Physician Leadership Development Program

The NH Physician Leadership Development Program is a collaboration between the New Hampshire Medical Society, the New Hampshire Hospital Association, and nationally recognized thought-leaders from the University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics and College of Health and Human Services.

The goal of the program is to cultivate effective physician leadership across the Granite State from the bedside to the boardroom by teaching leadership, management, communication skills, and empowering physicians to foster change among their colleagues.

The New Hampshire Physician Leadership Development Program is designed to:

  • Build on physician learning styles by providing longitudinal learning experiences through a case-based curriculum.
  • Encompass learning highly relevant to physician life experiences.
  • Accommodate physicians’ busy lives by scheduling a combination of early morning Zoom sessions and seven full-day in-person sessions over 2 years.
  • Develop practical insights and skills directly applicable to practice opportunities and challenges.
  • Strengthen physician leadership skills across disciplines and practice settings.

UNH’s Graduate School has recently approved the waiver of up to two MBA elective courses (a total of 6 credits out of the 48 required for the degree) to MBA candidates who have successfully completed all requirements of the NH Physician Leadership Development Program, including the project. This will reduce costs and time to degree for any NHPLDP graduates who choose to pursue the MBA within five (5) years of NHPLDP completion.

 

Accreditation:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the New Hampshire Medical Society and The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire.

Tuition:

Year 1 and Year 2: $3,900 per year,  includes instructional materials and continental breakfast for on-site sessions. It does not include travel and the possible cost of overnight accommodations.

Requires a two-year commitment.

This program was made possible by a generous restricted educational grant from The Physicians Foundation. For more information, please visit physiciansfoundation.org. 

Program Duration:

2 years: September 22, 2021, to June 2023

The program will be delivered using a combination of synchronous Zoom sessions and four full-day in-person sessions.

Location:

The Peter T. Paul College of Business & Economics

University of New Hampshire

10 Garrison Avenue

Durham, New Hampshire 03824

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Cancellation Policy:

Cancelations will be accepted without charge if written notice is received by the New Hampshire Medical Society office by the following cancelation schedule:

Days prior to program Associated Cancelation Fees   
 31 Days or more Full Refund
30 – 15 Days 75% of Program Fee refunded
14 Days or less 0% of Program Fee refunded

   

The program is targeted to practicing physicians who have taken on increasing levels of responsibility in their careers and aspire to be outstanding leaders. The NH-PLDP is beneficial to physicians with diverse backgrounds in health care, including within the industries of delivery, policy, foundations, and global health.

Program Elgibility Requirements:

  • Commitment to complete the entire two-year curriculum.
  • 3-5 years experience beyond residency and an interest in leading service lines or other units.

Ideal candidates will possess:

  • A desire to help shape the future of healthcare
  • A willingness to learn and grow as physician leaders
  • A drive to influence the practice of medicine within my practice or health system

Application Deadline:

August 9, 2021

The application process is how we initially get to know you, your ideas, and your desire to help shape the future of health care in the Granite State. We request that your application be submitted by August 9, 2021, in order to be considered for the 2021-2023 class.

Selection Process:

Following an extensive review process, each year the New Hampshire Physician Leadership Institute selects up to 20 physician leaders and emerging leaders from across the state for the New Hampshire Physician Leadership Development (PLD) program.

Acceptance:

Acceptance letters will be mailed by early December. Upon acceptance into the program, you will be invoiced for the annual cost of tuition, which is due 15 days from the date of invoice. Individual payment plans can be arranged.

Materials Required for Selection Process :

  1. Completed application in PDF or MSWord format

NH-PLD Program Application Form 2021 – MS Word (.doc) 

NH-PLD Program Application Form 2021- PDF (pdf)  

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Letter of Support from your practice, hospital, or health system

Completed Application Packets should be emailed to PhysicianLeadershipNH@nhms.org or mailed to:

New Hampshire Medical Society

7 North State Street

Concord, NH 03301

Participating Physicians will benefit by:

  1. Becoming a stronger leader, equipped with powerful combination of business intelligence and social acumen
  2. Taking full advantage of your professional strengths and create more impact in people and organizations.
  3. A greater understanding of leadership in emerging health care delivery
  4. Discovering your unique qualities of leadership
  5. Understanding the ways your talents, insights and life experiences shape your unique capacity to engage and lead others
  6. Improved ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams and adapt to changing expectations
  7. Increased self-awareness and the role of self-reflection in leadership and career development
  8. Being able to compose and articulate a compelling vision that unites teams, drives performance and overcomes leadership challenges, such as organizational silence, including a better understanding and the development of presentation styles.
  9. Learning how to focus on opportunities by aligning your values, goals and aspirations to execute against short-term objectives in a way that creates lasting value
  10. Gaining strategic systems thinking skills through finance & data comprehension
  11. Sharing experiences with your colleagues and classmates that help to build your confidence and voice, critical in shaping resilience exhibited by top physician leaders
  12. Developing new mentoring relationships
  13. Acquiring effective transition and change management skills
  14. Learning from nationally recognized experts
  15. Networking for lasting connections with local and regional colleagues and leaders
  16. Receiving a University of New Hampshire Certificate of Completion, not an MBA

Sponsoring Hospitals, Health Systems or Group Practices will benefit in the following ways:

  1. Enhanced alignment among clinicians and administrative leaders to drive operational performance
  2. Create a larger talent asset pool of potential leaders
  3. Lowered turnover costs, through talent retention, succession planning
  4. Enhanced physician recruitment and defined development pathway for succession planning
  5. Cost-effective means to increase physician engagement, loyalty and retention, reducing turnover
  6. Higher quality, better coordinated care
  7. Increased organizational agility and growth
  8. Stronger connections between current and future leaders

The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this live activity for up to 80 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM per program. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity, and a University of New Hampshire certificate of completion.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Maine Medical Education Trust, New Hampshire Medical Society, New Hampshire Hospital Association and Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire.

The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Year One:  Managing Yourself and Leading Others

1. Leadership – What is it?

2. Strengths Deployment Inventory I (SDI)

3. Strengths Deployment Inventory II (SDI)

4. Emotional Intelligence

5. Teams and Team building I

6. Teams and Teambuilding II

7. Managing Transitions (Leading Change)

8. Conflict Resolution I

9. Conflict Resolution II

10. Mentoring and Coaching

Mentorships: Participants will be provided with a structure, guidelines, tools and support to initiative a mentoring relationship for at least the duration of the program.

Year Two: Leading your Healthcare Organization

11. High Stakes Communication I

12. High Stakes Communication II

13.  LEAN and LEAN learning systems I

14. LEAN and LEAN learning systems II

15. Quality and Reliability

16. Financial Accounting

17. Managerial Accounting

18. Budget and Variance Analysis

19. Strategic Planning

20. Graduation and Leadership Summit


Tuition:
Year 1 and Year 2: $3,900 per year

Application Deadline:
August 9, 2022

Program Duration:
2 years: September 2021 to June 2023
The program will be delivered using a combination of synchronous Zoom sessions and seven full-day in-person sessions.

Location:
The Peter T. Paul College of Business & Economics
University of New Hampshire
10 Garrison Avenue
Durham, New Hampshire 03824

Contact Us:
The New Hampshire
Medical Society
7 North State Street
Concord, NH 03301-4018
Phone: 603.224.1909
Email:
PhysicianLeadershipNH@nhms.org

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