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After much discussion and consideration, the ACHE Board of Governors and leadership team have decided to cancel the 2020 Congress on Healthcare Leadership due to the need for leaders and healthcare organizations to manage their responses to coronavirus (COVID-19) within their communities. Learn more at


Britt R. Berrett, PhD, FACHE

Director, Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management

Jindal School of Management

Britt Berrett is director of the Center for Healthcare Leadership & Management at the University of Texas at Dallas. Prior to joining UTD, Dr. Berrett served as president of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, a 900-bed hospital, and executive vice president of the Texas Health Resources network of 24 facilities and over 250 ambulatory centers throughout North Texas. Previously, he was the president/CEO of Medical City and Medical City Children’s Hospital, the flagship medical center for the North Texas Division of HCA. He also served as a CEO as part of the SHARP Healthcare system in San Diego. Dr. Berrett has almost 30 years of both not-for-profit and for-profit executive healthcare experience. His recent book Patients Come Second is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal Best Seller. He is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.


27X – Building Organizational Culture: A Playbook for Early Careerists

Presented by Britt R. Berrett, PhD, FACHE, Dan E. Springer at 4:15 PM on Monday, March 23rd.

This session will focus on preparing students and early careerists in assessing, determining, establishing and sustaining a vibrant organizational culture. Presenters will discuss 10 key dimensions of cultural vibrancy, tailoring them to aspiring healthcare leaders. These dimensions include topics such as finding purpose, reward and recognition, community involvement, fun and joy, life-long learning, measuring engagement,…

CEO Boot Camp

Presented by Britt R. Berrett, PhD, FACHE, Natalie D. Lamberton, FACHE, Todd Linden, FACHE at 8:00 AM on Sunday, March 22nd.

The CEO Boot Camp provides insights into the primary determinants of CEO success in responding to the rapidly changing healthcare environment. Designed for attendees with executive responsibilities, this program builds skills in critical areas of leadership and management development, including organizational culture and performance, cultivating relationships with clinical staff, collaboration with trustees, and community involvement.…