Preview the 2022 ISMA physician leadership program

Edward A. Walker, MD, MHA

Do you lead a multidisciplinary team working to give patients the best possible care? Or, would you like to become a physician leader? ISMA will be offering a 2022 physician leadership program designed to strengthen the core skills you need to feel prepared and to succeed – skills not taught in medical schools. Details are still being finalized, but you can get a sneak peek at the program in our Nov. 11 webinar, “Leading Well in Today’s Health Care Environment: An Introduction.

The interactive leadership program will begin in February and is being presented in conjunction with the Washington State Medical Association (WSMA). It combines live and online learning to fit physicians’ busy schedules. 

Both the Nov. 11 webinar and the leadership program will be led by Edward A. Walker, MD, MHA, professor emeritus in the department of psychiatry and the department of behavioral sciences and health services at the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Walker is also senior physician advisor for the WSMA Center for Leadership Development.

The Nov. 11 introductory webinar begins at noon Eastern Time and is free for ISMA members (nonmembers may attend for a $75 fee). The webinar is accredited for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, and registration is required.

In addition to giving an overview of the 2022 leadership program in the webinar, Dr. Walker will discuss basic leadership competencies, including those related to patient safety and performance improvement; leadership and management of individuals, teams and organizations; planning and finance; and creating and maintaining a personal leadership development plan. He will also discuss the evidential basis of leadership development, including research and scholarship on effectiveness and best practices in leadership.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Leading Well in Today’s Health Care Environment: An Introduction

Thursday, Nov. 11
Noon – 1 p.m. ET
Members: Free
Nonmembers: $75

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