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SHPN Summit VIII | Best Practices 2018: Leadership, Mindset and Compassion

Stanford Health Promotion Network

Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT)

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Come join us for us for an exciting day of talks and networking at our annual summit. This year's theme focuses on best practices in wellness and explores ways you and your team can shape your program and your lives.   

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8AM – 3PM

Speakers Include: ·        

  • Mindset by Alia Crum, PhD, Stanford University 
  • The Power of Compassion at Work by Monica Worline, University of Michigan and Stanford University
  • Lessons from Shell Oil's Wellness Program by Krystal Sexton, PhD
  • Professional Fulfillment in the CSuite by Greg Souza, VP of HR at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital 


Dr. Alia Crum received her PhD from Yale University and BA degree from Harvard University.  Her research focuses broadly on how changes in subjective mindsets—the lenses through which information is perceived, organized, and interpreted—can alter objective reality through behavioral, psychological, and physiological mechanisms.  To date, her research has won several awards including the National Institutes of Health New Innovator Award and attention in several popular media including the Boston Globe, the Wall Street Journal, and in The New York Times Magazine’s 2007 “Year in Ideas.” In addition to her academic research and teaching, Dr. Crum has worked as a clinical psychologist for the VA healthcare system and as an organizational trainer and consultant, creating, delivering, and evaluating workshops on mindset change and stress management for organizations including UBS, Colgate Palmolive and the United States Navy.  

Monica C. Worline, Ph.D., is co-author of Awakening Compassion at Work and founder and CEO of EnlivenWork, an innovation organization that teaches people how to tap into courageous thinking, compassionate leadership, and the curiosity to bring their best work to life. She is a research scientist at Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education and Executive Director of CompassionLab, the world’s leading research collaboratory focused on compassion at work housed at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. Monica is affiliate faculty at the Center for Positive Organizations, University of Michigan.

Krystal Sexton is an Epidemiologist at Shell Health. She obtained an MS in Biostatistics and PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Texas School of Public Health. Krystal is involved in several Human Performance and Care initiatives at Shell, including quantification of health programs on business outcomes, understanding the science of care and its impact on performance at the individual, team, and organizational levels, and development of a culture of care across the organization. She is a mentor in the New York Academy of Sciences, working with incoming college female freshmen majoring in the math and sciences. In her spare time, Krystal enjoys cycling, cooking, and traveling.

Greg Souza is currently the Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford (LPCHS). Greg joined the Stanford community in 2007 as the Vice President of Human Resources for LPCH and prior to that was the Vice President of Human Resources for Oakland Children’s Hospital. In his role at LPCHS Greg has led the establishment of the HR function which solely serves LPCHS staff and management, implementation of the HR modules of PeopleSoft and significantly expanded the Leadership Development program, aligned with the key goals and initiatives of the organization. Greg began his career in Human Resources in the Kaiser Permanente Health Plan and held multiple facility based and regional positions in Human Resources, including the Director of Human Resources operations for the Kaiser California Division. During his Human Resources leadership tenure Greg has developed skills in Employee/Labor Relations, Organization Development, Compensation and Benefits, Recognition, HRIS, Talent Acquisition and Strategic Human Resources Planning. He has presented at both local and national Human Resources conferences and has taught the Human Resources national certification program on multiple occasions. Greg holds a Masters Degree in Organization Development and Human Resources from the University of San Francisco and is a certified as a SHRM-SCP and as a Senior Professional in Human Resources.


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Li Ka Shing Center - Berg Hall
291 Campus Drive
Stanford, CA 94305

Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT)

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Stanford Health Promotion Network

Stanford Health Promotion Network (SHPN) empowers employers with resources and services within a membership network.

We foster best practice wellness programs that support healthier and self-responsible individuals; promoting the value and effectiveness of happier, healthier employees.

The Stanford Health Promotion Network is an initiative of the Stanford Health Improvement Program, which is part of the Health Promotion Resource Center, a not-for-profit dissemination arm of the world renowned Stanford Prevention Research Center (SPRC), Stanford University School of Medicine.

By working collaboratively with corporations, not-for-profit organizations, government agencies, large business centers, hospitals and health insurance providers, SPRC will further its mission of preventing disease and promoting better health by providing education, support materials and research information to members of the Stanford Health Promotion Network.

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