Loma Linda College Well being now affords an revolutionary approach to assist and strengthen board governance of Seventh-day Adventist healthcare and schooling programs across the globe.
Launched in January, “Conversations on Governance” is a free on-line board governance growth course for worldwide Seventh-day Adventist board members and leaders. The 2-year certificates program, with six on-line classes every year, is on the market in three languages: English, French, and Spanish.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church is established in 212 international locations — working almost 200 hospitals, 450 clinics, and greater than 8,500 instructional establishments worldwide.
“Good governance is on the coronary heart of any profitable group,” says Loma Linda College Well being president, Richard H. Hart, MD, DrPH. “The board is accountable for creating insurance policies and taking actions to make sure enough and acceptable human and monetary assets for the group to perform its mission.”
Within the course collection, entitled, “Good Governance: What Boards Need to Know,” individuals study governance ideas, fiduciary duties, variations between governance and administration, and the significance of seeing past private pursuits and native political pressures. “Attendees are inspired to actively take part by sharing examples of their very own successes and failures and supply suggestions and concepts to others within the class,” Hart says.
Practically 340 Seventh-day Adventist healthcare and schooling leaders from 61 international locations registered for the primary session held on-line January 21.
Hart assembled a group of consultants in Seventh-day Adventist board governance to function school for every 90-minute studying session and accompanying coursework:
- Lowell Cooper, MDiv, MPH, retired Normal Convention vp
- Bob Kyte, JD, former Normal Convention normal counsel, retired president Adventist Threat Administration
- Don Pursley, DBA, retired vp for finance at Loma Linda College
- Elie S. Honoré, MD, MPH, MHA, retired president of Adventist Healthcare Providers Inter-America
“This governance growth program will assist the worldwide community of Adventist hospitals from giant, tertiary care medical facilities to small rural, primary-level hospitals to fulfill at this time’s disparate challenges,” says school member, Lowell Cooper, MDiv, MPH. “Because the sophistication of governmental and huge personal hospitals will increase, Adventist hospitals likewise want to take care of state-of-the-art governance to proceed to supply the therapeutic ministry of Jesus Christ to all in want.”
Organized by the Global Health Institute of Loma Linda University Health, “Conversations on Governance” is supported by Adventist Health International and the General Conference Adventist Health Ministries.
To be taught extra and register for board governance programs, go to the World Well being Institute “Conversations on Governance” website.