Temos Conference: Dr. Arturo S. De la Pena - Leadership and governance towards the healthcare-related sustainable development goals
The release of the United Nation (UN)’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2015 and in a survey done globally with private sector looking on where their value chain has the greatest impact on what SDGs revealed that businesses care about the Global Goals and regard health as one of the top priorities.
Using the SDG Compass introduced by the GRI, UN Global Impact, and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development as the roadmap, these have driven St. Luke’s Medical Center towards integrating sustainability into strategic planning and business operations.
St. Luke’s Medical Center Leadership and Governance, the heart of the Blueprint for Corporate Sustainability, will undeniably be the foundation of how we will manage the opportunities and risks brought about by the emerging global needs and aspirations and create stakeholder value in view of the economic, environmental, and social pillars of sustainable development.
Our speaker from the Philippines: Dr. Arturo S. De La Peña, President and CEO of St. Luke’s Medical Center
Dr. Arturo S. De la Peña is presently the President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Luke’s Medical Center and a member of the Board of Trustees and member of the Board of Directors for St. Luke’s Quezon City and Global City respectively.
Dr. de la Peña had residency training in General Surgery at the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital, took Fellowship in Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery at Toranomon Hospital, Japan and was allowed to take the Diplomate early and immediately got absorbed into the department of surgery.
Formerly served as President of the Philippine College of Surgeons and was the Chairman of the Philippine Board of Surgery. He was also a professor in surgery at the University of the Philippines-College of Medicine Manila.
His passion to continuously redefine and improve the quality of medical services in St. Luke’s was supported by his attendance to the following executive developmental programs: Patient Safety Executive Development Program – Institute of Healthcare Improvement – Boston, March 2013; J & J – Singapore Management University Hospital Management Program – Singapore, October 2015; SLMC Executive Program – Management Development Program – Asian Institute of Management, 2013.
His numerous awards and citations include graduate as Summa Cum laude, or Most Outstanding Consultant in Surgery – UP-PGH for 3 consecutive years (Hall of Fame).
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