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Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare

November 14-16, 2019 • Boston, MA

Harvard Medical School invites women in healthcare to an important CME program: Career Advancement and Leadership Skills for Women in Healthcare.

This professional development program delivers evidence-based strategies, skills development, and education that help women at various stages of their healthcare careers step into and succeed in leadership positions. It also helps participants to effectively cultivate other highly qualified current and future women leaders by developing the following competencies:


  • Strategic planning and execution
  • Team building and leadership
  • Measuring and reporting impact
  • Conflict resolution
  • Negotiation
  • Communication
  • Organizational change
  • Equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Overcoming barriers
  • Effective mentoring
  • Strategic finance
  • Resource management
  • Securing foundation grants
  • Defining your leadership style


  • Strategies
  • Goal setting and execution
  • Negotiation and advocacy
  • Executive presence
  • Persuasive public speaking
  • Difficult conversations
  • Bios, blogs, CVs
  • Social media


  • Patient-centered care
  • Project outcomes
  • Burnout and wellness
  • Quality and performance
  • Innovation and technology

The program also covers diversity strategies for organizations to decrease the gap for women in healthcare leadership by:

  • Recruiting women managers and executives
  • Developing the right support mechanisms to advance and promote women once they hired
  • Implementing strategies and policies that include representation of women on key committees and reviewing the track record on equity, diversity, and inclusion in the organization

View the complete agenda here.