Academy Structure

  • Leadership training will be carried out in seven sessions, beginning in August and ending in May.
  • Sessions will occur on all day Friday and half day Saturday, with the exception of Sept. 30th 2023 which will be all day.
  • There will be 2 to 3 hours of course work preparation for each session.
  • Each participant will complete a project during the academy.
  • Applications for continuing education credit will be available.
  • Assistance in writing and publishing on project results.
  • Pagers and cell phones will not be allowed in the sessions.
  • Self-assessments and multi-rater feedback will be completed at the beginning and end of the academy.

 Participants will be engaged in active learning experiences throughout the program with:

  • Self-assessments
  • Leadership development plans
  • Course work prep
  • Small group discussions
  • Role playing
  • Case studies
  • Peer networking
  • 1:1 coaching
  • Academy project completion

Academy Certificate

Participants who complete all sessions and an academy project will be recognized in a graduation event, where UI Health Care leadership will present ELA certificates celebrating the cohort’s achievement and outcomes.

Nominations, Applications, and Information

Completed applications should be submitted to

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