Leadership Session Brings Heath Care Collaboration Among Institutions
The University of Cincinnati (UC)’s four
Academic Health Center Colleges, Cedarville Colleges of Pharmacy
and Nursing and Wright State College of Medicine hosted 125
students and faculty at an interprofessional and cross-university
collaborative leadership event held at Kowalewski Hall on Oct. 13.
"This is the first time, to my knowledge, that health care
educators from multiple healthcare disciplines from these three key
universities in southwest Ohio came together in support of
collaborative learning.” says Neil MacKinnon, PhD, dean
of the James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy.
The event featured guest speaker Tim Elmore, an authority on
preparing Generations Y and Z to serve as leaders in their schools,
places of work and communities, who discussed "Generations in the
Elmore is the president of Growing Leaders, a nonprofit that
provides 6,000 public schools, universities, civic organization,
and corporations with resources that foster the growth of young
leaders. He is also the author of more than 30 books on
leadership and speaks at more than 100 events annually.
"It was an energizing evening of interprofessional,
inter-institutional engagement,” remarks attendee Jill Boone,
PharmD, a professor in the Winkle College of Pharmacy.
The presentation, she says, "was insightful regarding key
generational differences and challenged the audience to know their
patient, as well as co-worker, regarding the impact that generation
has on expectations, communication and
Following Elmore’s talk, participants dispersed into
interprofessional discussion groups that delved into the
generational topic and shared perspectives regarding application in
The evening was co-sponsored by the UC Winkle College of
Pharmacy and Cedarville College of Pharmacy.
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