Upcoming events

    • 09/19/2019
    • 7:30 AM
    • 09/20/2019
    • 3:00 PM
    • The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Michigan State University, 3535 Forest Road, Lansing, MI 48910

     Leading and Managing in Changing Times

    September 19 & 20, 2019

    12 ACHE Face-to-Face Credits

    Registration is through MCACHE 

    Register Here

    GLACHE's and MCACHE's sponsorship of this program allows us to offer you this seminar (normally $1,565) for the significantly reduced registration fee of $810* for early registration by ACHE members.

    The same highly acclaimed program offered at the ACHE Cluster Events!


    Transformational, proactive, and translational are just some of the words used to describe the change processes that are occurring in today's healthcare environment. Unique skill sets are needed to lead and manage these processes as the healthcare field transforms. During this interactive seminar, expert faculty will discuss the coaching skills needed to drive performance through daily problem solving and continuous staff development. You will gain insight on your organization's capacity for change as well as your own.

    Seminar Objectives:

    • Discover the key leadership competencies required for physician leaders to deliver highly effective results.
    • Differentiate between leadership and management requirements for sustaining successful personal and organizational change
    • Attain tools and skills for successful change
    • Gain strategies for talent management as change processes are implemented and managed


    Thomas A. Atchison, EdD, President & Founder, Atchison Consulting, LLC

    Thomas Atchison, EdD, is president and founder of Atchison Consulting, LLC. Since 1984, Dr. Atchison has consulted with healthcare organizations on managed-change programs, team building, and leadership development. Dr. Atchison presents to thousands of healthcare professionals every year on the elements of effective organizations. He has written and been featured in numerous articles and on audiotapes and videotapes about motivation, managed change, team building, and leadership.

    Space is limited for this event - sign up today!

    Thursday, September 19, 2019
    7:30 a.m.   Registration/Breakfast

    8:00 a.m.   Program - Day 1
    12:00 p.m. Lunch

    3:00 p.m.   Adjourn

    Friday, September 20, 2019
    7:30 a.m.   Registration/Breakfast

    8:00 a.m.   Program - Day 2

    12:00 p.m. Lunch
    3:00 p.m.   Adjourn

    Cancellation Policy: 
    There is no refund for cancellations within 21 days of the program.

    This program has been developed and is presented locally by the Midwest Chapter and the Great Lakes Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives.  The American College of Healthcare Executives has awarded 12 ACHE Face-to-Face Education Credits to this program.

    Questions: Please contact Scott Newell at:


    The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development

    Michigan State University

    3535 Forest Road

    Lansing, MI 48910

    There are a limited number of discounted rooms available at the Candlewood Suites for $95 per night. They are available on a first come, first serve basis. Please call 517-351-8181 to make your reservations and let them know you are attending the MCACHE event, Group Code: MCA  or by logging on to the weblink below. Please note: for guests utilizing the booking link, they will need to enter their arrival and departure dates then click "check availability" for the preferred rate to populate.  


    The hotel is connected to the Henry Center by a 10-yard enclosed bridge.

     Price of Attendance - Through June 28, 2019

    *ACHE Member:




    Price of Attendance - After June 28, 2019

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    For online registration click the link below:



    • 10/25/2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Michigan Athletic Center, 2900 Hannah Blvd, East Lansing, MI 48823

    Mindful Leadership: Two Sessions

    Leading with Heart and Mind


    Managing for Morale

    Event Date has been Changed to

    Friday October 25th, 2019

    Michigan Athletic Center 

    2900 Hannah Blvd, East Lansing, MI 48823

      9:00 AM Registration and networking       

    10:00 AM Panel Discussion: Mindful Leadership

    Moderator: Don Brown, Founder, Don

    Action Learning - "Color Blind" Activity


    • Kimberly Keaton Williams,  (Activity Debrief) VP Talent Acquisition & Development, McLaren Health Care
    • Erin O'Connor, PhD (Activity Debrief) Director, Behavioral Medicine Education / Program Director, Health Psychology Fellowship, McLaren, Flint

