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7:30 am Registration & Networking

8:00 am Introduction from the LEAP HR Team

8:10 am Chair’s Welcome, Opening Remark, & Connection Before Content

  • Kerri Burchill Head of Organizational Development, Southern Illinois Healthcare

Transform the Retention of Your Clinical Workforce

8:20 am Discover: How a Revolutionary Flexible Employment Strategy Is Transforming Work-Life Balance, Improving Quality of Patient Care & Eradicating the Need to Pay Agency Fees

  • Len Carter Chief Human Resources Officer, FHN
  • Ramona Thompson Senior Human Resources Business Partner & Center of Innovative Learning Leader , FHN

8:40 am Discover: Rethinking the Onboarding Process to Transform New Hire Retention Rates Amongst RNs

  • Mark Robinson Head of Talent Acquisition & Workforce Planning , SwedishAmerican Health System

9:00 am Discover: The New Approaches to Employee Surveys that Will Transform Turnover

9:20 am Develop: What More Can We Learn from the Healthcare HR Leaders Rethinking How to Retain Their Clinical Workforce?

  • Len Carter Chief Human Resources Officer, FHN
  • Ramona Thompson Senior Human Resources Business Partner & Center of Innovative Learning Leader , FHN
  • Mark Robinson Head of Talent Acquisition & Workforce Planning , SwedishAmerican Health System
  • Scott Mondore Managing Partner, SMD

9:35 am Action: How Can We Get More Innovative In the Way We Engage & Retain Our Clinical Workforce?

Synopsis

Interactive Peer-Led Discussion Facilitated by the Chair

9:55 am Speed Networking & Refreshments

Track A:

Rethink Employee Engagement

Track B:

Turn Workforce Data into Action

Track C:

Transform Talent Acquisition

Track D:

Prepare for a Tech-Enabled Future

10.35 Discover: Overhauling Your Traditional Employee Engagement Strategies to Transform the Connection Between Employee & Patient Satisfaction

Matt Gosney, Vice President of Organizational Development, UCHealth

10.55 Discover: Break Away from Traditional Mindsets to Transform Your Employee Engagement Scores

Darren Walker, Vice President of Human Resources, Sanford Health

10.35 Discover: How Leveraging Machine Learning Capabilities Is Liberating Caregivers from Their Computer Screens & Giving Back Face-Time to the Patient

Christopher Hutchins, Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Northwell Health

10.55 Discover: How New Approaches to Analytics Are Transforming How We Manage Staff Performance In Healthcare

Robert Rennells, Head of Talent Acquisition, HonorHealth

10.35 Discover:
The New Mindset Required to Effectively Redesign Your Traditional Talent Acquisition Function as a High-Performing, Value-Adding Business

Jamie O’Leary Thomas, Vice President of Talent Acquisition, AMITA Health

10.55 Discover: Break Away From Conventional Recruitment Models to Overhaul the Candidate Experience & Drive Greater Workforce Agility in a Value-Based Healthcare System

Keri Perrigot, Head of Talent Acquisition, Intermountain Healthcare

10.35 Discover: Healthcare in 2025 & Beyond: How One Health System Is Strategically Transforming its HR Function to Thrive in an AI Enabled World

Susan Hirt, Chief Talent Officer, St John Mercy Medical Center

10:55 Discover: How One Healthcare Organization is Revolutionizing the Accreditation Processes

Carlos Vargas, Vice President of Human Resources & Talent Technology, Adventist HealthCare

11.15 Discover: Transforming Nurse Candidate Experience to Drive Patient Experience

Staci Roberts, Executive Vice President, Cielo Healthcare

11.15 Develop: What Lessons Can We Learn from Organizations Rethinking Employee Engagement?

Matt Gosney, Vice President of Organizational Development, UCHealth

Darren Walker, Vice President of Human Resources, Sanford Health

11.15 Develop: What Lessons Can We Learn From the Healthcare Organizations Turning Workforce Data into Action?

Christopher Hutchins, Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Northwell Health

Robert Rennells, Head of Talent Acquisition, HonorHealth

11.35 Develop: What Lessons Can We Learn from Organizations Transforming the Talent Acquisition Function?

Jamie O’Leary Thomas, Vice President of Talent Acquisition, AMITA Health

Keri Perrigot, Director of Talent Acquisition, Intermountain Healthcare

Staci Roberts, Executive Vice President, Cielo Healthcare

11.15 Develop: What Lessons Can We Learn From Healthcare Organizations Preparing for a Tech-Enabled Future?

Susan Hirt, Chief Talent Officer, St John Mercy Medical Center

Carlos Vargas, Vice President of Human Resources & Talent Technology, Adventist HealthCare

11.35 Action: What Are You Now Going to Do Differently to Drive Engagement In Your Organization?

Interactive Peer-Led Discussion Facilitated by the Chair

11.35 Action: What New Approaches Can You Take to Effectively Leverage Actionable Workforce Data?

Interactive Peer-Led Discussion Facilitated by the Chair

11.50 Action: What Are You Now Going to Change to Transform the Effectiveness of Your TA Team?

Interactive Peer-Led Discussion Facilitated by the Chair

11.35 Action: What Are You Now Going to Do to Ensure Your Prepare Your Organization for a Tech- Enabled Future?

Interactive Peer-Led Discussion Facilitated by the Chair

12:00 pm Networking Lunch

Track A:

Redesign Leadership Development

Track B:

Rethink Benefits & Rewards

Track C:

Transform Talent Acquisition

Track D:

Boosting Employee Engagement

1.10 Discover:
How One Health System is Re-inventing Its Leadership Development Program to Drive Business Performance

Sarah Colley, Vice President of Human Resources, Baptist Health South Florida

1.30 Discover: Radically Transform Leadership Development & Rethink How to Create A Culture of Coaching

Michelle Gonzales, Head of High Potential Leadership Development, Advocate Aurora Health

