Reimagining Teamwork: Fostering a Culture of Psychological Safety

Reimagining Teamwork: Fostering a Culture of Psychological Safety
By Fawn Hutton Have you ever hesitated to speak up regarding an idea or issue in the workplace? What conditions led to your hesitation? This article explains why such a phenomenon is common in healthcare settings. Psychological safety, the belief that one will not be retaliated against, humiliated, or shamed for speaking up regarding questions, concerns, ideas, or mistakes, impacts …

Examining the Health Data Behind L, Q, B, T, Q and + Populations

By Charisse Fuller and Jeremy Hough As we strive for a more inclusive and equitable healthcare system, it is essential to address the unique health needs and challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community in California. By examining relevant, data-driven health information and incorporating personal narratives from some members of the—Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and others (+) community—we aim to shed light on the disparities, barriers, …

CAHL Podcast: Authentic Leadership

Podcast | Julie Marston on Authentic Leadership

Podcast | Julia Marston on Authentic Leadership
Julie Marston, CEO & Principal Consultant at Marston Yoder Healthcare Consultants, sat down with past CAHL president Michael O’Connell to discuss what it means to be an authentic leader throughout her professional career spanning over 20 decades. Listen to the full podcast on the CAHL YouTube channel.  Marston is an accomplished nurse executive with over two decades of leading inpatient …

Regent's Message June 2024 - Call for Regent's Awards Nominations

It’s been an amazing start to 2024, with ACHE’s Congress on Healthcare Leadership having record attendance of over 5,400 attendees. Our local ACHE chapter, California Association of Healthcare Leaders (CAHL), co-hosted the now annual California Networking Event at Congress and the event was moved to a larger venue to accommodate the demand from members. It was a great opportunity to …
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Volunteer Spotlight | Kevin Clougherty

Volunteer Spotlight | Kevin Clougherty
Kevin Clougherty, MHA, FACHE, serves in multiple capacities with CAHL He is currently Director of Operations for NorthBay Health. Connect with him on LInkedIn here.  Please tell us a bit about what you've been doing as a volunteer, and why you chose to take that particular role.  Since 2022, I have been a member of Career Development & Transition Committee …

Board of Governors Exam Fee Waiver Campaign

If you have been thinking about getting your FACHE certification, this is a great time to move things forward. ACHE members who submit a Fellow application between March 1 and June 30, are eligible to receive a one-time waiver of the Board of Governors Exam Fee, a $225 value, pending approval of the application. Be sure to take the CAHL Board of Governors Exam Prep Course offered by CAHL to prepare for the exam. If you need a structured interview or reference for your Fellow application, please reach out to me at [email protected] and I will be happy to assist you.

Save the Dates!

  • CAHL's Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony will be held Aug. 22. More details to come!
  • An exciting addition to the California Association of Healthcare Leaders event calendar is a new in-person one-day conference, CAHL Congress, to be held October 25 in Sacramento. The lineup of speakers will be incredible (more information to come soon)! The CAHL Board of Directors heard feedback from members about the challenges in getting in-person education credits and has designed CAHL Congress as a convenient and affordable option for all ACHE members in Northern and Central California.

    Be sure to hold the date on your calendars for a day of fantastic education and networking with your peers from all over Northern California.

    Kudos to the leadership of CAHL VP, Programming, Corina B. Clark, FACHE, and all of the CAHL Local Programming Council chairs (Antonette Shockey, Dureshehwar Swiger, Leslie Cerpa-Weinberg, Prital Patel, and McKenna K. Zoucha) for all of their work on what will be an amazing event!

Events This Month

Meet new colleagues and build your career and your network. Click each image for more details and for registration links.

Warm Welcome to New CAHL Members

Kimberly Lew
Gaurav Kaushik, DPT, MBA
Teresa sarlitto
Lindsey Spencer
Laura Tongi
Shamona Williams
Maria I. Faulve-Montojo, RN, MSN, CPHQ
Eric Campos, MBA

Narinder Singh
Jessica R. Paran, MPA
Stacy Aguilar
Vanessa Braganza
Lowell Caulder
Erin Knight
Lisa Foust
Mimi L. Roberson
Lauren S. Armstrong
Jeanitra Hector
Col Patrick Parsons, DDS, Msc
Lacretia Pearson
Karen Hulsey
Forum P. Patel, APRN, NP
Louisa Ustrzynski
Krystle Guenther, DNP, RN, NE-BC

Congratulations to New ACHE Fellows

Ryan Brennan, FACHE
Jeremy Hough, FACHE

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