Academy for Healthcare Leadership

One of the premier initiative within the UCSF Leadership Institute, the Academy for Healthcare Leadership is a six-month program for experienced health care managers, directors, or project or initiative managers who aspire to serve as a senior leader within a health care organi­zation.

The Academy includes some pre-work, six four-hour monthly learning sessions, completion of a leadership project plan, and two coaching sessions.

The monthly learning sessions cover:

Session Topic
Session 1 Leadership in Health Care
Session 2 Career and Succession Planning in Health Care Leadership
Session 3 Financial, Human Resource and Strategic Management in Health Care
Session 4 Human Resource Leadership and Relationship Management in Health Care
Session 5 Resilience and Well-Being in Health Care Leadership
Session 6 Performance Improvement and Innovation in Health Care

Building on a foundational skill set and thorough self-exploration, the Academy will provide particpants with long-lasting skills to not only navigate an ever-changing, complex health care landscape, but to lead and innovate to improve the delivery of health care and patient care.

Outcomes for the Academy for Healthcare Leadership program include:

  • Participants will demonstrate an increased awareness of their leadership abilities, and explore how their leadership impacts their respective unit or organization.
  • Participants will demonstrate an enhanced competence of the technical skills required for effective leadership in health care including financial, human resource, change and project management, as well as succession planning.
  • Participants will obtain the knowledge necessary for enhancing culture and community within their spheres of influence including increasing diversity, addressing inequities, and fostering inclusion, resiliency and wellness.

Contact Us

For more information, including registration, please contact Director Justin Pohl.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number 12980 for 30 contact hours.