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Minnesota Physician Leadership Institute

Carlson Executive Education and the Minnesota Medical Association have partnered to design and deliver the Minnesota Physician Leadership Institute, a new leadership curriculum exclusively for physicians.

Program Details

Registration is now closed.
This 10-day program spans 10 months (Sept. 20, Oct. 17, Nov. 8, Dec. 5, 2023; Jan. 16, Feb. 28, Mar. 20, Apr. 15, May 15, and Jun. 4, 2024) 

Hybrid (In Person: Minneapolis, MN, and Live Online)

About the Program

Carlson Executive Education and the Minnesota Medical Association have partnered to design and deliver the Minnesota Physician Leadership Institute, a new leadership curriculum exclusively for physicians. This 10-day program (across 10 months) is led by co-chairs Corey Martin, MD, and Cindy Smith, MD, in conjunction with Carlson Executive Education instructors. With a holistic approach to leadership development, the curriculum provides skills, resources, and applied opportunities for growth in:

  • Leading Self
  • Leading People
  • Leading Change
  • Leading Organizations, an Introduction

The Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The MMA designates this live activity for a maximum of 53.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

 

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Who Should Take This Course & Why

  • *Must be MMA physician members
    • Early-and mid-career physicians looking to learn essential leadership skills to complement their medical training
    • Physicians interested in developing leadership skills to expand their career opportunities
    • Physicians in formal and informal leadership positions looking for deeper expertise
    • Physicians curious about the compatibility of future formal and informal leadership positions
    • Physicians committed to professional development through collaboration with a group of like-minded peers
  • Improved awareness of personal strengths and opportunities  
  • Enhanced knowledge and skills to drive change and improvement in medical practice, community health, and social or professional organizations
  • Increased capacity to lead and influence people 
  • Adoption of a leadership mindset to drive professional growth and development 

Schedule

Collaborating Effectively (SDI 2.0 CORE STRENGTHS ASSESSMENT)

In Person Session
Jill Hauwiller, MA

This session utilizes personal and team insights to develop personal/interpersonal skills and improve engagement and collaboration. Through various exercises, individuals will begin to see how motives and behaviors can both benefit and detract from collaboration.

Emotional Intelligence

In Person Session
Louellen Essex, PhD, MS

According to research, your emotional intelligence predicts future success far greater than your IQ or technical skills. This session defines emotional intelligence, the business case for emotional intelligence, the difference between IQ and EQ, and personal strategies for success.

Mentoring-Coaching

Virtual Session
Louellen Essex, PhD, MS

Coaching team members is a core competency for effective leadership. Coaches help others solve problems, improve skills, maximize strengths, deal with challenging situations, or make needed changes. This session focuses on the skills coaches need including active listening, asking great questions, challenging, supporting, encouraging, and negotiating. The mentoring role involves helping others enhance their careers through assistance with professional development, networking, advising, and guiding.

Leading for Sustainable Performance & Wellbeing

Virtual Session
Theresa Glomb, PhD, MA

This session will focus on how to move beyond silos to an enterprise-enhancing mindset, and what specific actions leaders can implement back on the job to achieve this mindset shift. This session is a blend of research, personal stories, and practical micro-interventions centered around the themes of "Work Hard. Have Fun. Choose Kind. Be Present."

Project Management

In Person Session
Ellen Trader, MBA

Physicians are not project managers, but they are concerned with operational excellence within their practices. Adopting methods from project management can provide process improvement and optimize efficiency in healthcare. Both traditional project management and agile project management allow for enhanced decision making, transparency, and project outcomes.

Negotiation Strategies

In Person Session
Danielle Hansen, MBA

Learn the art and science of building winning negotiation strategies. This session covers the basics of planning, distributive and win-win negotiations, group problem-solving, multi-party negotiations, and more. Discover expert tricks of the trade and convert that expertise into a competitive advantage.

Leadership Presence/Presenting as a Leader

Virtual Session
Diana Pavlovska

Physicians are not project managers, but they are concerned with operational excellence within their practices. Adopting methods from project management can provide process improvement and optimize efficiency in health care. Both traditional project management and Agile project management allow for efficient and effective work outcomes, and physicians as leaders can help lead their teams to decide which method makes sense given the use case. And these methodologies offer physicians transparency into work progress being made along the way.

Healthcare Marketing

Virtual Session
Yi Zhu, PhD, MA

This session focuses on healthcare marketing management principles and their application in integrated marketing programs for both industrial and consumer healthcare markets. It covers topics such as the healthcare marketing concept, designing healthcare marketing strategies, and implementing tactics emphasizing managerial decision making.

Healthcare Policy

Virtual Session
Stephen Parente, PhD, MPH, MS

This session introduces the key aspects of health policy including a framework for the analysis of health policy, the evolution of health policy in the U.S., including the implementation of federal health reform, and perspectives on the allocation of resources to and within the healthcare sector.

