Monday, May 9, 2022
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Behavioral Health Preconference
4:30 p.m. Conference Registration
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Networking Reception and Sponsor Exhibits
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Dinner, COVID Response Innovation Awards, and Speaker
Composing Your World, Kai Kight, Innovation Speaker, Violinist
Why do some people just play the notes they are handed while others write new music in the world? In his captivating presentation, violinist Kai Kight will tackle this question, perform original music, and share the inspiring story of how he became an innovative composer in a field of conformity.
In his emotionally powerful presentations, Kai performs mesmerizing original music and vulnerably shares stories from his own transformation as an artist. Kai’s insights leave audiences with lessons they can easily infuse into their own lives and work environments.
This session will leave you feeling inspired to take your future into your own hands; and you’ll learn to leverage your unique voice to innovate and think outside the box.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Networking Continental Breakfast and Conference Registration
8:30 – 8:35 a.m. Welcome and Introduction, Andy Carter, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania
8:35 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. The Mental Health Benefits of Storytelling for Health Care Workers, Laurel Braitman, PhD, Author, Writer-in-Residence, Director of Writing and Storytelling, Medicine & the Muse Program, Stanford University School of Medicine
Health care workers are under more stress than ever before. How can they protect their mental health while handling new and complex pressures? Laurel Braitman shows how writing and sharing personal stories helps physicians, nurses, medical students, and other health professionals connect more meaningfully with themselves and others—and make their emotional well-being a priority.
9:30 – 10:10 a.m. Build Your Post-Pandemic Workforce, Peter Buerhaus, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP, Professor, Montana State University College of Nursing, Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies
Even before COVID-19, hospitals faced challenges recruiting and retaining clinical staff. Now, we’re in the midst of an unprecedented workforce crisis. Hear from nationally recognized health care economist and author, Dr. Peter Buerhaus, as he discusses the nursing and physician workforces and the keys to building your health care team. Dr. Buerhaus will examine projections of the future size of the nursing workforce in the United States through 2030 and share strategies to grow the size and preparation of the post-pandemic nursing workforce that the United States needs. Learn how hospitals, nurses, and policymakers can forge a successful path forward and leverage the strengths of the health care workforce.
10:10 – 10:30 a.m. Networking Break and Visit Poster Presentations
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Innovative Workforce Solutions: Leadership Panel Discussion, Moderator: Hugh Lavery, Senior Vice President, Government/External Affairs, Jefferson Health
Pennsylvania hospitals have been challenged during the past two years with low staffing levels due to burnout, competitive wages, or resignation from the industry altogether. Hear more from our expert panel of clinical leaders as they outline the challenges and opportunities ahead for Pennsylvania’s hospitals, and how health systems can best develop a sustainable recruitment and retention strategy by utilizing unique partnerships and telemedicine.
11:30 – 12:30 p.m. The Great Reassessment, Ben Hammersly, International Strategic Forecaster, Hammersley Futures
When we look to the future, the first thing to know is our predictions are both absolutely true and absolutely not true. The future is not universal. It is incredibly personal.
In our closing presentation, world-renowned futurist and thought leader, Ben Hammersley will address the likely scenarios for a post-COVID world, the things we can do today and in the upcoming months to prepare for it, and the skills and knowledge we can start developing today to truly flourish.
12:35 p.m. Networking Lunch
2:00 p.m. Adjourn
Safety Protocols and Registration Attestation
HAP prioritizes the same goal as our hospitals and your health and safety is a top priority to us. Therefore, HAP is requiring in-person attendees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will require proof of such vaccination. HAP will provide additional details about safety protocols closer to the event start date.
By registering, you acknowledge that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and that you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination in the form of a photo of your vaccination card or your actual vaccination card at the event and also abide by the applicable CDC and local guidelines in order to participate in person at HAP’s Leadership Summit. If you are not able to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, you will not be permitted to attend the Leadership Summit. Should you fail to observe any of our safety protocols, HAP may remove you from the Leadership Summit without a refund.
One North Second Street Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: (717) 233-6000
HAP has reserved a limited block of rooms for the evening of May 9, 2022. The
rate is $179, plus tax (single/double) and is subject to availability after
Thursday, April 7, 2022.
For reservations, call 1-800-HILTONS (1-800-445-8667).
Callers need to provide the code “HOSP5” to access the special rate of $179.
Individual reservations not canceled 48 hours before arrival will be subject to
a cancellation fee equal to one night’s room and tax. For online reservations,
attendees may reserve rooms at the group rate using HAP’s dedicated group
reservations page. Hotel check-in time is 3:00 p.m. Check-out time is noon.
your room online