F2F Credit Keynote, Tom Atchison: Leading and Managing in Changing Times

  • February 17, 2021
  • 6-7:30PM
  • Zoom Webinar through the ACHE Learning Management System (LMS)

ACHE Face-to-Face Credits Offered – Register Below!

Presented by:



Thomas A. Atchison, Ed.D., is President and founder of Atchison Consulting LLC. Since 1984, Dr. Atchison has consulted with healthcare organizations, on managed change programs, team building and leadership development. He has consulted to the military, healthcare vendors, and government agencies on the intangible aspects of healthcare. He also has taught several courses on leadership and change management for the American college of Healthcare Executives. Typically, he consults to senior executives, managers, trustees and physician leaders.

He has written a number of articles about motivation, managed change, team building, and leadership. Dr. Atchison’s book, Turning Healthcare Leadership Around, was published by Jossey Bass in October 1990. His second book titled, Leading Transformational Change: The Physician Executive Partnership, was published by Health Administration Press, a division of the Foundation for the American college of Healthcare Executives, in October 2001. His third book, FOLLOWERSHIP: A Practical Guide to Aligning Leaders and Followers, was published by Health Administration Press, a division of the Foundation of the American college of Healthcare Executives, in November 2003.

His book, LEADERSHIP: The Deeper Dimensions, was published in 2005, and his latest book Leading Healthcare Cultures: How Human Capital Drives Financial Performance, was released in December 2008.

Dr. Atchison is a member at American College of Healthcare Executives and earned his doctorate degree in Organizational Behavior at Loyola University of Chicago.

Keynote Event Background:

Transformational, proactive and translational are just some of the words used to describe the change processes that are occurring in today’s healthcare environment. Unique skill sets are needed to lead and manage these processes as the healthcare field transforms. During this interactive keynote event, Tom Atchison will discuss the coaching skills needed to drive performance through daily problem solving and continuous staff development. You will gain insight on your organization’s capacity for change as well as your own.

Keynote Event Objectives:

  • Discover the key leadership competencies required for leaders to deliver highly effective results.
  • Differentiate between leadership and management requirements for sustaining successful personal and organizational change
  • Attain tools and skills for successful change
  • Gain strategies for talent management as change processes are implemented and managed


Due to the high demand for this program and the F2F credits, please register only if you are confident you will be able to attend. If your schedule changes, please cancel your registration to make space for other participants. Refunds will not be provided. 

Attendees can receive up to 1.5 virtual face-to-face (F2F) ACHE credits. 

Step 1: Register Here through Eventbrite<– If you have registered in Eventbrite, but have not received an Eventbrite registration confirmation email, please first check your spam folder, and then email marketing@hlny.org

Step 2: [for ACHE Members and Students] After you have registered through Eventbrite, you will see instructions to visit ACHE.org both in the on screen order confirmation as well as in the email confirmation. Please navigate to ACHE.org from that link to register with ACHE. Step by step instructions can be seen here: https://hlny.org/how-to-register-for-a-virtual-face-to-face-event/ 

Step 3: Once you have registered through ACHE.org, you will receive confirmation emails from ACHE.org to the email address linked with your ACHE.org account. This will include instructions on how to access their Learning Management System (LMS). The Zoom Webinar will be directly accessible from this system. If you have any problems with this step, please contact Catie Russo at crusso@ache.org.


Please note: F2F credits will be given based on attendance as documented in the LMS system. It is critical that you follow all steps above in order to receive your credits!

This, and all our programs and events are made possible by the generosity of our 2020-2021 HLNY Corporate Sponsors who are ardent supporters of the healthcare executive profession.