2018 Heart Rhythm Society Physician Leadership Series

Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: Westin Waterfront Hotel - Boston, MA

The Heart Rhythm Society is pleased to announce the continuation of a series of professional development programs at the Heart Rhythm Scientific Sessions. Co-Chairs Richard L. Page, MD, FHRS and Richard I. Fogel, MD, FHRS, both HRS Past Presidents, will host a 3-hour intensive seminar. The leadership development seminar will focus on the topics of executive presence and leadership competencies.


Robert S. Huckman

Robert S. Huckman
Albert J. Weatherhead III Professor of Business Administration
Chair, MBA Required Curriculum
Robert Huckman is the Albert J. Weatherhead III Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, the Faculty Chair of the HBS Healthcare Initiative, and the Chair of the MBA Required Curriculum. He currently teaches the second-year MBA course entitled Transforming Health Care Delivery and has previously taught both required and elective courses in Technology and Operations Management. Professor Huckman is the Faculty Chair of HBS' executive education program entitled Managing Health Care Delivery. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Co-Chair of the management track of Harvard's doctoral program in health policy.

Program Outline

  • Introduction
  • Part I: Review of the Jeanette Clough at Mount Auburn Hospital Harvard Business School Case Study
  • Break
  • Part II: Group Activity– Discussion of case study and reflect on similar challenges encountered by participants.
  • Break
  • Part III: Synthesis – Share best practices and lessons learned; how to turn the experience into actionable change
  • Closing

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify strategies for developing leadership skills necessary to affect operational improvement
  • Discuss the assessment of their own leadership skill
  • Describe practices or actions to engage leadership skills as a member of a healthcare team

Target Audience

Physicians, EP Fellows, Allied Professionals


  • Registration

    This program is separate from Heart Rhythm 2018 programming and requires an additional fee. It will not be recorded or included in Heart Rhythm On Demand 2018.

    Physicians/Scientists can register for this session when registering for Heart Rhythm 2018. If you have already registered for Heart Rhythm 2018 and wish to add this session to your Heart Rhythm 2018 experience, you may log into your registration record and add the session, or contact CDS at +1-800-748-5052 or +1-508-743-0529 (outside North America) , Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. EST, or email HRS@xpressreg.net.

  • Physician Leadership Series Pricing



    HRS Member Physician/Scientist


    HRS Member Affiliate/Allied Professional


    Nonmember Physician/Scientist


    Nonmember Fellow/Allied Professional


  • Credit

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

    The Heart Rhythm Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Disclosures

    The Heart Rhythm Society requires that those individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity (including planners, faculty, authors, committee members, content reviewers, editors, and staff) must disclose relevant financial relationships with any ACCME-defined commercial interest, in any amount, during the 12 month period prior to disclosure, for themselves and for partners/spouses. Disclosures are reviewed for conflict of interests and appropriate resolution processes are instituted when conflicts are identified.

    Any individual who refuses to disclose relevant financial relationships will be disqualified from participating in HRS educational activities. Employees of ACCME-defined commercial interests also will be disqualified except in special, ACCME-approved circumstances.

  • Planners

    Richard I. Fogel, MD, FHRS, Co-Chair, St. Vincent Medical Group
    Disclosure: R.I. Fogel: - Ownership/Partnership/Principal; St. Vincent Heart Center.

    Richard L. Page, MD, FHRS, Co-Chair, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health
    Disclosure: R.L. Page: Nothing to Disclose.



This activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant provided by Medtronic and Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.

This program is separate from the Heart Rhythm 2018 programming and will not be included in 2018 Heart Rhythm On Demand.


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