Leadership Lessons from University Health Network

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Thursday, May 28 from 3-3:30pm (EDT)

Dr. Kevin Smith, President & CEO, University Health Network (UHN), Toronto

The University Health Network is Canada’s largest academic health sciences centre and named one of the 10 best hospitals in the world by Newsweek. UHN encompasses 5 organizations: the Toronto General and Toronto Western hospitals, the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and The Michener Institute of Education. Dr. Kevin Smith, UHN President & CEO, will discuss how COVID-19 has impacted operations, research, education programs, patient and family services at UHN and lessons learned from battling the pandemic.

To register for this free discussion, visit the event page.

We live in a new world. Each day we are faced with uncertainty and disruption. With these new business challenges come new opportunities for your organization to transform and succeed.

What lessons can we learn from this new reality? How can we be resilient and improve as an individual, team and organization during a crisis?

These and other important questions will be explored during a series of virtual fireside chats: Leadership Lessons in Troubled Times. These free, 30-minute online events will feature thought leaders and influencers from top organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

The speakers will share their insights on leadership lessons learned and how they might apply to your business or organization:

  • What are the most important leadership traits for a company or organization during disruption?
  • How do you build up resilience in different functions across your team and organization?
  • What strategies are needed to communicate new ideas and shift mindsets (social distancing, telework, managing remote teams, innovation)?
  • How do you overcome resistance to change on an individual, team and organizational level?
  • How do we improve collaboration and stakeholder management during a crisis?

Get information on the complete Leadership Lessons in Troubled Times, Fireside Chat Series here.