615 Church Street
JOIN US FOR OUR AUGUST 25 PROGRAM:
“Building Trust in a Moment of Trauma“
Applying lessons learned from the trauma operating room to the nonprofit board room.presented by
Alex Jahangir, MD, MMHC
Dr. Alex Jahangir is an orthopaedic trauma surgeon and a professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medicine, and Health Policy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is vice president of business development, vice-chair of orthopaedic surgery and director of the division of orthopaedic trauma at VUMC.
Dr. Jahangir was appointed to the Nashville Metropolitan Board of Health and served two terms as chair. In March 2020, he was named chair of the Nashville Covid-19 Taskforce by Mayor John Cooper. In this capacity, Alex led the response to the Covid-19 pandemic for Nashville including the development and implementation of policies that mitigated the spread of the virus, increased access to testing and assessment for all in the community, established a robust public health infrastructure, and served as a principal source of information to the public regarding the Covid-19 pandemic in Nashville. He served as head of the Task Force for the entire two years of the Task Force’s existence.
At age six, Alex immigrated with his family to Nashville, TN where he was educated in Metro public schools. He graduated from Martin Luther King Magnet High School, received his Bachelor of Science degree from George Washington University, his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Tennessee, and his Master of Management in Healthcare from the Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Campbell Clinic in Memphis, TN, and his orthopaedic trauma fellowship at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN.
Dr. Jahangir is a board member of ThinkTennessee, a nonpartisan, think tank that empowers state and local leaders to act on pragmatic ideas that promote opportunity for Tennesseans; NashvilleHealth, an organization focused on building partnerships and initiatives to tackle Nashville’s most critical health challenges so that every Nashvillian can achieve a life of health and wellbeing; and University School of Nashville a K-12, independent, co-educational, non-sectarian day school. He is the past chair of the board of Nashville’s Adventure Science Center, and will be joining the boards of the Center for Nonprofit Management and the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp in the fall.
Dr. Jahangir is the author of an upcoming book chronicling his and the Nashville COVID-19 Task Force’s efforts to protect the city and its people throughout the pandemic. It is scheduled for publication by Vanderbilt University Press in Fall of 2022.
Join us for this engaging presentation and Q&A with our first speaker of the new season. Come ready to network with nonprofit colleagues from across Middle Tennessee.
August 25, 2022 | 11:30am – 1:00pm (Central)
Nashville Public Library (615 Church Street, Nashville)
$30/ PGC or CNM Member (Lunch included in registration)
$35 Non-Member (Lunch included in registration)
ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED SO THAT WE CAN ACCURATELY ORDER LUNCH.
IF YOU PLAN TO REGISTER ONSITE THE DAY OF THE MEETING, YOU WILL NOT HAVE A LUNCH PROVIDED – PLEASE BE PREPARED TO BRING A LUNCH WITH YOU.
Parking: Parking is available on-site in the garage that is available below the library accessible on 6th Ave S. (click here for map). The parking fee is separate and is a reduced rate for the event with validation obtained at the library.
COVID Protocols: The Planned Giving Council wants all guests to feel comfortable attending the event. We will have optional masks available for those who would like them, hand sanitizers, disinfecting wipes, and tables set apart for social distancing.
The Board of the Planned Giving Council, in consultation with the event staff at the Nashville Public Library, will monitor and communicate updated recommendations from public health authorities regarding any other applicable protocols for the date of the event.
The Planned Giving Council Board asks attendees to comply with these safety protocols, with the understanding that attending this event is voluntary and that guests are willing to assume any potential risks of exposure or infection to COVID by attending this event.