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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Governance Skills Building
An entire day is dedicated to improving the knowledge and skills around hospital and health system governance. You and your board members are encouraged to attend this one-day workshop. With a board primer from 8-10 a.m. and a general session from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., this is a day dedicated to building better boards and better board-executive relationships. 

Click here to see the full agenda.​

Speakers

​Karma Bass, MPH, FACHE
Over her 20-year career, Karma Bass has been a sought-after speaker, facilitator, and consultant with deep knowledge and experience in hospital and health system governance, strategic planning, health policy, philanthropy, and organizational effectiveness. Before co-founding Via Healthcare Consulting, she worked with ACCORD LIMITED, a Chicago-based consulting firm. Prior to consulting, she spent two years as president and CEO of Alliance Healthcare Foundation in San Diego, California. Additionally, Ms. Bass spent 10 years at The Governance Institute, holding various positions including Vice President, Membership Services and Director of Research & Publications. Ms. Bass is board-certified in healthcare management and holds a master’s degree in public health with a focus in health services administration from San Diego State University.

Erica Osborne, MPH
Erica Osborne brings over 17 years’ experience to her work with not-for-profit organizations, hospitals, and health systems. Her areas of expertise include strategic planning, governance, board self-assessment, retreat facilitation, and philanthropy. Prior to co-founding Via Healthcare Consulting she spent two years at Alliance Healthcare Foundation designing and managing the $1 Million Innovation Initiative. She also served at The Governance Institute, working in member services, conference services and the research and publications departments. Ms. Osborne holds a master’s degree in public health with a focus in health services administration from San Diego State University and was a finalist for the Graduate School of Public Health’s John J. Hanlon award. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire.​
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