Session Eight: Planning and succeeding at projects

Includes a Live Event on 01/19/2021 at 6:00 PM (PST)

January 19, 2020; 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Physicians already know how to manage patient caseload in their clinical work. This session is an introduction to the formal project management framework and its connections with clinical management. Physicians can use their clinical skills coupled with project management knowledge to build credibility with administrators and managers and to foster innovation in constrained settings. 

Learning Objectives
  • Plan, execute, measure and report on projects using language and concepts shared by management and administrative leadership
  • Utilize project management framework and its use in organizations and parallels to clinical care
  • Utilize project management skills to establish credibility with and collaborate effectively with managers and administrators.


Hilary Worthen, MD

Course Director

Dr. Worthen is an internist who has served in many leadership roles, including CMIO, at the Cambridge Health Alliance, a public academic health care system affiliated with Harvard and Tufts medical schools. He taught leadership for physicians through the UCSF’s Healthforce Center for nine years, and is a visiting scholar at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Dr. Worthen has served as course director for the first two cohorts of the Physician Leadership Program on UC Berkeley’s campus.

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