A Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives Fall 2019
In This Issue
President's Message
WSHEF Early Careerist Spotlight
Message from Your ACHE Regent
Welcome New Members, Fellows and Recertified Fellows
Member Advancement Opportunities
Advancement Information Sessions
WSHEF Advancement Committee Needs You!
Volunteer Opportunities
Asian Healthcare Leadership Forum is looking for you!
National ACHE News
National News Q3 2019
ACHE: Become Board Certified in Healthcare Management
ACHE Tuition Waiver Assistance Program
Check out ACHE's New Redesigned Website!
Washington Healthcare Programs and Career Development
UW Executive MHA and Medical Management Programs
WSU Spokane MHPA program
Your Career & Development - JOB BANKS
2019 Officers and Board Members
Thank you to our Chapter Sponsors!
WSHEF Vision & Values
DELIVERY of WSHEF Newsletter (Disclaimer)
Get Involved!
Volunteer Opportunities
Host a Meet N Mingle in Your Area
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Chapter Officers

Lori Nomura, JD

Brian Barry

Immediate Past President

Sue Miller, PharmD

Ryan Sundquist, MHA


WSHEF Sponsors

President's Message

As we welcome in Fall, the WSHEF Board of Directors is enthusiastic to bring members a variety of programs in the coming months including a new event in Spokane at Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital. We hope to see you at one or more of these programs: 


·        WSHEF Annual Breakfast Meeting in conjunction with the WSHA Annual Meeting

1.5 ACHE Face to Face Education Credits

October 9 from 7 to 8:30 am

Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle’s Southport

Panel Discussion:  Service Line Development

To register see WSHEF event page


·        Communication and Resolutions Program: Achieving the Benefits and Avoiding the Pitfalls

1.5 ACHE Face to Face Education Credits (pending)

November 4 from 5:30 to 7 pm

Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital

Panel Discussion: Communication and Resolutions Program: Achieving the Benefits and Avoiding the Pitfalls

Panelists:         Thomas H. Gallagher, MD, Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Medicine; Professor, Department of Bioethics and Humanities, University of Washington UW Medicine Center for Scholarship in Patient Care Quality and Safety, Division of General Internal Medicine

Jeff Collins, MD, Chief Medical Executive, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children's Hospital, Spokane

Randal Moseley, MD, Medical Director of Quality, Confluence Health, Wenatchee

Registration link to be available soon


WSHEF Board and Office elections are taking place currently as we seek to fill three board seats and elect a new President-Elect. Please look for the ballot distributed by email and remember to vote by October 4th at noon. 


I’d also like to welcome our newest WSHEF sponsor, Illumina, a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of life science tools and integrated systems for analysis of genetic variation and function.  Thank you, Illumina, for your support of WSHEF!   


Lori Nomura

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Upcoming Events

Check out all WSHEF Events at http://wshef.ache.org/events/


Fall 2019


WSHEF Annual Breakfast Meeting
Oct 9, 2019 
Doors open at 6:30am
Program - 7am - 8:30am

Panel Discussion:  Service Line Development

(1.5) ACHE Face to Face Education Credits

Hyatt Regency Lake Washington at Seattle's Southport

1053 Lake Washington Blvd N

Renton, Washington   98056

Meeting Registration is in conjunction with the WSHA Annual Meeting:  WSHEF Annual Breakfast Meeting


Moderator: Tessa Chu, Business Strategy Director, Washington Permanente Medical Group

Panelist: Pat Dawson, Medical Director for Health Equity, UW Medicine

Panelist: Rob Watilo, Chief Strategy Officier, Providence Southeast Washington

Panelist: Ben Ormond, Director, Business Operations, Surgical Specialties, Permanente Medicine

Panelist: Patricia O'Leary Crutcher, Director, Service Line Director and Operations, UW Medicine


3 Part Webinar Series :Leading For Safety: Trust, Respect and Inclusion

Oct 23, 2019 at Noon ET

Hosted by AHLF in collaboration with Better Together Groups

Watch your emails for registration information soon!


Nov 4, 2019 5:30pm - 7pm

Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children's Hospital Spokane, WA

1.5 hrs Face to Face ACHE credit

Communication and Resolution Programs: Achieving the Benefits and Avoiding the Pitfalls

Presentation and Panel lead by Thomas Gallagher, MD UW - a National CRP expert

Registration to follow soon!


 Meet N Mingles Upcoming

November 13

Location: The Garage 1130 Broadway, Seattle


Come and join WSHEF colleagues and friends for networking and appetizers!

Register here: November 13







Did you know that WSHEF has a LinkedIn Group?


If you haven’t had the chance to check it out already, please do so! We will be posting information about events like the Meet-n-Mingles, sharing healthcare articles and much more. We hope to see you there.


LinkedIn Group Link: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/1870888


Questions – Please contact Sue Miller at wshef.secretary@achemail.net


Questions? Contact wshef.admin@achemail.net 


Check out our web site for more information WSHEF http://wshef.ache.org/