Managing Your Career in Healthcare

Description:  With a full patient load, charting, team challenges or research, sometimes the focus on your own career and personal goals floats to the bottom of the list. In this 60-minute discussion with Professor Holly Raider, from the Kellogg School of Management, we will dive into strategies and approaches you can put into practice to actively manage your career in healthcare. We will explore how you identify and leverage your strengths and build cumulative leadership skills. We will also discuss networking, and mentorship. Finally, we will explore what to do when you get off track, or experience a failure, and how to rebound. 

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe your personal leadership principles, personal assets and how those align with your ultimate career goals
  • Use the leadership art of asking good questions
  • Identify how to use social capital for individual career development or organizational effectiveness
  • Describe how to build a network if you are an Introvert
  • Identify how to recover from professional setbacks
  • Identify methods for life learning from experience

Instructor: Holly Raider, PhD., Managing Director of Executive Education and a Clinical Professor of Management, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Moderator: Rebecca Bagdy, MBA, Executive Director, Academy, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Audience:  Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists

Note: You will have 3 months from the date of purchase to complete and review the course material. You will receive a reminder email 2 weeks before the expiration date.

    Continuing Education Credits

    Occupational Therapy
    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.1 CEUs or 1 contact hour. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 3: Professional Issues – Contemporary Issues & Trends

    Physical Therapy
    The Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hour has approved this course. Approval #216-000069

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This course has been approved by the New York Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hour

    Speech-Language Pathology

    This course is offered for 0.10 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).


    Holly Raider, PhD.
    Financial: No relevant financial relationships to disclose
    Non-financial: No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

    Rebecca Bagdy, MBA
    Financial: Receives a salary for moderating this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.
    Non-financial: No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

    Basic Computer Requirements: You will need access to a computer with an Internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended.

    • PC: Compatible Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 or higher
    • MAC: Compatible Operating System: OS X Web Browser: Firefox, Chrome, Safari

    Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of an on-demand program, please provide written notice by letter, email, or fax or contact us by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.


    Online Learning Occupational Therapists Occupational Therapy Assistants Physical Therapist Assistants Physical Therapists Speech Language Pathologists