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Medical Leadership Program Accepting Applications

(From the November 2015 Issue of MedStat)

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is now accepting applications for the 9th Medical Leadership Program (MLP) which begins January 2016.

What: MLP is an overview of basic leadership/management skills taught by Nationwide Children’s leaders for our medical staff. It provides a quick start for leaders who are assuming new or expanded leadership roles in the hospital, their practices, and/or their community/professional associations.

Content includes:

  • Strategic Planning & Growth
  • Business Planning & Project Management
  • Conflict Management
  • Communicating & Effectively Managing Meetings
  • Coaching & Mentoring
  • Team Dynamics – Leadership as Team Sport
  • Overcoming Resistance to Change
  • Conflict Management
  • Enhancing Leadership Effectiveness - Managing Burnout
  • Delegation
  • Leadership EQ

When: Classes meet monthly at 7 a.m. for one hour; there are 3 - 4 two hour sessions and one half-day (four-hour) workshop. The 16-month program runs from January 2016 through May 2017. Download the 2016 schedule

Who: Any Nationwide Children’s medical staff or Research Institute director is invited to apply. The diverse cohort of participants provides an engaged peer group from whom to learn.

CME: CME Category 1 credit is provided.

Cost: No cost to medical staff members or Research Institute directors. Attendance is expected.

For more information, contact Karen Heiser or Kim Williams.

To Apply: Please submit your name, department/section, extension, and email address by November 25, 2015 to Kim Williams at or fax (614) 722-0492. Call Kim at (614) 722-4027.

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