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Health/Medical Seminar: Leading Sustainable change in Complex Health Systems

Harvard Club members and guests are warmly invited to a panel discussion and drinks reception featuring guest speakers:

are warmly invited to join us for

a Panel Discussion and evening reception with guest speakers:

  • Prof Laurie Pascal, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health

  • Prof Kimberlyn Leary, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Harvard Law School

  • Jean-Frederic Levesque, Chief Executive, Agency for Clinical Innovation, NSW Ministry of Health

  • Prof Shaun Larkin, Menzies Center for Health Policy, University of Sydney

  • Dr. Alice Killen, Chief Executive Officer, Skin and Cancer Foundation, Sydney

Topic: "Leading Sustainable change in Complex Health Systems" 

Please join us for an engaging discussion and insights into the challenges facing public and private health systems and research institutions across the United States, Canada, Spain and Australia

 Prof Laurie Pascal

Prof Laurie Pascal

Date: Monday 6 August 2018

Time: 5.00pm - 6.30pm

Venue: Seminar Room, Level 6, Charles Perkins Center, University of Sydney

Best Approach via John Hopkins Drive

Cost: $45pp inc drinks and canapés

Please book by 2 August:

 Prof Kim Leary

Prof Kim Leary

Kimberlyn Leary is an associate professor of psychology at the Harvard Medical School and an associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where she directs the Enabling Change program. In her role with the DrPH program, she teaches leadership skills to prepare public health professionals for synergistic engagements with complex problems. Dr. Leary is also a faculty affiliate at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. She has taught courses on negotiation and conflict transformation to undergraduates at Harvard College, to senior executives at Harvard Law School, and to physicians working in high-conflict zones in Thailand and studied Dutch-Muslim neighborhood conflict as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Amsterdam. Currently, she is also as a Senior Advisor to the CEO at the National Math and Science Initiative, serving as a thought partner on strategy pertaining to inclusive STEM education.

She has a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan, an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School, and an AB from Amherst College, where she is also on the Board of Trustees.

Laurie Pascal is from the department of health policy and management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where she teaches courses on organizational behavior, leadership, organizational change, the U.S. hospital industry, and organizational strategy. Drawing on diverse leadership experience in corporate, public and nonprofit healthcare settings, she conceives and directs forward-looking executive education programs for health system leaders from the U.S. and abroad to enhance organizational effectiveness, improve strategic planning and implementation, and create and sustain change in their organizations. Previously, Laurie was the Vice President of Business Development & Planning at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School affiliated health system.   She serves on the Boards of Trustees of several healthcare and higher education institutions in addition to the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Ethics Advisory Group.  

Laurie holds an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, an MPH from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a BA in Psychology from the University of Michigan.