October 28-31, 2024

Strategic Essentials

Course Overview

Learn how to evaluate personal leadership strengths and weaknesses, create and execute a communication strategy for key team members, understand key hospital finances and drivers, examine how hospital metrics are derived, and more in this four-day, hands-on educational course covering various hospital medicine-focused leadership skills.

Attendees are grouped at tables of 10, each with a skilled facilitator to ensure meaningful, relevant application of concepts to hands-on activities.

The Leadership: Strategic Essentials course was created for novice hospital medicine leaders and aspiring leaders looking to grow their leadership skills. Experienced leaders are welcome to join us in the course to refresh their skills and gain new tips and tricks to bring back to their team.

This course is also beneficial for residents, chief residents, and fellows with an interest in developing strong leadership skills to be used clinically or administratively.

Course Objectives

  • Understand your individual leadership style, and assess your strengths
  • Use negotiation skills to effectively advocate the value of your hospitalist programs
  • Understand key financial and performance metrics impacting your hospitals and hospitalist programs
  • Create and execute a communication strategy for all key constituencies
  • Implement methods of effective change through leadership, shared vision, and management of the organization’s culture
  • Utilize strategic planning to define a vision for your program, prioritize efforts, and achieve designated goals

Tuition & Registration

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Strategic Essentials Faculty

Jeffrey Glasheen

Michael Wiederman

Kierstin Cates Kennedy

Kierstin Cates Kennedy


Brian Harte

SHM Credit Statement

The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Credit Statement

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn a maximum of 20.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

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