American Association for Physician Leadership 2015 Annual Meeting

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Don't miss the American Association for Physician Leadership 2015 Annual Meeting

This year, the meeting will be at the Venetian in Las Vegas, April 18-22. Courses include:

Physician in Management Seminar
Authentic Leadership Development
Managing Physician Performance
Three Faces of Quality
Resolving Conflict
Solve This! Breakthrough Thinking for Physician Executives
Leadership and Governance for Group Practice Board Members
Preparing for the CEO Role
Using Influence to Work Collaboratively
Resilient Leadership

Hope to see you there! You can register at:

NY is looking for a Clinical Informaticist

Sunday, February 15, 2015

PCIP is seeking a Clinical Informaticist.

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), Primary Care Information Project (PCIP) is devoted to improving population health in underserved neighborhoods through health information technology. The PCIP is the largest project of its kind nationwide, focusing on the efficient use of prevention oriented electronic health records (EHRs) in New York City. We strive to transform the quality of health care services in these neighborhoods by helping providers use electronic health records and other health technology to improve the quality of care.

PCIP also operates the New York City Regional Electronic Adoption Center for Health (NYC REACH) by assisting providers in New York City through practice transformation, quality improvement initiatives and other support services, such as Meaningful Use support, revenue cycle management, and data security.

Job ID: 21997024
Position Title: Clinical Informaticist
Company Name: Fund for Public Health in New York
Worksite: Public Health
Job Function: Healthcare Informatics
Location(s): Long Island City, New York, 11101, United States
Posted: February 12, 2015
Entry Level: No
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Duration: Indefinite
Min Education: MD

You can view the full job description here.

APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government

Saturday, February 7, 2015

The APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government is designed to provide a unique public policy learning experience, to demonstrate the value of science-government interaction, and to make a contribution to enhancing public health science and practical knowledge in government. The overarching goals are to increase the capac­ity of public health professionals to inform the discussions and the decisions of the individuals and institutions that influence or determine policies and to provide relevant expertise and analysis to support decision-makers confronting increasingly complex issues.

The fellowship aims to:
  • Establish and nurture critical links between federal decision makers and public health professionals;
  • Educate public health professionals about the legislative process and the skills necessary to be successful including the ability to translate complex public health issues into legislative, regulatory and policy initiatives;
  • Foster positive exchanges between public health professionals and policymakers; and
  • Increase the visibility and impact public health professional in the policy arena.
You can learn more and apply for this fellowship here:

The Economist's Virtual MBA Fair is Feb 3-5 @theeconomist

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Thinking of an MBA? The Economist's Virtual MBA Fair is Feb 3-5, 2015. Chat online with admissions officers from MBA programs all over the world including the Darden School of Business and the Yale School of Management. Attend to win prizes like MBA scholarships and The Economist subscriptions. Learn how you can make yourself the strongest candidate possible.

Connect on LinkedIn this holiday season

Sunday, December 21, 2014

The holidays can be a great time to do some networking with friends and family. You never know who's going to show up at that next holiday party. Connect with people on LinkedIn to stay in touch and to see how that relationship may open doors of opportunity for you in the future.

If you're new to LinkedIn, here are a few simple tips to get you started:

1. Find and join a few groups on LinkedIn and participate in some conversations to virtually meet people in that community. If you're a physician in a leadership position, join the American Association for Physician Leadership group on LinkedIn. Interested in entrepreneurship? Join the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) group on LinkedIn.

2. After you're updated your profile, reconnect with lost classmates. I'm sure they'll enjoy hearing from you after all those years. You may be surprised to hear what some people are doing now. Your surgeon colleague may be working for a big consulting firm. A dermatologist you know may be a medical director at a biopharmaceutical company.

3. Next, look at the list of alumni from your schools. LinkedIn makes it easy to identify alumni who may be in influential hiring positions. Perhaps one of them would be willing to offer an informational interview.

AHA Physician Leadership Forum

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

If you spend most of your time working in the inpatient setting, you're probably already familiar with the American Hospital Association's Physician Leadership Forum (PLF).

The PLF strives to make available resources to prepare today’s physician for tomorrow’s challenges. Building the next generation of care necessitates close collaboration between clinicians and administrators across the care continuum. With rapid changes in care delivery, high performing leadership teams are needed to combine high quality and high efficiency to deliver high value care.

Over the past few years, the AHA PLF has been collaborating with various organizations and working on initiatives such as:
  • Continuing Medical Education as a Strategic Resource
  • AMA-AHA Joint Leadership Conference on New Models of Care
  • Physician Leadership: The Implications for a Transformed Delivery System
  • Lifelong Learning: Physician Competency Development
  • Creating the Hospital of the Future: Implications of Hospital-Focused Physician Practice
  • Team-Based Health Care Delivery
You can learn more about the AHA PLF here.

ASCO is hiring an oncologist to lead their Clinical Affairs department

Sunday, November 23, 2014

ASCO to Establish a Clinical Affairs Department to Provide Hands-on Assistance to Oncology Practices

ASCO is forming a Clinical Affairs department dedicated to providing services, education, and resources to support oncology practices. This new department will offer hands-on assistance in areas such as practice management, quality care assessment and improvement, and efficiency and business intelligence to meet the needs and demands of the current oncology landscape.

The Clinical Affairs department will begin providing assistance to practices by the end of 2014. The Society plans to house existing practice management resources in the new department and, over the next year, will expand these offerings to include support in the following areas:
  • Business of oncology
  • Practice management (staffing, technology, services, etc.)
  • Practice transformation to medical home, to certification, etc.
  • Market analysis
ASCO is seeking an oncologist to lead the Clinical Affairs department who has experience in all aspects of managing an oncology practice. This senior director will also work across ASCO and the cancer community to support all initiatives to enhance oncologists’ efforts to provide the highest quality of care.

Learn more here.
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