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CME : 30.00

Surgical Leadership Program

Sep 10, 2018 - Sep 15, 2019   |   Boston, Massachusetts  United States of America
Specialties : Surgery   |   Leadership
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Surgical Leadership Program is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from Sep 10, 2018 - Sep 15, 2019 at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Who Should Apply:
Surgeons who currently hold or wish to attain a leadership position, including leadership of:
• Departments
• Divisions
• Large organizations
• Programs
• New initiatives

• Mid- to Senior-level established surgeons who wish to develop leadership skills further, gain promotion in non-clinical areas and broaden their repertoire in leadership and decision-making positions

Program Overview:
This course provides intensive education for surgeons to build the nontechnical, executive skills necessary to successfully lead departments, divisions, programs, and ultimately, organizations.

Drawing from best practices across Harvard Medical School, its major teaching hospitals, as well as the Harvard Business School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, this program offers you the opportunity to:

• Learn strategies and best practices for leadership within and outside the operating room
• Identify your personal brand, leadership style(s) and competencies
• Write business plans and grant applications
• Enhance expertise in quality, safety and informatics
• Understand the legal and commercial aspects of innovation in surgery
• Build and manage highly productive teams
• Drive better patient outcomes through enhanced teamwork in the operating room
• Become a more effective negotiator and advocate for your patients, teams, departments and projects
• Manage change across organizational functions
• Update your understanding of new surgical technologies and techniques

Participants who achieve the program objectives are awarded a Harvard Medical School Certificate of Completion and are eligible to become Associate Members of the Harvard Medical School and Harvard University Alumni Associations.

Designed to Work with Surgeon's Schedule
Over the course of one year, this program utilizes a blended learning format that includes:
• Three in-person international workshops
• 40 on-demand lectures and live webinars
• Peer-to-peer learning
• Individual and team-based skills development projects
• Simulations and case discussions
• A personalized Capstone Project with guidance from a Harvard-affiliated faculty member to address your specific leadership objectives

Program Objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
• Develop leadership skills needed to facilitate transformational change and organizational turnaround.
• Apply tools and knowledge in quality, safety and informatics needed to drive sustainable improvement.
• Discuss data management in the context of health informatics.
• Develop strategies to turn ideas into viable, scalable solutions that add value to health care systems.
• Identify surgical mentors that can address the technical, cultural, behavioral and knowledge-based needs of trainees, to foster the development of a new generation of clinical and academic leaders.

The Participant Experience
This program features an innovative learning model that is structured around the needs of practicing surgeons.
This learning model includes:
Three 4-day workshops:

Workshop 1:  Your choice of venue

• Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA | September 5–8, 2019; or 
• The Royal Society in London, UK | October 14–17, 2019 
• Hong Kong | October 8-11, 2019 

Workshop 2:  Your choice of venue
• Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA | April 13–16, 2020; or
• The Royal Society in London, UK | May 11–14, 2020
• Hong Kong | May 17-20 2020

Workshop 3: All participants convene in Boston, MA
• Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA | September 11–14, 2020 

Workshops feature highly interactive teaching and skills-development experiences and faculty from Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Business School and surgical innovators at Harvard Medical School-affiliated teaching hospitals.    

• A comprehensive core curriculum that is presented in live lectures (at the workshops); on-demand, self-paced lectures; and live webinars Group and individualized skills development projects

• Group and individualized skills-development projects

Application Deadlines:
Early Application Deadline:
July 8, 2019
Scholarship Deadline: July 8, 2019
Application Closing Date: July 31, 2019

Students who submit applications by the Early Admission Deadline and submit a deposit within 14 days of acceptance are eligible for the reduced tuition rate of  $11,900 (USD).

The tuition for completed applications received after July 8, 2019 is $12,900 (USD).

Tuition Payment Deadline: August 23, 2019


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Harvard Medical School
25 Shattuck St
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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