The ASCENT Physician Leadership SUMMIT series includes virtual, engaging, interactive and educational sessions. Summit is designed to build your leadership skills as you learn from experts, share with colleagues and energize your leadership journey. An annual SUMMIT subscription includes the quarterly virtual live learning events as well as monthly deliveries of our healthcare industry updates, timely current events called; Ascent Weather Report, leadership tips and tools called: Ascent Gear Check and visual session summaries called: Ascent Trail Cards.
All materials will be available on demand for your convenience.
Bringing You Back to a Purpose
IPMA SUMMIT 2022 is proud to focus on you; The Leader. Come catch your breath and learn how to move forward after these trying past years.
As we all know, the last two years have been as challenging and chaotic as any in recent history. An already stressed healthcare system has been buffeted by a pandemic exposing some of the best and worst of healthcare leaders, staff, and humanity. Economics, fear, disease, communication, staffing, payment model reform, regulations, new models of care and more have challenged individuals, teams and leaders.
SUMMIT plans to hear from experts about how you can “come back” to being the passionate, caring, competent leader that is so absolutely needed in today’s healthcare world.
Learn tips and pearls you can put into action immediately. Spend time in peer groups exploring and sharing challenges and best practices together.
Bring Yourself Back to Your Leadership Vision
You have a passion to make things better: for your patients, your team, your organization; why
doesn’t it seem to result in successful change? Learn specific steps to improve your leadership skills through self-awareness and reflection. Develop a leadership vision and take steps to implement it today!
Bring Yourself Back to the Foundation of Value Based Care
May 11, 2022; 12:00pm – 1:15pm
Faculty: Alvia Siddiqi, MD, FAAFP, Vice President, Advocate Health
What IS value-based care and why is everyone talking about it? VBC has to be a win-win for everyone, including patients and front-line staff, if it is going to succeed as the new payment model. How can you help your clinic and organizations actively participate in the transition to this new way of thinking? As a leader, how can you lead the priorities and internal conversations around VBC to support your team’s implementation of VBC? Learn how many leading healthcare groups are investing in addressing social determinants of health and health equity to really provide VALUE to their communities.
Bring Yourself Back to Success in Meeting Organizational Challenges
August 10, 2022; 12:00pm – 1:15pm
Faculty: Daniel McLaughlin, Senior Executive Fellow, University of St. Thomas
Healthcare is undergoing a rapid transformation which presents significant challenges for healthcare leaders. Although the response to the pandemic has been difficult, today’s mix of urgency, high stakes, and uncertainty will continue to be the norm into the future. Learn tools and techniques to help your organization successfully adapt to needed changes while maintaining professional excellence and collegiality.
Bring Yourself Back to Positive Change and Purpose in Your Workplace
October 12, 2022; 12:00pm – 1:15pm
Faculty: Brenton Meier, MD, Pain Medicine Physician and Medical Director of Surgical Specialties, ThedaCare
Positive change in the workplace requires leaders and their teams to be fully engaged. Healthcare organizations with highly engaged providers and staff deliver higher quality care, are more innovative, and retain staff better than disengaged organizations. What attributes do highly engaged leaders display? How can you, as a leader, improve your own and your teams’ level of engagement? How can help your organization align the work their employees do with the reason people go into healthcare? Share a “success” story in which you lead positive change in the workplace; what were 2 or 3 critical components to that success?
The Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association designates this Live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Certificates will be issued and distributed at the completion of the year program.