The Institute for Global Healthcare Leadership prepares healthcare leaders to effectively work in and/or lead major public health departments, public or private organizations, and global programs and initiatives, thereby directly and indirectly improving the health of people worldwide.


26-29 September 2017
Washington, D.C., USA
Washington Marriott at Metro Center
This institute is designed to prepare globally-aware healthcare leaders to:

  1. Successfully participate in global healthcare ventures and networking.
  2. Become a global thought and practice leader, locally, and regionally.
  3. Provide local and regional consultation to effectively meet dynamic contemporary global healthcare needs.
  4. View healthcare issues from a global perspective.

"I was humbled to be a part of this inaugural [Emerging Global Leader Institute]. The event covered a wide range of topics in a sufficient depth and breadth to help me crystallize my personal vision as a global leader. The speakers were excellent and provided not only inspiration for my dream but aspiration to continue to aim high with my visions. I can honestly state, this was a life changing experience for me, thank you STTI!"

- Patricia Cannistraci
2016 Emerging Global Leader Institute attendee


2016 participants of the inaugural Emerging Global Leader Institute held in Washington, D.C.

Registration for the Emerging Global Leader Institute is open!

Registration Fee: $799
Institutional Discount: $200 off a colleague's registration. Contact for details.
Registration Deadline: 25 August 2017

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Coming in 2018

This institute is designed to prepare experienced global healthcare leaders to:

  1. Be global thought and practice leaders nationally and globally.
  2. Successfully, lead, collaborate and participate in global healthcare ventures.
  3. Assume and effectively meet the global demands of critical healthcare leadership positions within their countries.
  4. Provide national and global consultation to effectively meet dynamic contemporary global healthcare needs.

Our experts will guide you through a wide range of global topics, including:

  • Global Health Executive Leadership
  • The Global Economy
  • Structure, Systems, and Support
  • Culture
  • Policy and Politics
  • Your Role: Influence v. Implementation
  • Networking and Trends
  • Tensions and Shifting Sands
  • Value Proposition
  • Ethics
  • Best Practices

The Institute for Global Healthcare Leadership® Advisory Board includes the following members:

Ann Marie Brooks, RN, DNSc, MBA, FAAN, FACHE, FNAP

Silvia Cassiani, PhD
Advisor on Nursing and Allied Health Personnel, PAHO/WHO

John Daly, PhD, RN, FACN, FAAN
Dean, Faculty of Health and Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Development

Patricia Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN
Professor, Dean, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University

Sabina De Geest, PhD, RN, FAAN, FRCN
Institute of Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland
Academic Center for Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine, KU Leuven, Belgium

Hester C. Klopper, PhD, MBA, RN, RM, FANSA
President, Sigma Theta Tau International 2013-2015
Chief Executive Officer, FUNDISA

Maura MacPhee, PhD, RN
Associate Professor, University of British Columbia

Marty Makinen, PhD
Results for Development Institute's Program Director for the Health Workforce and Ministerial Leadership Initiative

Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN
President and Chief Executive Officer, Jhpiego

Carol Huston, MSN, MPA, DPA, FAAN
Leadership Consultant and Facilitator

Kevin Ousman, RN MSN-HSM
Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program


Institute updates and instructions on how to register will be posted on this site as details are finalized. If you have other specific questions, please email