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2017 Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute accepting applications


Applications are open for the Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute, a nine-month program offered through the University of Washington School of Public Health designed to build collaborative leadership skills for professionals committed to improving health equity.

The program runs April through December, 2017 and is both in-person and online. Applications are due March 24.

Early bird tuition rates (by March 10) are $2,700; After March 10, tuition is $3,000.

From the NPHLI:

Since 2003, the Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute has helped experienced public health professionals become the next generation of leaders. Applications are now open to experienced professionals in all health and public health fields, with maternal and child health (MCH) professionals and health care providers encouraged to apply.

With faculty and guest presenters, our curriculum builds leadership competencies through varied methods, including problem-based learning. Diverse scholars meet in three-day on-site sessions in May, August, and November, with distance-based learning in between.

As part of the program, participants will:

  • Complete a leadership project, integrated with your current workplace
  • Analyze real-world public health leadership cases
  • Learn how the life course approach is connected to health equity and health reform
  • Gain skills from faculty and presenters for implementing systems change
  • Develop personalized leadership development work