2021 LEADherSHIP SUMMIT

October 21-22, 2021
Baltimore, MD

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

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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.

About

Join Women in Healthcare for the 5th Annual LeadHERship Summit, now bigger than ever. Expand your healthcare community as the WIH New York, Philadelphia, Maryland, DC, and Central Virginia 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

$199.00

Members In Person

$249.00

Non-Members In Person

$79.00

Student Member In Person

$99.00

Student Non-Members In Person

$149.99

Board Member In Person

$149.00

Member Virtual

$225.00

Non-Member Virtual

$49.00

Student Member Virtual

$79.00

Student Non-Members Virtual

$99.00

Board Member Virtual

Schedule

Day 1

Time Event
7:00-8:30am Registration, In-Person Networking & Breakfast
8:30-8:45am Opening Remarks
8:45-9:30am Opening Keynote: Receiving and Taking Action on Feedback
9:30-9:45am  Break
9:45-11:45am Leadership in Healthcare Panel
11:45-12:15pm In Person Networking and Lunch 
12:15-12:30pm

Organizational Update and Awards Intro

 

 

   
12:30-1:45pm 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 

 

Day 2

Time Event
6:00-7:00am Yoga (Open to All Summit Attendees)
8:00-9:00am Breakfast and Mingle (By Invitation or Sponsorship)
9:00-10:00am Introductions and Opening Presentation(Open to National Board, Industry Council and Advisory Board)
10:00-12:30pm  Round tables Discussions & Report Out (By Invitation Only)
  Lunch
1:30-3:30pm Round tables Discussions & Report Out (By Invitation Only)
3:30-4:00pm Next steps and closing (By Invitation Only)

 

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

Breakout Speaker

Vice President, Advisory Services, HKS

Lelani O'Connell

Vice President, Advisory Services, HKS

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

Dr. Cathleen A. Wheatley DNP, RN, CENP

President, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Breakout Speaker

Leadership Consultant, KBS Leadership Consulting

Kim Brown Sims

Leadership Consultant, KBS Leadership Consulting

Breakout Speaker

Intentional Success Consultant, Through the Woods Consulting

Stacy Wood

Intentional Success Consultant, Through the Woods Consulting

Executive Panelist

Senior Vice President

Lenetra King FACHE

Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Program Development and Integration, Texas Health Resources

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

Managing Partner, InveniasPartners

Scott Cooper

Managing Partner, InveniasPartners

Exhibit or Sponsor

Women in Healthcare’s Regional Summit attracts hundreds of women from Maryland, DC, Virginia, Pennsylvania as well as across the country. With over 90+ organizations represented the summit brings together perspectives from all companies and systems in healthcare. 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

Contact Us

Questions? Contact us at: [email protected]

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