Agenda

Essentials for Leading Mission in Catholic Health Care

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Monday, September 9

10:45 a.m.  Buses for the optional tour of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis depart from the Lindell Boulevard entrance of the hotel. The 45 minute tour will begin at 11 a.m. at the back of the Cathedral. Participants can take a coach back to the hotel or remain for the noon mass. Lunch will be on your own.  
11:00 a.m. Registration Opens
1:00 p.m. Welcome, Opening Prayer, Introductions and Mission Leader Competency Model
Carrie Meyer McGrath, M.Div., MAS
Director, Mission Services
Catholic Health Association
1:30 p.m. CEO Address and Welcome
Sr. Mary Haddad, RSM, MSW, MBA
Incoming President and Chief Executive Officer
Catholic Health Association 
2:15 p.m. Stewarding Organizational Culture in the Catholic Tradition
Brian Smith, MS, MA, M.Div.
Senior Director, Mission Innovation and Integration
Catholic Health Association
3:15 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. The Role of Formation in the Catholic Health Ministry
Diarmuid Rooney, MS Psych, MTS, D. Soc. Admin.
Senior Director, Ministry Formation
Catholic Health Association
4:45 p.m. Break
5:00 p.m. Learning Integration
5:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
Please enjoy dinner and an evening on your own.
 

Tuesday, September 10

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Opening Prayer
8:45 a.m. Mission Competencies Day-to-Day
Ann Varner, MSW, MAHCM
Chief Mission Integration Officer
St. Vincent Ascension Indiana
10:00 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Ethical Foundations and Decision Making
Nathaniel Blanton Hibner, MTS, Ph.D.(c)
Director, Ethics
Catholic Health Association
12:00 Lunch
1:00 p.m. Leadership and Executive Presence

Laura Kaiser, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer
SSM Health

Patrick McCruden, D.Be., MTS
Chief Mission Integration Officer
SSM Health
2:00 p.m. Break 
2:15 p.m. Accountability for the Ministry – The Sponsor Role
Fr. Charles Bouchard, OP, S.T.D
Senior Director, Sponsorship and Theology
Catholic Health Association
3:15 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. Discernment Within the Business of Health Care
Diarmuid Rooney, MS Psych, MTS, D. Soc. Admin.
4:50 p.m. Wrap-Up and Learning Integration
5:30 p.m.
Liturgy
Please enjoy dinner and an evening on your own.
 

Wednesday, September 11

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Opening Prayer
8:45 a.m. Mission Leader as Ethics Leaders – Your Role in Ethics
Nathaniel Blanton Hibner, MTS, Ph.D.(c)
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Panel: Ongoing Formation as Mission Leaders

Shawn Eaker, MBA, MA, FACHE
Vice President, Mission Initiatives
Ascension

Michael Miller Jr., MA
System Vice President, Mission and Ethics
SSM Health

Julie M. Jones, MAPS
Vice President, Mission and Ministry
Mercy
11:15 a.m. Learning Integration and Strategies for Continued Growth
Carrie Meyer McGrath, M.Div., MAS
Diarmuid Rooney, MS Psych, MTS, D. Soc. Admin.
11:45 a.m. Closing Blessing and Adjourn

CHA reserves the right to modify the agenda or change speakers.


Continued Online Engagement
To further the in-person formation and integration processes, the program includes an online component for topics comprising international outreach, community benefit, advocacy, spirituality and more. The Zoom video conference meeting platform will be used for this part of the Essentials program so that participants will be able to see one another and continue to develop their mission leader network.

ZOOM Call One, Nov. 12, 12:30 – 2 p.m. ET
Pastoral Care and Workplace Spirituality

ZOOM Call Two, Jan. 14, 12:30 – 2 p.m.ET
Community Benefit / Social Determinants of Health
Julie Trocchio, MS
Senior Director, Community Benefit and Continuing Care
Catholic Health Association

ZOOM Call Three, March 10, 12:30 – 2 p.m. ET
Advocacy and Legal 
Kathy Curran 
Senior Director, Public Policy
Catholic Health Association

ZOOM Call Four, May 12, 12:30 – 2 p.m.ET
Disaster Preparedness/ Global Outreach 
Bruce Compton
Senior Director, International Outreach
Catholic Health Association
 
ZOOM Call Five, July 14, 12:30 – 2 p.m. ET
Growing in Your Ministry  
Carrie Meyer McGrath, M.Div., MAS
REGISTRATION

Registration Fee:
CHA Members: $500 *
Other Registrants: $1,000
Student Registrants: $200 **

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*Early Registration Discount of $50 for CHA members through July 10, making the program $450.
**See the Hotel and Travel page for additional information on the student rate.

Group Discount

If a system has three or more attending, the registration for a system-level mission leader who attends with the three or more attendees will be waived.


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