Leadership development

Executive networking and leadership development solutions for association leaders, women in leadership, and young executives.

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Support the development of healthcare leaders

We develop programmes and forums to support the development of healthcare leaders. We offer tailored programmes for individual leadership categories, as well as tools for all hospital executives to use to monitor and improve their leadership competencies.


Healthcare Leadership Framework

In 2023, the IHF developed a future-focused competency model for hospital leaders and managers. It will support IHF members to strive for outstanding leadership teams and to advance their services for resilient and sustainable healthcare.

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Healthcare leadership programmes

Young Executive Leaders

In partnership with Kaiser Permanente, selected participants for this annual programme improve their management and leadership skills and learn from experts about the latest innovations in healthcare.

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Association Leaders Circle

This exclusive platform provides a unique environment for leaders of hospital and healthcare associations to discuss strategic matters, current challenges and opportunities with peers across the world.

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Healthcare leadership learning programme

The IHF learning programme is designed to support healthcare executives and leaders to excel in the competencies required for future-focused leadership.

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Special Interest Groups and networks

Our platforms for peer-to-peer collaboration focus on important themes for hospital leaders across the globe. Participation is open to members with relevant experience, professional interests, and commitment to the goals of each group.

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Join our global network – sharing commitment to improve the level, quality, and sustainability of healthcare service delivery.

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Activity Report 2023

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Advancing sustainability and resilience in hospitals in India

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How does the Sustainability Accelerator Tool contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals?

Learn how SAT can support your hospital or health system in contributing to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Myongji Hospital – Gold Winner of the Excellence Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

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