Participants will complete a project during the academy to challenge application of skills and knowledge.

  • Submitted projects will be selected based upon clear, demonstrated alignment with UI Health Care strategic initiatives:
    • Research or education projects
    • Clinical program development projects
    • Quality improvement challenges
    • UI Health Care department or division priorities
  • Projects must involve leading a team of individuals with different job types.  
  • Participants should expect to spend 2 to 3 hours per week on the project during the 3 to 4 months of most active project work (typically February through May).
  • Selected projects will be supported by:
    • Project advisors
    • Coaches
    • Other functional resources as needed
  • Each participant will make a presentation to his/her department, division, section, unit, or group summarizing the project and leadership concepts applied in its completion.

Nominations, Applications, and Information

Completed applications should be submitted to

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