The Chicago Booth Physician Leadership Program is a premier physician-only program designed to elevate the evidence-based decision-making and leadership skills of physicians in administration roles seeking to accelerate sustainable, profitable growth for their healthcare organizations.
Unlike other business school physician programs, the Chicago Booth Physician Leadership Program culminates a unique, experiential Leadership Challenge.
- Understand the drivers of financial health and quality measurement in order to strategically navigate reporting requirements, hospital and physician rating systems, and value-based payment programs.
- Learn how to use data-driven evidence to justify and drive organizational change.
- Build a personal leadership tool kit that supports authentic leadership, cultivates loyal teams, and creates a positive work environment.
- Discover the profitable financial growth that can occur when combining effective leadership with strategic, analytical decision-making skills.
Gleacher Center, downtown Chicago, IL
University of Chicago Medicine physicians are eligible for a discount on the April 2020 offering; please contact us to learn more.
This program is designed for physicians in administrative
leadership positions in academic and/or private healthcare
organizations who lead clinical divisions or report to a chair of
their departments. The program is will also be useful for roles including new
section chiefs, department chairs in hospitals, physicians in
private practice taking on more oversight and leadership, and physicians aspiring toward healthcare leadership
This program is an excellent fit for physicians who are in the
leadership capacity to create healthy team environments,
improve practice efficiencies, and reduce physician burn out
To apply for the program, candidates must submit:
1. A completed application
2. A resume or CV
Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. During the review process, a member of the admissions committee may contact you or your executive sponsor to discuss your application.
The Chicago Booth Physician Leadership Program offers a unique approach
to learning. This program consists of two core sessions and a Leadership
Challenge that ties learnings together into one immersive experience.
The Core Sessions
Value-based Healthcare and Financial Drivers of Profitability
This module is focused on strategies and processes to improve the financial health of your organization. Participants will explore how to evaluate their competition, identify their practices’ competitive strengths, and discover tactics to grow their profit margins by gaining insights into how professional and hospital revenues are generated. Physicians will discover how patient outcomes and care processes impact value-based incentives, rankings, and public reporting, and learn how to drive improvement in these areas using data to influence others.
Building Your Tool Kit for Transformative Leadership
This module will channel your authentic leadership style to lead teams effectively for success. You will discover critical traits for building a high-performance work environment that drives financial results and accelerates sustainable, profitable growth. This session includes how to encourage the attributes associated with a healthy workplace environment and how to influence through
collaboration, commitment, communication, and valuing people. You will leave the session with the skills to design and lead in a competitive healthcare organization..>
Leadership Challenge: Moving Data to Impact
Unlike other physician leadership programs, Chicago Booth’s program integrates a Leadership
Challenge into its curriculum for an immersive experience. Working in teams, attendees will
be challenged to find a solution to a unique management problem using the application of
the programs’ core teachings. Ultimately, attendees will leave the program with a new set
of strategic decision-making skills that encompass the evolution and deployment of data to
influence internal stakeholders.