athenahealth’s Executive Forum

An educational and strategic networking event for healthcare leaders

Upcoming Virtual Leadership Forums

Facilitator: Professor Nancy Koehn, Harvard Business School

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | 2:00pm – 5:00pm

During this virtual Leadership Forum, Nancy will guide the group through a valuable case study discussion and facilitate a conversation on emerging as a leader through pivotal moments in the healthcare industry.

Meet the faculty


Ryan W. Buell

Finnegan Family Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Professor Buell is faculty chair of the Achieving Breakthrough Service Executive Education program, and has also taught the Technology and Operations Management course in the MBA required curriculum. Professor Buell received the Charles M. Williams Award for outstanding teaching in 2016.


Amy C. Edmondson

Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management, Harvard Business School

Dr. Edmondson’s research examines leadership, learning, and innovation in teams and organizations. Her book Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy, emphasizes managing the activities that enable collaborative work across boundaries. She is the author of more than 25 Harvard Business School case studies.


Nancy F. Koehn

James E. Robinson Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Professor Koehn’s research focuses on crisis leadership and how leaders, past and present, craft lives of purpose, worth, and impact. Her book, Forged in Crisis: The Making of Five Legendary Leaders, unpacks the most important lessons from the journeys of Abraham Lincoln, Ernest Shackleton, Rachel Carson, and others.


Leonard A. Schlesinger

Baker Foundation Professor, Harvard Business School

Professor Schlesinger served as president of Babson College from 2008 to 2013, and has held a number of key executive and operating positions, ending as Vice Chairman and COO of Limited Brands. He has lectured and consulted on strategy, service quality, customer satisfaction, entrepreneurship, HR, and organizational change for more than 250 corporations, organizations, and governments around the world.


Peek inside a previous leadership forum event

How do you manage and motivate your team in the midst of a pandemic? Our three virtual leadership forums from this past summer addressed this very current and universal challenge. These sessions went beyond organizations’ pivot to telehealth and Zoom meetings to examine broader and more long-term strategies for ‘leading remotely without feeling remote.’

Read about these leadership forum events

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