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Virtual Water Cooler Series: Demystifying Innovation Session 4

May 12, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

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(Rescheduled from 3/31)
Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Development’s Office for Clinical Careers, the Magic Wand Initiative, and the MGH Springboard Studio

The “Virtual Water Cooler Series: Demystifying Innovation” is a series to create a collaborative space for clinical faculty looking to bridge into innovation.

“Extreme Negotiations”

Whether you’re getting buy-in for an idea or working out the details of an agreement, we all want to be better negotiators. Join this session to learn about high stakes, high risk negotiations that will transform the way you approach your own negotiations, collaborations, and more.

Speaker: Jeff A. Weiss, Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer at Mass General Brigham (MGB). He is responsible for the strategy, system transformation and clinical M&A, and strategic partnerships functions. Prior to coming to MGB, Jeff served as the sixth president of Lesley University. This followed Jeff’s close to 30 years in consulting, most of those years as a Partner and co-founder of Vantage Partners, where he led its Information Technology and Healthcare industry practices. His work focused on helping organizations structure and manage strategic partnerships, negotiate complex agreements, implement strategy and manage change, drive innovation, and engage in effective board governance.

Jeff is widely published, has been a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, and most recently authored the HBR Guide to Negotiating. Jeff holds a B.A. in government from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Moderated by:
Lilit Garibyan, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, “Magic Wand Initiative®
Kristian Olson, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, MGH Springboard Studio




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