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Leaning into Change while Leading with Courage: How the Science of Stories Drives Innovation

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In healthcare, changes are constant. Shifts in technology, patient needs, regulatory requirements, and societal expectations all play an instrumental role in the day-to-day operations of healthcare systems and staff members.

Join Kahuna and Tim Cunningham as we discuss how leaning into change with courage and compassion can help leaders:

  • Teach and educate more effectively.
  • Shift away from traditional models to enhance the healthcare environment for staff.
  • Improve patient experiences and ensure standards are met across the system.
  • Adjust to new technologies, processes, and industry demands more seamlessly.

Meet the Speaker

Tim Cunningham

Tim Cunningham

RN, DrPH, FAAN; Co-Chief Well-Being Officer, Woodruff Health Sciences Center & Emory Healthcare

Tim Cunningham, RN, DrPH, FAAN is Co-Chief Well-Being Officer at Emory Healthcare and the Woodruff Health Sciences Center at Emory University. He also holds a joint appointment as an adjunct associate professor at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory. Tim collaborates with interprofessional teams to support structural and systemic well-being change for healthcare teams and professionals, university staff and faculty, researchers, learners, and community members. Before becoming an executive leader, Cunningham worked as a performing artist and humanitarian clown with organizations such as Clowns without Borders and the Big Apple Circus. He then became an emergency/trauma nurse and practiced clinically for 7 years before completing his doctorate in public health focusing on resilience, well-being, and compassion. His publications include two books on self-care and a children’s book on resilience. His work centers around well-being, compassion, and fostering creativity.