Wednesday March 6, 2024

Transforming the Healthcare Workforce with Empathy and Innovation

Healthcare HR Week 2024 Special Webinar

Available March 12, 2024, 1:00 p.m. CT (2:00 p.m. ET)

Business imperatives have long established the work that occurs in an organization. One that’s missing many times, however, is empathy. With continued challenges facing the mere existence of a positive workplace culture that can affect mental health challenges, substance abuse and other challenges. Implementing the principles of empathetic leadership can foster a myriad of positive characteristics that can help establish meaningful connections, trust and strong relationships in your healthcare organization.


  1. Define the purpose, the benefits, and the positive impacts resulting from establishing a culture of empathetic leadership.
  2. Examine the benefits of implementing an empathetic leadership style that can improve communication, enhance conflict resolution and other benefits in the care delivery setting due to the mental health epidemic in the workplace.
  3. Develop an action plan to establish a culture of empathy to improve mental health in your healthcare organization.


ASHHRA Non-member: $25.00 FREE


1 (CHHR, ACHE Fellowship*, HRCI, SHRM) for on-demand webinar attendees. 

*By attending the Transforming the Healthcare Workforce with Empathy and Innovation on-demand webinar offered by ASHHRA participants may earn up to 1 ACHE Qualified Education hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.



Geoffrey Roche, MPA
North America Director, Workforce Development
Siemens Healthineers

Geoffrey M. Roche, MPA, is the son of a nurse, healthcare expert, diversity advocate, and education enthusiast, presently serving as the inaugural North America Director of Workforce Development at Siemens Healthineers, Executive Advisor, LEAD3R, and National Healthcare Practice Executive Advisor at Core Education PBC. Roche speaks often on healthcare workforce topics at national conferences such as Becker’s Annual Conference, HIMSS, HLTH, and ViVE. In 2022, Roche was nominated to the Forbes Business Council for his national level work. Roche has over nine years of experience in hospital administration and has held leadership positions at various universities in the United States. He has served on various boards and committees, including the United Way of North Carolina, United Way of Lebanon County, United Way of Pennsylvania, and Patient Safety Committee for WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital. Roche also serves as a Senior Advisor with Econsult Solutions, Partner with Product10x, DNPs of Color Advisory Committee, and Leavitt School of Health Advisory Council at Western Governor’s University, and strategic advisor to numerous startups.