News

The EuroVoice features the latest news from the European Chapter, including a letter from the chapter president and interviews with industry leaders.

The Mid-Atlantic Chapter’s 2010 Mentoring Program is having one of its most successful years ever, thanks to the leadership and initiative of the Mentoring Committee and this year’s strong line-up of 72 mentors and mentees – the largest number of participants in the chapter’s mentoring program since its 2008 inception.

The evening started off with a REAL story by one our star volunteers, Tina Doede.  Tina shared her heartfelt thoughts how she has benefited from her involvement in the HBA and recommends “think about where you want to go next and how HBA can help.”

This past February the Chicago HBA Chapter recognized Nancy Hedland as “Volunteer of the Month”.  Nancy joined the HBA when she was new to the Chicago area as a way to meet other professionals and to begin establishing a network.

This well-attended Executive Women’s Breakfast (EWB) featured an executive panel discussing “Patient Advocacy – Real Trust, Real Partnerships for Real Innovation.” The moderated panel discussion featured an audience response system (ARS) to engage and capture the responses of the attendees.

This well-attended Executive Women’s Breakfast (EWB) featured an executive panel discussing “Patient Advocacy – Real Trust, Real Partnerships for Real Innovation.” The moderated panel discussion featured an audience response system (ARS) to engage and capture the responses of the attendees.

The HBA Leadership Conference is the premier professional development event for women in healthcare. The annual conference consistently delivers inspiring speakers, active learning, and rich networking opportunities.

The final numbers are in… HBA Chicago Chapter finished the 2009-2010 Mentoring program with 30 participants (11 Mentors, 19 Mentees and 5 Mentoring Circles). A survey of the participants offers insights that will be incorporated into the mentoring program.

The Chicago HBA Chapter introduced a new Banner at the May meeting.  Natalie Benamou from Catalyst Exhibits provided graphic design and produced the banner and Aimee Berner from Giles and Associates Consultancy developed the marketing message and content.

Debra Kurtz, Founder of Kurtz Consulting Inc., reminded the group that ‘networking is about giving not taking’ and that ‘the goal of the evening was not to see how many business cards one could collect but about making a meaningful introduction and finding a point of connection with the other person.”