March 21–22, 2018


Hilton Del Mar – San Diego, CA

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2 Day



Talent Management for the Changing Landscape of Healthcare
and Life Sciences

TMA’s People in Healthcare strives to support human capital management practitioners in addressing the challenges that impact today’s volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous industry.  Read more

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Opening Remarks

Leadership in Times of Industry Uncertainty and Complexity

Victor Buzachero, Chief Human Resources Emeritus, Scripps Health (more…)

From Practitioner to Administrator – Preparing Talent to Operate with a Profit Center Mindset

Tom Tonkin, Principal Thought Leadership & Advisory Services, Cornerstone OnDemand (more…)

Morning Networking Break

Hiring in Healthcare - Indeed’s Diagnosis of Industry Trends Shaping Recruitment

Kevin Walker, Senior Director Global Field Marketing, Indeed (more…)

Don’t Forget About Your Internal Talent - Creating an End-to-End Talent Experience Strategy

Ed Newman, Chief Evangelist, Phenom People (more…)


Get to know your fellow attendees and enjoy our buffet-style lunch.

Track A

Talent Development in a High Change Environment - Creating Leaders for the Future

Jack Skalican, Director Learning & Organization Development, Dignity Health (more…)

Track B

Nimble HR – How to Attract, Develop, and Retain Awesome Employees in a Crazy-quick, Complex World

Tim Toterhi, Vice President Human Resources, Cenduit (more…)

Track C

Leading Through Market Consolidation – The Role of HR & OD During M&A

Allison Davis, Vice President Organizational Development, Lahey Health Elizabeth Conrad, Chief Human Resources Officer, Lahey Health (more…)

Time for changing rooms between breakout sessions

Track A

Aligning Workforce, Talent, Leadership, and Culture to achieve Healthcare Strategic Outcomes

Scott Dimmick, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Lakeland Regional Health (more…)

Track C

Overcoming the Barriers to Becoming a Truly Consumer-Centric Healthcare Organization

Al Cornish, Chief Learning Officer, Norton Healthcare (more…)

Afternoon Networking Break

Track A

Leveraging Your Contingent Workforce as a Strategic Element of Talent Acquisition

Christopher Henry, Vice President Talent and Change Management, Sutter Health
Leanne Oatman, President, RightSourcing (more…)

Track B

Building Our Pipeline While Addressing Talent Needs - A University Relations Model

Rhonda Holler, Vice President Talent Management, LabCorp (more…)

Track C

A Health System’s Approach to Addressing Unconscious Bias - The Mount Sinai Health System Unconscious Bias Initiative- Talent Management Process

Pamela Abner, Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Office for Diversity and Inclusion, The Mount Sinai Health System (more…)

Conference Day 1 Sessions Conclude

Cocktail Reception

Serving the Needs of the Patient-People Innovation at the Mayo Clinic

Cathy Fraser, Chief Human Resources Officer, Mayo Clinic (more…)

Delivering on the Employee Experience in a Talent-Driven Market

Pamela Ries, Chief Human Resources Officer, Spectrum Health
Ingrid Shelton, Senior Consultant Horizons Workforce Consulting, Bright Horizons (more…)

Morning Networking Break

Enjoy some refreshments and mingle during the networking break.

How HR Can Enable an Innovation Ecosystem to Speed Medicines to Patients

Terri Grant, Vice President Human Resources, Eli Lilly & Company (more…)

Highlights from the AMN Healthcare 2017 Survey of Registered Nurses - Viewpoints on Leadership, Nursing Shortages and the Profession

Marcia Faller, Chief Clinical Officer, AMN Healthcare (more…)

Refreshment Break

Organizational Positioning for Business Growth through Employer Rebranding, Employee Value Proposition and Recruitment Marketing - A Stanford Children’s Health Success Story

Ekta Vyas, Director Human Resources, Stanford Children's Health (more…)


Get to know your fellow attendees and enjoy our buffet-style lunch.

Track A

Bringing Physicians to the Leadership Table

Amy Martinez, Executive Director Organizational Effectiveness, Cone Health (more…)

Track B

Linking Happiness, Optimism and Positivity [HOP] to Engagement and High Performance

Don Sandel, FounderGoPositiv and Former Talent Development Lead, Astellas Pharma Inc.

Track A

Hiring for Fit Not for Failure – Recruitment Strategies with Patient Care in Mind

Cynthia Bryan, Former Vice President Human Resources, Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services (more…)

Track B

Leveraging Poverty Simulations to Develop Provider Awareness, Cultural Humility and Employer Empathy.

Dana Beckton, Director, Diversity and Inclusion, Christiana Care Health System (more…)

Conference and Day 2 Sessions Conclude

Event Speakers / meet with greaters

Victor Buzachero

Chief Human Resources Emeritus, Scripps Health

Cathy Fraser

Chief Human Resources Officer, Mayo Clinic

Scott Dimmick

Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Lakeland Regional Health

Elizabeth Conrad

Chief Human Resources Officer, Lahey Health

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2 Day Conference
Standard Pricing | $1,595.00

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3 to 5 attendees–10% off

6 to 10 attendees–15% off

For groups of 10 or more
–20% discount

Event Location

TEL: +1-858-792-5200 FAX: +1-858-792-9538

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