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YCSC Grand Rounds: Leadership through the Eyes of a Clinician – Growing a Culture of Trust and Inspiration at Gaylord

Yale Child Study Center "On Leadership" Series

Session Description

This is the third session in a new quarterly leadership-focused lecture series, Exploring and Enhancing Leadership in the Academy, with the goal of providing an open forum with leaders at the Yale School of Medicine and beyond who are committed to principles of collaboration and service.

Gaylord Specialty Healthcare President and CEO Sonja LaBarbera will highlight service leadership principles in action at Gaylord Healthcare, while also introducing the audience to Gaylord's mission and practices. The learning objectives for this session are to:

  1. Understand Gaylord Hospital’s mission and how it fits into the CT healthcare continuum
  2. Identify post pandemic healthcare leadership challenges
  3. Learn tools/strategies to engage, inspire, retain staff
  4. Learn basic principles of servant leadership - putting people first!

This will be a hybrid session, held live and in person from the Cohen Auditorium and simulcast via Zoom.

Continuing Education

The 2023-2024 YCSC Grand Rounds series has been approved for eligibility for Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits. Yale School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Individual event designation details are provided at applicable live events.

This program has been approved for one Continuing Education Credit Hour by the National Association of Social Workers, CT and meets the continuing education criteria for Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapist, Professional Counselor, and Licensed Psychologist Licensure renewal. Additional information will be provided at the live event.


  • Gaylord Healthcare

    Sonja LaBarbara MSOL, MS CCC/SLP
    President & Chief Executive Officer



Host Organization




Grand Rounds
Feb 202427Tuesday