Online Program

Reflections on a journey to leadership—steps to take if you want to break glass ceilings

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 : 8:30 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

Carolyn Lopez, MD, Chicago Board of Health, Chicago Board of Health, Chicago, IL

Achieving leadership positions of any type requires a combination of skills.  Among the more significant of these skills is effective communication, an ability to build and work with a professional network, and perseverance.

Learning Areas:

Administration, management, leadership

Learning Objectives:
Describe how to obtain practice in improving communication skills. Describe a real life example of how a leader can take lessons learned in one setting and apply them in others. Describe how developing and working professional networks can help you break glass ceilings.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am President of the Chicago Board of Health and a member of the Illinois State Board of Health.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.