Women Healthcare Leaders Series: Negotiation Skills

Tuesday, March 23
1:10pm2:10pm CDT

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Presented By

Susan P. Ehrlich, MD

CEO / Professor of Medicine
Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital / University of California, San Francisco

Joanne Conroy, MD

Dartmouth Hitchcock and Dartmouth Hitchcock Health

Fayola Edwards-Ojeba, MD

About the Session

Join us in learning from two leading healthcare executives about the importance of negotiation skills and strategies for professional development. While the art of negotiation may not be emphasized or taught during medical education, it can have one of the greatest impacts on long-term success in leadership. This engaging discussion will allow participants to harness their negotiating power through learning the art of saying no, setting boundaries, managing expectations, and navigating gender barriers in the workplace. As successful women in medicine, Susan P. Ehrlich, MD, MPP, and Joanne Mather Conroy, MD, bring an immense amount of experience and insight that is sure to empower attendees to explore their full leadership potential.

Susan P. Ehrlich, MD, MPP, is the CEO of the Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco (ZSFG) General Hospital and Trauma Center and a professor of medicine with the University of California, San Francisco. ZSFG serves all San Franciscans and is focused on its most vulnerable citizens, with the vast majority of its patients on Medicaid, Medicare or uninsured. Joanne Mather Conroy, MD, is the president and CEO of Dartmouth-Hitchcock and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health. In her role, Dr. Conroy has overseen major expansions and strategic planning to guide the organization to financial health. She is the founder of “Women of Impact,” an organization dedicated to advancing equity in the workplace.

Dr. Ehrlich and Dr. Conroy are renowned healthcare leaders who are paving the way for healthcare innovation and women in medicine and will be interviewed by Fayola Edwards-Ojeba, MD, founder/CEO, RechargedMD, an agency dedicated to addressing and healing physician burnout.

Learning Objectives:

  • What to consider before accepting a new position.
  • How to mastering the art of saying no and set boundaries.
  • How to manage expectations and gain support within teams.
  • How to communicate effectively with leadership and the C-suite.

This session qualifies for 1.0 ACHE Face-to-Face Education credit. Attendees must participate during the scheduled time to earn ACHE Face-to-Face Education credit.