Foundations for Excellence in Healthcare Leadership

The Foundations for Excellence in Healthcare Leadership program is a nine-month initiative for early career health care managers, employees leading organizational initiatives, or other health care leaders interested in enhancing their own leadership capacity. This program will leverage participants’ current role to provide them with the foundational skills, knowledge and awareness to not only effectively lead a team, but to also navigate the administration of health care.

This program includes some pre-work, nine two-hour monthly learning sessions, a 90-minute mentorship workshop, as well as an ongoing mentorship component. Expert facilitators, industry leaders and trained mentors will aid in fostering the participants’ leadership development, reflective practice and career cartography.

The monthly learning sessions cover:

Session 1 Leadership in Health Care
Session 2 Career Planning and Health Care Leadership
Session 3

Resilience and Well-Being in Health Care

Session 4 Human Resource Leadership
Session 5 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Health Care
Session 6

Financial Management for Health Care Leadership

Session 7 Change and Project Management in Health Care
Session 8 Performance Improvement in Health Care
Session 9 Innovation and Creativity in Health Care Leadership

Outcomes for this program include:

  • Participants will develop an awareness of their individual strengths as a leader while producing a personal and career leadership development plan.
  • Participants will acquire the knowledge necessary for enhancing performance improvement efforts, fostering a culture of creativity and innovation, as well as increasing their own as well as their team’s cultural awareness and humility.
  • Participants will develop the skills necessary for successfully navigating the administration of health care including financial management, change management and project management.

This program is limited to 20 participants. For this inaugural cohort, the monthly learning sessions and mentorship workshop will be offered virtually via Zoom.

Contact Us

For questions about the program, including registration information, please contact Director Justin Pohl.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12980 for 20 contact hours.