Executive and Continuing Professional Education

Which Program Is Right for You?

We offer executive education programs and continuing education courses in leadership, management, research improvement and innovation, public health education, environmental health and safety, nutrition, health policy, and organizational strategy. Our continuing education courses are attended by leaders from across industries, including academia, biotechnology, health care, manufacturing, and public health.



Date
Program Title
Details
February 2–6 (Part 1) &
June 1–5, 2015 (Part 2)
 

Program Description

Improve quality, safety, and efficiency through health information technology and gain the leadership skills you need to drive results. You will learn to design an effective health IT strategy and gain the tools to implement this strategy effectively.

Program Audience

Mid- to senior-level health care leaders in clinical or administrative positions who have responsibilities for health information technology. Executives from EHR vendors, health plans, and consulting firms will also benefit.

Program Description

Gain the skills to implement radiation protection programs in biotechnology, university, hospital, medical laboratory, or commercial settings. You will receive the full 40-hour training often required by the United States NRC and Agreement States for licensure.

Program Audience

Aspiring radiation safety officers in government, biotechnology, medical, or academic facilities as well as laboratory staff and scientists using radionuclides in the radiopharmaceutical or health care industries.

Variable Dates
 

Program Description

Our custom-designed programs deliver cutting-edge training for emerging and accomplished leaders and professionals to improve performance in health care delivery and public health. As one of the world's most highly rated schools of public health, we offer expertise in a wide variety of areas.

Program Audience

We can work with you to create training programs adapted to meet your specific goals and objectives, whether your organization is for-profit, non-profit, or in a government sector.

Program Description

This program will offer key lessons and evidence from the Affordable Care Act's arduous implementation, focused on the impact of reform on you and your organization.The nation’s leading health policy experts will explain essential lessons from current reform efforts, anticipate the next round of policy innovations, and offer strategies to thrive in the evolving health care marketplace.

Program Audience

Senior executives from all sectors of the US health care industry will find this program indispensable. Senior executives in health care related roles in non-health sector corporations will also find value. Senior leaders from outside the US with interest or involvement in the US health industry will benefit from attending.

Program Description

This applied program explores the needs of diverse stakeholders to ensure laboratories are safe, free of hazards, ergonomically sound, and environmentally friendly. Guided laboratory tours of clinical, biosafety, and animal research laboratories ensure you leave the course able to apply what you learned to your organization’s facilities and projects.

Program Audience

Professionals involved in the design, construction, and renovation of laboratory environments such as laboratory owners, laboratory staff, architects, engineers, and safety professionals.

Program Description

Effective strategy must be grounded in a deep understanding of our customers. Customer-Driven Strategies for Health Care Professionals will improve your ability to identify, understand, and reach new health care consumers with a focus on making strategic decisions which will position your organization to succeed in the new health care ecosystem.

Program Audience

Senior leaders and decision-makers engaged in market development, consumer engagement, and customer retention. Executives, senior managers, and department heads with functional responsibility for strategy, marketing, product development, or customer relationships and retention are encouraged to apply.

Program Description

Become a more effective public health educator. You will explore the roles, responsibilities, and skills of public health case discussion leaders, learn to develop a case-based teaching plan, and hone case-writing and case-based curriculum development skills.

Program Audience

Leaders in public health and medicine at all levels who are involved in classroom teaching in a global or domestic setting.

Program Description

This program provides focused training in leadership and management, focused on the clinical and operational challenges senior physicians face as executives. By participating in this program, physicians from around the world will develop skills to be more effective and efficient institutional leaders.

Program Audience

This program is designed for physicians and physician leaders from outside the United States whose responsibilities require them to allocate substantial resources, develop policies, and provide organizational leadership and direction for personnel.

Program Description

Address the challenges posed by human research participant protection in international settings. Explore ethical issues facing researchers using human participants abroad and gain tools to increase your efficiency and effectiveness in reviewing global health research.

Program Audience

Professionals working in the field of human research, especially global health research, and those involved in reviewing, conducting, and overseeing global health research. Titles include IRB staff, ethics review professionals, researchers, and quality assurance staff.

Program Description

Improve employee health, safety, and security with applied industrial hygiene skills. You will benefit from a comprehensive introduction to industrial hygiene and gain skills to protect employees from workplace environmental hazards.

Program Audience

Professionals with responsibilities for employee health, safety, and security, from any industry or sector.

Program Description

You will gain skills to effectively plan for and respond to radiological emergencies as well as the ability to communicate effectively with the public during a crisis.

Program Audience

Emergency planners, emergency responders, first receivers, first responders, and public safety officials at the federal, state, local, or individual facility level.

August 10–14, 2015
 

Program Description

Prepare to test and certify systems containing HEPA filtration and gas adsorption systems. Learn to operate testing equipment unique to these activities and gain an understanding of regulations associated with nuclear air- and gas-cleaning activities.

Program Audience

Professionals involved in testing and certifying HEPA filtration systems for nuclear and non-nuclear industries as well as facilities managers, engineers, and safety professionals in hospitals, clean rooms, research, and production facilities.

Program Description

You will learn to design, implement, and analyze health outcomes studies, use outcomes research data for clinical decision making, health care planning, and technology development, and understand the statistical methods used in this research.

Program Audience

Researchers, clinicians, and administrators who critically review or use outcomes data for clinical decision making and quality improvement. Those conducting, administering, or funding outcomes research will also benefit.

