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Resources for Hospitalists on COVID-19.

Virtual Seminar

Leadership Seminar

Join Maryellen Gusic, MD in a 90-minute Leadership Seminar: Building and Sustaining Your Network: A Key Tool for Leaders. The seminar is being held Thursday, March 11, 2021 from 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET. The course will offer breakout sessions and CME will be available.


SHM's Leadership Academy Virtual Seminar: Building and Sustaining Your Network: A Key Tool for Leaders is the first of four seminars within this series. It is taking place on Thursday, March 11 from 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. ET. This series was designed to provide additional, inexpensive tools and education to our leaders focused on leading during a crisis and beyond. 

These seminars will follow the format of SHM's Leadership Academy and will include virtual breakouts with small and large group discussions. Each seminar will be offering CME upon the conclusion.  

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Seminar Objectives

90-Minute Virtual Seminar 

The Leadership Academy Virtual Seminar follows SHM's Leadership Academy format offering breakouts and group discussions. The Seminar learning objectives consist of: 

  • Describing one's current development network
  • Analyzing the strengths and potential opportunities to expand and/or enhance one's network
  • Developing action steps to build and sustain a diverse network that advances your work and goals
  • Identifying strategies to use to network virtually within SHM and during future virtual conferences
CME is being offered as part of this event. 



 Thursday, March 11, 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. (ET)

  • 10 Minutes — Introduction: Taking a proactive approach in creating and sustaining one's network as a tool for professional development 

  • 20 Minutes — Small group discussion: Analyzing one's network

  • 10 Minutes — Large group discussion: Strategies to enhance the diversity of one's network

  • 15 Minutes + 5-minute report out — Small group discussion: How to promote and effectively sponsor others 

  • 10 Minutes — Large group discussion: Effective strategies to network virtually

  • 5 Minutes — Individual commitment to action: Plans to incorporate learning

  • 10 Minutes — Summary and Questions 

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Maryellen E. Gusic, MD

 Maryellen E. Gusic, MD

Maryellen E. Gusic has extensive experience in administrative leadership with a career and scholarly focus in education and professional development. She serves as the Senior Advisor for Educational Affairs at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and is a Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professor of Medical Education and a Professor of Pediatrics.  At UVA, she engages in a broad variety of strategic initiatives, including leading innovative educational interventions to enhance the clinical performance assessment program and incorporate entrustable professional activities in competency-based teaching and assessment activities. She also serves as the Director of the newly created Center for Medical Education Research and Scholarly Innovation.

Dr. Gusic is a past President of the Academic Pediatric Association (APA) and co-directed the APA’s Educational Scholars Program for almost a decade.  She is the co-director of the APA’s Advancing Pediatric Leaders program and also serves as the Director of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Young Physician’s Leadership Alliance.  Dr. Gusic is an alumna of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine program and has served as a faculty member for the program for a decade.  Dr. Gusic currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates.





Accreditation Statement

The Society of Hospital Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement

The Society of Hospital Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Upcoming Seminars

Save the dates for the other three seminars in the Leadership Academy Virtual Seminar series:
 April 21, 2021 - Building a New Framework for Equity in Hospital Medicine: Addressing Structural Issues and Changing Culture 
 July 2021*

 September 2021*

*Note: Titles and actual dates will be posted as soon as they become available.