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A strategic focus on talent is critical to success. Learn how we can help you make the right investments.
Attract and retain the patients you aspire to serve by offering the care network, access, and experience they need. See a list of our capabilities below or visit the Optum website for more information about our comprehensive approach to health care operations.
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Skilled physician leaders willing and able to collaborate effectively with administrative leaders and advocate for organizational priorities are at a premium. Unfortunately, these roles bring challenges that lie outside the skillset of most clinicians. Our programs give physicians the core knowledge, skills, and mindsets they need to lead change and succeed in the face of their unique challenges.
We bring a dedicated service team with deep experience and expertise to every partnership. Through comprehensive planning, creative program design, research-based insights and teaching, and robust virtual tools, we can help transform executives, physicians, and frontline managers alike into effective leaders. Key highlights include:
Conor O'Brien, MPP
Conor has served as consultant and executive educator to several of the nation’s largest health systems and payers, as well as global pharmaceutical and medical device companies. More
Craig leads our Talent Development faculty. His instructional work includes topic-specific workshops, executive retreats, debriefs, and significant advisory work on the role of leadership development in organizational performance. More
Matt teaches workshops and provides guidance to executive teams around the globe. He specializes in executive and physician development, Harvard case method, and other experiential teaching techniques. More
Karen's areas of expertise include advising senior leaders on how to improve and elevate the patient experience, and best practices for streamlining clinical operations and driving increased levels of clinician engagement in performance improvement efforts. More
Jim works with a diverse range of audiences to build leadership capacity and advance organizational objectives. He also assists with the design and refinement of Advisory Board's leadership curriculum, field testing emerging leadership concepts, and speaking at national meetings. More
Jim has delivered over 700 workshops and research presentations at leading hospitals, health systems, and professional organizations across the U.S., and has extensive clinical, management, and teaching experience. More
Helps organizations of all sizes and disciplines elevate their business and leadership skills.
From managing the stress and burnout of their staff, to leading change, coaching others, and fielding high-performing teams, our programs help nurses build critical management and leadership skills that they can apply to specific day-to-day challenges.
Our accelerated, MBA-style leadership development experience equips high-potential leaders to confront current and imminent industry challenges.