Emerging Leader Symposium
Emerging Leader Symposium
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 7:00am - 5:00pm

This event is designed for emerging leaders in healthcare management to learn the skills they need to achieve growth and success in their careers, organizations, and communities.


7:00    Networking + Continental Breakfast
7:30    Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:00    Morning Keynote - Sasha Shillcutt, MD, Vice Chair of Strategy and Clinical Transformation, Department of Anesthesiology, UNMC: In Between Failure: Overcoming Adversities to Achieve Professional Success
9:15    Coffee Break
9:45    Eric Mooss, MHA, FACHE, CMPE, President, Bryan Physician Network: Executive Presence: Essential Habits for Standing Out and Getting Ahead
10:45 Ross Polking, CFP, AIF, MBA, Lead Advisor, Foster Group: Investing in You: The Disciplines of Personal Financial Success
11:45  Lunch
12:15 Luncheon Keynote – Nicolas Tejeda, MHSA, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer, The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus: The Burden of Youth:  Establishing Your Career and Thriving as a Leader
1:30    Break
1:45    Deborah Wells, PhD, Senior Associate Dean: Leadership Through the Hollywood Lens
2:30    Networking Break
2:45    Leadership Panel:
Steve Goeser, FACHE, President & CEO Methodist Health System
Joan Neuhaus, FACHE, COO, CHI
Kim Russel, RN, FACHE, President & CEO, Bryan Health
Gary Perkins, LFACHE, Retired President & CEO Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
4:15    Closing remarks
4:30    Networking Reception

Luncheon Keynote

Nicolas Tejeda, MHSA, FACHE, CEO of The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus
As the CEO for The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus, Nicolas Tejeda provides strategic and operational leadership for the Transmountain Campus which serves El Paso’s rapidly growing West side community.  Tejeda joined The Hospitals of Providence team in July 2015 as CEO of the East Campus, after serving as CEO of Doctors Hospital of Manteca in Manteca, California. Tejeda is the past president of the National Forum for Latino Healthcare Executives, the outgoing  chair of the American College of Healthcare Executives’ National Early Careerist Committee and a member of the Board of Directors for the American Hospital Association’s Institute for Diversity in Health Management.


Student $59
Early Bird $119 (ends March 31)
Regular $139


For questions regarding this event please contact Laurie Baedke, FACHE, FACMPE, Director of Healthcare Leadership Programs at lauriebaedke [at] creighton [dot] edu

Mike & Josie Harper Center Ahmanson Ballroom
602 North 20th St.
Omaha, NE 68102
United States