Program Features

The program will provide a unique mix of learning and action oriented experiential opportunities including:

  • participation in the International Ideas Marketplace, the LEADS personal mastery sessions and the Action Learning Projects
  • peer learning through small group work
  • support from an experienced health system mentor versed in both academic and policy worlds throughout the program
  • interacting with speakers who are linked to the change agenda in Alberta and other Canadian jurisdictions

Content Areas

Participants will dive deep into the following thematic areas:

  • System thinking, leadership and health system performance
  • The political environment and managing the health system
  • Optimizing health human resources
  • Developing a quality culture
  • System transformation

Professional Continuing Education Credits

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - Participants can claim their credits in MAINPORT, under Section 2 - Formal Course.

College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta - Participants can claim the Fellowship towards their annual Continuing Competence Program.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada - Participants can request Mainpro+ credits for involvement in a Fellowship program under the Self-Learning, Certified option.

School of Public Health, University of Alberta - Participants who complete the Fellowship program may, if they satisfy the regular admission standards, apply to one of our graduate degree programs. If admitted, students may be exempt from a number of electives.