External Leadership Development Programs
American Association for Physician Leadership
The American Association for Physician Leadership believes physicians are uniquely positioned to improve health care. To this end, we strive to help physicians by providing the tools necessary to become world-class medical executives. Through live conferences and programs, distance education, master degree programs, and more, the American Association for Physician Leadership empowers physician executives to take leadership roles within their organizations, and give them the confidence and training to create and manage safe, high-quality healthcare products and services.
Center to Advance Palliative Care
Palliative Care Leadership Centers (PCLC)
The Center to Advance Palliative Care's PCLC programs provide intensive two-day training and a full year of mentoring in how to design and launch a successful program. The hands-on training is delivered by leading professionals in the field and is tailored to the institution's size, culture, and needs.
CAPC Training Seminars
CAPC offers comprehensive training seminars geared to help healthcare professionals develop palliative care programs in hospitals. Seminars provide practical information on drafting financial and business plans, choosing organizational and staffing models, marketing the advantages of a palliative care program internally and externally, and securing the clinical and financial outcomes data required for a successful and sustainable program.
The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium
The End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) is a national end-of-life education initiative administered by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing in Washington, DC, and City of Hope National Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. The project provides training for undergraduate and graduate nursing faculty; CE providers; staff development educators; specialty nurses in pediatrics, oncology, critical care, and geriatrics; and other nurses in end-of-life care so they can teach this essential information to nursing students and practicing nurses.
Harvard Macy Institute
Harvard Macy Institute, a collaborative effort of the Harvard Medical School, the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and the Harvard Business School, aims to create and foster a community of scholars who work to promote innovative change in healthcare education.
Harvard Medical School Program in Palliative Care Education and Practice
The HMS Program in Palliative Care Education and Practice offers intensive learning experiences for physicians and nurse educators who wish to become experts in the clinical practice and teaching of comprehensive, interdisciplinary palliative care, as well as gain expertise in leading and managing improvements in palliative care education and practice at their own institutions.