2021 LEADherSHIP SUMMIT

October 20-21, 2021
Baltimore, MD

For questions about the Summit, please contact [email protected]

Register

Top 5 reasons to attend

  1. Hear from healthcare’s leading executives on their professional and personal struggles and how they were able to rise to the top. Ask real questions during our panel and continue the conversation with top level healthcare leaders over our interactive lunch.
  2. Expand your professional community with hundreds of women in the healthcare industry during our dedicated networking and evening gala.
  3. Choose your track of interest, professional development or healthcare education, that meets your career needs and leave with practical and informational take aways to apply to your profession.
  4. Understand how to bring the best value and leadership skills back to your organization from executive coaches and experts.
  5. Celebrate and support your fellow women in the healthcare industry through our awards ceremony and summit programs.

Who Attends

The WIH LeadHERship Summit is geared towards those in administration, operations and facilities and those interested in management and leadership positions in healthcare. Our summit is developed for professional women in the healthcare industry from students to executives interested in professional development, education and the excellence of women in the professional environment. The organization represents women from across the US and Canada and we proud to see a diverse group of women represented at the summit. 

About

Join Women in Healthcare for the 5th Annual LeadHERship Summit, now bigger than ever. Expand your healthcare community with women from across the organization in the US and Canada. Hosted by the national organization, all chapters come together for this full day of networking, education, growth and mentorship. This event will feature women from the healthcare industry who have excelled in their careers through adversity and with sponsorship. Thought-provoking panel discussions and break out sessions will allow the audience to look within themselves to be the change that promotes women in leadership and challenges the individual to eliminate boundaries put on their professional growth.

Travel & Accommodations

BWI Airport Marriott

1743 West Nursery Road
Linthicum, MD 21090

Convenient Location with Complimentary Parking and Shuttle Service

The BWI Airport Marriott is less than a mile from the Baltimore-Washington International Airport; less than 3 miles from the BWI Airport Rail Station; 8 miles from downtown Baltimore; 32 miles from downtown Washington DC and easily accessible via I-97 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. The hotel offers free on-site parking as well as complimentary, 24-hour shuttle service to the BWI Airport and Light Rail Station.

Privacy Room for New Mothers

The hotel will offer our guests a private hotel guestroom near the main lobby as an area designated for all-day, accessible use for new mothers.

Accommodations

A discounted hotel block has been reserved at the BWI Airport Marriott for Wednesday, 10/20/21 and Thursday, 10/21/21 at a rate of $149.00 a night. Hotel room rates are per room, per night, based on single or double occupancy and are subject to applicable state and local taxes in effect at the time of check out. 

Pricing

Price to increase on July 10th

$249.00

Members In Person

$299.00

Non-Members In Person

$79.00

Student Member In Person

$99.00

Student Non-Members In Person

$149.99

Board Member In Person

$199.00

Member Virtual

$275.00

Non-Member Virtual

$49.00

Student Member Virtual

$79.00

Student Non-Members Virtual

$99.00

Board Member Virtual

Schedule

Day 1 – Oct 20th 

Time                            Event
6:00-8:00pm          Opening Reception & Networking

Day 2 – Oct 21st

Time Event
7:00-8:30am Registration, In-Person Networking & Breakfast
8:30-9:30am Opening Remarks & Keynote
9:30-9:45am Break
9:45-11:45am  Leadership in Healthcare Panel 
11:45-12:15pm In Person Networking and Lunch
12:15-1:45pm Awards Luncheon
1:00-1:45pm In Person Professional Headshots

 

 

 

1:45-2:00pm        Break
2:00-3:00pm       Tracks 1A and 1B
3:00-3:15pm        Break
3:15-4:15pm        Tracks 2A and 2B
4:15-4:30pm        Closing Remarks

Post summit drinks

The WIH Maryland Chapter has arranged for conference attendees to meet at Guinness on Thursday at 5pm. Registration is request for an accurate count. 

Speakers

Meet Our Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Instructor of Management Communication, Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania

Deborah Riegel

Instructor of Management Communication, Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania

Executive Panelist

System Chief Operating Officer

Airica Steed Ed.D, MBA, RN, CSSMBB, FACHE, IASSC

System Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President, Sinai Chicago

Executive Panelist

Vice President, Corporate Construction

Kelly Noel

Vice President, Corporate Construction & Real Estate, UPMC

Breakout Speaker

President and Co-Founder, Legacy FM

Lindsey Brackett CHC

President and Co-Founder, Legacy FM

Executive Panelist

President

Dawn Morton-Rias Ed.D, PA-C

President & Chief Executive Officer, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

