Leadership Compassion: Understanding how your Leadership Character can be leveraged to create a compassionate environment
Join us on June 13th as healthcare leaders from across our region connect in person for the first time since 2020. The focus of this session is on compassionate leadership, and what that means for us in this post-pandemic reality. Formal AGM to follow at the end of the event.
5:00-5:45 - Cocktails and networking
5:45 - Welcome by CCHL Chapter, National Video
630- Speaker - Dr. Marlene Janzen Le Ber, CHE - Leadership Compassion: Understanding how your Leadership Character can be leveraged to create a compassionate environment7:15 - Awards
7:35- AGM 8:00 Adjournment
Dr. Marlene Janzen Le Ber CHE
Dr. Marlene Janzen Le Ber is currently Professor of Leadership Studies and Distinguished Chair at Centre for Women and Leadership within the Dimensions of Leadership Program at Brescia, Western University in London, Ontario.
She has a Ph.D. from the Ivey Business School (Strategic Management), an MScN from the Faculty of Nursing at Western and a BScN, also from Western. She is a member of the Canadian College of Health Leaders and has been a Certified Health Executive (CHE) since 1994.
Her career began in Nursing (mental health and public health) followed by over 20 years of progressively more responsible health management positions – where she was known as a leader and change maker and spearheaded numerous hospital-wide changes and new clinical and research programmes.
In terms of her academic career, she has been both an Adjunct Professor/Clinical Associate and Assistant Professor at Western; a lecturer at Ivey; a Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Postdoctoral Fellow; a Visiting Scholar at the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan; and an Assistant Professor and Associate Director at Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, where she was recruited to design a new Interfaculty Program in Public Health.
A celebrated leadership academic with over 20 honours and awards.
She has over 50 articles, papers and book chapters she has written, co-written or presented in the past five years alone.
Dr. Janzen Le Ber’s approach to leadership teaching is based on two core elements – knowledge and skill. Knowledge attainment through interdisciplinary theories and current research and skill by practice through experiential learning. Her work centres around the development of women’s leader identity. She emphasizes the importance of context in the practice of leadership and developing the leader identity and that voice from within, finding the right environment where one can blossom and grow in their own potential is also key to this development
CCHL Members: $100
CCHL Students: $80