PC 3: Leadership top tips from the experts: how to become a successful and high achieving leader in your ed

Course Director

John Heyworth UK


  • John Heyworth UK
  • Taj Hassan UK
  • Barbara Hogan Germany
  • Robert Leach Belgium
  • Ian Higginson UK
  • Jan Stroobants Belgium
  • Riccardo Leto Netherlands
  • Vitor Almeida Portugal
  • Philip Anderson USA
  • Luis Lobon USA


The course is designed for 36 participants.

The target group: Senior trainees and recently appointed Consultants / Attendings


Leadership skills are crucially important for senior clinicians in the ED. A successful and rewarding career demands detailed knowledge of leadership strategies and techniques.

The expert EUSEM Faculty of senior and highly experienced leaders, produced in conjunction with the UK Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management, will discuss the science of leadership and provide scenarios to illustrate these principles in day to day ED practice.

By the end of the day YOU will be ready to lead and succeed !

Course Programme 

08:30        Arrive and register

08:45        Welcome and introductions

                   Speaker: John Heyworth, UK

09:00        Leadership programme outline

                   Speaker: Taj Hassan UK

09:15         Leading with colours

                   Speakers: Philip Anderson and Luis Lobon,

                   International Emergency Department Leadership Insitute  Boston USA 

10:30         Coffee Break

11:00          Leadership team

                   Speakers: Philip Anderson and Luis Lobon USA

11:45          Workshop

                  Speakers: Philp Anderson and Luis Lobon

12:30         Lunch

13:30         Quality in the Emergency Department and workshop

                   Speaker: Ian Higginson UK 

14:30         Communicating in the ED and with others and workshop

                   Speaker: Riccardo Leto 

15:30         Coffee Break

15:45         Crucially important lessons from 3 decades of Leadership

                   Speaker: John Heyworth UK

16:45         Summary, feedback

17:00         End