Helping Others Navigate the Change Process

June 2020
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)

Podcast release date: July 14, 2020

In this fourth episode of Managing from the Middle: Leading Through Change 6-part podcast series, guests discuss strategies for supporting others through change by addressing individual differences within teams, working through resistance, and leading from the heart. Joining the conversation are Fheb Garcia with Roosevelt General Hospital in New Mexico and Shannon Studden, Senior Program Specialist with the National Rural Health Resource Center.

"My team knows that I am their biggest advocate and that no matter what happens, I will have their back and they will have mine."

~Fheb Garcia

Podcast Guests:

Fheb G. Garcia, PT, Physical Therapist, Director of Rehabilitation Service at Roosevelt General Hospital

Fheb G. Garcia, PT, Physical Therapist, is the Director of Rehabilitation Service at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales, New Mexico. Fheb entered the healthcare field after attending school at St. Paul College University, in the Philippines, graduating in 2001. Most of Fheb’s career has been spent with Roosevelt General Hospital other than serving as a Physical Therapist Supervisor for Heartland Continuing Care for 5 years. In April 2018, Fheb took on the role as Director of Rehabilitation. In addition to the encouragement she received, and the confidence gained from her other work, Fheb truly loves the community she serves and those she serves it with.


Shannon Studden, Senior Program Specialist, National Rural Health Resource Center

Shannon Studden provides education, coaching, and technical assistance to leaders of rural hospitals and rural health networks. Throughout her career, she has supported leaders’ development in areas such as communication, conflict resolution, change management, and collaboration. She holds a Masters's degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,009,121 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.