Healthcare Summit 2008

October 26 - 28, 2008
College of St. Catherine
Saint Paul, Minnesota

This premier national summit
will bring together leaders from the nation’s
Catholic colleges, universities and healthcare systems.

Our goal is to forge new partnerships
that address critical workforce
and leadership development needs in Catholic healthcare.

Hear from national experts on
workforce needs, innovative curriculum and clinical models,
and cutting-edge innovations in healthcare education.


  • National Healthcare Leaders, such as
    Carol Keehan, DC, President and CEO, Catholic Health Association Debra Canales, Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Vice
    President of Organization and Talent Effectiveness, Trinity Health
    Mary Walker, Professor and Dean, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing,
    Loyola University
    Mary Wakefield, Associate Dean for Rural Health, School of Medicine
    and Health Sciences, University of North Dakota
    David Durenberger, Former U.S. Senator
    Senior Policy Fellow & Chair, National Institute of Health Policy
    University of St. Thomas/University of Minnesota

  • Liturgy
    Rev. Larry Snyder, President and CEO, Catholic Charities USA, Presider

  • Breakout sessions addressing engaging and timely topics on the challenges of healthcare education.

    • Collaborative and Action Research
    • Creative Models for Didactic and Clinical Learning
    • Education for Cultural Competence
    • Distinctive Characteristics of Catholic Higher Education in Healthcare
    • Innovations in Digital Learning
    • Options for Advocacy Collaboration
    • Retention of Young Healthcare Professionals
    • Faculty and Student Diversity
    • Influencing Healthcare Policy for the Future

  • St. John's Bible Exhibit Click here to see exhibition website.

Who should attend this conference?
  • Catholic healthcare system leaders and strategic decision makers, including CEOs and other key executives, and human resource directors.
  • Leaders in Catholic higher education responsible for areas of healthcare program development, curriculum design, and clinical relationships.

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