OneAO 2024 Speaker Spotlights

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Wayne Sotile

Founder, Sotile Center for Resilience and the Center for Physician Resilience

Clinical psychologist Wayne M. Sotile is one of the most sought-after healthcare speakers today. He is the founder of the Sotile Center for Resilience and the Center for Physician Resilience in Davidson, North Carolina. As an international thought leader on physician behavior and resilience for high performers, he consults widely with medical group practices, healthcare systems, and corporations interested in learning evidence-based strategies for deepening resilience, collaboration, and collegiality and promoting team engagement while coping with change. He has written or co-written nine books, including the highly acclaimed Thriving in Healthcare (2019) and The Thriving Physician (2018). Wayne has published widely in the peer-reviewed medical literature, and his insights into sustaining resilience for busy healthcare professionals is featured frequently in the national print and television media, including appearances on “Good Morning America,” “Dateline,” and the “CBS Morning Show.”

After serving on the faculty of the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Wayne was in clinical practice for 30 years. He and his team have counseled over 40,000 high-powered professionals, including more than 10,000 physicians and medical families and more than 20,000 healthcare professionals working in various disciplines. In addition to his speaking and consulting work, Wayne serves as a special consultant in physician leadership development for Atrium Health and as a clinical assistant professor at the Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics. He has delivered keynote addresses to regional hospital leadership forums and hospital associations throughout the country and to medical professionals from 65 countries.


Michael Tutty, PhD, MHA, FACMPE

Group Vice President,  American Medical Association (AMA)

Michael Tutty, PhD, MHA, FACMPE, is the Group Vice President leading the strategic focus area of Professional Satisfaction and Practice Sustainability at the American Medical Association (AMA). Michael manages AMA’s efforts to identify, support, and grow the care delivery and payment models that promote long-term sustainability and satisfaction with medical practice. Before joining the AMA, Michael had several roles at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS), most recently serving as the Director of the Office of Health Policy and Technology. Previously, Michael worked at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in their healthcare practice. Michael maintains an assistant professor faculty appointment in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at UMMS. Michael is an advisory board member at MATTER and a board member at Northwest Community Healthcare. He is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE). Michael earned his BA in Government from Western New England College, MHA from Clark University, and PhD in Public Policy from the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Martha Kenney, MD

Assistant Professor, Duke University

Dr. Martha Kenney is a board-certified pediatrician and pediatric anesthesiologist who completed medical school, residency, and fellowship training at Johns Hopkins University. She is also an Assistant Professor at Duke University and a physician scientist whose research is focused on understanding mechanisms of chronic pain amongst adolescents and young adults with sickle cell disease and pain disparities in marginalized communities. Her research is supported by a K award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. She holds several national positions, including Guest Editor & Editorial Board member for The Journal of Pain, member of the US Association for the Study of Pain’s (USASP) Professional Development and Education Committee, and co-chair of the USASP Diversity Inclusion and Anti-Racism Small Interest Group. 
In addition to her academic work, Dr. Kenney is a trained professional coach with a deep-seated passion for employee engagement, burnout prevention, and career development amongst professional women, particularly early career women. She has spoken at multiple academic and community organizations nationally on these topic areas and has facilitated workshops on work-life integration and time management. Dr. Kenney also hosts a biweekly podcast show on career development for professional women.