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HAP Leadership Summit Day 2: Strategies for a Resilient Health Care Workforce

May 10, 2022

The 2022 HAP Leadership Summit concluded today with insights about building resiliency and the health care workforce of the future.

The two-day event at the Hilton Harrisburg brought together health care leaders from across Pennsylvania to discuss the key challenges and opportunities ahead for the hospital community. The second day of the event focused on the health care workforce.

“This is a critical time in health care as we look toward the future,” HAP President and CEO Andy Carter said this morning. “We can leverage what we have learned during the pandemic and build upon that knowledge.”

2022 HAP Leadership Summit

Among the highlights from today’s sessions:

  • Resiliency:  Dr. Taryn Marie Stejskal, founder and chief resilience officer, Resilience Leadership Institute, shared insights about harnessing resiliency to advance the future of work
  • Our staffing needs:  Peter Buerhaus, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP, professor, Montana State University, outlined the future size of the nursing workforce in the U.S. and how health care can respond to meet the country’s needs
  • The future:  Ben Hammersley, international strategic forecaster, Hammersley Futures, discussed the possible scenarios for a post-COVID-19 world and the things we can do to get ready

Additionally, Hugh Lavery, senior vice president, government/external affairs at Jefferson Health, moderated a panel with Pennsylvania health care leaders about developing a sustainable recruitment and retention model.

The panel included Claire Zangerle, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FAONL, FAAN, chief nursing executive, chair, Nursing Institute, Allegheny Health Network; Barbara Todd, DNP, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, director, graduate nurse education, director of the CMS Graduate Nurse Education (GNE) Demonstration Project, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; and Kendra A. Aucker, president and CEO, Evangelical Community Hospital.

HAP thanks our members, sponsors, featured speakers, and panelists for taking part in the 2022 HAP Leadership Summit. A recap from day one is available online.