A Career to Love: 3 Healthcare Leaders Reflect on Their Careers

If you could have any position in the world, what would it be? How many of you are content in your current position? In today’s segments, three healthcare leaders answer this question and briefly reflect on their careers thus far. In the first segment, hospital president Traci Bernard reflects on her work experiences, both positive […]

Leadership Advice from 2 Successful Healthcare Executives

In today’s segments, two leaders from different organizations give valuable advice to aspiring healthcare leaders. Mentorship is a valuable tool, and we encourage you to heed the advice of these two successful leaders! In the first segment featured today, Mary Ellen Doyle, Corporate VP of Nursing Operations at Scripps Health, shares and expounds on 6 simple but powerful pieces […]

Scripps Health’s Mary Ellen Doyle on the Importance of Benchmarking

Today we revisit the interview with Mary Ellen Doyle, Corporate Vice President of Nursing Operations at Scripps Health in San Diego, California. The featured segment begins with AHL founder & CEO Dan Nielsen highlighting the danger of being too insular within the healthcare sector and neglecting to learn from other industries and fields. Doyle echos those observations, and notes that early […]

Leadership Strengths at Scripps Health and Norton Healthcare

Effective leadership is such a great benefit to any organization. While great leadership doesn’t necessarily guarantee success, the correlation between the two is present more often than not. In today’s featured segments, two healthcare executives discuss the leadership within their organization, as well as the results of this leadership. In the first segment, Dan Nielsen […]

The Importance of Unique Differences

In AHL founder Dan Nielsen’s newly released book, Be An Inspirational Leader: Engage, Inspire, Empower, the importance of your team and each team member’s unique differences are discussed often. Every person has a unique personality and particular strengths and weaknesses. This often means a diverse team is a well-rounded team able to accomplish goals more effectively. Today we […]

Healthcare Leaders on Habits for Success

We are all slaves to our habits. Our habits determine where we spend our time and ultimately determine our ability to achieve our goals. In today’s interview segments, healthcare leaders Mary Ellen Doyle & Geoff Brenner discuss the habits they find most critical to their success. The first segment features Mary Ellen Doyle, Corporate Vice President […]

The Importance of a Solid Foundation

Great leaders understand the importance of having a solid foundation and how this daily influences their ability to lead well and truly impact those around them. In today’s segments we hear from two leaders on this subject: Mary Ellen Doyle, Corporate VP of Nursing Operations at Scripps Health, and Geoff Brenner, president and CEO of TPC.   […]

Two Healthcare Leaders on Healthcare Today

In today’s segments, we see two leaders’ perspectives on healthcare. Healthcare has witnessed a drastic amount of change in the last few years, and many leaders are being faced with different challenges as they embrace these changes and do what is best for their organizations. In the first segment, Traci Bernard, president of Texas Health Harris […]

Attributes of a Servant Leader

Servant leadership has been discussed quite a bit in recent years, but what does it really mean to be a servant leader? Is servant leadership an effective leadership style, and how does being a servant leader impact your team? In today’s segments, Geoff Brenner and Mary Ellen Doyle discuss attributes of this leadership style and how […]

America’s Healthcare Leaders founder & CEO Dan Nielsen sits down with Mary Ellen Doyle, Corporate VP for Nursing Operations at Scripps Health, for an in-depth, one-on-one interview [conducted and filmed in May 2015]. 

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A Little More About Mary Ellen Doyle

Today’s featured segments conclude the interview with Mary Ellen Doyle, Corporate Vice President of Nursing Operations at Scripps Health in San Diego, California. In these three segments Doyle reveals a little more about herself, including the one position she most desires, her favorite hobbies, and why she so strongly believes in having a solid foundation. […]

Mary Ellen Doyle on the Importance of Connection & Communication

With nearly 15,000 employees, 3,000 medical staff, and 1,500 beds, Scripps Health—based in San Diego, California—is without question a thriving, successful healthcare system. One key reason for its success is the organization’s leadership and their commitment to connection and communication. In today’s featured interview segments, Mary Ellen Doyle talks about these critical aspects of leadership at Scripps Health. […]

Important Habits and Tips for Leaders

This week we return to the interview with Mary Ellen Doyle, Corporate VP of Nursing Operations at Scripps Health. In today’s featured video segments Doyle shares 2 important habits for leadership success, 2 questions she always asks potential new team members, and 6 additional pieces of advice for aspiring leaders. When asked what habits she feels are most […]

Mary Ellen Doyle on the Importance of Benchmarking and Consistent Process

To start off today’s featured interview segments with Mary Ellen Doyle, AHL founder & CEO Dan Nielsen highlights the danger of being too insular within the healthcare sector and neglecting to learn from other industries and fields. Doyle echos those observations, and notes that early on in her career she had the good fortune to work for an organization […]

Mary Ellen Doyle on Her Team Accomplishments and Priorities

In today’s featured interview segments Mary Ellen Doyle, Corporate VP for Nursing Operations at Scripps Health, talks about her team of nursing leaders and some of their most significant accomplishments and priorities. When asked what she is most proud of about her team and their accomplishments, Doyle responded, “Number one… the fact that we’ve been […]