Adjunct Associate Professor Fornari, Executive in Residence, 516-463-7522
This graduate advanced certificate is designed to prepare leaders involved with pedagogy for health professionals to manage change within their institutions, overcome organizational barriers, and effectively lead in line with futuristic trends in education and practice for health professionals. This type of training assures that those who lead and train healthcare professionals develop the vision, knowledge, and skills to plan and implement innovative educational programs and foster continuous quality improvements; this includes developing skills that support effective teaching in a multitude of settings where practice occurs and with diverse adult learners. The scope of this program extends beyond the depth and breadth of traditional professional development offerings provided in the work environment.
The potential audience for the advanced certificate includes all health professionals with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree (including physicians, physician assistants, nurses, therapists, nutritionists, clinical social workers, chaplains), clinical preceptors, clinical supervisors, and clinician-educators; administrators overseeing education programs in academic settings or preparing for a leadership role can benefit from this program focused on advancing teaching, learning research skills applicable to established healthcare educational environments.
Students will complete the 15-credit program through a combination of non-sequential core (required) courses and a capstone research project, all of which they can complete in an online format and an on-campus mandatory Residency Week.
On average, students complete this program in 1-2 academic years.