Leader standard work workshop

May 4, 2018 | 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Contact AME: 224-232-5980 | conference@ame.org
Member Fee: $395
Non-Member Fee: $550
Student Member Fee: $350


Sutter Gould Medical Foundation
600 Coffee Road
Modesto, California

Participants will learn how to identify a minimum of two hours per month of non-value added activity by use of leader standard work. Sutter Gould Medical Foundation started its lean journey in 2010 with a single value stream and to date have seven active value streams. Its aim is to unleash the intellectual power of every member of every team. Clinical operations managers, supervisors and directors will share their journey to eliminate non-value activities and replace with the value added activities of coaching and developing their teams into effective problem-solvers.

Presented from left to right: Victtor Lopez, Jana Valdez, Delia Christian, Nahren Youkhanna, Sunshine Guevara and Daisy Craig


Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF) is a not-for-profit health care organization dedicated to providing the highest level of care for its patients. More than 280 physicians in both primary and specialty practices provide outpatient services for residents in Stanislaus, San Joaquin and Merced county communities. With care centers in Modesto, Stockton and six other communities in the Central Valley, Sutter Gould is able to offer high quality medical care close to its patients. suttergould.org


8:00 a.m.   -   8:30 a.m.  Welcome
8:30 a.m.   -   9:00 a.m.  Introductions
9:00 a.m.   - 10:00 a.m.  Sutter Gould Medical Foundation background
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Leader standard work training/activity
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Lunch
12:30 p.m. -   1:00 p.m.  Huddle and gemba walk
1:00 p.m.   -   2:30 p.m.  Leader standard work activity
2:30 p.m.   -   3:30 p.m.  Team report out
3:30 p.m.                         Adjourn

  • Learn how to create effective leader standard work.
  • Learn to identify and eliminate non-value added activity.
  • Spend more time in the Gemba coaching, developing and problem-solving.
  • Learn to constantly PDSA leader standard work.
  • Ensure leader standard work is linked to team’s daily work.

Senior management, company leaders, and managers/leaders responsible for implementing lean and quality initiatives, and team members that help to execute lean within their companies are recommended to attend. The course is designed to help spread a culture transformation through building an organization’s tiers of leadership.


You can become an AME member during the registration process for $150 per year and obtain the discounted AME member rate for this event. Your membership will also entitle you to a registration discount for all future AME conferences, seminars, workshops and webinars for one year. Additionally, you will receive a subscription to the award-winning Target magazine and much more.

Payment or purchase order must be received by the AME office five days prior to the event start date. If no payment or PO number is received, you will be asked to pay with a credit card or check at the event before entry.

Cancellation Policy: Enrollment fee less a $150 non-refundable registration charge will be refunded up to one week before the event. Substitutions may be made up to three days prior to the start of the workshop.

Notes: This event may be cancelled by AME for any reason. AME is not responsible for incidental costs incurred by registrants. By registering for this meeting, I hereby acknowledge and agree that AME or its agents may take photographs of me during events and may use those photographs for AME’s purposes, including but not limited to news and promotional purposes, without further compensation to me.