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Emerging Health Leaders Program

A unique experience to develop yourself as a leader

This program will equip you with concepts, tools and techniques to be prepared for the transition to leadership roles in the rapidly changing and increasingly challenging healthcare system.

This three-day residential program is a collaboration between the University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health and Business School.  It brings together a group of subject matter experts in leadership with a long track record of experience in a wide range of healthcare organisations and other industries. This program has been specifically designed for senior frontline healthcare sector leaders to equip them with the skillsets necessary to transition to formal leadership roles. 

It will provide a unique educational experience with opportunities to network with colleagues and to hear from international experts about their personal experiences leading in clinical settings.  

In order to be accepted onto the program you will need to be a health professional who is considering, or is already in, an established leadership role. 

Who should attend?

  • clinicians preparing for the next step in their career by developing leadership skills
  • healthcare professionals preparing to transition into a management role
  • leaders in healthcare organisations wishing to extend their leadership tools and techniques

What will you learn?

This program provides a unique experience that will help you become a stronger leader, extend your current expertise, and build leadership capabilities to drive organisational performance. 

Key takeaways

Gain a set of comprehensive, actionable tools to:

  • lead, think and act strategically 
  • communicate with presence and impact
  • identify, dissect and solve complex business challenges
  • increase trust and engage stakeholders to influence and shape future offerings
  • enhance your understanding of the health care system as a complex system
Course date:  24 - 26 November 2022

9am - 4.30pm each day

The evening dinner session will commence at 6.30pm on Thursday and Friday.

Venue Mercure Orange  (94 Byng Street, Orange NSW 2800)
Course structure: 

This is a 3 day residential program which includes 2 nights accommodation and all meals.

Friday will include a private wine tasting experience for our group at Borrodell Sky Bar. This will be followed by a special 3-course program dinner at Borrodell Restaurant with guest speaker Chris Milross.  

Fees $7,500 inc GST Residential (two nights accommodation and all meals included)
  $7,000 inc GST Non-Residential (accommodation not included)

Registrations for this course have now closed. To be added onto the waitlist please complete the form here .

Should you have questions about whether this is suitable for you please feel free to email the Clinical and Professional Development team at

Cancellations between 30 and 20 business days prior to the commencement date, will receive a 50% refund of the registration fee. There will be no refunds after the 28th October 2022.

Contact us

Clinical and Professional Development

Mercure Orange