Burlington, MA (PRWEB) February 03, 2015
Paula A. Johnson, M.D., M.P.H., Executive Director of the Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology and Chief of the Division of Women’s Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, will be honored for her dedication to advancing women’s health as the 2015 recipient of Linkage’s Outstanding Woman Leader in Healthcare award. Linkage, a company specializing in leadership development, will honor Dr. Johnson in front of over 400 leaders from healthcare and academic medicine organizations across the country at the 1st annual Leadership Summit for Women: Leading the Future of Healthcare and Academic Medicine, this March 30, 2015, in Ann Arbor, MI.
“It is a great honor to be recognized by Linkage,” says Dr. Johnson. “This award is especially meaningful to me because of the purpose of the summit—to help women accelerate and take on senior leadership and decision-making roles. Women make up the majority of workers in healthcare and in academic medicine and are crucial to the future and success of our industry.”
Paula A. Johnson, M.D., M.P.H., is the Executive Director of the Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology and Chief of the Division of Women’s Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) where she is responsible for developing interdisciplinary research, education, and clinical programs in women’s health. Dr. Johnson is a women’s health specialist and a pioneer in the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease. The Connors Center is a national and international leader in women’s health research, translating research into new models of care and informing health policy. Dr. Johnson is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School as well as Professor of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Perfect for women in mid-management or higher roles in healthcare, Linkage’s Leadership Summit for Women: Leading the Future of Healthcare and Academic Medicine is a one-day leadership development program that accelerates high-potential women leaders with the skills and knowledge they—and their organizations—need to succeed. Learn more at http://www.linkageinc.com/medicalsummit.
Linkage works with leaders and leadership teams worldwide to build organizations that produce superior results. For over 25 years, we have delivered on this promise by strategically aligning leadership, talent, and culture within organizations globally. We do this by providing strategic consulting on leadership development and talent management topics and through our learning institutes, skill-building workshops, tailored assessment services, and executive coaching.