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Value Added: Integrating Practice and Academia in the Classroom

The Annual Meeting brings together individuals from the fields of healthcare management education, practice and policy. Together we learn about the changing health system and share ideas and proven practices in educating future leaders.

Join us for the 2016 AUPHA Annual Meeting, being held in Kansas City, Missouri, June 22 - June 25.  You will not want to miss this important networking and educational event, so mark your calendars now.

Practitioner Panel

Enriching the Student Experience by Engaging Practitioners in the Learning Process

This panel embraces the conference theme of integrating practice into the classroom. Each panelist will share his or her career path  and perspectives on the competencies needed by tomorrow’s health care leader , followed by Q&A from the audience.

Moderated by Ellen Averett, PhD, MHSA University of Kansas Medical Center, the panel will feature:

  • Marshaun Butler, MHSA (2003):  Vice President, Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas and Regional Medical Practices.  Butler works closely with the Children’s Mercy post-graduate fellowship including the application and acceptance process; knows what makes a successful early careerist;
  • Robert Bonney, MBA, MHA, JD, FACHE: Senior Vice President at Saint Luke's Health System; a CAHME Accreditation Council member and a CAHME accreditation site visitor; and faculty member University of Kansas Medical Center’s Health Policy and Management MHSA program.  Bonney has a broad perspective of many programs, and will draw from his own experience teaching MHSA students and hiring early careerists.
  • Bobby Olm-Shipman, MHSA (2002): Newly named President and Chief Executive Officer at Saint Luke's South Hospital.  Olm-Shipman’s previous experience includes VP of Strategic Planning and Program Management, operational efficiencies and quality and safety.  He has hired and mentored many new MHSAs .
  • Robert P. Moser, MD:  Executive Director of the Kansas Heart and Stroke Collaborative; Clinical Professor in the University of Kansas Medical Center Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health’s MPH program; formerly Secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Kansas State Health Officer.  Moser brings the public health perspective and can talk about the skills and knowledge health administrators need for managing population health.




Forum Speaker John Glaser

The Evolution of Leadership and Information Technology: The Next Era

John Glaser serves as senior vice president at Cerner Corporation, focused on driving the company's technology and product strategies, interoperability and government policy development. Glaser is the former CEO of the Health Services business unit of Siemens Healthcare before it was acquired by Cerner in February 2015. Prior to this, he was vice president and chief information officer at Partners HealthCare System. Glaser was also the vice president of information systems at Brigham and Women's Hospital. In addition, Glaser managed the healthcare information systems consulting practice at Arthur D. Little.

Glaser was the founding chairman of College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and is the former president of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, or HIMSS. He has been a member of the board of the American Medical Informatics Association and is currently the president of the Foundation for eHealth Initiative Board. Glaser is a fellow of HIMSS, CHIME and the American College of Medical Informatics.


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