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Harvard Medical School

Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare

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Overview / Abstract:
Strategies and Skills Development for Career Advancement and Leadership
This Harvard Medical School professional development program, which has sold out for the past 2 years, delivers evidence-based strategies, skills development and education that help women at various stages of their healthcare careers step into and succeed in leadership positions. Among HMS’s highest-rated CME courses, it also helps women—and men—effectively cultivate female managerial talent in healthcare settings by developing the following competencies:

• Strategic planning and execution
• Team building and leadership
• Measuring and reporting impact
• Conflict resolution
• Negotiation
• Communication
• Managing change
• Diversity inclusion
• Overcoming barriers
• Effective mentoring
• Strategic finance
• Resource management
• Securing and managing budgets
• Defining your leadership style
• Strategies
• Goal setting and execution
• Negotiation and advocacy
• Executive presence
• Persuasive public speaking
• Difficult conversations
• Bios, blogs, CVs
• Social media
• Patient-centered care
• Project outcomes
• Burnout and wellness
• Quality and performance
• Innovation and technology
This is the only program of its kind to complement leadership and development strategies with skills development for the essential, practical, personal competencies required of women to excel at leadership positions, including:
• Mission and Vision: Identifying what you are passionate about and how to accomplish it
• Leadership Style and Skill: Recognizing your leadership potential, style, and opportunities
• Strategic Planning: Identifying strategic imperatives, developing a strategic plan, setting short- and long-term goals
• Negotiation and Advocacy: Negotiating with skill and advocating internally and externally to accomplish key objectives
• Fiscal Responsibility: Managing budgets, risk, quality, and growth
• Performance and Outcomes: Executing your strategic plan and measuring success
• Leading People: Managing people and engaging stakeholders
• Communication: Executive presence, dynamic and persuasive public speaking, skillfully handling difficult conversations, writing compelling narrative descriptions
• Diversity and Inclusion: Focusing on data-driven strategic initiatives to promote and support diversity in the healthcare workforce


Dec 01, 2019


Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Physician CME, Psychology CE, Social Work CE


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Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Administration / Management, Case Management, Cultural Diversity, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, OB/GYN / Women's Health, Oncology / Cancer / Radiation Therapy, Pediatrics, Psychiatry / Mental Health, Surgery

Keywords / Search Terms

The Penzias Group Harvard, Women, leadership, Career, Networking, Negotiation, Finances, Healthcare, Management, Planning, Communication Live CE CME Seminar CE CME Live CE CME Seminar CE CME

LIVE Activity Location Details

11-14-2019 - 11-16-2019

Fairmont Copley Plaza
138 St.James Ave.
Boston, MA   02116
United States of America

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