Programs


Wharton/LDI offers customized and open enrollment programs targeted for health care executives. Our customized programs offer full or partially covered tuition by a funding sponsor for a particular audience. Open enrollment programs are tuition based. Program tuition includes all teaching, materials, supplies, books and most meals. All Participants in customized and open enrollment programs are responsible for their travel, lodging and incidental expenses.

Some programs require a competitive application, while others are by invitation. Please see each program listing for more information.

Programs range from three days to three weeks and include target audiences such as Chief Nursing Officers, Chief Executive Officers of Health Systems, Pharmacy Leaders, Directors of Nursing, Academic Surgical Chiefs and Chairs, Physicians and Managed Care Medical Directors. We also conduct internal programs for individual companies for their senior or middle level management teams.

When
Programs are held throughout the academic year. See our program calendar or the links below to our customized and open enrollment programs.

Where
Most programs are conducted at the Inn at Penn Hotel, 3600 Samson Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104, unless otherwise noted. For more information on the Inn at Penn, visit their website at www.theinnatpenn.com or call 215.222.0200.

Costs
Tuition costs vary by program. Some sponsored programs waive the tuition for participants, while open other enrollment programs are tuition based. Please see the detailed information by program under the link for our customized or open enrollment programs.

Certificate of Professional Development
Wharton/LDI's Certificate of Professional Development is formal recognition of each participant's commitment to lifelong learning. The certificate is awarded at the successful completion of each program to acknowledge the attendee's hard work and commitment.

We offer the following programs for health care executives. Please select a program to obtain further detail.


Succeeding as an Executive - Module II
On-line CME education for Managed Care Medical Directors - New Program Available January 2004!

Academic Director: Mario Moussa, PhD, MBA
Target Audience: Medical Directors from managed care organizations in the United States.
Program Description: An on-line CME program with a management education focus for managed care medical directors.
Continuing Education: This activity has been approved for AMA PRA credit. CME credit is offered through the Office of Continuing Medical Education at the School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.
Website: N/A
Application required: No.
Cost: Free.
Supported by: An unrestricted education/grant from Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.
Release Date: January 2004
Expiration Date January 2006
Program contact: For more information, contact Alyce Nardi, Program Manager, at nardi@wharton.upenn.edu.

GlaxoSmithKline Executive Management Program for Pharmacy Leaders
Academic Director: Kathy Pearson, PhD
Target Audience: Pharmacist leaders from Hospitals, Managed Care, Retail and Community Pharmacy in the United States. Applicants must be licensed pharmacists.
Program Description: A 8 day intensive management education program for pharmacists in leadership positions in their respective health care organizations. Participants engage in sessions on stakeholder analysis, finance, leadership, accounting, decision analysis, communications and scenario planning for the future. The program capstone is the 2-day Executive Forum where participants are joined in the program by their work supervisors to allow the ideas and learning gained at Wharton to be implemented back home.
Continuing Education: CE credit is offered through the American Pharmacists Association.
Website: www.pharmacyleaders.net
Application required: Yes.
Cost: Tuition is waived. Chosen participants are responsible for their travel, lodging, some meals and incidentals.
Supported by: An unrestricted education/grant from GlaxoSmithKline.
Program contact: For more information, contact Alyce Nardi, Program Manager, at nardi@wharton.upenn.edu.

Johnson & Johnson - Wharton CEO Program for Health Care Leadership
Academic Director: Gregory P. Shea, PhD
Target Audience: Chief Executive Officers from health care systems in the United States and Canada.
Program Description: A 4 day intensive management education program for CEOs in North America health care system organizations. Participants engage in sessions on board practices, leadership, business simulations, decision analysis, scenario planning and information technology. In addition, the ability to network and share issues with colleagues is invaluable.
Continuing Education: CE credit is offered through the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Website: www.executivefellows.net, then select CEO Program.
Application required: No.
Cost: Tuition is waived. Chosen participants are responsible for their travel, lodging, some meals and incidentals.
Supported by: An unrestricted education/grant from Johnson & Johnson Worldwide Contributions.
Program contact: For more information, contact Karen Fiala, Program Manager, at fiala@wharton.upenn.edu

Johnson & Johnson - Wharton Fellows Program in Management for Nurse Executives
Academic Director: Gregory P. Shea, PhD
Target Audience: Chief Nursing Officers from hospitals and health care systems in the United States, Canada and abroad.
Program Description: A 3-week intensive management education program for CNOs in health care organizations. Participants engage in sessions on finance, accounting, value driven decision-making, economic tools for development, emotional intelligence, business simulations, negotiations, decision analysis, scenario planning and information technology. In addition, the ability to network and develop a close group of colleagues from across the globe is invaluable.
Continuing Education: CNE credit is offered through the School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania.
Website: www.executivefellows.net, then select Nurse Fellows.
Application required: Yes.
Cost: Tuition is waived. Chosen participants are responsible for their travel, lodging, some meals and incidentals.
Supported by: An unrestricted education gift from Johnson & Johnson Worldwide Contributions.
Program contact: For more information, contact Karen Fiala, Program Manager, at fiala@wharton.upenn.edu.

The Wharton Executive Management Program for Academic Surgery Leaders
Academic Director: Kathy Pearson, PhD
Target Audience: Surgical Chairs and Chiefs in Academic Medical Centers within the United States.
Program Description: A 3-day intensive management education program for academic surgical chairs and chiefs.
Application required: No.
Cost: Tuition is waived. Chosen participants are responsible for their travel, lodging, some meals and incidentals.
Program Date: March 4-6, 2005
Supported by: Department of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Program contact: For more information, contact Alyce Nardi, Program Manager, at nardi@wharton.upenn.edu.

Wharton Nursing Leaders
Academic Director: Kathy Pearson, PhD
Target Audience: Directors of Nursing from hospitals and health care systems in the United States and Canada.
Program Description: A 5-day intensive management education program for Nursing Directors in health care organizations. Participants engage in sessions on project management, leading organizational change, accounting, systems thinking and decision traps.
Continuing Education: CNE credit is offered through the School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania.
Website: www.executivefellows.net, then select Nursing Leaders.
Application required: No.
Cost: Tuition is $2,500, which covers the cost of teaching, class materials and most breakfasts and lunches. Participants are also responsible for their travel, lodging, some meals and incidentals.
Program contact: For more information, contact Karen Fiala, Program Manager, at fiala@wharton.upenn.edu.

The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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