Spring Webinar

March 31, 12:00pm, EDT - 1:00pm, EDT


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Please join us for the "Leadership Lessons, Cultivating Trust” Webinar. Major General John L. Gronski, Commanding General of the 28th Infantry Division, will discuss best practices to assist Healthcare Information Technology leaders with developing skills to build trust among their team and with their customers. The importance of trust as a fundamental leadership element will be explained as well as techniques that healthcare IT leaders can use for repairing broken trust.

Trust is a foundational element for any healthy relationship in an organization. The impact of a lack of trust or the breaking of trust within a team or with one's customers could have devastating effects and produce negative feelings like blame, anger, or cynicism. Conversely, an environment of trust leads to empowerment, innovation, good will, and productivity.

Event:        DVHIMSS Spring Webinar
Theme:      Leadership Lessons, Cultivating Trust
When:        Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00pm EST
Location:    Webinar                                                                  

Featured Speaker

Major General John L. Gronski, Commanding General, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania National Guard

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Major General John L. Gronski, a native of Moosic, Pennsylvania, assumed the duties as the 37th Commanding General of the 28th Infantry Division on 4 September 2012. MG Gronski received his commission in the United States Army in May 1978 through the ROTC program at the University of Scranton, Scranton, PA.

Previous key assignments include duty as Deputy Adjutant General – Army, Pennsylvania National Guard , commander of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division (Forward), Ramadi, Iraq; commander of 55th Brigade, 28th Infantry Division (Forward), Task Force Keystone, Central Region, Europe; Military Liaison Team Chief in the Republic of Lithuania; and command and staff assignments with infantry and armor units. He has served as J2/3, Joint Force Headquarters, Pennsylvania National Guard. General Gronski has commanded infantry units at the company, battalion, and brigade level.

MG Gronski is a graduate of numerous military schools to include the U.S. Army War College, the Command and General Staff Course,  the Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Ranger School, and Airborne School.  His military awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Bronze Star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, Governor’s Unit Citation, Combat Infantry Badge, Ranger Tab, Basic Parachutist Badge, the Order of Saint Maurice in the rank of Primicerius which is awarded by the National Infantry Association, and the Republic of Lithuania Medal of Merit.

MG Gronski is a graduate of the University of Scranton where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Penn State University, and a Master of Science in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. MG Gronski has attended Alvernia University as a doctoral student in the corporate leadership program. MG Gronski is a certified Project Management Professional and holds a master certificate as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from Villanova University.

MG Gronski is a member of VFW Post 6150 in Sinking Spring, PA. MG Gronski is the recipient of the Frank J. O’Hara Award in the Government Service Category, the highest award bestowed jointly by the University of Scranton and the Alumni Society. He is also a recipient of the Boy Scouts of America Silver Beaver Award and James E. West Award. The Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars presented the prestigious Eagle Award to MG Gronski in recognition for his combat service and his leadership of the 28th Infantry Division.

MG Gronski and his wife Berti reside in Lebanon County, PA. They have two sons. Stephen served in the United States Marine Corps and Timothy served in the 28th Infantry Division and had combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.

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