Essential Skills in Cancer Education: Leadership, Leading and Influencing Change in Cancer Education – A Comprehensive Interactive Hands-On Workshop
Monday, 12 October 2020, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT (UTC -4:00), with a break from 12:30 - 1:30 PM EDT
Workshop registration FULL. No more registrations will be accepted.
Sound leadership skills in cancer education are required to ensure health care educators the necessary skill sets to shape the future of cancer education globally. This intensive 3-hour workshop will aid in the development of core leadership skills for interprofessional health care educators and trainees. Through in-course and post-course mentoring, participants will have an opportunity to develop leadership projects, implement them in their own educational practices and submit them for publication in the JCE
The overall goals of the course are to translate the principles of leadership into action; utilize change, networking and consensus building to set, align and achieve goals in an interprofessional setting; and engage the participants in leadership in cancer education and inspire initiative for change.
The workshop design provides 1.5 hours for foundational learning on leadership in medicine drawing upon an international perspective. The course commences with an introduction, overview of objectives, presentation on the importance of leadership in medicine,and review of leadership styles, followed by 10 minute presentations facilitated by international leaders in medical education. A short breakout session will provide participants time to engage with each other, share knowledge and develop content learned through interactive participation of a provided case studies. The remaining time of the workshop allows for interactive work with faculty mentors on individual leadership projects the participants plan to introduce and implement in their own institutions. Participants will be encouraged to bring their own projects to work on to and will be mentored by the workshop leaders. Allied Health Professionals in Oncology and Trainees, medical surgical and radiation oncologists and are invited to attend.
At the end of the course the participants will be better able to:
- describe different leadership styles and how they are used in different situations
- define the steps needed to initiate change in practice
- address the challenges and communication gaps
- develop productive/effective mentoring relationships and engage in scholarly projects to develop leadership skills necessary for oncology professionals
- Ewa Szumacher, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
- Krista Dawdy, Odette Cancer Centre
- Maria Bishop, Department of Medicine, the University of Arizona College of Medicine Program Director Section of Hematology/Oncology at the Southern Arizona Veterans Administration Health Care System (SAVAHCS) Chair of the Ethics Committee at the Southern Arizona Veterans Administration Health Care System (SAVAHCS)
- Gilad Amiel, Department of Urology, RAMBAM Healthcare Campus
- David Wiljer, Executive Director, University Health Network
- Kathleen Heneghan, Assistant Director, Patient Education, American College of Surgeons
- Jamal Khadar, King Hussein Cancer Centre