WE LEAP: Strategic Training for Future Healthcare Professionals

 

WE LEAP stands for WEllness Leadership, Ethics, Applied Economics, and Professionalism. WE LEAP, held at UT Health, is a free monthly program, provided by The Patient Institute to enhance the training of future physicians and other healthcare professionals.

 

WE LEAP 2016-2017 was a success! Planning for 2017-2018 has already begun, stay tuned!
Click here for the WE LEAP brochure

 
 

What's WE LEAP? Watch our short intro video!

 
 

Why participate in WE LEAP?

  • Gain the skills and tools to become an effective and caring provider who leads a balanced, healthy life
  • Take advantage of the opportunity to talk to practicing doctors and other professionals
  • Participate in interactive presentations from experts in the field

What topics are covered?

  • Wellness
  • Happiness
  • Leadership & Professionalism
  • Negotiation & Strategic Planning
  • Health Literacy
  • Ethics
  • Quality & Safety
  • Personal Business / Financial Planning
  • Legal 101
  • Planning an Academic Career

When is WE LEAP?

WE LEAP will begin meeting monthly on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 from 6-8pm at the UTHSCSA (7703 Floyd Curl Dr). Sessions will continue through April, on the second Tuesday of every month.

How much does WE LEAP cost?

Nothing! This is a free program.

What are examples of past expert WE LEAP speakers?

  • Karen Aufdemorte, MHA, Center for Patient Safety and Health Policy at the UTHSCSA
  • George P. Becknell, III, CLU, ChFC, CFBS, Financial Planner specializing in assisting physicians, past president of the San Antonio Sports Foundation
  • Graciela Cigarroa, J.D., LL.M., Attorney, Director, The Patient Institute, General Counsel at CentroMed
  • Jacqueline Dansby, Ph.D., Director Upward Bound Pre-College Program and Adjunct Faculty at St. Mary’s University
  • Phillip Holcomb, Ph.D., Adjunct Faculty and Professor of Geriatrics, Gerontology and Palliative Medicine at UTHSCSA
  • Carlos N. Moreno, AIA Principal, Director, The Patient Institute, Partner at THW Design
  • Adam V. Ratner, M.D., F.A.C.R., Chair, The Patient Institute, Clinical Professor Radiology UTHSCSA
  • Varda H. Ratner, MBA, President and CEO of The Patient Institute
  • Larry L. Roberson, J.D., Bexar County District Attorney’s Office-Civil Division, Chairman of Supervisory Committee, SAFCU
  • Melanie Stone, MPH, M.Ed., Director of Community Service Learning Program-Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics at UTHSCSA
  • Beverley Wright, R.N., B.A., Senior Operations Clinical Advisor for Aspen Medical USA, Adjunct Professor at the University of New South Wales and The Canberra University

How do I sign up?

For more information, please contact:
Janet Poole, Secretary
The Patient Institute
210.862.1678
or email weleap@patientinstitute.org


WE LEAP 2016-2017 Photos

Session 1 (9.13.16)

Session 3 (11.15.16)

Session 2 (10.11.16)

Session 4 (12.13.16)

Session 5 (2.21.17)

Session 6 (3.21.17)

 

Session 7 (4.11.17)

 

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