Leon I. Gintzig Commemorative Lecture

An annual lecture featured at ACHE's Congress on Healthcare Leadership, the Leon I. Gintzig Commemorative Lecture is sponsored by the George Washington University Department of Health Services Management and Policy Alumni Association in tribute to the program's former professor and chairman, Dr. Gintzig.

2014

"What Happens When We Believe"
Tim King
President/CEO
Urban Prep Academies, Chicago

2013

"The White House Doctor: My Patients Were Presidents"
Connie Mariano, MD
General Internist and Retired Navy Rear Admiral

2012

"Be a Multiplier: Increase Human Capabilities—Even Your Own"
Liz Wiseman
President
The Wiseman Group

2011 "Super Care: How Healthcare Will Dominate the Economy in the 21st Century"
Lowell Catlett, PhD
Dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
New Mexico State University
2010 "The Challenge of Ethical Leadership"
Lynn Brewer
Foundation Chairman and CEO
The Integrity Institute
2009 "The Disney Success Formula: Optimizing Every Customer Encounter"
Sara Jones
Business Program Consultant
The Disney Institute
2008 "Stop Sabotaging Your Career: Eight Proven Strategies to Succeed in Spite of Yourself"
Lois Frankel, PhD
President
Corporate Coaching International
2007 "Innovative Leadership: Building a High Performance Culture"
Terry "Moose" Millard
Former Southwest Airlines Pilot, Corporate Culture Expert
2006 "The Art of Innovation"
Thomas A. Kelley
General Manager
IDEO
2005 "Managing the Unmanageable: Lessons from Harvard"
Mimi Donaldson
Author and Speaker
2004 "Inspiring Meaningful Change"
John Alston
Founder
American Institute for Stress Management
2003

"Positively Outrageous Service"
T. Scott Gross
T. Scott Gross & Company, Inc.

2002

"Thriving in Turbulent Times"
Alan Parisse
President
Parisse Group, Inc.

2001

"Managing Change: Understanding the Demographics of the Evolving Workforce"
Marilyn Moats Kennedy
Founder and Managing Partner
Career Strategies

 
2000

"How Visionary Leaders Manage Change and Lead People"
Philip D. Steffen
CEO and Founder
Philip D. Steffen Associates, Inc., and Bottom Line Group, Inc.

1999

"Keeping Good People"
Roger E. Herman, CMC, CSP
Chief Executive Officer
The Herman Group

1998

"Relaxing at High Speed"
Jeff Davidson, CMC
Executive Director
Breathing Space Institute

1997

"Increasing Human Effectiveness: Managing the Rapids of Change"
Robert A. Moawad
Chairman/CEO
Edge Learning Institute

1996

"Creating a Vision for Change: Knowing When to Act"
Karen Welke
Group Vice President
3M Medical Products Group

1995

"Positively Outrageous Customer Service"
T. Scott Gross
Author

1994

"Journey Toward Quality"
Amelia Trotter Tess
Managing Director, Ground Operations, Northland District
Federal Express Corporation

1993

"Leadership and Moral Purpose"
Max De Pree
Chairman
Herman Miller, Inc.

1992

"Delivering Healthcare: Costs and Questions"
Richard Morrow
Former Chairman/CEO
Amoco Corporation

1991

"Creating the Future of Healthcare"
Leland R. Kaiser, PhD
President
Kaiser and Associates

1990

"Reevaluating Healthcare Illusions"
Sen. John Kitzhaber, MD
President
Oregon State Senate

1989

"Information Systems as a Strategic Asset"
Frank A. Metz Jr.
Senior Vice President—Finance
IBM

1988

"Marketing Warfare in Healthcare"
Jack Trout
President
Trout and Ries Advertising

1987

"Leadership for Changing Times"
Gerald Greenwald
Chairman
Chrysler Motors Corporation

1986

"Health, Healthcare Executives and Their Communities"
Bruce C. Vladeck
President
United Hospital Fund