Leadership Development & Career Advancement

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NACHC’s leadership development and career advancement training programs target the essential workforce competencies and tools that health center leaders need to skillfully address short- and long-term challenges and goals. Educational events, resources and technical assistance is offered on a broad range of relevant and timely topics. All TTA programs are responsive to the stated training needs of health centers and their partners at state and regional levels.

Gain valuable skills

  • Apply the skills and competencies needed for effective health center operations, personnel management, finance, quality assurance, and health information technology (HIT).
  • Employ crisis leadership skills and strategies to combat emotional and physical fatigue.
  • Construct productivity improvements to reach performance targets.
  • Benefit from evidence-based decision making and share promising practices.
  • Learn how to recruit and engage staff; build and maintain effective teams.
  • Manage strategic communications.
  • Cultivate meaningful partnerships.

Upcoming 2022-2023 Training Events

05oct2:00 pm3:30 pmNACHC’s Health Center Leadership 4-part Webinar Series2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

12oct2:00 pm3:30 pmNACHC’s Health Center Leadership 4-part Webinar Series2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

19oct2:00 pm3:30 pmNACHC’s Health Center Leadership 4-part Webinar Series2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

26oct2:00 pm3:30 pmNACHC’s Health Center Leadership 4-part Webinar Series2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

28oct9:00 am4:00 pmC-Suite Leadership Institute Kickoff Workshop9:00 am - 4:00 pm

29oct9:00 am4:00 pmC-Suite Leadership Institute Kickoff Workshop9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Now Available! NACHC Career & Leadership Coaching Services Coaching Services for Staff – At Any Level
NACHC is excited to offer career and leadership coaching services to all health center, primary care association, health center-controlled network, and partner agency employees to support personal and organizational growth, development, and sustainability.
Register for a service and learn more.

Registration is now OPEN! Leading Positive Team Performance Orange Frog Workshop
August 27, 2022 | 8:30am – 4:30pm
Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago, IL
ONE DAY IN-PERSON EVENT
a NACHC 2022 Community Health Institute & Expo (CHI) preconference event 
This evidence-based learning event, which started in a classroom at Harvard, focuses in on the positive psychology research that proves a positive mindset result in 23% greater energy in the midst of stress, 31% higher productivity, 19% higher accuracy, 40% higher likelihood to be promoted, up to 10 times more engagement, and improves our overall longevity. This learning event is designed to be experiential, growth oriented, and collaborative.
Register and learn more.


Leadership Core Competency Training & Refinement

  • Excelling in Your Role as Health Center Leader: This series of self-paced modules provides the essential skills and tools needed to be an effective leader and not just “the boss.”
  • New CFO Leadership Institute (CFOI): a 6-month learning collaborative
  • New CEO Leadership Institute: a 6-month learning collaborative
  • Workforce Summit

Clinical Leadership Training


Coaching & Peer Mentorship

  • Group Coaching for health center staff or PCA/HCCN staff
  • Leadership Trainings Graduate Network (Leadership Network)
  • Leadership Development Training Partners—offering programs tailored for health center professionals

COVID-19 Response and Support

Educational programs are tailored and constantly updated to meet ongoing challenges. COVID-19 specific resources can be found in the Health Center Resource Clearinghouse and resource pages. For example:


Quick TTA Resources

NACHC’s TTA programs are supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.