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Friday, March 23 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
FR27 | Leading Change in LTC

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This session will discuss the need for medical leadership in LTC and the larger health care system. Effective leadership characteristics and behaviors will be reviewed. The participant will learn the process of leading organization change. The session will include a presentation followed by small group discussion.

Learning Objectives:
(1) Explain why the need for medical leadership in the LTC continuum has changed.
(2) List common characteristics of an effective leader.
(3) Outline the process of leading an organizational change.
(4) Explain the different skills needed for clinical practice versus change leadership.

avatar for Dallas Nelson, MD, CMD

Dallas Nelson, MD, CMD

Dallas Nelson, MD, FACP, CMD, is an associate professor of Medicine at the University of the Rochester in the Division Geriatrics and Aging. She is medical director of the UR Medicine Geriatrics Group, a group that serves about 3000 patients across the spectrum of long term care in... Read More →
avatar for James Lett, II, MD, CMD

James Lett, II, MD, CMD

James Lett, II, MD, CMDR, is certified by the American Board of Family Practice with a Certificate in Added Qualifications in Geriatrics and is a Certified Medical Director (CMD). He is a past president in 2003-2004 of the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA), a 5,000-member... Read More →
avatar for Susan Levy, MD, CMD

Susan Levy, MD, CMD

Susan Levy, MD, CMD, earned her medical degree from the University of Maryland in 1979 and completed an Internal Medicine residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. She also completed a geriatric fellowship at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York in 1985. Dr. Levy... Read More →

Friday March 23, 2018 3:30pm - 5:00pm EDT
Grapevine Ballroom B
  Medical Direction