CHAMPS Trainings, Intensives, and Certificate Programs
Additional Trainings, Intensives, and Certificate Programs
Conferences and Seminars
Online Learning Tools
CHAMPS offers leadership trainings for first-time supervisors and managers as well as mid-level managers. Check back for details on the next training to be offered in spring of 2014!
Please contact the CHAMPS Workforce Development & Member Services Director if you have any questions about CHAMPS Leadership Training opportunities.
Regional Institute for Health and Environmental Leadership (RIHEL)
August – May Annually, Denver, CO
RIHEL provides leadership training, builds linkages among leaders, and strengthens the relationships among health professionals, environmental professionals, the academic community, the public sector, and the private sector (click HERE for more information about RIHEL and its various programs). RIHEL's Advanced Leadership Training Program (ALTP) is a year-long program designed to help current and emerging leaders understand their leadership behaviors, enhance their leadership skills, make use of the collaborative process to address complex problems, and create an interdisciplinary network of colleagues who are dedicated to the health and environment of the RIHEL region (CO, WY and NM). Topics studied and practiced include: exemplary leadership practices, collaborative leadership, diversity assets, difficult conversations, peer coaching, intentional action for leaders, systems thinking, advocacy and influence, and communicating through the media.
Applications are accepted each year from mid-January through April 30th.
Contact: Leanne Jeffers at 303-871-3550 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click HERE for more details about the program.
The Harvard School of Public Health offers a variety of leadership and management programs for health care and physician executives. The programs are designed to assist professionals with their strategic planning while providing new information and techniques for immediate implementation. Harvard faculty present programs in collaboration with other recognized leaders in the field. Leadership trainings include:
- Leadership Strategies for Evolving Health Care Executives
- Leadership Strategies for Information Technology in Healthcare
- Leadership Development for Physicians in Academic Health Centers
- Financial management
- Role of the Medical Director
- Clinic operations
- Managing people
- Political issues and community leadership
Visit the Northwest Regional Primary Care Association website for more information.
NACHC offers the Health Center Practice Operations Management Improvement Seminar. Designed for health center chief operating officers, executive management, other managers, front desk staff and board members, this innovative seminar will provide clear strategies to maximize the productivity and resources of their health center. In addition, participants who attend the training will learn new methods on how to improve their health center’s reporting system.
UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Executive Program
This intensive ten-day management program is designed exclusively for the executive directors of community–based health care organizations. A unique and fundamental component of this program is that during the last two and a half days the board or community coalition chair is involved as a co-participant.
This annual hybrid conference/internet event is a leading forum on the development and implementation of the Patient Centered Medical Home model. It is sponsored by Jefferson School of Population Health and cosponsored by American Academy of Family Practice, American Academy of Pediatrics, Convenient Care Association, and Disease Management Association of America.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Annual International Summit on Improving Patient Care in the Office Practice and Community
IHI is an independent not-for-profit organization that works with health care providers and leaders throughout the world to achieve safe and effective health care. Their annual summit brings together revolutionary thinkers and innovative practitioners who strive to make critical connections across care settings while containing costs and providing the best patient experience.
American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition
This huge exposition featuring over 700 public health exhibits offers a plethora of opportunities for people involved with health care to launch careers and meet with pharmaceutical companies, schools of public health, health-related government agencies and many other public health service and public-related organizations.
John Hopkins University
This online program is provided by the Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology at the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. It targets physicians, practice administrators, and other leadership positions and consists of 9 one-hour learning modules. Tuition is $15 per module; tuition for members of practices seeking NCQA qualification to participate in the Medicare Medical Home Demonstration (MMHD) is free. The module topics are:
- Module 1: Assessing Readiness to Change into a Medical Home, by Mindi McKenna, PhD, MBA
- Module 2: Leading Change in Medical Homes, by Alan Lazaroff, MD
- Module 3: Health Information Technology in Medical Homes, by Chad Boult, MD, MPH, MBA
- Module 4: Interdisciplinary Teams in Medical Homes, by Ron Stock, MD, MA
- Module 5: Communicating with Patients of Medical Homes, by Danelle Cayea, MD, MS
- Module 6: Supporting Patient Self-Management within Medical Homes, by Margaret Gadon, MD, MPH
- Module 7: Care Management in Medical Homes, by Bruce Leff, MD
- Module 8: Continuity of Care for Patients of Medical Homes, by Cynthia Boyd, MD, MPH
- Module 9: Managing the Medical Home, by David Dorr, MD, MS