Past Meeting Summaries and Resources

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Physician Champion Network Series




June 28, 2023

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Primary Care Governance, and More!
Presented by Michelle Tobias Pawl. 


May 17, 2023

Dr. No: Holding Firm (but Friendly) Boundaries as a Physician and Leader.
Presented by Michele Hannay. 

  • Session Summary
  • Recording
  • Recommended Reading: 
    • Brene Brown, Braving the Wildness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone
    • Jillian Horton, M.D., We Are All Perfectly Fine: A Memoir of Love, Medicine and Healing


April 5, 2023

Panels, Encounters & Consults, Oh My!: CII/CPAR Practice Tips
Presented by: Christal Lacombe, Dr. Andie Bains, Dr. Lindsay Nanninga, Dr. Oliver David


February 22, 2023

Innovate to Orchestrate: How Family Practice Can Transform the System
Presented by Dr. Christine Luelo and Lori Choma

January 11, 2023

'STAC'ing Up For Quality Improvement
Presented by Dr. Tina Nicholson, Erin Hay and Michelle Hannay

​November 2, 2022

Some is Not a Number; Soon is Not a Time: Practical Measurement in the PMH
Presented by Dr. Chris Waller, Michele Hannay

​September 21, 2022

Team Building: Practical Tips for Engaging Your Team
Presented by Dr. Janet Craig, & Michele Hannay

June 01, 2022

Quality Improvement: A Practical Approach
Presented by Dr. Janet Craig, & Angille Heintzman

March 09, 2022

I'm Okay, You're Okay: Techniques for Managing Conflict
Presented by Dr. Chris Waller & Michele Hannay

​January 26, 2022

3 Skills Every Physician Needs to Lead an Effective Team
Presented by Dr. Joseph Ojedokun, Dr. Heather La Borde, Michele Hannay

​December 15, 2021

Reigniting the Flame: Burnout Recovery
Presented by Dr. Chris Waller & Michele Hannay

  • Burnout, The Cost of Caring (Christina Maslach, PhD)
  • Burnout, the secret to unlocking the stress cycle (Emily Nagoski, PhD & Amelia Nagoski, DMA)
  • Session Summary

November 3, 2021

Access to Care
Presented by Dr. Janet Craig & Dr. Heather La Borde

​June 23, 2021

Developing Coalitions
Presented by Dr. Heather La Borde and Michele Hannay

  • Connect First: 52 Simple Ways to Ignite Success, Meaning, and Joy at Work by Melanie Katzman
  • Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success by Adam Grant
  • Session Summary​

​May 26, 2021

Transitions in Care: Home to Hospital to Home Transitions Guideline
Presented by Dr. Heather La Borde, Dr. Linda Slocombe and Michele Hannay

April 14, 2021

Achieve Results
Presented by Dr. Heather La Borde and Michele Hannay

  • ​The Fifth Discipline: The art and practice of the learning organization (Peter Senge)
  • The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business (Patrick Lencioni)
  • Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us (Daniel Pink)
  • Podcast: One Nail at a Time episode 13. A Culture of Joy with Kush Badshah (IHI)
  • IHI Framework for Improving Joy in Work
  • Session Summary

January 20, 2021

Engage Others - Communicating Effectively
Presented by Dr. Bill Hendriks and Michele Hannay

December 9, 2020

Presented by Dr. Heather La Borde and Dr. Janet Craig

October 28, 2020

‘Lead Self’ Domain 
Presented by Dr. Heather La Borde and Michele Hannay

Suggested Reading - LEAD SELF:

  • Goleman, D. Social Intelligence (2006): The Revolutionary New Science of Human Relationships. 
  • Langer, E. (2014) Mindfulness. 
  • Dweck, CS. (2017) Mindset: Changing the Way You Think to Fulfill Your Potential 
  • Cocker F, Joss N. Compassion Fatigue among Healthcare, Emergency and Community Service Workers: A Systematic Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016;13(6):618. Published 2016 Jun 22. doi:10.3390/ijerph13060618 
  • Mathieu, F., & Cameron, R.W. (2007). Running on Empty: Compassion Fatigue in Health Professionals. 
  • Mathieu, F. (2011). The Compassion Fatigue Workbook: Creative Tools for Transforming Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Traumatization. 
  • Session Summary

​September 16, 2020

Physician Champion Research and Competencies
Presented by Dr. Heather La Borde and Dr. Brad Bahler