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2016 Leadership Academy announces dynamic new education tracks



March 25, 2016
Area(s) of Interest: Professional Development & Education 

The 2016 Western Health Care Leadership Academy is offering five new educational tracks that will provide attendees with a customized conference experience that is most relevant to their unique circumstances. Attendees can follow one track, or mix and match for a personalized education experience. This year's tracks include:


Track A: Running Your Practice
Geared toward practice and office managers and solo or small group physicians, this track offers important information on how to make your practice successful in an ever-shifting health care climate.


Track B: Future Trends and Health Care Innovation
This track will take a look at what's on the horizon for the future of health care—what new practices, treatments and innovations should you expect to see tomorrow, next week, next year and even further into the future.


Track C: Organizational Leadership Principles
This track will give you the skills you need to be a successful leader in the workplace, whether that is a medical practice, medical association, hospital medical staff or other organized health care group or business.


Track D: Improving Quality of Patient Care
This track will give physicians the tools they need to ensure their patients have a quality health care experience. Attendees will about some of the unique challenges—and opportunities—for improving patients' health and their experiences with the health care system.


Track E: Physician Leadership
Physicians are uniquely positioned in the health care system to lead change. This track will cover important leadership techniques and challenges—and how to bring your best self to the table.


In addition to these hands-on breakout sessions, attendees will also have the opportunity to hear from a dynamic lineup of keynote speakers, including renowned surgeon, writer and public health researcher, Atul Gawande, M.D., MPH; comedian, internist and founder of Turntable Health, ZDoggMD (also known as Zubin Damania, M.D.); Bennet Omalu, M.D., MBA, MPH, the doctor who identified chronic brain damage as a major factor in the deaths of NFL players; and veteran political strategists Karl Rove and Donna Brazile.


The 2016 Western Health Care Leadership Academy takes place May 13-15, at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.


For more information or to register, visit www.westernleadershipacademy.com.

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