Advocacy Strategies

Virtual Session
Matthew Anderson, JD

Effective advocacy is, and will continue to be, a key skill set for healthcare leaders. Public policy influences how healthcare services are distributed, delivered, measured, and financed. Therefore, it is imperative for policymakers to hear and understand the perspectives of our healthcare leaders. This session will provide a high-level overview of the opportunities for physician leaders to bring their voices and expertise into the policy-making process, as well as practical steps for effective advocacy so your voices and experience have as much influence as possible.

Physicians’ Day at the Capitol

Physicians will gather en masse at the Minnesota State Capitol during the legislative session to meet with their state representative and senator to champion the practice of medicine in Minnesota. Learn from seasoned lobbyists about current priorities that could affect your profession in the state. Be a hands-on advocate!

Leading Change

In Person Session
Mary Zellmer-Bruhn, PhD, MS

Whether you’re heading up a change initiative or navigating the waters of unexpected change, you need to emerge with positive results. That’s why it’s crucial, for your organizational and personal success, that you learn how to plan for, manage, and lead successful change efforts.

Legal and Ethical Responsibilities

In Person Session
Rand Park, PhD, JD, MA

This session will examine the foundations of ethics as it applies to ethical decision making by leaders in healthcare administration. You will learn to draw on ethical principles and virtues, moral theorists, caring, and empathy to make complex ethical decisions relating to patient concerns, staffing issues, biomedical ethics, and the balancing of fiscal and ethical responsibilities.

Business Strategy & Disruption

In Person Session
Hari Nair

This session will provide participants with a hands-on understanding of strategy and the strategy-making process in response to changes that are taking place in the environment, as well as discuss the role of culture in strategic change.

Healthcare Financial Accountability

In Person Session
Stuart Webb, PhD
Pinar Karaca-Mandic, PhD

Using a simulation and case study, this session will present the basic principles of accounting and finance as they pertain to the healthcare industry. Participants will leave with an understanding of how investors view their organization and its cash flows and how time affects the value of those cash flows.

Inclusive Leadership

In Person Session
Abdul Omari, MPP, PhD

This session allows for deep reflection about personal identities, our multiple identities, how those identities move into leadership, and how to better lead people from multiple backgrounds. Moreover, this course explores how identity, power, and privilege play out in leadership.

Emerging Trends Discussion & Panel

In Person Session
Pinar Karaca-Mandic, PhD
Stephen Parente, PhD, MPH, MS
Various Guests

Collaborating Effectively (SDI 2.0 CORE STRENGTHS ASSESSMENT)

In Person Session
Jill Hauwiller, MA

This session utilizes personal and team insights to develop personal/interpersonal skills and improve engagement and collaboration. Through various exercises, individuals will begin to see how motives and behaviors can both benefit and detract from collaboration.

Emotional Intelligence

In Person Session
Louellen Essex, PhD, MS

According to research, your emotional intelligence predicts future success far greater than your IQ or technical skills. This session defines emotional intelligence, the business case for emotional intelligence, the difference between IQ and EQ, and personal strategies for success.

Mentoring-Coaching

Virtual Session
Louellen Essex, PhD, MS

Coaching team members is a core competency for effective leadership. Coaches help others solve problems, improve skills, maximize strengths, deal with challenging situations, or make needed changes. This session focuses on the skills coaches need including active listening, asking great questions, challenging, supporting, encouraging, and negotiating. The mentoring role involves helping others enhance their careers through assistance with professional development, networking, advising, and guiding.

Leading for Sustainable Performance & Wellbeing

Virtual Session
Theresa Glomb, PhD, MA

This session will focus on how to move beyond silos to an enterprise-enhancing mindset, and what specific actions leaders can implement back on the job to achieve this mindset shift. This session is a blend of research, personal stories, and practical micro-interventions centered around the themes of "Work Hard. Have Fun. Choose Kind. Be Present."

Project Management

In Person Session
Ellen Trader, MBA

Physicians are not project managers, but they are concerned with operational excellence within their practices. Adopting methods from project management can provide process improvement and optimize efficiency in healthcare. Both traditional project management and agile project management allow for enhanced decision making, transparency, and project outcomes.

Negotiation Strategies

In Person Session
Danielle Hansen, MBA

Learn the art and science of building winning negotiation strategies. This session covers the basics of planning, distributive and win-win negotiations, group problem-solving, multi-party negotiations, and more. Discover expert tricks of the trade and convert that expertise into a competitive advantage.

Leadership Presence/Presenting as a Leader

Virtual Session
Diana Pavlovska

Physicians are not project managers, but they are concerned with operational excellence within their practices. Adopting methods from project management can provide process improvement and optimize efficiency in health care. Both traditional project management and Agile project management allow for efficient and effective work outcomes, and physicians as leaders can help lead their teams to decide which method makes sense given the use case. And these methodologies offer physicians transparency into work progress being made along the way.

Healthcare Marketing

Virtual Session
Yi Zhu, PhD, MA

This session focuses on healthcare marketing management principles and their application in integrated marketing programs for both industrial and consumer healthcare markets. It covers topics such as the healthcare marketing concept, designing healthcare marketing strategies, and implementing tactics emphasizing managerial decision making.