    Real Time Data - Live "Happiness" Survey

    11:30 AM Networking Break and transition into Lunch

    11:45 PM Executive Luncheon

    12:00 PM Key Note Address

    Speaker:  Erin O'Connor, PhD - Midfulness and Wellness

      1:00 PM Break and Networking

      1:30 PM Afternoon Session: Managing For Morale

    Moderator: Don Brown, Founder, Don

    • Happiness Survey Results
    • Global Leadership Survey


    • Melchora "Toy" Bartley,  (CNL-Leading with Heart and Mind) Manager, Clinical Transformation, Sparrow Health System
    • Hyung Kim(Morale and Engagement - a Systems View) President, Mercy Health Saint Mary's

      3:00 PM Adjourn


    • $125 GLACHE Member (includes education sessions and lunch)
    • $155 Non-GLACHE Member (includes education session and lunch)
    • $  30 Student (includes education session and lunch)

    Cancellation Policy: 

    There is no refund for cancellations within 14 days of the program.

    For questions and inquiries please contact  For questions and inquiries please contact Rashelle Ludolph,

Past events

06/25/2019 GLACHE Education Program on Population Health Management Special Offer - Bring a Guest for Free!
04/25/2019 2nd Annual Physician Practice Improvement Conference
02/21/2019 GLACHE February Mixer - Lansing
02/21/2019 GLACHE February Mixer - Grand Rapids
02/18/2019 Strategically Mapping your Early Career Development” and “The Healthcare Organization’s Role in Formulating Public Policy
11/09/2018 Improving the Bottom Line by Optimizing Patient Throughput
10/19/2018 Strategic Marketing: Winning the Battle for Markets and Share & Successfully Leading Change in Healthcare Organizations
09/18/2018 GLACHE & MHA Patient Safety & Quality Symposium
09/13/2018 Possibilities, Probabilities and Creative Solutions: Breakthrough Thinking for Complex Environments
07/20/2018 The Healthcare Executive’s Role in IT Decisions
04/27/2018 Developing Mentoring and Coaching Skills, Friday April 27th
04/19/2018 Physician Practice Improvement Conference
03/23/2018 Leading a Successful Multigenerational Organization - March 23, 2018
11/03/2017 GLACHE – Disruptive Innovation F2F Panel Discussion, Combined with Annual Meeting November 3, 2017
10/27/2017 Physician Integration & Executive CEO Luncheon - GLACHE
10/13/2017 GLACHE Career Development Program
10/13/2017 GLACHE & HFMA Joint Fall Conference
08/18/2017 GLACHE CEO Luncheon Career Development Program
06/01/2017 Redesign and Operationalize Your Medical Staff for Health Reform - GLACHE Educational Series
05/12/2017 Becoming Accountable: Achieving Success in Population Health Management
04/21/2017 GLACHE CEO Luncheon Career Development Program
03/17/2017 EQUITY OF CARE
12/09/2016 GLACHE – Legislative Update, Annual Meeting and Healthcare Governance
11/11/2016 GLACHE - CEO Luncheon Program
10/14/2016 Telemedicine in the Healthcare Delivery System
09/29/2016 GLACHE Eductational Series - Process and Technique of Negotiating
09/16/2016 GLACHE - CEO Luncheon Program
04/29/2016 GLACHE April CEO Luncheon Meeting
02/12/2016 GLACHE Educational Session - February 12th, 2016
11/04/2015 GLACHE Annual Meeting and Education Session
10/30/2015 GLACHE October CEO Luncheon Meeting
10/26/2015 The Future is Already Here: Will You Jump or Get Pushed
09/24/2015 Developing and Deploying a Hospital Business Intelligence Strategy That Works
08/07/2015 CEO Luncheon Series - The Best is Yet to Come
02/13/2015 GLACHE Educational Session Friday February 13, 2015
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