EXECUTIVE PANELIST

President, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Cathleen A. Wheatley DNP, RN, CENP

President, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Breakout Speaker

Healthcare Technology Director, Johnson Controls

Katie McCone

Healthcare Technology Director, Johnson Controls

Breakout Speaker

Intentional Success Consultant, Through the Woods Consulting

Stacy Wood

Intentional Success Consultant, Through the Woods Consulting

Executive Panelist

Entrepreneur/ Founder, Watch Me EXCEL™

Lenetra King FACHE

Entrepreneur/ Founder, Watch Me EXCEL™

EXECUTIVE PANELIST

Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Main Line Health

Barbara Wadsworth DNP, RN, FAAN

Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, Main Line Health

Breakout Speaker

Healthcare Technology Solutions Manager, Johnson Controls

JoAnne Scalise, MS-Patient Safety Leadership, RN

Healthcare Technology Solutions Manager, Johnson Controls

Exhibit or Sponsor

Women in Healthcare’s Summit attracts hundreds of women from across the US and Canada. With over 90+ organizations represented the summit brings together perspectives from all companies and systems in healthcare. With an attendee mix of women that 63% are Director level and above, these women are leaders in their field, key decision makers and influencers. Sponsors not only gain organization recognition, expand their network, engage with top and engage with top level c suites, but also gain the opportunity of professional development and education.

Conference Committee

Meet the incredible women who make the summit happen. Summit planning takes a team of talented and dedicated women who volunteer their time. 

Summit Chair

Director of Marketing Strategy

Brooke Eaton

Director of Marketing Strategy & Solutions, Bohler

MD Chapter Volunteer

Business Development Manager, Plano-Coudon Construction

Danielle Dunlap

Business Development Manager, Plano-Coudon Construction

Summit Volunteer

Owner, DESIGNBYCBL ARCHITECTURE

Carolyn Lee

Owner, DESIGNBYCBL ARCHITECTURE

Summit Co-Chair

Associate Vice President, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Karen Mooney

Associate Vice President, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Central Virginia Summit Volunteer

Director, Barton Malow

Kristen Costello

Director, Barton Malow

MD Summit Volunteer

Director, Unified Communications, Medstar Health

Kristina Russell

Director, Unified Communications, Medstar Health

DC Summit Volunteer

Principal/Owner, GV Integrated Solutions LLC

Gayathri Vissa

Principal/Owner, GV Integrated Solutions LLC

Summit Volunteer

Director of Clinical Health, Kognito

Dawn Bornheimer

Director of Clinical Health, Kognito

Current COVID Protocols 

August 12, 2021 Update

Due to the increased risk and spread of COVID 19, Women in Healthcare has increased safety protocols as of August 12, 2021 for the upcoming Summit. These protocols may be lifted should the risk of the virus be subdue as we approach the event. It is our commitment to maintain clear and timely communication. Our top priority is the safety of our Women in Healthcare community.

Women In Healthcare is facilitating measures that seek to ensure optimal health and sanitary conditions in all environments where in-person interactions take place during the 2021 Women In Healthcare leadHERship Summit. To assist in ensuring the safety of all attendees and exhibitors, WIH will be requiring all attendees and exhibit booth personnel to attest that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to Summit entry or received a negative COVID-19 diagnostic test within 72-hours before entry to the facility and provide proof of negative result prior to entering the Summit. Proof of vaccination can be your physical vaccine card and/or a photo of the card, along with a matching photo ID.  Upon arrival attendees will present these documents, and will be required to sign a COVID waiver that ensures they have not exhibited any COVID symptoms or been exposed to the virus to the best of their knowledge. Hotel protocol current dictates that all staff wear masks. The usage of masks can be at the discretion of any vaccinated person.

Attendees, staff, exhibitors, exhibitor appointed contractors, vendors and volunteers should stay home if they have tested positive for COVID-19, are waiting for their COVID-19 test results, have COVID-19 symptoms, or if they have been in close contact with a person who has tested positive for or who has symptoms of COVID-19. If you cannot or choose not to comply with the Women In Healthcare leadHERship Summit 2021 onsite Health and Safety requirements, we encourage you to explore our Summit Virtual Experience. The 2021 Summit will include digital content and programming and is a unique extension of WIH taking place on a best-in-class digital platform, where you can access content tailored for online experiences with the convenience you need. WIH is working with the State of Maryland, Anne Arundel County and Marriott and will follow or exceed all recommended Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) safety protocols and will comply with all federal, state and city regulations. We will continue to closely monitor all guidelines and regulations and will update these safety protocols as appropriate. 

Contact Us

Questions? Contact us at: [email protected]