Health Leadership Specialties Partners

Fellowship Select Program candidates following the CHE Track are required to complete three Health Leadership Specialties (HLS) at their own cost prior to applying to the Fellowship Select Program. Health Leadership Specialties represent a combined accomplishment of the completion of formal learning, offered by a Strategic Partner or non-partner and a knowledge translation paper, reviewed by the Fellowship Evaluators.

To complete a Health Leadership Specialty, individuals will be required to complete formal learning on the specialty followed by practical application of learning and demonstrated impact.

Mental Health Commission of Canada

Health Leadership Specialty in psychological health and safety in the workplace

Course requirements:

Mental Health First Aid
The Working Mind

Pallium Canada

Health Leadership Specialty in Palliative Care

Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative Care (LEAP) Leaders course

Healthcare Excellence Canada

Health Leadership Specialty in Long-term care

The HLS is open to all health Leaders who have participated in HEC’s programs and collaboratives, including:

  • LTC+: Acting on Pandemic Learning Together (2020-2022)
  • New Brunswick Appropriate Use of Antipsychotics scale collaborative (2016-2018)
  • Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador and SQLI AUA scale collaborative (2017-2020)
  • Optimizing Practices, Uses, Care and Services – Antipsychotics OPUS-AP scale collaborative (2017)
  • Embedding a Palliative Approach to Care (EPAC) spread collaborative (2018-2020)

Canadian Health Workforce Network – University of Ottawa

Health Leadership Specialty in Health Workforce Studies: Policy, Planning and Management.

This microprogram is open to existing graduate students, health workers in training or in practice, as well as current and prospective health workforce planners, policymakers, and managers.

CASCADES: Climate Action Healthcare

Health Leadership Specialty in Sustainable Health Systems.

CASCADES is supporting Canada’s healthcare community to transition toward a sustainable health system by offering a suite of continuing professional development training programs for sustainable healthcare. Through these programs, participants develop the fundamental skills required to advance climate action in healthcare in Canada. Participants also build networks, make new connections, and join a growing movement of motivated change-makers.

Société Santé en français

Health Leadership Specialty in terms of equity of access to health services in French in a minority context

Course Requirements:

Principes de base d’éQUITÉ

Option of 6 other elective training in basic principles of éQUITÉ for a total of 15 hours of online training:

Other elective training

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