Certificate Program in Community Health Leadership Curriculum
Three courses make up the CHL:
Managing Community Health Center Organizations and Systems
Core concepts of management applied and integrated within the context of several systemic models
Executive Leadership within Community Health Center Organizations and Systems
Principles of organizational behavior and personal leadership competency development
Case-based Application of Management and Leadership Concepts and Principles within Community Health Center Organizations and Systems
Solving organizational and leadership development problems (applied to the organizations represented by the students in the program)
The full program involves 90 contact hours, which take place through three weekend intensives and through distance learning. For 2011, the weekend intensives are scheduled as follows:
- May 19-21
- July 28-30
- October 20-22
The core faculty for the CHL are from the MHA Program at the University of Washington:
Edward Walker, MD, MHA, MM
Dr. Walker is nationally recognized for his expertise in coaching and developing physicians and other senior healthcare leaders, improving quality measures, and leading change in medical institutions.
William Welton, DrPH, MHA
Dr. Welton is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Health Services and served as MHA Program Director until 2012.
Other CHL faculty will include additional MHA Program faculty members as well as visiting Community/Migrant Health Center leaders with specific content knowledge.