Leader as Coach for Healthcare | Live Online

Become a more effective healthcare leader by learning and applying proven coaching methods.

Program Dates: October 4 - November 18, 2022

Enhance your leadership effectiveness, drive culture change and optimize patient experience.

Today more than ever, healthcare professionals must address a myriad of complex challenges such as improving the patient experience, enhancing the quality of care, containing costs, and promoting provider well-being. Coaching is a core competency of agile healthcare leaders who empower teams to achieve goals and improve patient outcomes. Leader as Coach is a highly experiential blended learning online program designed for leaders who want to become more “coach-like.” The curriculum is grounded in developmental psychology, neuroscience, and leadership research and is designed specifically for healthcare professionals.

ACT and Brown are committed to delivering transformative learning and results to all program participants. We have been training coaches from the healthcare sector for the last decade using proven coaching and leadership development methodologies. Health care systems face some of the biggest challenges and they are already recognizing the value of coaching. 

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Program Snapshot


Highly-experiential live online sessions, team-work & self-paced learning

8 Weeks

Live online bi-weekly. Self-paced work in between live sessions


Tuition Cost

“ One thing I really appreciated about the coaching and coaching skills was empowering our people to help solve their problems because they’re the ones actually doing the work. ”

Dr. Raki Pai Physician Leader of Metro Health, University of Michigan Health, Grand Rapids Michigan

Program Benefits

  • Prepare leaders to solve problems and make a positive impact on patients, teams and organizations.
  • Expand your leadership range by acquiring new coaching frameworks and skills.
  • Network with peers from across the full spectrum of healthcare.

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Upon successful completion of the 8-week, online program, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from Brown University School of Professional Studies.

What We Cover

Leader as Coach for Healthcare is a highly-experiential, 8-week online course focusing on developing leaders to become more “coach-like”.

The program curriculum includes four main topic areas designed to give you all the knowledge and tools you need.

  • Coaching Foundations
  • Coaching Skills and Values
  • Reactive to Creative
  • Application and Integration

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Who Should Attend?

This program is for healthcare professionals with responsibility for leading and managing others and who would like to enhance their leadership skills, with a particular focus on coaching. 

Target program participants include anyone with an interest in improving patient outcomes:

  • Clinicians with direct patient care responsibilities
  • Healthcare units or teams with specialized expertise
  • Professionals working in public health, office practices and home care settings
  • Healthcare leaders at the medical school, departmental, or system level

Upcoming Webinars

Learn more about our Leader as Coach for Healthcare program. Sign-up for one of our informational webinars.