Health Care Leadership Summit

Kathleen Sutcliffe

Program Features

Advance confidently as a health care leader

At Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, we want to prepare you for all changes and challenges in the health care industry.

The fully virtual Health Care Leadership Summit (HCL) Summit will uncover techniques to help you advance confidently in the ever-changing health care environment. Keep up to date on the latest concepts in health care through a new strategic management module taught by Johns Hopkins faculty.

Discuss recent hot topics in health care and share knowledge with your peers to expand your network. And gain new strategies to construct systemic decisions and foster change in your organization.

Discover new insights in health care leadership and management with industry expert M. Shafeeq Ahmed as our guest speaker. As president of Howard County General Hospital and an alumnus of the Johns Hopkins Health Care Leadership and Management program, Dr. Ahmed brings years of knowledge and experience in operations and quality care to the Summit.

Strengthen your health care leadership at our inaugural Health Care Leadership Summit.

This year's Health Care Leadership Summit features:

  • Networking opportunities
  • Collaborative learning
  • Industry-leading faculty
  • Research-driven results


Portrait of Rick Smith

Richard R. Smith

Rick Smith is the vice dean for corporate and global partnerships as well as a professor of practice. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins University, he served as the deputy dean of education programs at Singapore Management University, where he was also a professor of strategic management.

Portrait of Christopher Meyers

Chris Myers

Christopher G. Myers, PhD (Management & Organizations, University of Michigan) is an Associate Professor and Academic Director of Executive Education at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, with joint faculty appointments in the School of Medicine and Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety & Quality. His research explores questions of learning, development, and innovation in organizations, as well as how people learn vicariously from others’ knowledge and experience at work, with a particular focus on health care organizations and other knowledge-intensive industries. Prior to joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins University, he was an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Harvard Business School.

kathleen sutcliffe

Kathleen Sutcliffe

Kathleen M. Sutcliffe is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor with appointments in the Carey Business School, the School of Medicine (Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine), the School of Nursing, the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. In her research, she investigates how organizations and their members cope with uncertainty and how organizations can be designed to be more reliable and resilient.


Mohammed Shafeeq Ahmed 

Mohammed Shafeeq Ahmed, MD, MBA, FACOG, is the president of Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine (HCGH). Dr. Ahmed is responsible for the overall operation and direction of the hospital, and he joined the hospital as chief medical officer/vice president of Medical Affairs in July 2016. In this role, he served as the hospital's designated medical safety and quality officer and led HCGH in integrating services and quality care standards with those of Johns Hopkins Medicine. He provided administrative oversight for professional staff activities.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team


Brian Gunia

Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Programs

Brian Gunia, PhD

Negotiations, Ethical decision-making, Sleep, Organizational behavior
Tinglong Dai


Tinglong Dai, PhD

Healthcare Analytics, Global Supply Chains, Marketing-Operations Interfaces, Artificial Intelligence
Kathleen Sutcliffe

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Kathleen M. Sutcliffe, PhD

High reliability organizing, Managing Risk and Uncertainty, Resilience, Organizational Change
Su Chan

Professor of Practice

Su Han Chan, PhD

Corporate Finance, Advanced Corporate Finance, Financial Modeling, Project Finance Real Estate Finance and Investment, Real Estate Entrepreneurship