Webinar: Physician Evolution –
The Administrative Dyad
Have you ever thought about making the pivotal transition from your clinical responsibilities as a physician to becoming an administrative leader? With the increasing challenges facing healthcare, the field is always in a growing need for dynamic physicians who have the desire and drive to gain the skill sets to transition into administrative leadership roles. Physicians bring a unique perspective that is integral to success of any organization.
Join CTAHE on Thursday, June 3, 5:30pm-6:30pm, for “Physician Evolution: The Administrative Dyad“, featuring four highly successful senior physician leaders:
-Wendelyn Bosch, MD, FIDSA, Infectious Disease Specialist, Internist, Mayo Clinic
-Sandra Culbertson, MD, Chair of Women’s Health, Geisinger Health System
-Gloria J. Gerrity, MBA, Vice President of the Women’s and Children’s Institute, Geisinger Health System
-Michelle Leak, D.ED., MBA, Operations Administrator for the Executive Health Program, Mayo Clinic
The purpose of this webinar is to detail the relationship between administrators and physicians, the specific characteristics administrators look for in physician leaders, as well as the balance of responsibilities amongst administrators and physicians. It will truly be a highly informative session!
Meet Our Panelists
Gloria J. Gerrity, MBA is the Vice President of the Women’s and Children’s Institute for Geisinger and has been with Geisinger since 1981. In her current role, Ms. Gerrity is responsible for the operations of both Women’s and Pediatric Services throughout the health system that include; Women’s and Pediatric general as well as specialty services; group practice including physicians, advanced practitioners, primary & specialty and urgent care sites; hospital operations that include Labor & Delivery; neonatal and pediatric beds. She is also responsible for overseeing Destination Medicine program which includes, Spine Surgery, Bariatrics and Cardiac Surgery services.
Ms. Gerrity previously served as the Vice President of Operations for the Pediatric Service Line as well as the interim Vice President for Radiology Service Line. As a Vice President of Operations Ms. Gerrity leads program development in Pediatric Specialty Services through acquiring physician group practices, developing new programs, i.e. “Special Care in a Special Place” and adding Pediatric /Neonatal Services into hospitals. Ms. Gerrity holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from University of Maryland University College, College Park, Maryland and a Master of Business Administration from Bloomsburg University.
Sandra Culbertson, M.D.
Dr. Culbertson has recently relocated from the University of Chicago to Danville where she has taken on the role of Chair of Women’s Health, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania. Dr. Culbertson’s subspecialty is urogynecology. She currently is seeing patients at Geisinger Medical Center and in the near future, Geisinger Wyoming Valley.
Dr. Culbertson is a graduate of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Chicago Medical Center and a fellowship in Gynecologic Surgery at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Culbertson is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a member of the International Urogynecology Association and the American Urogynecologic Society. Dr. Culbertson received the CREOG Resident Teaching Award several times and has listed as Best Doctors in America from 2001-2015. She was named Chicago Magazine “Top Doctor” in 2014.
Wendelyn Bosch, MD, FIDSA
University of Florida undergraduate degree in Microbiology, 2002, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 2006, Internal Medicine Residency, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, 2009, Infectious Disease Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, F, 2011, Consultant in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Mayo Clinic, 2012 to present.
Michelle A. Leak, D.Ed., M.B.A. joined Mayo Clinic in 1996 and since that time has served in various leadership roles at Mayo Clinic– first in Rochester, MN for 11 years and in Jacksonville, FL for the past 13 years. During this time Dr. Leak has provided strategic and operational leadership to the Divisions of Infectious Diseases, Allergy, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Executive Health as well as to numerous ancillary services and centers including Employee Health, Infection Prevention and Control, Community Engagement, Antimicrobial and Opioid Stewardship, Employee and Patient Experience, and the Center for Connected Care-Telehealth. Dr. Leak served as Chair, Department of Patient Support Services, Mayo Clinic Rochester, from 1998 to 2007- a role encompassing oversight for Quality, Risk Management, Safety, Health Information Management, Transcription, Patient Education, Social Work Services, Security, General Services, Media Support Services, Volunteers and the Mayo Employees Federal Credit Union. Prior to joining Mayo Clinic, Dr. Leak served as Associate Hospital Administrator, Medical College Hospitals of Ohio. Dr. Leak holds a Doctorate of Education in Human and Organizational Development from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., a Masters of Business Administration in Healthcare from the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio, and a Bachelors of Business Administration in Human Resources, also from the University of Toledo.