Webinar Center

2020 Webinar Series





Make Your Lamplighter Entry Shine


Session Overview: 

Back by popular demand, this webinar will provide participants with support and guidance as they work on their 2020 Lamplighter Award entries. During the webinar, we will review the entry system, share top insider tips, and answer frequently asked questions. This webinar is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to ask questions they may have while currently writing their entries and address any challenges you may have faced along the way.

Presented by:

Dan Dunlop, Jennings, Dan is a principal of Jennings, a leading healthcare marketing and audience engagement firm and current NESHCo president. A multi-award winner in 2019 and recipient of the Best In New England honor, Dan is a sought-after speaker, regularly serving on the faculty of national and regional healthcare conferences.

Lauren Becker, MelroseWakefield Healthcare, Lauren led a website redesign project for MelroseWakefield Healthcare, successfully launching in only four months. Her project won top awards in New England, including a gold award at the 2019 Lamplighters. 

Susan McDonald, HHC Health, Susan has more than 15 years' experience working in the public relations/marketing world for healthcare organizations. Prior to entering healthcare, Susan was a reporter and editor for daily newspapers in NY, MA, and RI. With NESHCo, she serves on the Board of Directors and chairs the Webinar Committee. 

Vanessa Stafford, NHHA, Vanessa has served on the Board of Directors for the New England Society of Healthcare Communications since 2012. A senior communications professional, Vanessa has extensive experience in driving marketing & communications strategy through branding, messaging, public affairs, and media & community relations. 

Members may view this session in the Webinar Center





Communicating During COVID-19

Presented Thursday, April 9, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM*

Session Overview:

Now more than ever, healthcare communicators find themselves in a critical position. With hourly updates on COVID-19 and doomsday headlines,  misinformation can spread rapidly. Those responsible for communicating face a delicate situation of alerting staff, patients, and the public to the risks without inciting further panic.

In this webinar, healthcare communicators across New England weigh-in and offer helpful tips and feedback on how they have been able to navigate the changing COVID-19 situation.

Presented by:

Vanessa Stafford, Director of Communications, New Hampshire Hospital Association

Kelly David, Director of Marketing & Public Relations, Spectrum Medical Group

Hillary Lima, Account Executive, SVM

Sarah Darcy, Senior Director of Communications, Joslin Diabetes Center

*Please note this webinar is presented at a special time 10:30-11:30AM