Leading Through Crisis: Practical Advice for Leaders in Healthcare and Medicine

A Conversation with General Stanley McChrystal

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COVID-19 is testing your people as they struggle to respond and adapt to the rapidly evolving situation. As medical institutions grapple with the challenges, what can leaders do to help their teams?

Join General Stan McChrystal, a retired four-star general, and Dr. Jeffrey Balser, President CEO at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, for a discussion on:

  • the leadership mindset
  • success in times of crisis
  • decision making and risk management
  • strategies for building and motivating a confident and resilient team

 

Leading Through Crisis: Practical Advice for Leaders in Healthcare and Medicine

Speakers:

Stan McChrystal

  • Founder and partner with the McChrystal Group, a consulting firm offering innovative leadership solutions to American businesses.
  • Retired four-star general.
  • Former commander of US and NATO International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan, Joint Special Operations Command (the US’s premier military counter-terrorism force), the 75th Ranger Regiment, and other elite organizations.
  • As commander of US and NATO International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan, was responsible for more than 150,000 troops from 45 allied countries.
  • Author of bestseller: My Share of the Task and Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World.

Jeffrey R. Balser, MD, Ph.D.

  • Board member (since 2018), Varian Medical Systems
  • President and Chief Executive Officer at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Dean of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Under Dr. Balser’s leadership, VUMC doubled its outpatient visit volume while expanding the children’s hospital and the number of adult critical care beds
  • As VUMC’s chief research officer, Dr. Balser led a period of scientific expansion that moved the School of Medicine into the nation’s top 10 in NIH funding

Moderator:

Dow R. Wilson

  • President and Chief Executive Officer at Varian
  • Chairman of the USA-Brazil CEO Forum (appointed by Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross)
  • Formerly CEO for GE Healthcare-Information Technologies, as well as General Manager of several of GE’s imaging businesses, including the X-Ray, Nuclear Medicine, Computed Tomography (CT), and Positron Emission Tomography

 


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