Leadership Academy for the Advanced Practice Provider

The Leadership Academy for the Advanced Practice Provider is an innovative nine-month leadership training program for physician assistants, nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and certified registered nurse anesthetists. This initiative features some pre-work, nine monthly four-hour leadership learning sessions, two executive coaching sessions and completion of a leadership project.

Throughout the program, participants will develop the awareness, knowledge and skills necessary to lead teams, transform healthcare and navigate an ever-changing landscape as an advanced practice provider.

The monthly learning sessions cover:

Session Session Topic Session Date
Session 1 Leadership in Health Care April 14, 2022, 8 a.m. to noon
Session 2 Becoming a Leader: Self Awareness and Leadership/Career Planning May 12, 2022, 8 a.m. to noon
Session 3 Becoming a Leader: Focusing on Wellbeing and Resiliency June 16, 2022, 8 a.m. to noon
Session 4 Becoming a Leader: Building Effective Teams July 14, 2022, 8 a.m. to noon
Session 5 Becoming a Leader: Effective Communication and Executive Presence Aug. 18, 2022, 8 a.m. to noon
Session 6 Leading in Health Care: Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Sept. 15, 2022, 8 a.m. to noon
Session 7 Leading in Health Care: Navigating Health Care Economics, Finance and Policy Oct. 13, 2022, 8 a.m. to noon
Session 8 Leading in Health Care: The Design of New Models of Care Through Innovation and Visioning Nov. 17, 2022, 8 a.m. to noon
Session 9 Project Presentations and Panel Feedback Dec. 15, 2022, 8 a.m. to noon

Outcomes for this program include:

  • Participants will develop awareness of their individual strengths as a leader
  • Participants will demonstrate competence of the technical skills required for effective leadership including financial management, health care policy and economics, as well as executive presence and communication
  • Participants will lead UCSF and the community through addressing inequalities and advancing diversity in health care and beyond

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

Contact Us

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