President's Letter - May 2022

Michael OConnell

Giving Feedback

An important part of any leader is how to give appropriate feedback. It should be provided through observable behavior, explaining the impact of the behavior, and the communicating the desired behavior.

Upcoming Events

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QE-Virtual Networking-May12-2022
Staffing: During and Beyond Pandemic
CAHL Connections-May18-2022
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CAHL Leadership Networking

CAHL's Volunteer Recognition and Member Outreach (VRMO) Committee will be holding a virtual event for new volunteers and new chapter members. Join us to learn how you can benefit from CAHL membership and explore volunteering opportunities. Save the date and time and look out for registration.

Time: Monday 5/23/22 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Featured Mentor

Matt Fry


Current Position: Assistant Administrator – Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

Background and Education: Matt currently serves as the Assistant Administrator (COO) of Alta Bates Summit Medical Center (Sutter Health) in Oakland, California. Prior to this role, Matt spent nine years serving in various leadership roles across the care continuum at Sutter Health.
CAHL at ACHE Congress 2022
March 28, 2022

ACHE Congress 2022

ACHE's Annual Congress event was held in Chicago during March 28 - March 31, 2022. The three California ACHE chapters had a huge presence at the event. In addition to winning "The Chapter Merit Award", several of the Chapter members proudly joined the stage to receive their "Fellow of ACHE" credential. Check out a summary of the event and the celebrations!

Thought Leadership


Asian Americans: Do Health Disparities Affect Them Too? Yes, They Do.

In honor of Asian American Heritage month, Bonnie J. Panlasigui, FACHE (ACHE Regent-at-large) shares insights from her personal experience, the priority and urgency we need to achieve health equity, instill cultural competence and earn trust.

FACHE Application Exam Fee Waiver

Here's your opportunity to jumpstart your FACHE Application process and save on the exam fee. Submit Your Fellow Application by June 30 and ACHE Waives Your Exam Fee.

Regent's Award Nominations are Open

Each year, CAHL’s Regent’s Advisory Council has the opportunity to recognize outstanding healthcare executives. The council selects Senior-Level Healthcare Executives and Early Career Healthcare Executives to receive the ACHE Regent’s Award. Regent’s Awards recognize ACHE members who have made significant contributions to the advancement of healthcare management excellence and the achievement of ACHE’s goals.

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Warm welcome to new CAHL members

Gralyn A. Jacques, Jr.
Robert Schoy
Joan Ziegler
Stephanie Hale
Theresa Blanco
LTJG Matthew E. Zelkoski, MBA
William A. Zonicle , MBA
Michael Chang
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Congratulations to new ACHE Fellows

Paymon Bagheri, MHSA, FACHE
Taylor Bentley, JD, FACHE
Christianna R. Kearns, FACHE

Rakhal M. Reddy, MD, FACHE
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Robert W. Wenz, Jr., FACHE
Priscilla Knolle, MD, FACHE

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