from primary care clinics, military forward medical services, to Level 3 hospitals.
During 2014, she led the UN’s internal response to Ebola, allowing the safe deployment of UN personnel into the Ebola Outbreak area, and ensuring delivery of healthcare services to them throughout the crisis. Her current areas of priority focus are peacekeeping health reform, Rollout of a UN Occupational Safety and Health Framework, and development of a UN system Mental Health Strategy. Read full bio
Dr. Edwin Ozawa received his PhD in medical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1996 and his MD from the University of Massachusetts in 1999. He completed anesthesia residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital in 2003. Following residency he came on staff at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington MA, where he has remained since. He currently serves on the Lahey Clinic Simulation Steering and Operations Committees, is chair of the Lahey Clinic Code Committee, is a member of the New England Simulation and Education Research Consortium, and a Director At-Large of the SSH Board of Directors. His interests include IPE, code training, and OR team training for crisis management. He holds the rank of Assistant Clinical Professor at Tufts University Medical School, and also Commander, United States Navy Medical Corps.