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Oregon Society of Healthcare Executives (OSHE) Winter Meeting
Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 3:00pm to Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 6:00pm

Oregon Society of Healthcare Executives (OSHE)
Winter Meeting

Thursday, January 31 2008 , 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Legacy Meridian Park Hospital
Community Health Education Center
19300 SW 65th Avenue
Tualatin, OR 97062

This event will focus on career positioning, and the student rate to attend is only $10. The program will begin program will begin with brief opening remarks of approximately 10 minutes by the moderator, followed by 15-minute presentations by each of the three panelists. The panel presentation will focus on the nuts and bolts of career planning and explore the steps an individual should take within his or her organization and in the surrounding community to reach the next level in his or her career. The program will conclude with a 30-minute question-and-answer period, followed by an hourlong networking reception. Attendees will be eligible for 1.5 Category I (ACHE Education) credit hours for this program.

Topics for discussion:
ACHE Fellow and CEO
Career progression
Approach they took
Skills required for the future
What they look for in job applicants

Up-and-coming rising stars
How they reached this point in their career
Identifying a mentor
How to work with a mentor
Role and importance of involvement in a
professional association
The value of ACHE's credentialing program
External development opportunities
(community service, committee/board service)
Volunteerism/community involvement
Continuing education

Presenters will include Nancy Seifert, Ph.D., executive director of Quality Care Associates; John Cockerham, M.P.H., administrative fellow at Samaritan Health Services; and Terry Finklein, R.Ph., M.B.A., C.H.E., chief executive officer of Columbia Memorial Hospital.

For more information about the event, please ontact John Cockerham by e-mail at or by phone at (541) 557-6467.