Building Trust-Based Relationships

The 2023 AOA Leadership Institute has moved to a virtual format and will be held Tuesday, November 14, 7:00pm-8:30pm CT. This 90-minute webinar program entitled, “Building Trust-Based Relationships,” will focus on AOA Leadership Principle (LP) of Include. For this virtual program offering, A. Rashard Dacus, MD, FAOA, will serve as the AOA Speaker/Co-Facilitator and be joined by Philipp Ebert, content developer and Co-Facilitator.

This event counts towards your AOA meeting requirement and offers 1.5 CME credits.

Overview of “Building Trust-Based Relationships”

Trust is the foundation of leadership. Our ability to trust others is crucial to scaling what we do. On the flipside, we must be trusted by other leaders for them to open opportunities for us. It is the trust of our patients and colleagues that makes them follow our guidance and reveal critical information. Yet, we often take the trust of others for granted. We don’t realize that others may rely on different trust signals than the ones we are sending. In this interactive workshop, we will dissect what makes others trust us and identify practical opportunities to boost our trustworthiness and leadership effectiveness.

Title: Building Trust-Based Relationships
Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Time: 7:00pm-8:30pm CT

Registration for the AOA’s 2023 Virtual Leadership Institute is currently open. Register today!

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the North American Spine Society and the American Orthopaedic Association. The North American Spine Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AOA Virtual Leadership Institute: The North American Spine Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

A. Rashard Dacus, MD, FAOA – University of Virginia

Dr. Dacus joined the department in August of 2007 after completing a fellowship in hand and upper extremity at the University of California, San Diego. His practice has grown rapidly in his time here and his practice continues to encompass joint replacement in the hand and elbow and reverse total shoulder arthroplasty as well as micro vascular surgery of the hand and upper extremity. He is currently working on a research project to study the effect of EMG results on treatment plans/outcomes in patients with carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome. He served as the Residency Program Director from 2011 to 2019, after serving as the Assistant Residency Director from 2009 to 2011 He served as the co-fellowship director for the Hand and Upper Extremity Division from 2009 to 2014 In July 2019, he was appointed the Vice Chair for Diversity and Wellness in the UVA Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryDr. Dacus has also enjoyed being an Assistant Team Physician for James Madison University Athletics since 2008 and continues in this capacity. 

Philipp Ebert – Stretch The Edge

Philipp is a leadership development professional based in Philadelphia, PA. He serves his clients by designing and executing custom leadership programs and by working as an executive coach with select individuals and teams. His approach to leadership development combines evidence-based insights from the fields of neuroscience, positive psychology, behavioral economics, and leadership theory. His company, Stretch The Edge, focuses on working with leaders in healthcare, professional services, life science, technology, and engineering careers.

Concurrently he works as a Global Practitioner for The Exetor Group and is a Senior Advisor with McKinsey & Company.

Prior to founding Stretch The Edge, Philipp worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Company in Zurich. At McKinsey, he specialized in organizational topics, e.g., transformational change management, cultural change, leadership development and strategic HR management. As an Engagement Manager, he devoted the majority of his time working with clients in the pharmaceutical industry. He also consulted with financial institutions, utilities, equipment manufacturers, automotive OEMs and retail clients. He left McKinsey in December 2014.

Philipp holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley and a Master‘s degree in Industrial Engineering as well as a supplementary degree in Applied Cultural Science from the University of Karlsruhe. He is an ICF certified coach and further certified to administer the Leadership Circle Profile and the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).

A German native living in the United States, he is fluent in German and English.

Philipp is married with a 3-year-old daughter. Beyond his family, his true passion is tennis, which he plays regularly, ambitiously, and without noteworthy success. He is also the founder of STL City Tennis, a not-for-profit organization that bridges racial and socio-economic divides through tennis and life skill education.