American College of Healthcare Executives


Join your colleagues from around the country for this unique learning series designed to further develop operational, strategic and leadership skills for today’s healthcare leaders who are poised to move into higher senior executive leadership roles. You’ll gain actionable insights and strategies that you can implement immediately to stay ahead of the curve and prepare you in your role as a senior executive.

During the three, 2.5-day sessions, you will participate in a variety of highly relevant discussions, assessments and panel presentations designed with senior professionals in mind. Enrollment is limited to 25 healthcare executives.

SESSION 1    The Leadership Imperative
 Date  Location
 June 21–23, 2010  Hilton Suites Chicago Magnificent Mile
 Chicago, Ill.
  • Utilize comprehensive self-assessments to identify your strengths and the barriers to achieving your full potential as a leader.
  • Enhance the skills you need to develop an optimally functioning board.
  • Build the business case for diversity, increasing market share by providing culturally competent care.
  • Ensure technological innovation really leads to improvement in operational and clinical outcomes.

SESSION 2     Management Innovation
 Date  Location
 August 9–11, 2010  Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
 San Diego, Calif.
  • Avoid organizational stagnation, using characteristics of creative and innovative leaders.
  • Break down barriers with your medical staff and implement approaches to achieving long-term alignment.
  • Learn to adopt techniques that stimulate long-lasting, wide-spread organizational change.
  • Adapting to the financial downturn: approaches in revenue enhancement, cost reduction and operational efficiency.
Operational Excellence
Participate in a site visit to Scripps Health, one of the nation’s leading hospital systems, to meet with clinical and management leaders for first-hand exposure to their innovative programs in Integrative Medicine and Genomics and learn how Scripps is once again rated one of the top healthcare organizations for which to work.

SESSION 3     The Measures of Success
 Date  Location
 October 18–20, 2010  Buena Vista Palace Hotel and Spa
 Orlando, Fla.
  • Systematically develop organizational talent, building the next generation of leaders.
  • Influence public policy at the local and state levels.
  • Gain deeper insight into your leadership preferences that may be limiting your optimum performance.
Walt Disney’s “Innovation in Action”
Experience the “business behind the magic” as you participate in exclusive behind-the-scenes lectures and tours at Walt Disney World. Come away with approaches to enhance your organization’s performance by incorporating the core Disney business strengths—leadership development, quality service, customer loyalty, organizational creativity and team building.