Participants learn in an immersive and interactive environment from highly experienced and nationally recognized faculty and program peers, advancing both the skills and emotional intelligence to strengthen their ability to lead effectively at the complex intersection of clinical and operational excellence.

  • Participants learn with thought leaders from Intermountain Healthcare, Harvard Business School, Notre Dame, and other leading institutions. These experts, with decades of experience, comprise our engaging and inspiring faculty.
  • Live simulation is used to experience and hone executive decision making that integrates ethical and values-driven considerations.
  • Case studies and teamwork engage participants in provocative debate and to encourage the building of ongoing relationships.
  • The program includes wellbeing practices to support holistic and sustainable leadership.

Program Benefits


  • Develop key leaders who strengthen the organization
  • Increase competency and expand organizational loyalty through a commitment to leader development
  • Valuable perspectives garnered from leaders of highly respected not-for-profit health systems


  • Enhance self-awareness of personal strengths for continued improvement
  • Increase confidence and effectiveness in leading clinical and operational teams
  • Improve positive influence, increase performance, and accelerate their organization’s progress
  • Develop a network of national experts, peers, and mentors to facilitate ongoing learning relationships
  • Articulate a guiding trusted personal-leadership brand
  • Access to specific and individualized professional development tools

Target Audience

The Intermountain Healthcare Leadership Institute is for experienced healthcare leaders who possess the potential to make significant impacts within their organizations.

Program Fee

The fee for the cohorts in 2018 and 2019 is $12,000 per leader. The fee includes:

  • Seminar attendance in the Kem C. Gardner Transformation Center
  • 4 Diamond lodging in downtown Salt Lake City
  • Course materials
  • Access to Harvard online lessons, resources, and tool kits
  • Certificate of completion
  • CME credit (pending)
  • Meals