Program Description

Gain access to an overview on personalized medicine, emerging technologies for the diagnostics lab, the convergence of technologies, and the role of genomics in medical innovation. This program creates a unique forum for physicians, health care executives, government officials and policy makers, and professionals from other fields to focus on the direction and development of the genomic medicine and its impact on the bioeconomy.

Program Audience

CEOs, CMOs and hospital executives interested in genomics applications; executive managers involved in the design of future medical services; government officials associated with public health innovation; policy makers and regulators interested in genomics and public health; physicians who want an update on genomic innovations in health care.

Program Description

This program will provide state-of-the-science knowledge on designing effective risk communication messages to improve communication, increase trust in your organization, reduce public anxiety about an issue, and help key stakeholders make better decisions.

Program Audience

Professionals who perform duties in communication, emergency management, or policy making in government, regulated industries, corporations, or academia.

Program Description

Improve employee health and safety at your organization through ergonomics. You will be able to identify, evaluate, and control risk factors for work-related musculoskeletal disorders and improve your organization’s ergonomics program.

Program Audience

Professionals with responsibilities for employee health and safety from any industry or sector.

Program Description

Leadership Development for Physicians in Academic Health Centers brings together physicians in administrative positions in academic health centers, who are not chairs of clinical departments, for intensive and systematic study of the critical leadership and management issues facing academic health centers.

Program Audience

Physicians in administrative leadership positions in academic health centers. Positions include: chief of a clinical division within a major clinical department; vice chair of a clinical department; medical director; associate dean for clinical affairs; etc.

Program Description

Develop the health care leadership skills you need to achieve individual and organizational objectives. You will gain skills to lead more effectively, including conflict resolution, operational analysis, employee management, and quality management.

Program Audience

Mid- to senior-level health care leaders or leaders in preparation for assuming more senior positions.

January 10–22, 2016
 

Program Description

The Program for Chiefs of Clinical Services brings together chiefs of major clinical departments in teaching hospitals for intensive and systematic study of the critical leadership and management issues facing chiefs, their departments, and teaching hospitals.

Program Audience

The Program is for heads of departments of medicine, surgery, obstetrics-gynecology, pediatrics, family medicine, psychiatry, neurology, anesthesiology, pathology, and radiology.

Program Description

Improve quality, safety, and efficiency through health information technology and gain the leadership skills you need to drive results. You will learn to design an effective health IT strategy and gain the tools to implement this strategy effectively.

Program Audience

Mid- to senior-level health care leaders in clinical or administrative positions who have responsibilities for health information technology. Executives from EHR vendors, health plans, and consulting firms will also benefit.

Program Description

This applied program provides the knowledge necessary to integrate siloed occupational health, health promotion, and health protection programs to enhance employee health, minimize work-related injuries and illnesses, and reduce employee health care-related costs.

Program Audience

Work, Health, and Well-being is ideal for professionals with direct responsibility for the health, safety, and wellness of employees as well as those who are designing or directing health protection and health promotion programs. Participants will represent diverse sectors, industries, and job functions and will come from around the world.

Program Description

Initiate and implement change in health care by leveraging meta-leadership. You will explore both meta-leadership concepts and the 'Walk in the Woods' methodology, a proven method for interest-based negotiation.

Program Audience

Senior health care leaders or leaders in preparation for assuming more senior positions.

Program Description

Learn to assess the health risks posed by human exposure to environmental hazards including chemicals, pollution, and contaminated food. Explore the basics of health risk assessment and discusses applications of risk assessment to diverse problems.

Program Audience

Professionals responsible for managing, conducting, or evaluating risk assessments associated with occupational, food borne, or environmental hazards.

Program Description

Develop the health care leadership skills you need to achieve individual and organizational objectives. You will gain skills to lead more effectively, including conflict resolution, operational analysis, employee management, and quality management.

Program Audience

Mid- to senior-level health care leaders or leaders in preparation for assuming more senior positions.

Program Description

Develop the management and leadership skills you need to bridge the gap between environmental health and safety goals and organizational objectives. You will gain the skills to integrate a culture of safety and sustainability into your organization.

Program Audience

Mid- to senior-level professionals with responsibilities for environmental health, occupational health, or safety in all organizational settings.

Program Description

This course equips you with both the tools and strategies to effectively manage projects in any health care organization. In just a few days, participants will greatly improve their ability to provide focused and strategic leadership to their current and future projects.

Program Audience

Clinical and non-clinical leaders in health care organizations who are tasked with managing projects and project teams.

Program Description

Gain the skills to implement radiation protection programs in biotechnology, university, hospital, medical laboratory, or commercial settings. You will receive the full 40-hour training often required by the United States NRC and Agreement States for licensure.

Program Audience

Aspiring radiation safety officers in government, biotechnology, medical, or academic facilities as well as laboratory staff and scientists using radionuclides in the radiopharmaceutical or health care industries.

Program Description

This applied program explores the needs of diverse stakeholders to ensure laboratories are safe, free of hazards, ergonomically sound, and environmentally friendly. Guided laboratory tours of clinical, biosafety, and animal research laboratories ensure you leave the course able to apply what you learned to your organization’s facilities and projects.

Program Audience

Professionals involved in the design, construction, and renovation of laboratory environments such as laboratory owners, laboratory staff, architects, engineers, and safety professionals.