Leading in a Complex Environment

TTUHSC Hosts Leadership Event Featuring Retired Four-Star General

General McChrystal

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and University Medical Center will host General (Ret.) McChrystal, who was called “one of America’s greatest warriors” by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates.
A dynamic, powerful speaker, McChrystal impresses audiences with field tested leadership lessons, stressing a uniquely inclusive model that focuses on building teams capable of relentlessly pursuing results.

When old systems fall short, he believes true leaders must look for ways to innovate and change. Citing stories from his career, McChrystal reveals a four-star management strategy, concentrating on openness, teamwork and forward-thinking. He built the consulting firm, The McChrystal Group, which focuses on leadership consulting and has written books, including the best seller, Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World and Leaders: Myth and Reality. 

McChrystal was the former commander of U.S. and international Security Assistance Forces and the former commander of the premier military counter-terrorism force, Joint Special Operations Command.

Tickets are $200 per ticket, or $1500 per table. 

To reserve your spot, visit www.givetottuhsc.com, select "other" and enter MG in the comments section. 

For more information or to RSVP, contact Mari Ana Moyers at (806) 743-4692 or mariana.moyer@ttuhsc.edu.

Story produced by the Office of Communications and Marketing, (806) 743-2143.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center


Beginning in 1969 as the Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is now a five-school university with campuses in Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas/Fort Worth, Lubbock, Midland and Odessa.

TTUHSC offers students the opportunity to expand knowledge in programs that are on the forefront of health care education. Our programs and facilities give students the opportunity for hands-on research and clinical experience, and various collaborations with community entities provide students the practical knowledge that is vital to their success.

Almost 50 years since opening, TTUHSC has now trained more than 20,000 health care professionals, and meets the health care needs of more than 2.5 million people in the 108 counties including those in the Texas Panhandle and eastern New Mexico.

Through research, education and patient care, TTUHSC aims to promote a greater health environment for West Texas and beyond. We strive to decrease health disparities for rural populations and improve the health of the community through collaborations with area hospitals and health centers.

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