Summer Leadership Forum


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Wednesday, June 8 Welcome Reception

Embassy Suites, 101 E. Locust St., Des Moines

Join us on the outdoor patio at the Embassy Suites for stunning views of the Des Moines River, networking, a hosted bar, great food, and live music with the Dueling Fiddles, this is a perfect way to enjoy a summer evening with your peers. Open to Summer Leadership Forum registered attendees only.

Reception sponsored by: ServiShare

Thursday, June 9 Summer Leadership Forum

7:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

 8:30 a.m. Welcome

 8:45 a.m. Health Equity - From Evidence to Action

David B. Hunt, J.D., Senior Director for Health Equity, BCT Partners

9:45 a.m. Break

 10 a.m. Iowa Hospital Leaders in Health Equity Panel (ACHE Face-to-Face credit)

Brenda Clouse, Senior HR Business Partner, Mercy Medical Center

Anthony Coleman, DHA, President and Chief Executive Officer at Broadlawns Medical Center

Angela Mortoza, Chief Executive Officer, Dallas County Hospital

Moderated by: David B. Hunt, J.D., Senior Director for Health Equity, BCT Partners

10:45 a.m. Break

 11 a.m. Driving the Future of Health

Simon Gisby, MA, BA, Principal, Global Leader Life Science and Healthcare, Deloitte Corporate Finance, New York

Noon Lunch (Sponsored by INVISION)

 1 p.m. Advanced Leadership Academy  Recognition

 1:15 p.m.  Humbitious: The Power of Low-Ego, High-Drive Leadership 

Amer Kaissi, Ph.D., Professor of Healthcare Administration, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas

2:45 p.m. Break with Amer Kaissi Book Signing

3 p.m. Oh No! Not More of that Fluffy Stuff!

Rich Bluni, RN, Senior Director, National Speaker, Author, Huron Consulting Group Inc., Chicago, Illinois

4 p.m. Closing Remarks  

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IHA Conference Center

100 East Grand Ave. Suite 100, Des Moines, IA 50309

Summer Leadership Forum Handouts

Continuing Education

American College of Healthcare Executives: This program has been developed and is presented locally by ACHE of Iowa.
The American College of Healthcare Executives has awarded 1.5 ACHE Face-to-Face Education Credits to this program.
ACHE has authorized IHA to award 4.75 hours of preapproved ACHE-qualified education credit for the conference toward advancement or recertification in ACHE.
Participants who wish to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE-qualified education credit should indicate their attendance when submitting their application to ACHE for advancement or recertification.


Hospital Board Certification: Board members participating in IHA’s Hospital Board Certification Program can earn 6.25 hours of face-to-face education toward certification for the Summer Leadership Forum.

Nursing: The Iowa Board of Nursing has approved the Iowa Hospital Association as a provider (No. 4) of continuing education for nurses; Participants are eligible for 4.25 nursing contact hours if they attend all sessions in their entireties. Partial credit for individual sessions will not be granted. Participants can submit evaluations for this event to the Iowa Board of Nursing.

Proctor Agreement         Attendance Form




For additional information or questions about the 2022 IHA Summer Leadership Forum contact Autumn McGill.

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