Hawai'i-Pacific Chapter
A quarterly e-newsletter for the Hawai'i Pacific Chapter of ACHE Fall 2014
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Message from your ACHE Regent, Fall 2014
Message from the Chapter President
Guam Local Program Council
Recent Chapter Events
Chapter Awards
News from the Education Committee
Fall 2014 Calendar of Events
Fall 2014 Education Calendar
Fall 2014 Financial Report
Understanding Your Leadership Style
The Importance of Diversity within Healthcare Leadership
7 Common Credibility Blind Spots
Membership: New Fellows, Members, and Recertified Fellows
National News - Fall 2014
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CHAPTER OFFICERS

 

REGENT
Coral Andrews, FACHE
andrewsc@hawaii.rr.com


PRESIDENT
Darlena Chadwick, FACHE
dchadwick@queens.org


PRESIDENT-ELECT
Gidget Ruscetta, FACHE
gidget.ruscetta@kapiolani.org


CHAIR, GUAM LOCAL PROGRAM COUNCIL
LT Joseph Fromknecht

joseph.fromknecht@med.navy.mil


TREASURER
Gidget Ruscetta, FACHE
gidget.ruscetta@kapiolani.org 

 

SECRETARY
Selma Yamamoto
syamamoto@queens.org
  

 

DIRECTORS
Art Gladstone, FACHE
Art.Gladstone@straub.net

Micah Ewing, MBA
micah.ewing@hawaiipacifichealth.org    

MAJ Charlotte Hildebrand, FACHE
charlotte.l.hildebrand.mil@mail.mil

Lt. John Piccone
john.piconne@med.navy.mil  

Nick Hughey
nhughey@hhsc.org  

Jennifer Dacumos
Jennifer.Dacumos@palimomi.org   
 


STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE
Stella Laroza
stella.laroza@straub.net  

 

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Martha Smith, FACHE
Martha.smith@kapiolani.org

 

News from the Education Committee
Bobbie Ornellas, Immediate Past Chair, Education Committee

"For the Love of Healthcare Leadership"

On August 14, 2014 at the annual Hawaii-Pacific Chapter breakfast held at the Hawaii Prince Hotel in Honolulu, there was an educational presentation on “For the Love of Healthcare Leadership” presented by Ms Diana Smalley, FACHE, Regional President of Mercy in Oklahoma. Ms. Smalley is the immediate past chairman of ACHE.

On August 13, 2014 HST (August 14 GST) this presentation was offered to the Chapter Guam Council via VTC sponsored by Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children. Her presentation was well-received by both audiences as she shared personal and professional insight into Healthcare Leadership and the need for executives to find themselves in a frame of mind where they are in love with what they do. 

Each of the above programs is eligible for one (1) credit of ACHE Qualified Education Credits. Please be sure to document this in “My ACHE / Continuing education credits / Qualified Education Credits.”

                              
                         
                           Coral Andrews (Left) with Diana Smalley (Right)
                              presenting a special VTC session to Guam

Chapter Education Assistance Program (CEAP)

In 2013, the leadership of the Hawaii-Pacific Chapter presented a new program to the chapter membership entitled the Chapter Education Assistance Program (CEAP).  The purpose of the program is to encourage chapter members to pursue becoming board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow (FACHE).  Each chapter member (including student members) is eligible to seek a single CEAP financial award for one of the ACHE Board of Governors (BOG) exam related preparation courses, materials or feeds. The program documents have a new look created by Dr. Pagoria. Please take a few minutes to review the attached files for additional details of the unique opportunity offered through this program.

New Email address for the Education Committee

The Education Committee now has an Email dedicated to our chapter: HawaiiEducation@achemail.net. This Email was created by ACHE corporate office for use by the Hawaii-Pacific Chapter’s Education Committee. When you receive an Email from this address, please be sure to open it for information on upcoming chapter educational events.

New Chair for the Education Committee

The board has elected a new Chair for the Education Committee. Welcome and Congratulations to Hugh McLean, CFAAMA, FACHE / Deputy Commander for Administration, Tripler Army Medical Center.

Respectfully submitted by:

Bobbie Ornellas – Immediate past Chair of Education Committee

Natalie Pagoria, MD – Education Committee

Lance Segawa – Education Committee

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ACHE Face-to-Face Panel Discussion: Diversity

On November 19 at 6PM, there will be a panel discussion on the topic of Diversity.  Please take advantage of this opportunity to network and discuss the Diversity issue with CEOs and a Chief Diversity Officer nationally recognized in their fields. 

ACHE Hawai'i Diversity Panel Discussion
Location: Tripler Army Medical Center
November 19, 2014, 6:00PM
1.5 ACHE Face-to-Face Credits

 

 

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