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2015 WFMM Leaders Forum Presentation


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Developing the Next Generation of Medical Leaders - Dr Peter Lees Developing the Next Generation of Medical Leaders - Dr Peter Lees

Dr Lees is the chief executive, medical director and former founding director of the intercollegiate UK Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management, a new membership organisation with 2,000 members. He is also a member of the Clinical Governing Body of West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group and a member of the General Advisory Council of the King’s Fund.

Over 20 years, he combined a career in neurosurgery with senior roles in operational management and leadership development.This included experience at local, regional and national levels and in global health. Formerly he was Medical Director, Director of Workforce and Education and Director of Leadership at NHS South Central Strategic Health Authority and Senior Lecturer in Neurosurgery at the University of Southampton. He is a graduate of Manchester and Southampton Universities, a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London.

Future Medical Leaders - Dr Tiego Selebano Future Medical Leaders - Dr Tiego Selebano

Dr Selebano is a medical doctor by profession and holds a BSC Honours in biochemistry from the University of Limpopo, MBCHB from MEDUNSA and a Management Advancement Programme certificate from the University of the Witwatersrand.
Dr Selebano is currently the Acting Head of the Department of Health in Gauteng Province South Africa, his previous employment include the following, Chief Executive Officer of the Charlotte Maxeke JHB Academic Hospital in Johannesburg, Hospital General Manager for NETCARE Limited Rand Hospital, Corporate affairs manager for the South African Medical Association. Career achievements include: facilitating the first meeting of the different Medical Associations from the African continent and forming an organizing committee at Emperor’s palace, this led to the formation and the assembly of African Medical Associations; successfully hosting WMA General Assembly in Sun City South Africa; and lunching the inaugural General Assembly of the African Medical Associations, comprising 21 Medical Associations from the continent, hosted by SAMA at Sun City Resorts, South Africa.

Embedding Physician Leadership in Your Health System - Dr John Van Aerde Embedding Physician Leadership in Your Health System - Dr John Van Aerde

Dr Van Aerde has 25 years of experience as a Neonatologist, the first 10 as a clinician-researcher, the next 15 in different leadership roles, including medical director of several neonatal intensive care units, the Pediatric Home Nutrition Program for Northern Alberta, the neonatal initiative for Collaborative Practice and Quality Improvement and, Regional director of the Northern Alberta Neonatal Intensive Care Program. Under his leadership and with the support of a large team, the latter program integrated 115 neonatal beds and one follow-up clinic in 5 different hospitals under one functional umbrella. After Alberta, he also served for a few years as Regional Medical Director for Neonatology at Fraser Health in BC. He is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the Universities of Alberta and BC, and Associate Faculty for the Master’s Program in Health Leadership at Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC. He served on many committees for regional, provincial and national organizations, including the Alberta Clinician Council, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Alberta, the Canadian Paediatric Society and, presently, as the President of the Canadian Society for Physician Executives.
Johny holds a PhD in Medical Sciences, a Master’s degree in Leadership Studies and has published >70 peer-reviewed papers, 20 book chapters and 140 abstracts. He has 20 years of medico-legal experience and has provided/continues to provide consulting services for many academic and health care organizations. Presently, he is the editor of the Canadian Journal of Physician Leadership and researches several aspects of physician leadership.

Health Reform International Perspectives - Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite Health Reform International Perspectives - Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite

Professor Braithwaite is Professor of Health Systems Research, Foundation Director Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University. He is a leading health services and systems researcher with an international reputation for his work investigating and contributing to systems improvement. He has particular expertise in the culture and structure of acute settings, leadership, management and change in health sector organisations, quality and safety in health care, accreditation and surveying processes in international context and the restructuring of health services.

Professor Braithwaite is well known for bringing management and leadership concepts and evidence into the clinical arena and he has published extensively (more than 400 refereed contributions, and 600 total publications) about organisational, social and team approaches to care which has raised the importance of these in Australia and internationally. He has presented at or chaired international and national conferences, workshops, symposia and meetings on more than 600 occasions, including over 60 keynote addresses.

Physician Leadership for Reform - Dr Peter Angood Physician Leadership for Reform - Dr Peter Angood

Dr Angood has provided senior executive leadership for all sizes and types of healthcare organizations. Since 2012 he has been Chief Executive Officer and President of the American Association for Physician Leadership; the only professional organization solely focused on leadership education and management training for the physician workforce – an organization with membership in over 45 countries.

Previously Dr Angood was the inaugural Chief Patient Safety Officer and a Vice-President for The Joint Commission where he oversaw the National Patient Safety Goals and other enterprise-wide, international patient safety initiatives. He also completed a 2-year engagement with the National Quality Forum and National Priorities Partnership as Senior Advisor for Patient Safety before assuming the role of Chief Medical Officer with the Patient Safety Organization of GE Healthcare. During these engagements he continued intermittent work with the WHO Patient Safety initiative after helping lead early development of the WHO Collaborating Center for Patient Safety Solutions.

Earlier in his career, after initially practicing with hospitals of the McGill University system, Dr Angood was subsequently recruited to surgery faculty and hospital administrative positions at the University of Pennsylvania, Yale University, and Washington University in St. Louis. He completed his formal academic career as a Full Professor of Surgery, Anesthesia, and Emergency Medicine. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Canada), the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Critical Care Medicine - which also recognized him as a Master of Critical Care Medicine. He has a history of active involvement with numerous professional organizations and served as president for the Society of Critical Care Medicine. His research interests have addressed leading-edge problems, he has authored nearly 200 publications and is currently a well-recognized international speaker on the host of issues related to physician leadership. He is also a Fellow of the Explorers Club in New York City.

Dr Angood received his medical degree from the University of Manitoba in Canada and completed his general surgery training at McGill University in Montreal, as well as fellowship training in trauma surgery and critical care medicine at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami.

Medical leadership in Service Improvement - Dr Andrew Johnson & Dr Paul Lane Medical leadership in Service Improvement - Dr Andrew Johnson & Dr Paul Lane

Dr Johnson’s career background spans nine years in the Royal Australian Air Force followed by twenty years in senior executive roles across the public and private health sector. His current role is as Executive Director Medical Services in the Townsville Hospital and Health Service. Having commenced this role in 2000, Andrew has survived restructures, realignments and Commissions of Inquiry, and still believes his role to be the best in the country. He is Associate Professor and Head of Discipline of Medical Leadership and Management, James Cook University, Townsville Clinical School.

Dr Johnson’s professional interests center around Resilience, incorporating: patient safety; decision making; medical workforce; disaster medicine; medical education and health technology. In his spare time Andrew attempts to remain fit, enjoys photography and is almost as good at cooking as he is at eating.

Dr Paul Lane is a Physician and Intensivist at the Townsville Hospital. He is currently Deputy Director of the Intensive Care Unit and Clinical Director of The Townsville Skills Centre. Dr Lane He has a strong interest in Patient Safety and is currently researching the emerging role of Resilience in Healthcare. Paul is the current Clinical Champion for the Digital Hospital Project in Townsville.


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