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The Dan O'Keeffe SMFM Leadership Academy

The Dan O’Keeffe SMFM Leadership Academy is designed to engage MFM subspecialists in a unique professional development experience that frames leadership as the ability to build relationships, cultivate excellence, and sustain energy for productive influence, agency, and motivation to enact positive change.

As a participant, you will engage with your peers and gain critical leadership knowledge and skills for today’s healthcare environment. The registration fee includes both in-person sessions, as well as five web-based sessions (the dates have been updated due to COVID-19)

  • Session 1: October 8-10, 2021
  • Session 2: March 18-20, 2022

For both sessions, the program will begin at 8am on Friday and conclude at noon on Sunday.

SMFM and the Ritz-Carlton Denver are committed to ensuring the safety of all attendees. Please click here https://whattoexpect.marriott.com/denrz for more information about initiatives at the Ritz-Carlton Denver. All attendees are also required to affirm their understanding of the SMFM duty of care and code of conduct prior to registering for the course.

Course Faculty: Mike Foley, MD; Dan O'Keeffe, MD; and Idahlynn Karre, PhD

Location & Hotel Accommodations: The Leadership Academy will be in Denver at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. A block of rooms has been reserved for course attendees at a discounted, group rate of $299/night. To enjoy this special rate book online via this link or call +1 (303) 312- 3800. Please identify your affiliation with the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine when calling. 

Registration Rates: Course fees cover all course materials as well as breakfast and lunch on October 8 and 9, 2021 and March 18 and 19, 2022.

  • Member Rate: $3,235
  • Non-Member Rate: $4,325

Scholarship: The Foundation for SMFM is pleased to announce a scholarship to the Dan O’Keeffe SMFM Leadership Academy. The scholarship, initiated by the generous support of SMFM members to the Foundation, is in honor and recognition of the distinguished service of Dr. Dan O’Keeffe to the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and his dedication to excellence in leadership in healthcare. Eligible applicants will be in the third year of their MFM fellowship at the time the course begins in October 2021.  Applications are now closed. The recipient will be notified shortly.

Not a Member? Join SMFM today and you will receive the member-only discount on your meeting registration. You will also gain access to all of the member benefits. Questions? Contact Tim Heinle at theinle@smfm.org for more information regarding membership.

Cancellation policy
Cancellations must be in writing and received at events@smfm.org a minimum of one week prior to the course.  No refunds will be given after that time.  A $75 administrative fee will be charged for cancellations. Substitutions or transfers to virtual registration will be accepted anytime. Partial refunds will not be provided.

Questions? Contact Nneka St. Gerard at nstgerard@smfm.org

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Event Overview

October 8, 2021 - October 10, 2021
Denver, Colorado, United States
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