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Leanne Kaiser Carlson    

Healthcare Expert and Futurist

Leanne Kaiser Carlson's Key Accomplishments Include . . .

Leanne Kaiser Carlson is one of the most visible and influential futurists in the United States.  She approaches the future with a powerful perspective—a perspective that it is not enough to simply predict what lies ahead.  Leanne sees clearly that we must create the future we wish to experience, and her role as a futurist is to evoke new thought, see the potentials that often lie invisible, challenge limitation, and create fresh strategy. 

Leanne Kaiser Carlson is the co-founder of the Kaiser Institute, a place of exploration and support for innovators building the future.  Here people develop their intuitive ability, learn how to more adeptly work with philanthropists, and create environments to accelerate innovation.  The Institute draws executives, physicians, and many others committed to personal and organizational venture.

More About Leanne Kaiser Carlson . . .

Leanne serves as an advisor to CEOs and philanthropists, and is a hospital trustee, foundation director, teacher, and frequent writer. She chairs the grants committee of the VHA Foundation which is funding innovation across healthcare—from organizations as large as the Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins, to an array of small and rural organizations. Leanne also serves as a core faculty in the Spiritual Leadership Institute, a forum devoted to awakening spirit and countering the pervasive emptiness and loss of meaning in our professions.  She is also a core faculty of the Estes Park Institute, the nation’s premier organization equipping trustees, executives, and clinicians with the skills to navigate today’s complex environment.

As a keynote presenter, Leanne is known for her insight and artistic speaking style.  She often weaves ideas with teaching tales from world traditions, music, and images to create aesthetic and provocative audience experiences.

Leanne Kaiser Carlson obtained her masters degree in health administration from the University of Colorado.  She continues her growth through exposure to the scientific fields, deep exploration across spiritual traditions, extensive reading, and work with other futurists, creative thinkers, and innovators.

Suggested Programs 


-Integrative Medicine: No Longer An "Alternative"

-Health Futures: Patterns And Hidden Order

-Healthy Communities: Ideas And Innovations

-The Power Of Commitment

-Surfing Skills For The 21st Century: Thriving on Change in the Healthcare System

-Fusing Ideas, Story, and Media


Power of One on Vimeo
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