Leadership Institute

The Leadership Institute, a partnership between the UCSF Health Center for Nursing Excellence and Innovation and the UCSF School of Nursing, provides intentional and outcome-driven leader­ship development programming for nurses, care providers and other health care professionals across the career spectrum, from clinicians aspiring to lead to the preparation and support of executive-level leaders. Participation in initiatives within the Leadership Institute is available to employees of our health care organization partners across the greater Bay Area, the United States and internationally.

Leadership Development and Specialty Programs


Leadership Programs

The institute's five leadership training programs are tailored to participants' leadership experience and career goals.  
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Emerging Leaders Institute

Evidence-Based Practice Programs

The institute offers a variety of pathways to evidence-based practice (EBP) training and implementation science experiences to prepare clinicians to understand and apply the seven steps of the EBP process. Learn more.>>

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Regional Partnerships

The institute, with Kaiser Permanente's Scholars Academy and Stanford Medicine Children's Health, partner to provide leadership and professional development programs for their nursing workforce and members. Learn more.>>

Minsheng Partnership

Global Partnerships

The institute partners and develops customized, culturally appropriate programs and initiatives to deliver high-impact programs, affecting change in global hospital settings. Learn more.>>