Academy for Health Care Leadership & Management

Academy for Health Care Leadership & Management
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Join the next generation of health care leaders.

In the fast-paced and rapidly-changing health care industry, managing teams efficiently and leading them with confidence are key to success. In our innovative Academy for Health Care Leadership & Management, learn essential governing skills and develop an evidence-based understanding of how to lead for highly reliable performance in the health care environment.


Share knowledge, strategic insight, and cutting-edge research with industry peers, renowned guest speakers, and world-class faculty from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Earn continuing education credits and expand your professional network exponentially.

The Academy will convene at Johns Hopkins' Mount Washington campus, located in Baltimore's peaceful and leafy Mt. Washington neighborhood. Comfortable overnight accommodations are included in the tuition fee for the program. The residential component supports the immersive nature of the academy-students are engaged day and night in a dynamic and supportive environment. In addition to attending academic modules, students will socialize and network with classmates and instructors, collaborate on coursework, meet face-to-face with an executive coach and enjoy Baltimore-centric cultural activities.

All health care professionals-including physicians, researchers, nursing leaders, policymakers, pharmacists and general health care managers-who endeavor to impact positive change within their organizations will benefit from the Academy. Adding the experience and credentials to their resumes will also give participants a professional edge and will strengthen their position as leaders in the health care industry.

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Program Details

Who Should Attend

  • Health care professionals who want to drive innovation in their field
  • Rising managers who want to lead high-reliability organizations
  • Those identified as high-potential talent bytheir organizations
  • Individuals who want to solve health care's most complex challenges

Program Benefits

  • Strengthen your leadership framework as it applies to the health care industry
  • Develop practical tools to manage dynamic health care teams and organizations
  • Gain business and personal flexibility required in the constantly changing health care industry
  • Learn how to leverage diversity in experience, expertise, and work styles to lead health care teams
  • Drive innovation within your health care organization
  • Build a strong personal and professional network with peers from the health care industry.

Executive Coaching

Through self-assessment, reflection and active questioning, executive coaching aims to provide clarity and sharpen your awareness of your unique leadership skills and abilities. In a safe and supportive environment, your coach will act as a sounding board and provide constructive feedback. At the conclusion of this experience, you will walk away with a concrete action plan for continuing your development as a leader within your organization.

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Upcoming Dates

March 23-28, 2020 (times vary)
Register NowDeadline: 02/21/2020


This residential program is held at the Johns Hopkins Mt. Washington campus.



The program fee includes tuition, comfortable and private accommodations, meals and course materials.

JHU employees are eligible for 100% tuition remission. JHHS employees and JHU, SOM, SON, Carey, WSE, and BSPH alumni receive a 20% discount. For more information on discounts, registration, and cancellation policy, please visit our FAQ page


Kathleen M. Sutcliffe, PhD


Kathleen M. Sutcliffe, PhD is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor with appointments in the Carey Business School, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and the Armstrong Institute. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins she spent over 20 years as a chaired professor at the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business. Before joining academia she was the senior director of health and social services for one of the thirteen regional Alaska Native Corporations and ran a healthcare program for the State of Alaska.

Christopher G. Myers, PhD


Christopher G. Myers, PhD is an Assistant Professor and Director for Health Care and Leadership Executive Education at the Carey Business School and Core Faculty at the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. His research, published in leading management and medical journals, focuses on learning and innovation with a particular focus on vicarious learning in health care organizations. He previously served on the organizational behavior faculty at the Harvard Business School.

Jemima A. Frimpong, PhD

Jemima A. Frimpong, PhD (Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania) joined Johns Hopkins as an Assistant Professor in the research track at the Carey Business School and Core Faculty at the Johns Hopkins Medicine Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality in 2016. Her research focuses on the adoption and sustainability of innovations, development and testing of organizational-level interventions, and performance improvement. Her research centers primarily on health care organizations.

Brian Gunia, PhD

Brian Gunia, PhD (Management & Organizations, Northwestern University) joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2011. He is an Associate Professor in the research track with expertise in the ways that people can help themselves and their organizational colleagues act more ethically and/or negotiate more effectively. Brian is the founder of the Johns Hopkins Business in Government (BIG) Initiative.

Erik Helzer, PhD

Erik Helzer, PhD (Cornell University) is an Assistant Professor in the research track at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School from 2014. His research focuses on moral character, ethical behavior, and self- and social-assessment.

Stacey Lee, JD

Stacey Lee, JD (University of Maryland School of Law) joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2008. She is an Associate Professor in the practice track with expertise in the areas of business law, health law, and negotiation.

Colleen Stuart, PhD

Colleen Stuart, PhD (Organizational Behaviour, University of Toronto) joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2013. She is an Assistant Professor in the research track with expertise in the areas of group performance, collaborative work and social networks. Johns Hopkins Carey Business School


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