February 28–March 2, 2014
Westin Colonnade Coral Gables
Speaker: Susan Reynolds, MD, PhD
Join the Women Plastic Surgeons for brunch, yoga and lively discussion. This year's WPS Enrichment Retreat will offer an opportunity to relax, network with other women in plastic surgery, and talk about women in leadership in medicine.
About Susan Reynolds, MD, PhD
Susan Reynolds, MD, PhD is the President and CEO of The Institute for Medical Leadership, which, for over tweleve years has conducted organizational assessments, physician leadership development programs, executive and physician coaching, Joint Commission consulting, and strategic transformation retreats for numerous healthcare organizations, academic medical centers, and national and state medical associations in 38 states to date.
A former emergency physician, emergency medical center CEO, and White House health care advisor, Dr. Reynolds is the author of "Prescription for Lasting Success: Leadership Strategies to Diagnose Problems and Transform Your Organization," published by John Wiley & Sons. She is also the creator and Program Director for the highly acclaimed Chief of Staff Boot Camps. During the past ten years, nearly 2,000 physician leaders and healthcare executives have been trained through this program.
In 1993, Dr. Reynolds was appointed to the White House Health Professionals Review Group, serving as one of its few practicing physician members. She founded and led the Physician Executive Practices at both Heidrick & Struggles and Russell Reynolds Associates, two leading international executive search firms. She also founded the Malibu Emergency Room, served as the facility's CEO and chief physician for twelve years, and organized a tax-exempt charity that produced celebrity events to support emergency medical care in Malibu, California.
In the past Dr. Reynolds has served as national Chair of Health Policy for the American College of Emergency Physicians, and President of the American Association of Women Emergency Physicians. Dr. Reynolds is the recipient of numerous honors and recognitions including Woman of the Year, California's 44th Assembly District; Malibu Times Citizen of the Year, Los Angeles County Distinguished Service Award, and the American Medical Women's Association Community Service Award.
The Women Plastic Surgeons Enrichment Retreat is a professional development opportunity and is not eligible for CME credits.