2017 Women's Executive Forum Conversation Circle - A Moment with Lynne Thomas Gordon: Meet the Chair

When:  Aug 23, 2017 from 12:00 to 13:00 (CT)

Practice Areas: ALL
Career Level: CEOs, Aspiring CEOs, Decision Makers & Rising Stars
Fee: Complimentary 
CAE Credit Hours: 1 hour
Location: Association Forum, 10 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 800, Chicago, IL  60606
Lunch: Please bring your lunch! 

Since its inception in 2011, the primary goal of the Women’s Executive Forum has been simple: to bring together the Chicagoland association industry’s brightest current and future women leaders to learn from and connect with one another. The program’s format is designed to allow CEOs and executive directors the opportunity to candidly discuss specific challenges they face and then share with and learn from their future leaders.
In 2015, we introduced Conversation Circles, open-forum discussions intended to continue the conversations that were started at Women’s Executive Forum and dive deeper into surrounding key topics.

About The Session:
During this interactive session, you will have an opportunity to meet with Association Forum's Chair-Elect, Lynne Thomas Gordon.  Take advantage of this time to understand Lynne's: 

  • Path to leadership.
  • Theory on mentoring.  
  • Tips on staying connected and,
  • Motivation to success.

About The Speaker: 

Lynne Thomas Gordon, RHIA, CAE,FACHE, FAHIMA, served as CEO of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) from 2011-2017 and has more than 30 years of healthcare and association experience.

Prior to leading AHIMA, Gordon was Associate Vice President of Operations and Director of Rush Children’s Hospital. Her previous roles include Administrator of Houston Medical Center; COO of Children’s Hospital of Michigan; and Director of Operations at Shands AGH in Florida. Her healthcare executive experience is built on over a decade of working in the health information management profession.

She has been nominated several times by Modern Healthcare as 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare. She received the Becker’s Leadership Award and was recognized by Becker’s as one of fifty Leaders in Health IT. She has received the Achievement Award and Educator-Practitioner Award from AHIMA, the Distinguished Member Award from the Georgia Health Information Management Association and named as one of eight influential women in Health IT by FierceHealthIT. Most recently she was named by Health Data Management as one of the Most Powerful Women in Health IT.

Gordon is a sought after speaker on matters of health information management, information governance and applied health informatics. She has been quoted in many publications including the New York Times, CNBC, Politico, Modern Healthcare and the Wall Street Journal.

Gordon earned her B.S. in Health Information Management from the Medical College of Georgia and subsequently received their Presidential Alumni Award. She received her Executive MBA from Georgia State University.  Board certified in healthcare management, and a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, she served on the ACHE Board and received Regent recognition as an Early Career Health Care Executive.  She is Board Certified in Health Information Management and a Fellow in the American Health Information Management Association. Her certification in Association Management is from the American Society of Association Executives.

Note: This program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ASAE or the CAE program.  Applicants may use any program that meets eligibility requirements in the specific timeframe towards the exam application or renewal. There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications – selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs.
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