top of page

Healthcare Leadership

Lives depend upon your leadership!

Bridge the gap between existing and essential leadership skills. Perhaps seasoned leaders need to refine and refresh their skills to solve more complex issues.  Or professionals ascending to new leadership roles need to expand their toolkit.  Dr. Valerie Myers helps both by faciltating a lively, rigorous, and thought-provoking learning experience for leaders that seek to improve the climate and quality of healthcare delivery.


These MHSA-MBA level executive education courses are ideal for high-potential talent, physicians, and clinicians that are transitioning to administrative roles.

  • Aligning Systems & People for Excellent Performance

  • Transition to Executive Role

  • Inclusive Leadership

Custom courses, executive coaching, and organizational consulting services are available. 

Executive Education Courses

High reliability depends upon supportive systems, collegial relationships, and staff who are energized and engaged.  Learn how the best leaders enhance all three.

What you will learn & do...

  • How work culture influences engagement.

  • How leaders use positive regard to improve relationships.

  • Use job design to energize performance.

  • Compensation structures.

  • Dealing with "problem" employees.


  • Encourage flourishing of all team members.

Format: 6-8 sessions

Aligning Systems & People for

Excellent Performance


Avoid common missteps of new leaders and seamlessly transition to your next role.  This is a supportive space, reflection, learning, and building collegiality. 

What you will learn & do...

  • Gain a broad, systems perspective of healthcare management.

  • Increase self-awareness of your blindspots and how to correct them.

  • Learn and apply decision-making frameworks.

  • Tactics to inspire and engage your team.

  • Learn principles of change management and develop an action plan.

Format: Curriculum may include 1-5 modules, 6 sessions each.  Modules: Intro to leadership, Process Improvement, Relationships, Innovation, and Strategy.

Transition to  Executive Role



Creating a culture of belonging takes more than metrics and implicit bias training. It requires skills to drive systemic change


What you will learn & do...

  • Insights to help you overcome your ambivalence toward DE&I.

  • Skills to manage perceptions of people who are different.

  • Increase self-awareness of your blindspots and how to correct them.

  • Frameworks for ethical decision-making.

  • Elements of a belonging culture.

  • Learn psychology of change management to develop an action plan for systemic change.


Format: 6 - 8 sessions

Inclusive Leadership


Dr. Valerie L. Myers' vast expertise in healthcare management is informed by a decade of research and teaching graduate courses in the nation's #1 Healthcare Management program at the University of Michigan's School of Public Health. She currently teaches executive education in Dartmouth's Master of Health Care Delivery Science, sponsored by the Geisel Medical School and Tuck Business School. 

Professional Services


  • Executive Education 

  • Executive Coaching

  • Organizational Diagnostics

  • Change Management 

  • 1-on-1 Coaching

  • Board Development

  • Keynote Address

  • Retreats  

  • Strategic Planning



  • Leadership

  • Strategy

  • Organizational Climate & Culture

  • Employee Engagement

  • Diversity & Inclusive Leadership

  • Change Management

Courses Taught


  • Leading Healthcare Organizations

  • Ascending to the C-Suite

  • Healthcare Strategy

  • Inclusive Leadership

  • Aligning Systems & People for Excellent Performance

  • Strategic Curiosity®  

HC & Diversity Scholarship


HC DiversityReport.jpg

Research Funded by the

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation


Diversity Ideologies in Action: Energizing Renewal and Excellence in Healthcare


Generative Change in Health Care Organizations: Co-Creating Health To Reduce Health Disparities



Examining the Structure and Sustainability of Health Care Safety Net Services 

Executive education courses provide an MBA / MHSA learning experience for seasoned leaders as well as new leaders who are assuming positions of greater responsibility. Standard content typically entails 4-6 learning sessions. Customized content, additional sessions, and executive coaching are also available. 

What happens next...

Schedule a Call with Valerie

Share your concerns, questions, and aspirations.

Strategize to co-create goals, scope & logistics.

Sign agreement

Continuous feedback

Professional Services

  • Executive Education 

  • Organizational Diagnostics

  • Change Management 

  • Crisis Management 

  • 1-on-1 Coaching

  • Board Development

  • Keynote Address

  • Retreats  

  • Strategic Planning

bottom of page