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Monday, March 28, 2022

Time
10:00 am–​11:30 am

Student Associate Orientation

All Student Associates registered for Congress are invited to attend this orientation. Attendees will learn about the Student Track, hear from engaged ACHE leaders and understand the benefits of their ACHE membership.

2:15 pm–​3:45 pm

S01X—Present Like A Pro From Day One

Kevin E. O’Connor, CSP, LCPC, LMFT, CCMHC

Two things will determine your career trajectory: your executive presence and your ability to present to executives. In fact, every interaction, however casual or small, is a statement of trust, confidence, and expertise. These perceptions are completely within your control. Learning Objectives: Explore the ways you can access your inner expertise. Identify the essential elements…

4:00 pm–​5:30 pm

S03X—Getting the Career You Want in Healthcare

Richard J. Priore, ScD, FACHE, FACMPE

The seminar will focus on three key areas for student professional development and career advancement: 1. A deliberate approach to career planning where attendees will be challenged to think about their current career goals and what they might need to achieve them. 2. Getting past the “experience required” conundrum where attendees will learn how to…

4:00 pm–​5:30 pm

S04X–Healthcare Finance 101

Cristian Lieneck, PhD, FACHE, FACMPE, FAHM, CPHIMS

The program will provide a basic introduction to a variety of healthcare financial management concepts to assist with decision-making initiatives related to the current industry environment. Students will be provided an opportunity for individual and small-group work to assist with learning outcomes. Federal laws and resource allocation methodologies will be addressed to highlight driving forces…

6:15 pm–​7:15 pm

Student Associate Networking Reception

All students registered for Congress are invited to attend either the Student Associate Networking Reception and Wednesday’s Congress Networking Reception. Don’t miss your chance to connect with your peers at this evening reception. Complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Time
8:45 am–​10:15 am

S05X–Student Experience Session: Exploring Healthcare Management Careers 1

Julie Weissman, FACHE, Stephanie Mercado, CAE, CPHQ, Ishmeet K. Kumar, Michael E. Cunningham, CAE, Mansi Mehta, Quian Callender

During this 90-minute panel discussion, industry experts will explore topics relevant to students seeking careers in healthcare management. Experienced executives will highlight how their careers have evolved over time, the importance of mentorship and professional networks, and other real-world advice for emerging healthcare leaders. Panelists will also discuss some of the biggest challenges they have…

10:45 am–​12:15 pm

S06X–Student Experience Session: Exploring Healthcare Management Careers 2

Allie Kreusser, Jalynn Evans, Madison Crowe, Merline Maxi, Zach Witt, Lyndsey McLain

During this 90-minute panel discussion, industry experts will explore topics relevant to students seeking careers in healthcare management. Experienced executives will highlight how their careers have evolved over time, the importance of mentorship and professional networks, and other real-world advice for emerging healthcare leaders. Panelists will also discuss some of the biggest challenges they have…

2:15 pm–​3:15 pm

55H—Prevention With “Co-Opetition”—The Cure For Rising Healthcare Costs

Pete Delgado, Steven Packer, MD, Allen Weiss, MD, FACP, FACR

“Follow the money,” a phrase commonly used to unravel a nefarious financial scheme, can effectively be applied to the future health economy. Imagine a spending shift from the 80% currently directed for treatment of avoidable disease to prevention with a concomitant marked decrease in total spend. Prevention is dramatically less expensive than repair. An ongoing,…

2:15 pm–​3:45 pm

59X—Leveraging a Virtual Workforce to Improve Engagement and Reduce Burnout

Adam Higman, DHA, FACHE, Ekta Vyas, PhD, SHRM-SCP

All healthcare organizations reacted to the pandemic in 2020, and some looked beyond the event itself to apply lessons learned to prepare their organization for the future. In this session, we will discuss the UC Davis Health journey in establishing a successful remote and hybrid work environment that complements traditional services provided on its campuses…

2:15 pm–​3:45 pm

61X—Women Executive Diaries: Navigating Through Gender and Racial Biases, Parenthood and a Pandemic

Connie Lee, FACHE, Deesha K. Brown, JD, Chantal Cayo, DNP, ANP-BC, NE-BC, Sunaina Kumar-Giebel

Recent decades have shown progress in attempting to close the gender gap in healthcare executive leadership, but the divide still exists. Although women make up a majority of the healthcare workforce, numbers formally published in 2018 reflect that women only hold 19% of hospital CEO positions and head 4% of healthcare companies. Similarly, there continues…

2:15 pm–​3:45 pm

S07X—Developing the Next Generation of Leaders: Lessons From the First Ten Years

Laurie Baedke, FACHE, FACMPE, Natalie Lamberton, FACHE

Are leaders born or are they made? The truth is that leaders are individuals who have intentionally developed their unique skills and talents and align them with specific goals for maximum success. Leadership is not a position, and there is no one prototype for success as a healthcare executive. Building a successful career is more…

3:30 pm–​5:30 pm

Postgraduate Fellowship Fair

Current students interested in postgraduate fellowships should attend this event and network with representatives from a variety of organizations. This casual, two-hour event provides students with the flexibility to attend as their other scheduled sessions conclude. Onsite representatives will answer questions, collect resumes and provide additional information as requested.