Women in Health Care Leadership Summit

Oct 29, 2020 ‐ Oct 30, 2020

Standard: $500.00


Opening Remarks & The Power of "The Only" - Breaking Barriers and Redefining Leadership

Oct 29, 2020 10:00am ‐ Oct 29, 2020 10:45am

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Opening Remarks

Oct 29, 2020 10:00am ‐ Oct 29, 2020 10:05am

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The Power Of “The Only”-Breaking Barriers and Redefining Leadership

Oct 29, 2020 10:05am ‐ Oct 29, 2020 10:45am

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Have you ever felt like the only one?

Whether you are “the only” woman in the room, or the only person in your company or industry, Angela believes there is power in being “The Only.” It can be an opportunity to shift the conversation and the culture.

But, how can you harness it as a strength to step into your leadership and accelerate your success?

In this inspirational keynote, Angela shares her story of being “The Only” and lessons learned from other leaders breaking barriers, challenging stereotypes and carving their own path. She shows you how to discover, break through and redefine your own barriers to achieve personal and professional success and fulfilment. Angela will empower you to own your voice and your power and create change in yourself, your organization, and the world. She will also explore how leadership and success is not just about achieving your goals, but defining your purpose, amplifying your gifts, and living your legacy.

By the end of this talk you will:

  • Learn how to redefine your barriers and turn them from obstacles into strengths
  • Have tools to transform your inner critic and self-talk
  • Be inspired to own your voice and step into your leadership with power and presence
  • Discover the Power Of “The Only”™ Leadership principles
  • Learn the YOU, Amplified!® Formula-Seven Steps to Confidence, Clarity and Connection


Leading Women of Health Care and their Path to Leadership

Oct 29, 2020 11:00am ‐ Oct 29, 2020 11:45am

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  • · Hear from experienced leaders their strategies for paving their way and successfully transitioning into leadership roles
  • · It is never a straight line, discuss the tools that helped them become leaders in their field – from education to enlisting mentors and sponsors
  • · Learn from their experience how to overcome industry-related biases
  • · Gain best practices for managing and empowering cross functional and diverse health care teams

  • Ana Handshuh, Principal, CAT5 Strategies
  • Joyce Nuesca, MD, MBA, MASc, CPE, Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of California
  • Angela Huskey, PharmD, CPE, Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer, Millennium Health
  • Cassi Birnbaum, MS, RHIA, CPHQ, FAHIMA, Senior Director of HIM, Peace Health

Self-Advocacy – Becoming your own Champion

Oct 29, 2020 1:00pm ‐ Oct 29, 2020 2:00pm

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  • Take the reins of your future and develop your path to leadership at work, your field and your community
  • Embrace and strengthen your authentic self as the way forward in your career
  • Learn how to visualize where you want to be and techniques to make the ask
  • Develop your personal brand, self-awareness and emotional intelligence for more impactful and positive conversations

  • Candace Allen Nafissi, M.P.A, Senior Communications and Relations Specialist, L.A. Care Health Plan
  • Osato F. Chitou, Esq., MPH, Principal, NMOC Healthcare Compliance Consulting, LLC
  • Bahar Sedarati, M.D., Lead Medical Director, Clinical Performance & Operation, Pacific Desert Region, Humana
  • Rachael N. Jones, Senior Vice President, Performance Analytics & Quality, Cotiviti

Find your Allies, Collaborators and Partners for Success

Oct 29, 2020 2:15pm ‐ Oct 29, 2020 3:00pm

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  • Discuss the role of men as allies and partners at the workplace
  • Develop effective mentoring and coaching partnerships to help grow your career and empower others around you
  • Enlist your allies to help you create a culture that fosters diversity, inclusion, fairness and equal opportunity for growth and advancement
  • Enhance your communication skills to reset and reboot relationships after conflict

  • Karin VanZant, MPA, Vice President, National SDOH Strategy, CareSource
  • Misty D. Lamare, Director of Communications, L.A. Care Health Plan
  • Deana Rhoades, Managing Director, Healthcare Intelligent Automation, Healthcare Strategic Solutions and Innovation, NTT DATA

Path to Leadership: Keeping Relevant and Ahead of the Trend

Oct 29, 2020 3:15pm ‐ Oct 29, 2020 4:00pm

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  • Explore proven techniques for staying current with the latest leadership trends, discerning relevant content, and spotting your own need for improvement
  • Learn how to identify workplace burnout and achieving career/life satisfaction
  • Discuss vulnerability at the workplace and if you are the only woman in the room, are you under pressure to perform? – learn how to not only survive but exceed your own expectations


Workshop - Sensei in the C-Suite: Strategies and Tactics for the Advanced Leader

Oct 29, 2020 4:15pm ‐ Oct 29, 2020 5:00pm

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How do you get people to go the extra mile? How do you attract and hold the people with the next great idea? How do you engage them in a mission that elevates your organization to the top? Inspire, Empower and Guide people to their very best!​

This highly interactive workshop will engage and challenge you to think about the essential leadership strategies you need as an experienced leader. Learn how to apply them in your life - in your business - and with the people you serve.

  • Identify the leadership goals and challenges most important to YOU
  • Cultivate the best in others and confidently train them to surpass you in talent, skill and ability
  • Deepen bonds of respect, trust and loyalty to cultivate productivity, creativity and performance
  • Mentor emerging leaders and assure a successful legacy - your ultimate "succession plan"!

  • Jim Bouchard, Leadership Activist, Speaker, Author, and Founder, THE SENSEI LEADER Movement

Welcome Remarks and Day One Takeaways & Developing Your Unique Value Proposition

Oct 30, 2020 10:00am ‐ Oct 30, 2020 11:10am

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Welcome Remarks and Day One Takeaways

Oct 30, 2020 10:00am ‐ Oct 30, 2020 10:10am

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