We’re excited to open submissions to our Healthcare Communications Leadership Roundtable, hosted by Mercy in the St. Louis area.

This Roundtable will be held July 18–19, 2019 for 20–25 internal health communications professionals.

To learn more about the Roundtable, visit the landing page.

If you’ve already made your decision, submit your application below.

What can you expect?

The Roundtable is a two-day commitment. Its purpose is single-minded: to benefit your career and your organization. Though the discussion is free-flowing, we do set an agenda based on a short online survey sent to attendees. The survey gives us an idea of what’s on everyone’s mind.

Evening activities, in which attendees mingle and network with peers and industry leaders, complement the daily agenda. Shortly after the Roundtable ends, you’ll get a detailed set of notes made by one of our Ragan editors in attendance. Our house scribe allows you to pay full attention to and contribute your thoughts to the discussion without the distraction of taking notes.

We call it a combination of group therapy, benchmarking, idea sharing and networking.

Why so exclusive?

Since the discussion centers on the experiences of the participants, it’s crucial that our attendees have seen enough success and failure to support a strong discussion.

Who’s attending?

Past Leadership Roundtables have hosted participants from nearly every industry. Many attendees lead large teams, but others are from teams of one or two communicators.

Our main goal is to find experienced, talented persons for a high-level discussion between peers. We encourage those who fit this description to apply.

The Healthcare Communications Leadership Roundtable is open to communicators from every type of health organization, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Health systems
  • Health clinics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical device manufacturers
  • Professional organizations
  • Nonprofits
  • Agencies
  • Any other health care organization

Attendees of past Roundtables have come from such organizations as:

  • Mayo Clinic
  • University of Chicago Medicine
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine
  • American Cancer Society
  • Baylor, Scott and White Health
  • Bayer
  • Cape Cod Health

Roundtable application

We ask that you submit a brief application. This ensures a rich experience for all Roundtable attendees.




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If we think you and our Roundtable fit each other well, we will respond to your application no later than three weeks before the event. Thank you and good luck