VIC EHM Wine and Cheese Night - Becoming a health leader, 5 May 2017

ACHSM breakfast forum

Becoming a Health Leader: How do you make the leap?

Are you working in the health sector and looking to break into a leadership role?
Are you finding it daunting taking the leap? Wondering what skills you need?
Want to know how to get those skills and the necessary experience?

Come along the Emerging Health Manager’s Wine and Cheese night where Hannah Kennedy, a former management intern will facilitate a discussion with four established health leaders who will discuss their own professional leadership journey and take your questions on how you can get there! 
Fri 5 May 2017

5.30pm – 7.00pm

VHA Seminar Room - 6/136 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Registration fees
Member $25
Non-member $35


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About the speakers

Adam Stormont 
Adam initially trained as a clinical pharmacist at Western Health in 2004. He enjoyed the satisfaction and patient contact that came from practicing as a clinician but wanted to grow further professionally.  After gaining valuable clinical experience he was took a chance with a 3 month role at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital as a project pharmacist implementing the state-wide HealthSMART clinical system. This role prepared him for his next challenge as the Senior Pharmacist – Information Systems at Monash Health, implementing electronic prescribing at the largest health service in Victoria.  He has recently been appointed as Director of Pharmacy, Epworth Hospital Richmond.  He holds a Master in Health Services Management. He is the current chair of the Emerging Health Managers Committee, a sub-committee within the Australasian College of Health Service Management that focuses on the professional development needs of emerging leaders in the health sector. 

Fiona Sherwin
Fiona is currently the Manager of Allied Health at Knox, Bellbird and Ringwood Private Hospitals. In this role she has contributed to the development of domiciliary rehabilitation, outpatient oncology and lymphoedema services. Prior to this, Fiona held various project and leadership roles at Alfred Health, working with the General Medicine Unit to establish IT-integrated care pathways and develop service improvement capability. Fiona has previously worked with the World Health Organization, contributing to the Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases and undertaking economic analyses. In 2015 Fiona was awarded the Claude Frencham award for her work as chair of the Emerging Health Manager’s Group of the Australasian College of Health Service Management. She was also the 2015 recipient of the Ian Brand Prize for the best grade point average in a masters course in health service management. A practising physiotherapist, Fiona has a keen interest in service planning, health economics and health workforce development.

Tan Nguyen 

Tan is a member with the ACHSM EHM Committee. He began his career as an oral health therapist and has worked in both the public and private sector. He holds several positions including as Clinical Educator with the Melbourne Dental School, Director at Coburg Hill Oral Care, a private dental practice, and Honorary Fellow at Oral Health Research Stream, Deakin Health Economics. Tan has keen interests in public health, health economics and evidence-based practice. He is the current National President of his professional association, the Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapists' Association.

Daniel Gilbertson 
Daniel is a pharmacist and currently works in the healthcare consulting team at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Daniel began his career as a graduate pharmacist at Royal Melbourne Hospital and spent nine years working in various roles before moving to the consulting team at PwC. Since joining PwC he has worked with a wide range of healthcare clients including government departments and hospitals advising senior executives on some of their most complex problems.


5/5/2017 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
VHA 6 / 136 Exhibition Street Melbourne, VIC 3000 AUSTRALIA
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