Keynotes Announced

Check out the Keynotes for this year’s OR Manager Conference, ASC Leader Summit and PACU Manager Summit…

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The Power of Purpose and Refreshing your ‘WHY’

Richard Leider
Founder
Inventure

After this keynote, you’ll be able to:

  • Complete a “Purpose Checkup”
  • Refresh your “WHY” -your call to lead
  • Live & lead in ways that align with your purpose

Why this is important:

“WHY do you get up in the morning?”

Based on Richard’s perennial bestselling book, THE POWER OF PURPOSE, this keynote will help you answer this question. WHY you lead determines how well you lead. Purpose is fundamental to health, healing, happiness, leading, and, even, longevity. Purpose is not a luxury for the gifted few; it is essential and accessible to all. Attend this keynote to get new insights and practical tools for yourself and your team.

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Examining What Broke American Healthcare

Dr. Marty Makary
New York Times Bestselling Author
Johns Hopkins Surgeon and Professor of Public Health

After this keynote, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand how new technology and disruptive innovation is impacting healthcare
  • Recognize the impact of rising healthcare costs and what that means for everyday consumers and the healthcare industry
  • Identify the benefits of clarifying medical research for practical application

Why this is important:
Drawing from his newest book, The Price We Pay: What Broke American Healthcare – and How to Fix it, Dr. Marty Makary offers insightful thoughts on the state of the nation’s healthcare system.

As a practicing surgical oncologist and advanced laparoscopic surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Dr. Makary is a highly regarded advocate for transparency in medicine and common-sense solutions to healthcare problems.

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How to Be a Leader (and Not a Manager) During Crisis

Cy Wakeman, M.S., CSP
President and Founder
Reality-Based Leadership

After this keynote, you’ll be able to:

  • Learn why traditional leadership philosophies don’t always work
  • Understand how to navigate the next crisis and apply new techniques for better results
  • Identify tools for becoming an effective leader

Why this is important:

Being called into greatness takes strength, resiliency and working at a “higher-level of consciousness.” This past year has put everyone to the test. Hear from Cy Wakeman as she takes you on a journey to perseverance and leading through crisis.

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How to WOW: Turn Your Big Ideas into Big Success

Frances Cole Jones
President
Cold Media Management

After this keynote, attendees will learn:

  • The formula for getting others to buy-in (one word can increase your chances from 60 to 94%)
  • How to organize your tonality and body language to support your message— both have FAR more impact than you know.
  • Proven techniques for decoding unspoken questions/objections and resolving conflict

Why this is important:

Need buy-in from the C-Suite AND your team to turn your big idea into a big success? This closing keynote offers key takeaways that will “Wow” them both.