Leadership for Health Equity Professional Development Program

Leadership for Health Equity Professional Development Program

Sep 04, 2024
14 Weeks, 13 Sessions
Groups of 3 or more:

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This program helps support health equity leaders to be effective in their roles and well-positioned to lead system-wide improvement toward health equity. Based on IHI’s Framework for Health Equity Leadership, this virtual course will cover the competencies, approaches, and conditions for effective health equity leadership success. In addition to live weekly sessions, participants will be given recommended assignments to bring the concepts and tools to life and develop actionable next steps. Expert Faculty will share their experiences in health equity leadership roles, explore examples of work done by health equity leaders nationwide, and provide resources, tools, and templates. As relationships and networks are critical to equity work, we aim to create a community among participating leaders to share learnings and come together around common challenges.
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This program consists of 13 live online sessions and self-paced activities to be completed outside of the live sessions. Self-paced activities between sessions are required and should take no longer than 30 minutes to complete. All sessions are two hours long, with the exception of the first session of each month, when sessions are 2 and a half hours to allow for additional participant interaction. 

Leadership For Health Equity September 2024 Agenda

Continuing Education


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​JointAccreditationLogo.jpgIn support of improving patient care, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This program is approved to provide 19.5 credits for physicians, nurses, and Certified Professionals in Patient Safety (CPPS) recertification. 

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement designates this blended learning activity for a maximum of 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity may also be applicable for other professions that accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Upon completion of this program, you will be able to:
•    Develop strategies to be an effective leader in your work to create and sustain system-wide improvement in health equity 
•    Examine your organization’s opportunities for improvement and advocate for the conditions that will set you up for success including resources, structures, and leadership support 
•    Create an effective evaluation strategy to monitor progress toward reducing inequities in your service area
•    Build leadership plans committed to equity and anti-racism and create a business case and communication strategy to generate buy-in for equity work

Planning Committee

Deborah Bamel, MPH, Director, IHI

Camille Burnett, PhD, MPA, RN, Vice President, Health Equity, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Sandra E. Brooks, MD, MBA, Healthcare Strategy Consultant and Health Equity and Care Delivery Strategist

Taj Mustapha, MD, Chief of Equity Strategy, M Health Fairview

Cindy Betti-Sullivan, Senior Director, Program Design, IHI

Elias Miranda, Project Manager, IHI

Disclosure: None of the planners, presenters, or staff for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients


IHI may, at its discretion, cancel, postpone, or otherwise modify in-person programs at any time, with or without notice. If IHI does so and as a result, a registrant is unable to participate in the program, IHI will refund the registration fee. The registrant, however, will remain responsible for other costs (such as travel and lodging) the registrant incurs in connection with the program, and IHI will not refund the registrant, nor otherwise be responsible for, such costs. Registrants should proceed accordingly and consider travel/lodging cancellation policies — as well as purchasing travel insurance — when incurring such costs. IHI asks registrants to take into consideration the currently evolving situation and advisories related to COVID-19 before incurring travel, lodging, and other costs related to this event.

Regular Rate: $5,995 USD per person
Group Rate: $5,095 USD per person

Organizations sending three or more people can receive a 15% Group Discount. To register a group, fill out the Group Registration form.

Please note:

  • If you are eligible for a discount — because you qualify for a membership discount or have received a need-based scholarship — it will be automatically applied to your registration.
  • After checkout, you will receive a confirmation of purchase. You can also print an invoice from your online profile 24 hours after purchasing.


IHI is pleased to offer a limited number of 15%, 25%, and 50% scholarships to assist with program registration costs for those working in:

  • Independent, United States Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) that are not affiliated with a hospital or health system
  • Critical Access Hospitals
  • Independent practices with fewer than 20 physicians
  • Hospitals with fewer than 50 beds
  • Members of America's Essential Hospitals
  • 501(c)(3) organization with a defined operating budget of less than $5 million, serving community-based populations
  • Ministries of Health
  • Faith-based health institutions
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities

To apply for a scholarship, please complete the online Scholarship Application by August 1, 2024. IHI will not consider applications submitted after this date. IHI will notify all applicants of their scholarship status by August 15, 2024. 

Cancellations, Refunds, Substitutions

Registration Fee of $2,950 or more

  • Payments: Full payment is due 60 days before the start of the program. If payment in full is not received within 60 days prior to the program start date, IHI will notify you and cancel your registration.
    • Credit card payments: Enter your credit card information online during the registration process or call the IHI Customer Experience Department to process payment over the phone.
    • Check payments: Please mail a copy of the invoice with your check made payable to IHI.
  • Cancellations: For cancelations made within 45 days before the start of a program: Registration fees are fully refundable if a written request is received by info@ihi.org on or before 45 days before the start of the program.
  • Refunds: IHI will issue all refunds in the original payment type (credit card or check) within 30 days. Registrations received after 45 days or less before the start of the program are not refundable.
  • Substitutions: One attendee may be substituted for another at any time by calling the IHI Customer Experience Department or emailing info@ihi.org.

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