Healthcare Academy Offers Leadership Development in March and April

An upcoming leadership development opportunity is designed to help physicians, clinicians and other healthcare professionals stay abreast of the dramatic changes in their roles and responsibilities. A host of evolving factors require healthcare providers to learn and lead, including shifting from the autonomous practice of medicine to clinical coordination, patients using the internet to assess treatment decisions and quality of care, and financial risk and incentives for managing patient populations.

2020 healthcare leadershipDeveloped through a partnership of the MHA, the Michigan State University (MSU) Eli Broad College of Business, the MSU College of Human Medicine, the Michigan Osteopathic Association and the Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants, the Healthcare Leadership Academy: Business Strategy for a Changing Landscape is a leadership program for existing and emerging healthcare leaders, including physicians and clinicians. The program focuses on developing participants’ knowledge of value-driven care delivery and financing models; cultivating participants’ decision-making, conflict management, team building, communication and negotiating skills<strong>; helping participants understand their leadership strengths and weaknesses; and coaching to expand their skills.

In addition to the teaching of expert faculty that include MSU instructors and Executive Core President and CEO Barbara Singer, participants will hear the perspectives of MHA CEO Brian Peters and senior leaders from Henry Ford Health System, Spectrum Health and Sparrow Health System regarding their roles, emerging trends and strategic challenges.

Registration is open for the Healthcare Leadership Academy: Business Strategy for a Changing Landscape, scheduled for two two-day modules that will be held March 2 and 3 and March 30 and April 1 at the James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing. For more information, contact Erin Steward at the MHA.