Program Dates

Dinner Orientation: March 5, 2019
Sessions: 8am-5pm
Networking: 5pm-6pm

  • Day 1: March 15, 2019
  • Day 2: April 12, 2019
  • Day 3: May 17, 2019
  • Day 4: June 7, 2019
  • Day 5: June 21, 2019


UCI Paul Merage School of Business


$7,500 (inquire for group pricing)

  • 5 Sessions

The healthcare value chain is undergoing major transformation. Traditional education and training has not prepared healthcare professionals for this new environment. In response to this need, the Office of Executive Education at top-ranked UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business presents the prestiguous Certificate in Leadership for Healthcare Transformation. Now is the time for clinicians and administrators to acquire new skills and frameworks necessary to thrive and lead in tomorrow's healthcare landscape.

Fee for Service - Fee for Value

As the healthcare paradigm shifts from “Fee for Service” to “Fee for Value,” it is critical for professionals throughout healthcare and related industries to understand the new relationships and navigate them confidently.

Program Objectives

The CLHT program prepares participants to be leaders throughout the healthcare transformation by: 

  • Analyzing healthcare delivery as an integrated value chain
  • Increasing understanding of the healthcare industry and current environment
  • Providing knowledge, skills, frameworks, and tools to drive change and solve unprecedented challenges
  • Enhancing ability to collaborate and operate cross-functionally

Program Structure

  • World-class Merage School faculty pair with highly experienced, healthcare industry executive practitioners to deliver relevant and practical modules through highly interactive sessions
  • Program-specific Educational Container website enhances the learning experience
  • An orientation dinner plus five full days of instruction (one full day scheduled approximately once per month)
  • Two modules per program day, delivered on the UCI campus
  • Valuable networking opportunities 
  • Approximately 70 hours of learning with forty hours of interactive classroom instruction and facilitation

Program Content

  • Transformational Leadership
  • Business Strategy
  • Change Leadership
  • Finance Essentials
  • Healthcare Data Analytics
  • Value Proposition, "Volume to Value"
  • Best Practice Business Processes
  • Effective Negotiations 
  • Team-based Care
  • Putting It All Into Practice

Who Should Attend?

  • Clinicians and healthcare professionals who want to drive personal and organizational advancement
  • Leaders, managers and administrators from hospitals, medical device companies, pharmaceutical companies, and health insurance firms
  • Product and service innovators who have a vision of the industry's future
  • Individuals from all disciplines who are passionate about the healthcare industry and transformation

"Dedicated Program Website" - Interactive Resource

Students engage materials and each other through a web-based Educational Container that enhances the learning experience before, during, and after each module. Pre-readings, extended reference libraries, videos, and additional materials are available around the clock to students.  Interactions with peers, faculty, executive practitioners, and program staff are enhanced by chat, blog and posting capabilities. During the program, students maximize the value of their learning through interactive dialogue and group activities.

Pre-Work (2-4 hours)
  • Introductory video
  • Learning objectives
  • Pre-module assignments
  • Online quiz
Interactive Classroom Learning (4 hours)
  • Academic faculty and executive practitioners co-design an co-teach module
  • Recorded sessions for review
  • Resources to enable transfer of learning to the workplace
  • Reference Library
  • Topical and timely articles
  • Optional online chats and discussions
  • Lifetime access to most current program videos and materials

The caliber of the instructors, executive practitioners, and the interactive curriculum was first-rate.

Donald Altman, MD, MBA, Owner & Surgeon at Irvine Plastic Surgery Center

Participating Companies

  • CHOC Children’s
  • Cytori
  • Edwards Lifesciences
  • Kareo
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Pacific Medical Buildings
  • Precept
  • St. Joseph Hoag Health