Healthcare Policy

Virtual Session
Stephen Parente, PhD, MPH, MS

This session introduces the key aspects of health policy including a framework for the analysis of health policy, the evolution of health policy in the U.S., including the implementation of federal health reform, and perspectives on the allocation of resources to and within the healthcare sector.

Advocacy Strategies

Virtual Session
Matthew Anderson, JD

Effective advocacy is, and will continue to be, a key skill set for healthcare leaders. Public policy influences how healthcare services are distributed, delivered, measured, and financed. Therefore, it is imperative for policymakers to hear and understand the perspectives of our healthcare leaders. This session will provide a high-level overview of the opportunities for physician leaders to bring their voices and expertise into the policy-making process, as well as practical steps for effective advocacy so your voices and experience have as much influence as possible.

Physicians’ Day at the Capitol

Physicians will gather en masse at the Minnesota State Capitol during the legislative session to meet with their state representative and senator to champion the practice of medicine in Minnesota. Learn from seasoned lobbyists about current priorities that could affect your profession in the state. Be a hands-on advocate!

Leading Change

In Person Session
Mary Zellmer-Bruhn, PhD, MS

Whether you’re heading up a change initiative or navigating the waters of unexpected change, you need to emerge with positive results. That’s why it’s crucial, for your organizational and personal success, that you learn how to plan for, manage, and lead successful change efforts.

Legal and Ethical Responsibilities

In Person Session
Rand Park, PhD, JD, MA

This session will examine the foundations of ethics as it applies to ethical decision making by leaders in healthcare administration. You will learn to draw on ethical principles and virtues, moral theorists, caring, and empathy to make complex ethical decisions relating to patient concerns, staffing issues, biomedical ethics, and the balancing of fiscal and ethical responsibilities.

Business Strategy & Disruption

In Person Session
Hari Nair

This session will provide participants with a hands-on understanding of strategy and the strategy-making process in response to changes that are taking place in the environment, as well as discuss the role of culture in strategic change.

Healthcare Financial Accountability

In Person Session
Stuart Webb, PhD
Pinar Karaca-Mandic, PhD

Using a simulation and case study, this session will present the basic principles of accounting and finance as they pertain to the healthcare industry. Participants will leave with an understanding of how investors view their organization and its cash flows and how time affects the value of those cash flows.

Inclusive Leadership

In Person Session
Abdul Omari, MPP, PhD

This session allows for deep reflection about personal identities, our multiple identities, how those identities move into leadership, and how to better lead people from multiple backgrounds. Moreover, this course explores how identity, power, and privilege play out in leadership.

Emerging Trends Discussion & Panel

In Person Session
Pinar Karaca-Mandic, PhD
Stephen Parente, PhD, MPH, MS
Various Guests

Faculty

Jill Hauwiller
Carlson Executive Educator Network
Louellen Essex
Carlson Executive Educators Network
Theresa Glomb
Department Chair & Professor, The Toro Company-David M. Lilly Chair in Organizational Behavior
Ellen Trader
Assistant Dean, Carlson Executive Education
Danielle Hansen
Vice President of Global Sourcing - Direct Materials, JBT Corporation
Diana Pavlovská
Carlson Executive Educators Network
Yi Zhu
Margaret J. Holden and Dorothy A. Werlich Endowed Professor

Yi Zhu is Margaret J. Holden and Dorothy A. Werlich Endowed Professor at the University of Minnesota. He received his PhD in Business Administration from the University of Southern California (USC) in 2013. He worked as a consultant at Shanghai Investment Consulting Corporation before he went to Vancouver, where he received his M.A.

Stephen T Parente
Professor, Minnesota Insurance Industry Chair of Health Finance
Stephen T. Parente, PhD, MPH, MS is a Professor in the Department of Finance and the Minnesota Insurance Industry Chair of Health Finance at Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and Associate Dean of the Global Institute.
Matthew Anderson
Senior Lecturer, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
Mary Zellmer-Bruhn
Associate Dean of MBA and MS Programs, Professor
Rand Park
Senior Lecturer, Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship
Hari Nair
Carlson Executive Educators Network
Stuart Webb
Senior Lecturer
Learn more about Stuart Webb, a senior lecturer at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
Pinar Karaca Mandic
DISTINGUISHED MCKNIGHT UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR, AND C. ARTHUR WILLIAMS JR. PROFESSOR IN HEALTHCARE RISK MANAGEMENT

Professor Pinar Karaca-Mandic (she/her/hers) teaches healthcare marketplace and medical technology evaluation. She is a University of Minnesota Distinguished McKnight University Professor. She is also the C. Arthur Williams Jr.

Abdul Omari
Carlson Executive Educators Network

Register Today!

Registration is now closed.
This 10-day program spans 10 months (Sept. 20, Oct. 17, Nov. 8, Dec. 5, 2023; Jan. 16, Feb. 28, Mar. 20, Apr. 15, May 15, and Jun. 4, 2024) 

Registration is now closed.
This 10-day program spans 10 months (Sept. 20, Oct. 17, Nov. 8, Dec. 5, 2023; Jan. 16, Feb. 28, Mar. 20, Apr. 15, May 15, and Jun. 4, 2024)