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2022 Roundtable

The conference for healthcare leaders looking to build a more responsive, adaptive workforce





5:30pm – 7:00pm

Welcome Reception


Disperse to Downtown Asheville to enjoy dinner

Nestled in western North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, historic downtown Asheville boasts a vibrant arts, dining and music scene.


8:00am - 10:00am


8:30am - 8:40am

Welcome & Introduction

8:40am - 9:40am

Opening Keynote: The Future of the Healthcare Workforce

Nicholas J. Webb Speaker, Author and CEO of LeaderLogic, LLC

Discover the future of the healthcare workforce landscape and what great organizations are doing to address burnout, stress and quality of work life.

10:00am - 11:00am

Keynote Industry Expert Panel: Strategies healthcare leaders are employing today to solve pressing challenges

Hear from expert voices in healthcare as they discuss the challenges facing healthcare leaders in the current climate and what they’re doing successfully to navigate them.

Dr. Natalia Cineas, SVP and System Chief Nurse Executive, NYC Health + Hospitals

Dr. Tiffany Love, CEO at Love Leadership Foundation, Associate VP and Chief Nursing Officer University of Vermont Health Network.

Dr. Peter Buerhaus, Professor, Nursing workforce, survey research, quality of care, health policy, Montana State University

11:00am - 12:00pm

Table Topics

It’s like speed dating, only better. In this round-robin style session, spend 15 minutes at one of six tables, each with its own topic and moderator.

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Mind the Gap: Advancing the US healthcare workforce

April Hansen, Group President, Workforce Solutions, Aya Healthcare

This presentation explores Aya Healthcare’s qualitative research study to provide recommendations, tools and resources to solve pressing healthcare workforce challenges.

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Workforce Solutions in a Post-COVID World: Innovative strategies to rethink your talent pipeline

Moderated by April Hansen, this panel will dive into unique solutions for workforce challenges including retention, education and international recruitment strategies.

Mukul Bakhshi, Chief of Strategy and Government Affairs at CGFNS

Colin Lyle, System Director of Talent Acquisition at AdventHealth

Courtney Bradley, RACR, Director, Talent Acquisition, Medical University of South Carolina

Janice Cheezum, Clinical Liason for LifeBridge Health, Sinai Hospital & Grace Medical Center

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Nurse Panel: Caring in a constant state of change

This panel will illuminate nurses’ motivations as they chart their career path – from a core nurse’s commitment to their local community to the new traveler’s desire to serve in areas with critical needs.

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Cocktail Reception

Sip cocktails on the lawn and hear American country music singer-songwriter Tim Nichols share tales of his most famous songs.

7:30pm - 9:30pm

Dinner & Entertainment/Party

Enjoy the open bar, chef-driven dinner and dessert stations, lounge areas, rocking chairs and s’mores by the fire pit. Afterward, The Finns, a fun-loving rock ‘n’ roll band will light up the dance floor.


8:30am - 8:40am

Welcome Back

8:40am - 9:45am

Escape the Type A Trap: Key mindset shifts for overcoming burnout

Erin Stafford, Vice President, Marketing, Aya Healthcare

Backed by the world's highest performers, these five practical and easy-to-implement mindset shifts can help you beat burnout and sustain optimal performance.

10:00am - 11:00am

Better than Ever: How staffing agencies are adapting their business models to meet changing demand

Learn key insights from staffing agencies of various sizes and niche offerings about how they’re meeting the demand with innovation.

11:00am - 12:15pm

Closing Keynote: You Are the Medicine

Allison Massari, Keynote Speaker, Executive Coach, Celebrated Artist

Allison Massari will illuminate the immense value that healthcare providers offer to suffering patients.

12:15pm - 12:30pm

Thank You and Conclusion

Hotel Information

Reserve Your Room Now

Rooms may also be reserved by calling 800-438-5800.

To receive the Roundtable rate, please complete your hotel registration by April 25, 2022.

Roundtable 2022 kicks off Wednesday, May 25, at 5:00 p.m. and will conclude Friday, May 27, at 12:30 p.m.

Please schedule your travel accommodations accordingly.

Guide to Asheville

About the Roundtable

The Roundtable is an annual conference bringing together leaders from state hospital and healthcare associations, healthcare facilities and agency partners. Don’t miss our inspiring keynotes, educational sessions and enlightening conversations with this exclusive community of healthcare facilities and agency partners.

In our 20th year, our platinum celebration will provide an opportunity to connect with the healthcare community and celebrate the accomplishments we have made along the way. We are excited to bring you valuable and engaging content!

Thank you to our sponsors!