Essential for the New Ob- Gyn Department Chair

August 27 — 28, 2018


ACOG National Office
409 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20090

This course will provide the tools necessary to enable new and recently appointed chairs and vice chairs to:

  • Strategically plan, financially manage, and appropriate decision making
  • Improve physician and faculty performance
  • Manage difficult faculty and situations
  • Navigate meetings and organizational politics
  • Physician recruitment 
  • Present promotions and tenure elections
  • Network with other new chairs


Register Online Now

Register by fax: To register via fax or mail, fill out the 2018 Essential for the New Ob- Gyn Department Chair registration form (Fax number and address contained within).

Telephone registrations are not accepted.

See the tabs below for additional details.

Monday, August 27, 8:00 AM – 5:45 PM
Course Lectures and Group Interaction

Strategic Planning
Physician Recruitment
Physician Performance
Managing Disruptive Behavior

Monday, August 27, 6:30 PM
Group Dinner 

Tuesday, August 28, 8:00 AM – 3:15 PM
Course Lectures and Group Interaction

Developing a Departmental Budget
Costs Affiliated with Research and Education

* Schedule subject to change



CME application pending

Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson, MD
UNC Department of Ob-Gyn, NC

Richard Lauve, MD, MBA, CPE, FACPE
Lauve & Associates, LLC

William “Marty” Martin, MA, MS, MPH, PsyD, CHES
DePaul University, IL

Kelle H. Moley, MD
Washington University, MO

Errol R. Norwitz, MD, PhD, MBA
Tufts University School of Medicine, MA



Mandarin Oriental Washington, DC
1330 Maryland Avenue, SW Washington D.C. 20024, USA

Less than a 5 minute walk from the venue

Rate: $229.00 + Taxes & Fees

Booking: Make reservations online

Reservation Telephone: For hotel reservations, use the hyperlinked reservations text (above) or call 202-787-6140 and identify yourself as an ACOG Essentials for the New Ob-Gyn Department Chairs Course participant. A limited number of rooms, at the rate listed, have been reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

Room Rate Deadline: Please book reservations by August 5th, 2018. Rooms will not be available at the reduced rate after that date.


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
409 12th Street SW, Washington, DC  20024-2188 | Mailing Address: PO Box 70620, Washington, DC 20024-9998