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Next Generation in Leadership Seminar: Tips for Early Careerists Adapting to Telemedicine and Tele-Networking

Date and Time of the event: September 24th 5pm-6pm

Description of the Event: Please join the Early Careerist Network for the Next Generation in Leadership Fall Seminar! Our topic will focus on tips for early careerists entering into or adapting to the growing need for a tele-health care model as well as the opportunity to engage in and discuss ‘tele-networking’. Guest speakers include (insert below information)


Jennifer Dueweke- Executive Administrator, UPMC Community Medicine

• Jenni has worked for UPMC for 9 years. A nurse by background, she now serves as an Executive Administrator for UPMC’s Community Medicine Division. As it relates to tonight’s topic, Jenni has extensive experience with operational implementation of telemedicine. Jenni spent three years as a Project Manager for Telehealth implementation at UPMC Northwest. She has also spent the last two years of her career working as Director of Community Practice Initiatives where she worked to implement telehealth in Community Medicine locations across Pittsburgh.

Carla Dehmer- Director, UPMC Telemedicine

• Carla has worked for UPMC for 8 years. Carla has a Master of Healthcare Administration and currently serves as the Director of the UPMC Telemedicine program. Prior to this role, Carla worked on telemedicine strategic initiatives while at UPMC Children’s Hospital as a Division Administrator. From there, she worked at the UPMC Health Plan within the Telemedicine Department as a Senior Manager of Implementation and Director of Telemedicine.


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