Executive Education Program

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

Participant Materials for June 3-8, 2024

Dates: June 3-8, 2024

Format: In-person in Wellesley, MA

Program Fee: $6,200

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

Registration is now closed for the 2024 program. 

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 informed by the expertise of:

  • Stuart Altman, PhD, former dean of The Heller School and Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy, former chair of the MASS Health Policy Commission
  • Brenda Anderson, PhD, program director and faculty, The Heller School
  • Jon Chilingerian, PhD, founder of EMBA for Physicians and former faculty at The Heller School

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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