Health Science Leadership Development Program (U of U Employees)

* This Program is for University of Utah employees. The Healthcare Leadership Program for those working outside the U of U can be viewed here.


Expertly Lead Your Healthcare Team


To succeed in today's healthcare field, physician executives must develop innovative strategies and communicate a compelling vision of high quality, cost-effective care. This program is uniquely designed to help healthcare professionals increase their insight and acquire the advanced leadership and management skills needed to move their organizations forward.

Comprised of administrative and managerial skills vital to today's healthcare industry, the flexible format accommodates healthcare professional's busy schedules while providing them with the tools and information needed to initiate collaborative, patient-centered solutions that will transform their organizations.

The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business has designed the format of the Leadership Development for Healthcare Professionals program with busy professionals and senior administrators in mind. The program is held during an intensive session at Marriot Park City and five modules on campus over a three-month time frame to fit into the most demanding of schedules.

The curriculum is centered on real-life healthcare problems and cases from the following topics: 

  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Communication
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Negotiations
  • Strategy

Healthcare professionals and faculty work collaboratively in small teams to examine facts evaluate alternatives and develop workable solutions. The integrated curriculum permits participants to examine fundamental leadership and managerial issues from the perspective of several disciplines.


Who Should Attend

This program is designed for healthcare providers and senior-level administrative executives in healthcare systems or centers, hospitals, clinics, offices, and medical schools. Those seeking to improve their managerial and leadership skills through a focus on key business principles and practices are encouraged to attend.


2014 Program Dates

Intensive Session at Marriot Park City (Leadership)

April 16, 2014 (12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)

April 17, 2014 (8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.)

April 18, 2014 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Module I-V (on campus): Thursday: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Module III - Negotiations: June 12 - 13, 2014
Module I - Lean/Strategy: May 8 - 9, 2014

Module IV - Marketing: June 19 - 20, 2014

Module II - Communication: May 29 - 30, 2014 Module V - Accounting & Finance: July 31 - August 1, 2014

Fee: $6,200

Fee includes two nights lodging at Marriott Park City during intensive week, all course materials, meals, parking, and CME certification.


2015 Program Dates




The University of Utah School of Medicine

Accreditation: The University of Utah School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit: The University of Utah School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 70.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nondiscrimination and Disability Accommodation Statement: The University of Utah does not exclude, deny benefits to or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran’s status, religion, gender identity/expression, genetic information, or sexual orientation in admission to or participation in its programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request, with reasonable notice.  Requests for accommodations or inquiries or complaints about University nondiscrimination and disability/access policies may be directed to the Director, OEO/AA, Title IX/Section 504/ADA Coordinator, 201 S President’s Circle, RM 135, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, 801-581-8365 (Voice/TTY), 801-585-5746 (Fax).