Online Program

Best Practices in Leadership Development in the United States

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Edward Baker, MD, MPH, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC
For over 2 decades, national and regional public health leadership institutes have served the developmental needs of over 3000 public health leaders. As a result, their ability to practice leadership has improved, leader networks have developed, and organizational function has improved. Impact evaluation has shown sustainable benefits including tangible return on investment (ROI). The national Public Health Leadership Institute (PHLI) served as a model for the Caribbean Health Leadership Institute which will be discussed at this session.

Learning Areas:

Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Describe an overview of the evolution of public health leadership development in the US, including the role of leadership development to public health system strengthening. Describe findings of an in depth evaluation of the national Public Health Leadership Institute.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have led the creation of and directed public health leadership institutes for over 20 years.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.