SYNC Session 1, Day 1 (October 16th)

1:00 pm Welcome, Introductions
1:30 pm Overview of the SYNC Experience
1:45 pm The New Value Imperative

  • Bill Hazel, MD
  • Secretary, Health and Human Resources, Commonwealth of Virginia
2:15 pm Provider Collaboration: Leading the Way to a Sustainable Future  | Download Slides

  • Colin Drodowski
  • Vice President, National Provider Solutions, Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield

Seeking Alignment in Measuring Value  |

  • Beth Bortz, MPP
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, Virginia Center for Health Innovation
3:15 pm – Break
3:30 pm The Case for Interprofessional Collaboration  |  Download Slides

  • Alan Dow, MD, MSHA
  • Professor of Medicine and Assistant Vice President of Health Sciences for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care, Virginia Commonwealth University

Evolution to Interprofessional Collaboration | Download Slides

  • Al Baker, MD  | President, Lynchburg Pulmonary Associates
  • Mary Marshman, DNP, RN  | Director, Critical Care Services, Centra HealthCare
5:00 pm Breakout Session – Specific Opportunities in Settings for Interprofessional Collaboration

  • Facilitated by Alan Dow, Al Baker, and Mary Marshman
5:45 pm Adjourn for Team Development Dinner at Maggiano’s


SYNC Session 1, Day 2 (October 17th)

7:30 am – Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Welcome and Overview
8:15 am Leadership Fundamentals: Individual Leadership  |  Download Slides

  • Petra Platzer, PhD, ACC
  • Director, Integrated Leadership Development, Amati Health
9:45 am – Break
10:00 am Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice  |  Download Slides

  • Sharon Lanning, DDS
  • Associate Professor of Periodontics, Virginia Commonwealth University
11:00 am Creative Leadership: Introduction to Design Thinking  |  Read more

  • Nick Dawson, MHA
  • Principal, Better Healthcare Consulting
12:45 pm Wrap-up and Evaluation
1:00 pm – Boxed Lunch