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Posted on 12/16/2013 by Albert Frausto in Stepping Up to Leadership CME Events Leadership training

Earlybird pricing for the Stepping Up to Leadership conference expires January 31—don’t miss these reduced rates!

The Stepping Up to Leadership program offered by the Institute for Medical Quality and the PACE Program at UC San Diego trains medical staff leaders in issues of communication, problem-solving, and improving outcomes for patients and staff. The program was created by the Institute for Medical Quality and the PACE Program at the University of California at San Diego in response to a commonly expressed need for better, more practical hands-on training for medical staff leaders.

Stepping Up to Leadership offers unique hands-on and interactive learning opportunities, excellent faculty, and course work on effective staff leadership, credentialing and privileging, assessing the needs of the organization, using CME effectively, resolving on-call issues, improved communication skills, using quality measures effectively, legal considerations, and managing disruptive or impaired colleagues.

Additionally, the 2014 conference will feature keynote speaker Nancy Dickey, MD, family practitioner and the first female president of the American Medical Association. Dr. Dickey shares the podium with specially selected faculty from all corners of medical staff leadership development, including Barbara Paul, MD, Senior Vice President and CMO of Community Health Systems in Nashville, Tennessee; Greg Abrams, Esq., an expert in legal issues confronting medical staff leaders; Carol Havens, MD, President of the California Academy of Family Physicians; and others with expertise in various aspects of medical staff leadership.

The 2014 Stepping Up to Leadership program will take place March 6-8 at the Loews Coronado Bay Hotel in San Diego. A generous grant from the Physicians Foundation allows IMQ and PACE to offer Stepping Up to Leadership at prices as low as $595. For more information on the Stepping Up to Leadership conference, click HERE. To register, visit

See you in sunny San Diego!