Physician Leadership Academy

A New Day in Health Care

UnityPoint Health recognizes the need to transition to a physician-driven organization. The UnityPoint Health Physician Leadership Academy is an instrumental part of that process.

This Master's level program is designed for physicians who have already demonstrated great potential as leaders. The goal is to equip physician leaders with the skills required to effectively manage challenging health care initiatives and significantly contribute to the strategic direction of the health care delivery system.

The courses focus on individual development and deliver advanced decision-making and strategic skills through a variety of courses, including:

  • Understanding integrated health systems
  • Innovations in care coordination
  • Leading teams through change
  • Maximizing the patient experience
  • Enhancing business acumen in areas of IT, finance and quality

Applying for Physician Leadership Academy

Interested physicians may apply online for consideration to be selected for this year's UnityPoint Health Physician Leadership Academy.

American Association of Physician Leadership

UnityPoint Health partners with the American Association of Physician Leadership for this prestigious educational opportunity.

The Physician Leadership Academy is offered each year.

Contact Us

For questions about the UnityPoint Health Physician Leadership Academy, please contact Kandra Harris at (515) 241-3702 or Kendra.Harris@unitypoint.org.