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Healthcare Leadership Academy for Women: Leading Authentically: Know your Worth


Dates: June 7-23, 2022   

Session will be held on June 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23; from 11am – 3pm Eastern

Live Online 



Do You Want to Lead Authentically?

Strong leadership skills are essential to career advancement and personal and professional fulfillment. Recognizing women face a unique set of challenges, the Jefferson College of Population Health designed this three-week live online professional development program to address those challenges and provide the tools, resources, and strategies necessary to advance women as leaders.


Are you aspiring to a new leadership role or already in a formal position and planning the next transition? Do you want to know how to support women as leaders within your organization?

Over three consecutive weeks, The Healthcare Leadership Academy for Women will address the professional and personal skills required to lead in today's complex health care environment and give you the confidence, expertise, and know-how to take that next important step in your career.  


What You’ll Learn

This interactive, professional development program designed to teach the crucial communication skills required to lead a team and influence change within an organization.

  • How to flex personality preferences and leadership styles using learning from the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) and Emotional Quotient Instrument (EQi-2.0©) assessments
  • Why leveraging connection, courage and accountability can influence and develop a team and impact organizational culture
  • How to actively plan your career path, identify challenges, and develop strategies to address them
  • The importance of Allyship in gender equity and the tools for speaking up
  • How to inspire other women to lead through storytelling, highlighting triumphs and challenges
  • The process and benefits of self-coaching and development planning to advance career opportunities
  • Negotiation skills to achieve shared interests and influence highly collaborative teams
  • How to lead through uncertainty and the importance of practicing self-care


Registration and Pricing

Regular registration: $2995 per person;

Group discount for 3+ from the same organization$2495 per person, use discount code X4WIPR when you register

Special discount for Jefferson employees, Contact us at for details

Registration includes:

    • Access to the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) assessment to learn your personality type with personalize results interpreted by a qualified practitioner during the program
    • Access to the Emotional Quotient Instrument (EQi-2.0©) assessment including an in-depth in-class analysis and discussion
    • Online access to coursework and materials, during and for 6 months after the program


Schedule, Topics & Faculty

The program will be offered in 4-hour sessions, delivered twice a week, over 3 weeks. All sessions take place from 11:00am – 3:00 pm ET. 


Session Topics

Guest Faculty

June 7 

Module I: Using the MBTI® for Flexing Leadership Preferences & Styles 

Cassandra Wright, MBA

Assistant Vice President, Human Resources

Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health

June 9 

Module II: Enhancing Emotional Intelligence as a Leadership Imperative

Claudia Gregor, MEd


Course Director, Healthcare Leadership Academy

Jefferson College of Population Health

June 14 

Module III: Prioritizing Well-Being, Negotiation and Leading from Where You Are 

Maria Dee, MBA

Workforce and Well-being Strategist

June 16 

Module IV: Career Planning & Executive Coaching 

Sharon Kiely, MD, MPM, FACP

VP, Chief Wellness Officer & Associate Chief Medical Officer

Hartford Healthcare


June 21 

Module V: Leveraging Leadership Connection, Courage & Accountability

Mary S. Huntington, MSOD, PHR

Organization Development/Talent Development & Engagement Consultant Nemours


June 23 

Module VI: Women in Leadership, Allyship and Gender Equity

Lisette Martinez, MBA

Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer 

Jefferson Health and Thomas Jefferson University



Who should attend

Clinical, operational leaders, administrative leaders, and stakeholders from healthcare organizations.  This program is designed to support women leaders in various stages of their career; while it is designed for women, anyone who sees the need to advance women as leaders should attend.


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Additional Information about the Academy

Frequently asked questions about registration and the program