09 Mar 2012

PRSA Chicago YPN – All About Accreditation Workshop

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Join the Young Professionals Network in March as we explore accreditation and the APR; the industry’s only post-graduate certification program!

Learn the ins and outs of the process, how it can help enhance your career and promote lifelong learning and why APRs are important for a misunderstood industry.

Senior pros will be on hand to discuss the evolution of PR as a vital management function and how accreditation can help you get ahead. If you’re a seasoned pro looking to take your career to the next level, or an entry-level pro looking to commit to a profession you love, this workshop is not to be missed!

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When: Thursday, March 29, 6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Networking; 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Workshop
Where: Edelman, 200 East Randolph Street, Floor 66, Chicago, IL 60601
Cost: Member: Complimentary; Non-member: $15.00; Student: $5.00
*You must pre-register for this event, and you will be required to present photo ID at event.

Panelists:

Jennifer Gremmels
Public Relations Manager, American Society of Anesthesiologists

Jennifer Gremmels is a former local television reporter in markets in Michigan and Florida. She has more than twelve years experience working in public relations. Jennifer began her public relations career at a crisis management firm in Washington, D.C. She has done health care PR for more than a decade both in corporate, agency and non-profit settings. She received her APR seven years ago and a Masters in Public Service with a focus on healthcare policy in 2010.

Joyce Lofstrom
Director, Corporate Communications, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

Joyce is Director, Corporate Communications, for Chicago-based HIMSS, the largest US, cause-based, not-for-profit organization exclusively focused on improving healthcare with the best use of information technology. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America and of the PRSA Health Academy Executive Committee; co-chair of the Health Academy’s 2010 and 2012 conferences and board member of the PRSA Chicago chapter. She earned her BS in home economics-journalism and MS in human environmental sciences and communications from the University of Missouri

March Featured Young Pro: Want to be our March featured young pro? Email ahamer@lcwa.com for details.

 

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  1. Can’t wait for this…

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