Massachusetts Medical Society: Leadership and Accountability

Leadership and Accountability

Leadership and Accountability

Building accountability for an organization requires providing leaders with the continued investment, resources, tools and support necessary for embedding inclusive leadership practices into their daily work. This webinar addresses best practices for supporting inclusive leadership and ensuring accountability at the organizational level and discusses methods for measuring outcomes of leadership performance using an equitable framework.








lldemaro Gonzalez, Vice President and Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer, joined Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) in 2019. He is a Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) leader with 20 years of experience and a successful track record designing and implementing innovative D&I strategies. In a domestic and global context, he works to align D&I with the strategic priorities of the organization and impact all aspects of the operation including both employee and patient experience. He has previously served as the Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer at Parkland Health and Hospital System; the Global Director of Inclusion and Philanthropy at Newell Rubbermaid; and the Managing Director, Diversity Strategy at the American Cancer Society- National Home Office. Ildemaro galvanized Executives and Board members around a common vision; leveraged partnerships with operational leaders for long term adoption of new D&I initiatives; and engaged employees in driving Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement outcomes.
He earned an MBA from the J. Mack Robinson School of Business.

Intended Audience
Physicians, Health Care Administrators, Nurse Managers, Senior Managers,  Training Managers and other health care professionals

Course Objectives

  • Review ways to provide leaders with the continued investment, resources, tools, and support required for embedding inclusive leadership practices into their daily work..
  • Identify approaches to build accountability at the organizational and leadership level.
  • Discuss methods for measuring outcomes of leadership performance using an equitable framework.

Course Fees
Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) Physician Member: $15.00
MMS Resident/Student Member: $ Free
Non-Member Physician: $33.75
Non-Members Resident/Student: $7.50
Allied Health Professional/Other: $12.00

Format & Estimated Time to Complete
This internet enduring material activity with video will take approximately 45 minutes to complete. 

Accreditation and Credit Information
Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Massachusetts Medical Society and Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association. The Massachusetts Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Massachusetts Medical Society designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the criteria for the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.  

MOC Approval Statement
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, this activity has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: 

Allergy and Immunology
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Family Medicine
Medical Genetics and Genomics
Nuclear Medicine
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Plastic Surgery
Preventive Medicine
Psychiatry and Neurology
Thoracic Surgery

National Commission on Certification of Physicians Assistant (NCCPA)
Physician Assistants may claim a maximum of 0.75 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Exam/Assessment: A score of 70% or higher is required to receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Activity Term
Original Release Date: June 16, 2021
Review Date (s): N/A
Termination Date: June 16, 2024

Course Developers, Reviewers & Web Producer:
Bissan Biary, Senior Practice Solutions Specialist, Practice Solutions and Medical Economics, Massachusetts Medical Society
Valerie Fleishman, Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association
Jane Gagne, Manager, Accreditation & Education Compliance, NEJM Group Education
Lindsay Goldfarb, Healthcare Education Program Manager, Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association
Jessica Lacy, MBA, MHA, Medical Economics Research Analyst, Practice Solutions and Medical Economics, Massachusetts Medical Society
Yael Miller, Director, Practice Solutions and Medical Economics, Massachusetts Medical Society
Thelma Tatten, Web Content Production Specialist, NEJM Group Education
Susan Webb, Executive Director, Health Policy, Public Health, AMR Planning & Education, Massachusetts Medical Society

System Requirements

Windows 10
Mac OSX 10.6 higher

Most modern browsers including:
IE 11+
Firefox 18.0+
Chrome latest version
Safari 12+

iOS devices beginning with OS version 10 or higher (includes, iPhone, ipad and iTouch devices)

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