AHRMM On-Demand Spring Summit Session: Leadership and Career Advancement

Product Code: 314ODSS24A

Member: $35.00
Non-Member: $69.00



LEADERSHIP AND CAREER ADVANCEMENT: Leading the Charge: Shaping the Future of Health Care Supply Chain 
Delve into leadership approaches that emphasize adaptability and resilience and are tailored to the complexities of the health care supply chain field. Participants will gain insights into promoting collaboration and teamwork to enhance efficiency and achieve superior outcomes in this critical sector. 
Learning Objective(s):
  • Identify effective leadership strategies that address the unique challenges and opportunities of the health care supply chain field.
  • Recognize the importance of adaptability and resilience in leadership roles and how to foster collaboration and teamwork among diverse groups for improved efficiency and outcomes. 
Heather Woodling - CMRP, Senior Director Supply Chain Services, Palomar Health
Heather Woodling is the Senior Director of Supply Chain at Palomar Health and Vice Chair of AHRMM’s YPAC.  Beginning her journey in the Health Care Supply Chain at the entry level, Heather is passionate about leveraging her personal experience to champion the creation of opportunities and career pathways for fellow young professionals. She believes it’s the key to ensuring the future and growth of our field.

Andrei Armanca - Healthcare Supply Chain Sr Consultant, PwC
Andrei is a Senior Associate within PwC’s Provider Transformation practice, where he provides advisory services to healthcare organizations to optimize their supply chains. He began his journey in Healthcare Supply Chain through Ochsner Health’s Administrative Supply Chain Fellowship Program, where he rotated through the various Supply Chain divisions. He is a large advocate for healthcare supply chain as a profession as he is a member of AHRMM’s YPAC as well as has done various podcasts and conference presentations on healthcare supply chain talent development and strategy.

Brent Petty - Chief Relationships Officer, Bluegrass Business Media

Pamela Bryant - Senior Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer, Parkland Health
Pamela Bryant is the Senior Vice President & Chief Supply Chain Officer for Parkland Health. Parkland is one of the largest public hospitals in the country with more than 1 million patient visits annually. Pamela has over 25 years of supply chain experience and leads a team of over 200 personnel and is responsible for all aspects of the supply chain, including procurement, strategic sourcing, informatics, logistics, distribution, vendor management, and equipment/asset management. She has a proven track record in driving cost reductions, supporting dynamic growth, implementing new initiatives, improving operational efficiencies, and driving supplier diversity. Pamela earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, and her Master of Business Administration degree from Averett University in Danville, Virginia. She is an advisory board member of The Association for Health Care Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) and previously served as president of the local North Texas chapter. She also serves as the Board Vice Chair for the Dallas Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council (DFWMSDC) is the Board Finance Chair of the Women’s Business Council Southwest (WBCS) and is a founding member of the Global Health Exchange’s (GHX) Customer Advisory Board.


Ryan Burke - Vice President, Strategic Sourcing, Pandion Optimization Alliance
Ryan leads the Sourcing Department at Pandion Optimization Alliance, a regional-health system owned group purchasing organization based in Rochester, NY. He is responsible for strategic contract negotiations and awards as well as supplier relations and management. Before his role at Pandion, Ryan held progressively advanced roles in supply chain management over 9 years at Rochester Regional Health. He has experience in expense reduction, inventory management and onsite supply chain consulting. Ryan holds a master’s degree in health system administration from Rochester Institute of Technology.
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