Keynote Speaker

Christopher G. Myers, PhD

Christopher G. Myers, PhD

Associate Professor of Management & Medicine Faculty Director, Center for Innovative Leadership, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

Christopher is the Associate Professor of Management & Organization at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School (with a Joint Appointment in the School of Medicine), where his research and writing explore the ways people learn and lead at work, with a particular emphasis on how people learn vicariously and share knowledge in health care organizations.

His teaching and speaking focus broadly on topics of leadership and organizational behavior, and at the Carey Business School he is the Faculty Director of the Center for Innovative Leadership, the school’s hub for cutting-edge research, developmental learning experiences, and practical business engagement focused on leading modern organizations.

Session Track Descriptions

  • Incorporating Quality Improvement in Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

    This track is designed for professionals who seek to understand the intersection between quality improvement and equity, diversity and inclusion work. The track will explore internal quality improvement practices and tools used to improve patient outcomes and create a culture of inclusion within health care settings.

  • Workforce Support

    This track is designed for all professionals working in a health care setting and will explore strategies, new ideas and best practices to prevent harm to staff and promote a safe culture in the workplace. The track will also address wellness strategies for health care workers to provide a protective factor against burnout, and other negative outcomes related to the job.

  • Infection Prevention

    This track is designed for infection preventionists, professionals who work to identify and prevent health care acquired infections or those who are hoping to increase their subject matter knowledge. This track will bring insight into HAI prevention strategies, current COVID response activities, and initiatives to address antimicrobial stewardship in the health care setting.

  • Maternal Health

    This track is designed for health care professionals who support maternal health, seeking to reduce morbidity and mortality. This track will feature presentations from hospitals using the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) bundle through participation in the DC Perinatal Quality Collaborative. The track will also highlight initiatives and best practices that demonstrate the positive impact of patient safety and quality improvement in maternal health.

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