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
"Mindfulness and Meditation” with Dan Harris, award-winning ABC News anchor and #1 New York Times Bestselling author. In an interactive presentation that includes rich video clips and images, Harris will explore the power—and practicality—of meditation, which he believes will be “the next public health revolution.” Harris believes that mental fitness will, in the not too distant future, be as socially acceptable and sought after as physical fitness. Harris shares his own experience, discovering mediation after failing to find happiness through workaholism and substance abuse. He explores how and why some of today’s most successful organizations have incorporated meditation as a way to both improve corporate culture and boost employee performance and well-being.
Harris is also the author of 10% Happier, a #1 New York Times bestselling book. Read full bio