Elkins, W.Va. — Davis Medical Center Director of Physician Practices and Physician Development, Abby Haddix MSN, RN recently graduated from the nine-month West Virginia Hospital Association (WVHA) Leadership Academy.
The Academy offers participants the opportunity to gain the experiences, insights, networking competencies, and skill enhancements necessary to effectively lead teams in the workplace and in the community.
Haddix believes the skills she learned will help her in her day-to-day operations as a Director and open up networking opportunities.
“The Academy has made a positive impact on my career with personal growth and professional development” Haddix said. “During the Academy I have learned important skills that I plan to share with my staff including the importance of self-care, clear communication, and continuous improvement by always saying yes to opportunities”
Haddix, who has worked at DMC for 20 years, is the second employee of Davis Medical Center to complete the 2020-2021 Leadership Academy.
According to the WVHA website, completion of the Academy provides hospital professionals insight on the healthcare environment and business leadership strategies. Additionally, they exchange ideas and network with their colleagues from across the state.
Additional information about the WVHA Leadership Academy is available online at www.wvha.org.