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IHA Advanced Leadership Academy 

How many people in key leadership roles in your organization will be retiring in the next five to 10 years? Effective succession planning will help ensure that your hospital’s strategies can be continued forward and help retain your talented employees. The Advanced Leadership Academy was created to provide IHA members another resource for their succession planning. Click here to view the 2020 brochure.


Click here to watch a recording of the 2019 graduating class presentations. 

Affordable: The tuition of $2,600 not only includes the four in-person full day programs, but also:

  • Covers the registration fees for both the 2019 and 2020 IHA Summer Leadership Forums
  • 2020 IHA Governance Forum
  • Tours of Diverse Hospital Settings
  • Guest CEO Insight and Discussions
  • Process Improvement Project to Benefit Home Facility
  • Multiple Project Management Conference Calls
  • Leadership Assessments and Readings

Additionally, the tuition can be divided into three payments, upon request, to spread out the costs.

Nomination: Complete the nomination form and return it to Corey Martin at IHA. Upon acceptance, the nominee and mentor will receive confirmation and further details from IHA.

Succession planning is vital to the long-term survival of any business in any industry.  Identify the capable individuals in your organization and consider the IHA Advanced Leadership Academy as a resource in your succession planning to vet emerging talent or further develop leaders already moving up the ladder. Ensure that decisions about the next generation of leadership in your organization are made based on performance so the successes of the past can continue well into the future.

2019 Advanced Leadership Academy Projects Summary

In addition to the project, students in the 2019 Advanced Leadership Academy were asked to complete and submit a project summary outlining the description, goals and results of their project along with any supplemental materials they had. Each individual project summary and handout is compiled in this comprehensive summary of all the class’ projects. This summary highlights the work done by the graduating class throughout the course and is being shared as a resource for future executive academy students and hospital leaders. Click here to view the complete projects summary.