NCHLs Leadership Excellence Networks™ (LENS) and Councils are institutional memberships for leading healthcare organizations who recognize that their leadership development and talent management programs are integral to their strategic goals. NCHL helps catalyze the internal work of our LENS and Council members through peer-to-peer collaboration, interorganizational initiatives, and research.
NCHL also offers facilitation and leadership development solutions more broadly to the field. Our emphasis is on creating and supporting the organizational culture, competence, and expertise to create and sustaining leadership development strategies that benefit hospitals and healthcare systems for the long run.
NCHL executive coaches provide individual behavioral coaching to mid-level managers and senior executives. The executive coach plays a key role in helping healthcare leaders try new behaviors and build competencies. All NCHL-certified coaches meet the following background and experience requirements:
The LENS Interorganizational Coaching Exchange is an exciting new way to receive executive coaching. The Exchange allows you to utilize coaches from other healthcare organizations to meet your executive coaching needs. The interorganizational nature of this exchange provides an outside point-of-view that can create an enhanced learning experience for both you and the coach. These interorganizational executive coaches are a unique network of highly qualified coaches. These coaches participate in continuing education to learn from other coaches and to hone coaching skills.
The Executive Fellowship Program is an individualized 12-month leadership development experience for senior executives. The Fellowship develops leadership skills and competencies through coaching, reflection, and best practice learning.
Applicants must be at the level of a senior executive, including CEO, COO, CNO, CMO, EVP or identified as a high potential candidate for a chief executive position.
The Fellowship includes:
Through its network of in-house as well as external experts, NCHL supports and also provides facilitation, executive coaching, assessments, and consultation to organizations on projects that are aligned with NCHL's mission. NCHL also can provide expert workshop facilitation around topics such as competencies, leader development, culture development, and governance. Recent projects have included:
NCHL can help your organization design, deliver, and evaluate your leadership development programs, enhance the value of existing programs, and expand your portfolio of leadership learning opportunities.