Course Overview

Find out how to critically assess program growth opportunities and develop operational plans, utilize the principles of SWARM intelligence, lead, manage, and motivate teams in complex hospital environments and communicate effectively in the Mastering Teamwork course.

Prominent faculty deep-dive into many of the leadership skills and practices in this session to provide participants with a better understanding of team and organizational dynamics and how their personal leadership skills can strengthen teams and improve organizational growth/success.

Mastering Teamwork is recommended for hospital medicine professionals with three or more years of experience as well as hospitalist leaders looking to advance their career to the organizational strategy level.

Course Objectives

  • Manage team dynamics and potential threats to high performance
  • Understand and manage a variety of professional motivations for individuals within a team
  • Apply effective communication strategies in all aspects
  • Invest in themselves as leaders to optimize professional growth and career path
  • Critically assess program growth opportunities and implement the necessary infrastructure for success
  • Utilize the theory of SWARM intelligence to enhance overall institutional success


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Non-member rate: $2,595

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2019 Accreditation

Accreditation Statement
The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement
The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 23.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 23 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

AAFP Credit Statement
This Live activity, Leadership Academy: Mastering Teamwork 2019, with a beginning date of 11/04/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 23.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA Credit Statement
The Leadership Academy program has been accredited by the American Academy Family Physicians CME Credit System Department and the Commission on Continuing Professional Development (COCPD). This program is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. The Leadership Academy Program you identified will receive 23.0 AMA Category 2-B CME credits: Mastering Teamwork.

2021 Faculty

  • Jeffrey Glasheen, MD, SFHM, MHM
  • Flora Kisuule, MD, MPH, SFHM
  • Leonard J. Marcus, PhD
  • Amit Prachand, M.Eng.
  • Jeffery G. Wiese, MD, MHM
  • Mark Williams, MD, MHM

“A key takeaway for me has been the importance of collaboration and negotiation. Looking at the other side, and the benefits they would get out of the negotiation and where your interests coincide to become a better negotiator.”
Leah Berkery, Mastering Teamwork 2018