1.10 Discover: Rethinking Where to Put Recognition Dollars to Become a Healthcare Employer of Choice

Pam Teufel, Chief Human Resources Officer, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System

1.30 Discover: Practice What You Preach: Put Your People in Control of Their Own Healthcare to Transform the Effectiveness of Your Benefits

Peter Navin, Chief Human Resources Officer, Grand Rounds

1.10 Discover:
Re-Imagine How to Leverage Talent Acquisition to Build a More Diverse Workforce

Megan McCall, Head of Talent Acquisition, Vanderbilt Health

1.30 Discover:
How Using Data & Analytics Will Transform Your TA Function  

Jim Graham, Vice President of Talent & People Development, HonorHealth

1.10 Discover: Rethink How to Focus on Patient Experience as an Employee Engagement Tool During a Period of Growth 

Jason Dupuis, Head of Patient Experience, PM Pediatrics

1.30 Discover: How One Healthcare Organization’s Culture Journey Transformed Business Performance to Become a Top-20 Hospital

Matthew McElrath, Chief Human Resources Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

1.50 Discover: How to Effectively Hire & Work With an Executive Search Firm to Build a Diverse Candidate Pool

Marc Gouran, President & Global Practice Leader, Solomon Page Healthcare & Life Sciences

1.50 Develop: What Lessons Can We Learn from Organizations Rethinking Leadership Development?

 

Sarah Colley, Vice President of Human Resources, Baptist Health South Florida

Michelle Gonzales, Head of High Potential Leadership Development, Advocate Aurora Health

1.50 Develop: What Lessons Can We Learn from the Healthcare Organizations Rethinking Benefits?

 

Pam Teufel, Chief Human Resources Officer, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System

Peter Navin, Chief Human Resources Officer, Grand Rounds

2.10 Develop: What Lessons Can We Learn from Organizations Taking Innovative Approaches to Talent Acquisition?

Megan McCall, Head of Talent Acquisition, Vanderbilt Medical Center

Jim Graham, Vice President of Talent & People Development, HonorHealth

Marc Gouran, President and Global Practice Leader, Solomon Page Healthcare & Life Sciences

1.50 Develop: What Lessons Can We Learn from the Healthcare Organizations that Are Boosting Employee Engagement?

Jason Dupuis, Head of Patient Experience, PM Pediatrics

Matthew McElrath, Chief Human Resources Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

2.05 Action: How Are You Now Going to Change the Way You Plan for the Next Generation of Healthcare Leaders?

Interactive Peer-Led Discussion Facilitated by the Chair

2.05 Action: What New Approaches Can You Take to Better Incentive Your Workforce?

Interactive Peer-Led Discussion Facilitated by the Chair

2.25 Action: What Can We Do More Of to Find Better Talent Faster?

Interactive Peer-Led Discussion Facilitated by the Chair

2.05 Action: How Are You Now Going to Boost Employee Engagement in Your Organization?

Interactive Peer-Led Discussion Facilitated by the Chair

2:30 pm Networking & Refreshments

3:00 pm Discover: Strategically Positioning HR to Drive Organization-Wide Innovation In Healthcare

  • Jim Dunn Chief Human Resources Officer , Atrium Health
  • Sebastien Girard Senior Vice President of Workforce Engagement, Atrium Health

3:20 pm Discover: Think Beyond Brick & Mortar to Strategically Redesign Organizational Structure to Streamline HR Across Large & Diverse Regions

  • Erika Duncan Regional Chief Human Resources Officer , Trinity Health Care

3:40 pm Discover: How One Healthcare System Is Bringing a Strategic Workforce Communications Plan to Life

  • Rob Brinkerhoff National Managing Director Healthcare Practice , Gallagher

4:00 pm Develop: What Can We Learn from the Healthcare Organizations Strategically Transforming HR?

  • Jim Dunn Chief Human Resources Officer , Atrium Health
  • Sebastien Girard Senior Vice President of Workforce Engagement, Atrium Health
  • Erika Duncan Regional Chief Human Resources Officer , Trinity Health Care
  • Rob Brinkerhoff National Managing Director Healthcare Practice , Gallagher

4:15 pm Action: What Are You Now Going to Do to Strategically Transform HR Impact in your Organization?

Synopsis

Interactive Peer-Led Discussion Facilitated by the Chair

4:35 pm Networking & Refreshments

5:15 pm Speed Learning: HR Leaps from Healthcare Talent Leaders

Synopsis

In this quick fire session, people leaders will uncover the story behind a “leap” they have made in their business. Each table will be hosted by an HR leader who will share the secrets of their most high-impact leap; you then get the opportunity to question the host before moving on to your next table.

  • Preparing for the Transition to a Telecommuting Culture In a Tech-Enabled Future Healthcare Organization
    Kit Brady, Vice President of Human Resource & Environment of Care, Gillette Children’s Speciality Healthcare
  • How Can We Transform the HR Business Partner Model to Better Drive Employee Engagement?
    Stephanie Speights, Senior Vice President of Talent Management Development, Parkland Hospital
  • Re-imagining How to Attract & Recruit Top Clinical Talent
    Diana Dean, Vice President of Human Resources, Legacy Community Health Services
  • Rethinking How to Deal with Difficult Physicians In Your Healthcare Organization
    Roby Hunt, Vice President of Human Resources, MedStar Health
  • Redefining What It Means to be a Care Provider In a Technology Enabled World
    Trevor Walker, Vice President of Human Resources, Organizational Development & Learning, Ascension
  • Rethinking How We Transform the Efficiency of HR In Healthcare
    Deana Kraft, Global Head of Healthcare Go To Market, Workday

6:00 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks & End of Conference Day One