Christiana Care/UD health care leadership course graduates 4th class

Eighteen managers from across Christiana Care Health System completed the Christiana Care/ University of Delaware certificate program in health care leadership May 10, with group presentations on their capstone projects at the John H. Ammon Medical Education Center.

The group represents the fourth cohort to complete the training program, which is sponsored by the Christiana Care Institute for Learning, Leadership and Development (iLEAD).

The curriculum consists of classroom sessions on advanced leadership topics, a presentation skills boot camp, individual coaching sessions and a group project that challenges participants’ leadership skills.

The group projects, by title, and the group members were:

  • “Walking the Way,” with Catherine Burch, MSM, CUA, Jennifer Johnson, MS, BSN, RN-BC, Roger Kerzner, M.D., Lauren Mahieu, BSN, RN, and Deb Gigliotti, MBA, RN, CAPA.
  • “Is Your Workplace a Pain in the Neck?” Krystal M. Coles, BS, LSS MBB, Amy Kohl, MSN, RN, CCRN, NM, Ann Marie Messick, BS, CNMT, David Polk, and Danielle Weber, MSN, MS, RN-BC .
  • “Employee Engagement: Not Just a Cookie,” with Kandie Dempsey, MS, RN, OCN, CCRP, John McMillen, MBA, MS, BSN,RN, NE-BC, Barb Stout, and Amy Whalen, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN.
  • “Performance Evaluations: Transitioning to Meaningful Dialogues,” with Suzanne Heath, MS, BSN, RN-BC, Lauri Littleton, MSN, RN, Pamela Ridgeway, MBA, MA, SPHR, and Leslie Stevens-Johnson.