Applications for the 9th cohort (2020) are now closed.
Applications for the 10th cohort will tentatively open in spring 2021. To be added to the list to be notified when applications are available, please contact Dana Lange at DanaL@TheNationalCouncil.org.
About the Addressing Health Disparities Leadership Program
The National Council’s Addressing Health Disparities Leadership Program supports mid-level managers to develop their voice, agency, and power to advance health equity within their organization and across their broader communities by:
- Bolstering the development of their and others’ skills to advance health equity within their organizations and communities.
- Leading organizational and community efforts that advance health equity within a broader context of community diversity, inclusion and social justice.
Participants graduate from this program equipped to lead and sustain efforts to eliminate health disparities among the people and communities they serve.
The Addressing Health Disparities Leadership Program will begin in March 2020 and conclude in September 2020. Participants will engage in the following activities:
- Program Introduction Webinar
- Three In-Person Meetings
- Monthly 1:1 Coaching Calls
- Monthly Peer-Support Calls
- Monthly Assignments & Readings
This program is led by National Council staff and expert consultants who are nationally-recognized leadership development and health equity experts. Learn more about the program faculty.
2020 Addressing Health Disparities Cohort IX
Ruth Ahearn, Integral Care, Texas
Giorgio Châtelain, The Institute for Family Health, New York
Cristina Froude, Southwest District Health, Idaho
Theresa Lindberg, Casa de los Ninos, Arizona
Stephanie Madsen-Pixler, SummitStone Health Partners, Colorado
Laura Santa Cruz, COPE Community Services, Arizona
Sandra Victorino, The Providence Center, Rhode Island
Amy Carlough, Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Inc., Alaska
Nichol Bremer, NHBP, Michigan
Heather Foster, Novant Health, North Carolina
Ashley Jefferson, LA Department of Health – Office of Behavioral Health, Louisiana
Kimberly Kapp, North Dakota State Hospital, North Dakota
Tierney Payne, The Nord Center, Ohio
Adriane Tillery, Harborview Medical Center, Washington
Ming Wang, Utah State Department of Human Services, Utah
Garret Zabel, Hillsides, California
National Council Leadership Development Offerings
The National Council maintains a large portfolio of training opportunities for staff at every level. Learn about our Middle Management Academy and upcoming National Council webinars for other leadership development offerings.
We also provide a consulting service line that can be customized to meet your organization’s unique leadership and development needs. Ask us how.