Executive Education Program

Brandeis Health Leadership Program (BHLP) in Health Policy and Management

 The June 2023 program registration is now closed. If you are attending this program through a sponsoring organization, they have registered you on your behalf. 

Date: The program will begin at 8:00 a.m. Monday, June 5 and conclude by 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 2023

Fee: $5,600

Format: In-person in Wellesley, MA

Contact: Amy DiMattia at HellerExecEd@brandeis.edu with any questions.  

Participant Materials for June 5-10, 2023

Since 2004, the Heller School has offered an annual Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management for 30 to 35 physician and surgeon leaders partially sponsored by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the Thoracic Surgery Foundation.

This intensive one-week program equips health leaders with the knowledge and skills essential for

  • Creating innovative and sustainable solutions to improve the quality, cost-effectiveness, and efficiency of health care service delivery, and
  • Participating in health care policy and reform.

Program sessions and case studies offer the latest in national health policy and management frameworks. Program content is developed under the guidance of

  • Jon Chilingerian, PhD, program director and faculty, the Heller School, and
  • Stuart Altman, PhD, former dean of the Heller School and Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy.

The program draws on the unique strengths of the Heller School and the Schneider Institutes for Health Policy and Research.

Sample Program Topics

  • U.S. Health Policy: Economics and Financing
  • Individual and Group Decision Making
  • Managing Clinics and the Care Process
  • Effective Leadership Styles
  • Managing Change in Complex Systems
  • Conflict Negotiation
  • Financial Literacy for Physician Leaders

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