Five Traits Can Help Healthcare Leaders Prepare for an Uncertain Future

Medical and administrative personnel

In an article published in the American College of Healthcare Executives’ (ACHE’s) Chief Executive Officer, two health management experts from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health shared their advice on how healthcare leaders can develop competencies for an uncertain future.

The article expands upon a well-received talk that Leonard Friedman, PhD, FACHE and Wayne Psek, MD, PhD gave at the ACHE’s annual meeting in 2018.

State Policies Linked to Uptake of HPV Vaccine

State policies play a significant role in the usage of vaccinations to prevent human papilloma virus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S.  Wayne Psek, MD, PhD, of the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health served as an author on a study that identified a combination of state policies that are associated with high uptake of the vaccine in children, which the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends beginning when they are 11 or 12 years old.

HPM Presentations at AcademyHealth Conference

Some of the HPM faculty, staff and students who attended AcademyHealth this year.

Ten GW Health Policy and Management students, staff, faculty and affiliates gave presentations or posters at the AcademyHealth annual research meeting for health services and health policy held in New Orleans on June 25-27. The conference helped showcase the vibrant and diverse research being done in the department.

Those making presentations and giving posters included: