2018-2019 Emerging Leaders Cohorts Graduation Day

NC EMERGING LEADERS PROGRAM

Emerging Leaders Class of 2017-2018 Project Presentations

2018-2019 Project Presentations:

Changing the Narrative of Mental Health in Minority Communities in NC

Implementing Harm Reduction Initiatives to Address the Opioid Crisis

Oral Health:  Community Water Systems and Fluoridation in Tier 1 Counties in NC

Exploring the Living Conditions in Public Housing that Impact Health and Safety in Craven and Durham Counties 

 

The evolution of health care from individualistic to requiring community-based approaches calls for a general emphasis on leadership among professionals in public health. Traditionally driven by a sense of purpose to do good in community and high levels of compassion, leaders in public health understand systemic issues and lead change, and are further better suited to identify how to address the most persisting population health challenges in the community.  To that effect, the NCPHA Emerging Leaders Program aims to provide emerging leaders in public health with skills and knowledge to become even more effective in their work through successfully leading teams through change and the ability to communicate with a diverse group of stakeholders as well as understand financial concepts as these relate to public health and the complex landscape of health care.

Leadership development starts however with the individual. Successful leaders know their value lies not only in managing teams and running organizations, but also in how they inspire and motivate others, set purposeful goals, execute strategic visions and create cultures of excellence. With the individual perspective of leadership as the core for effective leadership, learning about self and leadership is a crucial point of departure for what we refer to as the leadership journey. With increased awareness of self, individuals will develop the ability to challenge current perceptions and the values that shape it and further understanding their individual purpose as a leader is. As research shows, self-awareness is crucial as a sustainable platform for effective leadership.

The NCPHA Emerging Leaders Program is a year-long, leadership development program that provides participants the opportunity to develop a greater understanding of themselves as leader and learner.   Through interactive sessions, applied-learning and reflection, participants improve their self-awareness, learn how to lead teams, communicate with others, and how they view and engage with others.  

The NCPHA Emerging Leaders Program aims to provide emerging leaders in public health with skills and knowledge to become even more effective in their work through successfully leading teams through change and the ability to communicate with a diverse group of stakeholders as well as understand financial concepts as these relate to public health and the complex landscape of health care.

2020/2021 Nomination Form

  • Who can be Nominated

Nominee must have less than two years of supervisory experience at their organization

 

  • Cost of Program

$150.00/member paid by student or organization or $210 for non-members (includes becoming a member of NCPHA)

Remainder of the cost per class per student will be covered by NCPHA

 

  • How to Nominate

Complete above form and return to Kim Dittmann by Friday, July 31, 2020

Kim Dittmann at [email protected]  Please be sure to include a jpg headshot with your nomination form

 

 

  • Training provided by staff of the Kanof Institute for Physician Leadership of the NC Medical Society

 

  • There will be a team project due at the end of the program

 

  • A Framed Certificate are presented at the NCPHA Fall Educational Conference to those who have completed the course.

 

  • Dates of In-Person Classes for 2019-2020 Cohorts.  Dates for 2020-2021 Cohorts will be available soon.

Kickoff September 16-18, Fall Educational Conference, Wilmington.  (Conference could be held virtually and as close to these dates as possible)

All classes take place in Raleigh from 9:00 am - 3:30.  Lunch is provided.  

Graduation Fall 2021 at the NCPHA Fall Educational Conference.

  

Participants will be notified by August 31, 2020 if they are accepted into the NCPHA Emerging Leaders Program.

Reflections from participants of the first cohort -  

"The NCPHA Emerging Leaders program has given me the opportunity to more fully develop and sharpen my leadership skills which has been extremely beneficial for my leadership role within NCPHA as well as my day to day work with the Public Health Accreditation Board."
Brittan Williams, MPH, CHES | Accreditation Specialist
Public Health Accreditation Board

"This program has really helped me to understand my communication style, strengths, and value that I bring to a team.  Without this knowledge, I couldn’t effectively work with our partners that may have polar opposite methods of communication.   We are in the business of helping to improve public health and we cannot do that without effective leadership and collaboration among divergent stakeholders."
Fred "Trey" Wright, MA, MPH
Public Health Educator II
Carteret County Health Department

 

Questions:  Please contact Kim Dittmann, NCPHA Operations Officer [email protected] or 919-828-6205