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6th Annual Harry Harwick Course on Healthcare Administration

November 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Hear from speakers who have been at the forefront of leading and navigating some of healthcare’s biggest challenges.

6th Annual Harry Harwick Course on Healthcare Administration

A New Normal and What’s Next

Saturday, November 6th, 2021 , 9:00 am – 3:30 pm (Central)

*The following program is pre-approved by the American College of Healthcare Executives for 6.0 ACHE Qualified Education credit hours


Hear from speakers who have been involved in addressing some of healthcare’s biggest challenges through a once in a lifetime pandemic. We have multidisciplinary participants from Mayo Clinic, the University of Minnesota Master of Healthcare Administration program, American College of Healthcare Executives – Minnesota Chapter & SE MN Local Program Council and the Mayo Clinic Care Network. We will be hosting a multi-site program with presenters from Rochester, Arizona, Florida and more.

Agenda Topics Include:

Section 1: ‘A New Normal’ – The Big Picture

• Welcome to the Course of History/History of the Course – Cyd Moser, MHSA

• Navigating Global Partnerships – Anton Decker, MBBCh, MHA

• Federal Health Policy Priorities in 2021: An Update – Jean Abraham, PhD

• COVID-19 and the Safety Net: Understanding Patient Experience and Policy Effects on Healthcare Organizations – Sayeh Nikpay, PhD

Session 2: ‘A New Normal’ – Rise of the Machines

• Future of AI and Machine Learning in Healthcare – John Halamka, MD, MS

• Telehealth before and after COVID19 – Peter Huckfeldt, PhD

• The Virtual Hospital: Acute Care in the Home – Michael Maniaci, MD

Session 3: What’s Next – Care Here, There, and Everywhere

• Basics of an Incident Command – Karyn Baum, MD, MSEd, MHA, FHM

• Supporting Staff During a Pandemic: Occupational Health Considerations – Charlie Bierman, JD, Dr. Laura Breeher, MD MPH, Ashton Boon, JD, MHA

• A humanistic administrative approach to Covid – Jamie Newman, MD, MHA

Session 4: What’s Next – Breaking Boundaries & Building Partnerships

• Collaborations and partnerships in a pandemic – Nita Sharma, MBA, FACHE

• Diversity and Inclusion: Equity – Diane Jelinek, PhD, Britany Williams, MHA

• Getting Real: Allyship and Advocacy – Ajay Jayakumar, MS, Gladys Asiedu, PhD

• Burnout / Resiliency / Wellness – Andy Garman, PsyD, MS, Roberto Benzo, MD

Full agenda attached.