Advice for the Emerging Leader: Essentials for Establishing and Maintaining a Competitive Career Advantage | A HIMSS Virtual Briefing

Virtual Briefing

Jun 17, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Virtual Event

Whether you’re a seasoned professional ready to take the next step to advancing your career or an emerging leader looking for that first management position, the key is to focus on your own personal continuing professional development to ensure a pathway forward.  Based on some of our most popular sessions at the HIMSS15 Career Services Center, we assembled a truly amazing line-up to help you be your professional best.


Jun 17, 2015 CDT
Top 10 Ways to Build Your Professional Portfolio

The professional portfolio is key to helping a candidate land the next great job or promotion.  In this session, learn about the components of a professional portfolio and the differentiating factors regardless of your professional status. 

Learning Objectives:

1.  Describe the purpose of a professional portfolio

2. Identify career-building activities to include in a professional portfolio

3.  Provide examples of how a professional portfolio can help land your next job or promotion


Diane Bedecarre, RN-BC, MS
Health Informatics Workforce Development Co-Lead
Office of Informatics and Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs

Jun 17, 2015 CDT
Creating Your Own HIT Career Opportunities

This session will be an interactive discussion of how to create your own career opportunities: taking advantage of your talents, unexpected assignments, and moving into health informatics management.  Participants will discuss practical career building opportunities within health information management and analytics. 

Learning Objectives:

1. Taking advantage of new career and educational opportunities in health informatics

2. Transitioning to new projects with new people

3. Building your skills and resume

4. Keeping your own core values


Katherine Marconi
Director, Health Administration Informatics Program
University of Maryland University College

Jun 17, 2015 CDT
Sharpening the Saw: Creating Balance in Your Professional and Personal Life

Work life balance is a challenge throughout our lives. This event will help you focus on what matters most so you can effectively balance how and where you spend your time.

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify and examine ways to accomplish what matters most

2. Focus on what is important and less on what is not important

3. Create a healthy balance between work and family

4. Gain more confidence in your ability to get things done


Consultant, Speaker  and Author
Jean Ann Larson and Associates

emerging leaders, advice, Virtual, Career