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Leadership and Management Skills to Enhance Your Professional Role

Gain valuable insights and tools on topics including mentorship, leadership, and workplace relationships.

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Saturday, January 20, 2024
Phoenix Convention Center
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Mountain Time

The course includes:
  • 1 full day of in-person education
  • Online course access with expert presentations
  • Networking social event for attendees and faculty
  • 7.25 accredited continuing education credits
Gain valuable insights and tools on topics including mentorship, leadership, and workplace relationships that are specific to practitioners in critical care. View presentations online ahead of the live course then join members of SCCM’s Leadership, Empowerment, and Development (LEAD) Committee in person to engage in flipped classroom experiences, presentations, and small-group exercises. Subject matter experts will share their personal journeys related to serving as volunteers and leaders within SCCM and offer perspectives on personal and professional career pathways going from early career to mid-career and later. Complete the day with a networking social event for attendees and faculty.

This course is offered as a Critical Care Congress precourse. Attend in conjunction with Congress and save. A la carte registration is also available.
Learning Objectives:
  • Demonstrate ways to improve a diverse team's dynamics and effectiveness
  • Increase skills for managing conflict and reducing moral injury in the workplace
  • Develop a career trajectory that matches your desired career pathway
  • Discuss tools and skills to enhance non-clinical career development
  • Assemble a professional network and mentorship relationship


By January 20, 2024
Congress Attendee ​$599
SCCM Member a la carte ​$699
Nonmember a la carte $799

Payment Information

  • American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa credit cards are accepted.

  • Check or international money order, payable to SCCM, may be used to register via mail only.

  • Fees must be paid in U.S. funds and checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank.

  • For information on paying via wire transfer, please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888.

  • Inquiries can be emailed to

Cancellation Policy 

Registrants may be eligible for refunds of activities at SCCM’s discretion. If you have not accessed the activity’s materials, have not completed a significant portion of the activity, and/or the content does not meet your needs, you may be eligible for a refund. A registrant’s cancellation of an in-person activity may incur a fee, at SCCM’s discretion. To reschedule an in-person activity, please contact SCCM Customer Service at least 30 days before the activity. If SCCM cannot hold an activity as intended, SCCM shall not be liable for any costs, expenses, or fees related to cancellation of travel and attendance associated with the event.


7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 8:10 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
8:10 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Conflict Resolution and Crucial Conversations
8:30 a.m. – 9:25 a.m. Flipped Classroom: Small Group Exercises on Conflict Resolution and Crucial Conversations
9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Panel Discussion
9:45 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Lifing Those Around Me
10:20 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. Generational Differences in Practice and Learning
10:40 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. LEADing with Your Strengths
11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Panel discussion: Teams
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Finding a Mentor and Developing a Mentoring Relationship
1:15 p.m. – 1:35 p.m. How to Utilize Unit-Based Metrics and Financial Data
1:35 p. m. – 2:35 p.m. Flipped Classroom: New Programs, Business Plan, Contract Negotiation
2:40 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Panel Discussion: Leader Toolbox
2:50 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. How to Organize and Run an Effective Meeting
3:20 p.m. – 3:35 p.m. How Do I Change My Job Mid-Career?
3:35 p.m. – 4:05 p.m. Keeping It Fresh and Finishing the Race Well
4:05 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Panel Discussion: Next Steps
4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Group Sharing: Moral Injury
4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Final Comments, Conclusions, and Feedback From the Audience
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Networking Social Event

Subject Matter Experts

Pranav Garimella, MBBS, MPH, FASN
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Director, Acute Dialysis Services
University of California San Diego
La Jolla, California, USA

Aanchal Kapoor, MD
Critical Care Specialist
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Kianoush Kashani, MD, MS, FASN, FCCP
Mayo Foundation
Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Javier A. Neyra, MD, MS
Associate Professor
University of Alabama Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Gretchen L. Sacha, BCCCP, PharmD
Critical Care Clinical Specialist
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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Critical Care Congress


January 21-23, 2024
Phoenix Convention Center
Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Come together with the largest, most diverse global community in critical care to explore the extraordinary advances being made in the treatment of critically ill and injured patients. The Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Critical Care Congress features the achievements and innovation you need to advance your daily practice and ensure the best patient care.

SCCM has been a recognized leader in multiprofessional critical care education for over 50 years. Join thousands of critical care professionals to connect, collaborate, and innovate at this premier event.

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