Unleashing Innovation and Creativity to Transform Health Care

2018 Dorothy M. Smith Nursing Leadership Conference

January 24, 2018 | Reitz Union, Gainesville, FL

2018 Dorothy M. Smith Nursing Leadership Conference Agenda

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This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Continuing Education Credit: Attendance for the entire activity and completion & submission of an evaluation form is required to earn 6.9 contact hours.

8:00-8:30 a.m. ◊ Coffee and Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:15 a.m. ◊ Saurabha Bhatnagar, M.D., Associate Director of PM&R Residency Program, Harvard Medical School | Intrapreneurship: Building Out Your Innovative Ideas at Work <Keynote>

9:20-10:20 a.m. ◊ Facilitator: Saurabha Bhatnagar, M.D. | Generating and Moving Your Creative Ideas <Interactive Super Seminar>

10:20-10:30 a.m. ◊ Break

10:30-11:15 a.m. ◊ Breakout Session 1 | Expanding Your Resources: Creating an Interdisciplinary Culture of Innovation and Executing Your Creative Ideas pick one session: a, b, or c

11:25-12:10 a.m. ◊ Breakout Session 2 | pick another session: a, b, or c

  • A – University of Florida Engineering Innovation Institute | Rodney Guico, Ph.D., Director of the Florida Engineering Experiment Station Network: Fostering a Culture of Innovation and Developing a Local High-Tech Industry
  • B – University of Florida College of Business Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center | Michael Morris, Ph.D., M.B.A., Academic Director: Teaching, Coaching, Inspiring: Providing Tools and Experience to Creatively Pursue Opportunities and Innovations
  • C – University of Florida Office of Technology Licensing | Jim O’Connell, M.Eng., Assistant Vice President and DirectorTransferring Your Discovery to the Market

12:10-12:50 p.m. ◊ Lunch | Presentation: UF College of Nursing’s Dr. Kim Curry – Dorothy M. Smith, Her Legacy of Innovation

12:50-1:50 p.m. ◊ A Conversation with Nurse Entrepreneurs, Featuring UF College of Nursing alumni Paul Ingledue, M.B.A., B.S.N., and Carr Scott, B.S.N. | Facilitator: Gail Keenan, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN

Both graduates of the UF College of Nursing, Ingledue now owns 31 companies, and Scott is an entrepreneur who specializes in health care informatics and technology

1:50-2:00 p.m. ◊ Break

2:00-2:45 p.m. ◊ Breakout Session 3 | The Process: How these Entrepreneurs Delivered on Their Innovative Concepts pick one session: d, e, or f

2:55-3:40 p.m. ◊ Breakout Session 4 | pick another session: d, e, or f

  • D – Shadow Health: A Nurse Focused Business | David Massias, J.D., & Ben Lok, Ph.D., Co-Founders: Educational Software for Interactive Learning Environments for Nursing and Allied Health Education Programs
  • E – Intrapreneurship Structures: Exemplar VA | Julie Whitney, M.S.N., B.S.N., VA  Innovators Network: A Safe Space for Testing New Ideas and Joining Forces with Stakeholders Across the Community
  • F – Celebrate Primary Care | UF alumnae Lisa Magary, D.N.P., ARNP, CPNP, FNP-BC, and Della Tuten, M.S.N., ARNP, FNP-BC, Co-FoundersConcierge Health Care: Unlimited Access to Your Provider

3:40-3:50 p.m. ◊ Break

3:50-4:50 p.m. ◊ Patrick Monahan, Ph.D. | Behavioral Scientist, Social Entrepreneur & Professor of Biostatistics, Indiana University <Keynote>

Social Entrepreneurship: Home at Last | Employs and trains those affected by homelessness, mental health issues and more to renovate homes; which are then leased to mental health organizations for transitional housing or low-income families

4:50-5:00 p.m. ◊ Conclusion


Register for the 2018 Dorothy M. Smith Nursing Leadership Conference today! Registration is FREE, and continuing education credits will be provided for nurses.

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