STTI’s Institute for Global Healthcare Leadership to host Emerging Global Leader Institute this September in Washington, D.C.

The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) will host the second annual Emerging Global Leader Institute from 26-29 September 2017 in Washington, D.C., as part of its Institute for Global Healthcare Leadership®. Featuring globally and nationally renowned speakers, this four-day institute is designed to prepare healthcare leaders from all disciplines to view issues from a global perspective so they can successfully participate in global health ventures, consulting, thought leadership, and practice.

According to STTI Director of Global Initiatives Cynthia Vlasich, MBA, BSN, RN, the institute is designed based on recommendations from a previous STTI global task force as well as external global advisors; it encompasses the “need to know” information necessary for international healthcare practitioners already in or preparing for leadership roles. “The content presented in the Emerging Global Leader Institute represents a must-have body of knowledge for those in global healthcare,” said Vlasich. “Our speakers are presenting the critical information regarding initiatives, benchmarks, best practices, and global health trends.”

One of the institute’s first-day sessions is entitled, “What Is Global Health, How Important Is It, and How Do We Measure It?” In it, participants will gain a high-level understanding of all that is encompassed within global health. In the following session on “The Global Economy,” the group will learn about the global-, region-, and country-specific economic factors affecting global healthcare.

Anyone who hopes to be successful in the global health arena needs to know the players in the field, and during the institute’s second day, participants will learn about global health networks and issues. In a “Global Health Workforce Planning” session,…

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