Associate Professor Fornari, Graduate Program Director, 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 health care professionals develop the vision, knowledge and skills to plan and implement innovative educational programs and foster continuous quality improvements; this includes developing skills which 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.
Potential audience for the advanced certificate includes all health professionals (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 health care educational environments.
On average, students complete this program in one academic year.