Description: Oxford University Hospitals, with circa 14000 employees, is one of the largest healthcare providers in England. It offers secondary, tertiary and quaternary to the people of Oxfordshire, the Thames Valley and beyond with a million patient contacts each year. The Covid-19 pandemic exposed healthcare teams to novel challenges that required changes to their practice. This has been the most volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) times in healthcare. Following the experience at Oxford University Hospitals, Dr. Meghana Pandit, Chief Medical Officer at Oxford University Hospitals, will describe the critical factors that support leaders to respond to VUCA situations. Dr. Pandit will describe actions that make healthcare organizations more resilient and innovative and talk about the next steps to recovery of clinical care and of its workforce. During a panel discussion, Dr. Fung-Kee-Fung will discuss how this resonates with the Champlain Regional Cancer Care strategy.
Speaker: Dr. Meghana Pandit, MBBS, FRCOG, MBA
Meghana trained in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in the Oxford Deanery and was Visiting Lecturer in Urogynaecology at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. Meghana was Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Clinical Director and then Divisional Director at Milton Keynes before joining University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW) where Meghana was Chief Medical Officer from May 2012 to December 2018 and Deputy Chief Executive from 2015. Meghana completed MBA from Oxford Brookes University and the Innovating Health for Tomorrow Programme at INSEAD, Fontainebleau. Meghana was awarded the Founding Senior Fellowship of the Faculty of Medical Management and Leadership and is Honorary Professor at Warwick University. Meghana is Associate Fellow at Green Templeton College, University of Oxford.
As Chief Medical Officer at Oxford University Hospitals, Meghana has responsibility for Clinical Safety and Outcomes, Infection Prevention & Control, Medical Education, and Research & Development. She is also Responsible Officer for over 1000 doctors. Meghana continues her association with Warwick University.
When: May 17th 2022 @ 5 pm ET | Online Event via Zoom