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.


Young Executive Leaders

In partnership with WittKieffer, 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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Women in Leadership Forum

An international community supporting women leaders in healthcare to achieve their highest potential by offering them practical solutions to overcome issues and challenges that women face in the workplace.

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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 management and leadership competencies

In 2015, the IHF developed a directory of 80 core competencies for hospital managers to promote the professionalization of healthcare management. An updated version will be published in March 2023.

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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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Abu Dhabi and Geneva Sustainability Centre join forces on healthcare sustainability

As part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2023, on 18 January the Geneva Sustainability Centre signed a strategic memorandum of...

Designing and implementing telehealth: Defining and measuring programme success

Interview with Rizza Rivera: Young Executive Leaders 2022 participant

We asked Rizza (from Davao Oriental Provincial Medical Center, Philippines) to share her thoughts  on her experience as a participant...