Healthcare 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.

  • Align Systems & People for High Reliability

  • 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

Align Systems & People for

High Reliability

 

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 at Dartmouth

Her research, funded the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation and the Center for Healthcare Transformation & Research,  has examined management issues in hospitals, safety net, and community organizations. Her insights are published in peer reviewed publications including the Journal of Healthcare Management, Journal of Health Administration Education, Organizational Dynamics, the Journal of Adult Development academic book chapters and technical reports.  

Clients benefit from Dr. Myers scholarship and continuous monitoring of the latest research, which she uses to insure that materials are rigorous and relevant.

Courses Taught

​COURSES TAUGHT

  • Leading Healthcare Organizations

  • Ascending to the C-Suite

  • Healthcare Strategy

  • Inclusive Leadership

  • Aligning Systems & People for High Reliability 

  • Strategic Curiosity®  

Expertise

​AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Leadership

  • Strategy

  • Organizational Climate & Culture

  • Employee Engagement

  • Diversity & Inclusive Leadership

  • Change Management

Professional Services

​PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

  • Executive Education 

  • Executive Coaching

  • Organizational Diagnostics

  • Change Management 

  • 1-on-1 Coaching

  • Board Development

  • Keynote Address

  • Retreats  

  • Strategic Planning

These 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 6 learning sessions. Customized content, additional sessions, and executive coaching are also available. 

What happens next...
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Professional Services

  • Executive Education 

  • Organizational Diagnostics

  • Change Management 

  • Crisis Management 

  • 1-on-1 Coaching

  • Board Development

  • Keynote Address

  • Retreats  

  • Strategic Planning

 

SCHOLARSHIP

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Research Funded by the

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation

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Diversity Ideologies in Action: Energizing Renewal and Excellence in Healthcare

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

 

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Examining the Structure and Sustainability of Health Care Safety Net Services