Health Policy Conference Opening Session

Courageous Careers: Stepping Out, Bringing All In

Hosted by the Institute for Nursing Leadership 

In Partnership with RWJF Future of Nursing Scholarship Program and AARP

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ABOUT THE INL OPENING SESSION

The Institute for Nursing Leadership opening session, Courageous Careers: Stepping Out, Bringing All In features diverse, nursing leaders who demonstrate courage and agility within their respective professional roles and environments to instill change that reduces health disparities, promotes health equity, and eliminates racism and bias. They will share their vulnerabilities, successes, and the perspective of failing forward on their leadership journeys and in the roles of mentor and mentee. Attendees at all stages of career will find their messages authentic, inspiring, and empowering.

AS A RESULT OF ATTENDING THIS SESSION, PARTICIPANTS WILL:

Reflect on their own leadership journey, embracing both challenges and successes.

Identify leadership strategies to accelerate efforts that reduce health disparities, promote health equity, or eliminate racism and bias.

Articulate how they plan to support others in their leadership growth, whether through mentorship or other means of engagement.

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Speakers

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Felesia Bowen

PhD, DNP, ARNP, FAAN

Professor & Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

 The University of Alabama at Birmingham

To improve health outcomes, the future of nursing must be diverse, and diversity starts in the classroom. In this talk, Felesia shares her personal insights and experiences in the world of academia and what more must be done to ensure health equity.

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Sheila Burke

MPA, BSN, FAAN

Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
Harvard Kennedy School

 

 

From the bedside, to the halls of the Senate, to the Smithsonian and beyond, Shelia's leadership journey has been far from what she anticipated. In this practical talk, she shares strategies on how to thrive during unexpected career turns.

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Paul Leon

BSN, PHN

Chief Executive Officer
National Health Care & Housing Advisors

 

From Compton to CEO: Paul tells his unlikely and emotional story of a nurse’s passion and perseverance in meeting the needs of the most vulnerable and hardest to serve populations, demonstrating what authentic service to one’s community truly means.

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Margaret P. Moss

PhD, JD, RN, FAAN

Hidatsa/Dakhóta
Director, First Nations
House of Learning
The University of British Columbia

In this deeply personal talk, Margaret shares her personal story of assimilation as an Indiginous woman, and why and how we must rebuild our "gold standards" to bring reconciliation to nursing.

Moderator

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Jennie Chin Hansen

DNS(h), MS, RN, FAAN

Independent Consultant
Vice Chair, INL National Advisory Council

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REGISTRATION

Registration for the Institute for Nursing Leadership event is included in the Health Policy Conference registration.

INL LUNCHEON SERIES
Space is limited!

Reserve your spot with your selected speaker by clicking the links above.

October 27, 2022
1:15PM - 2:45PM