Patrick Conroy

Director, Safety & Environment of Care


Patrick Conroy is director of safety and environment of care for UCHealth. In this role, he is responsible for all environment-of-care programs, which includes all safety, environmental health and safety, fire and life safety, radiation safety, hazardous materials management, and emergency management programs. This includes 12 hospitals and a significant number of off-campus clinics. Mr. Conroy came to UCHealth after a 30-year career working as a paramedic and firefighter in the Denver metropolitan area. He has served in a variety of supervisory and management positions in the private and public sectors, including serving as the emergency manager for several jurisdictions. He also serves as an all-hazards type 3 incident commander and planning section chief for the Colorado Team 1 Incident Management Team. As a speaker and instructor, Mr. Conroy has presented at conferences across the United States for more than 30 years.


Crisis Leadership in a Healthcare Organization

Presented by Patrick Conroy at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 26th.

During this seminar, the presenter will discuss basic crisis leadership traits and characteristics, drawing on his firsthand experience in managing multiple large-scale emergencies within the UCHealth System. The goal of this seminar is to demonstrate to leaders that traditional leadership concepts may not be the most effective approach when dealing with rapidly escalating emergencies. The…