Clinical Education

Program Goals

The Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) in Clinical Education offers an in-depth exploration into the comprehensive delivery of clinical education, spanning from understanding its context to leading effectively in clinical environments. From grasping the nuances of clinical education contexts to spearheading operations, this project-based curriculum is your pathway to mastering the technical and leadership realms of clinical education.

Clinical Education

Develop your clinical education skills

Engage in a collaborative learning environment with UBC Vancouver’s esteemed faculty and health-sector professionals. By graduation, you’ll be equipped to:

  • Analyze and interpret professional practice standards and regulatory policies, understanding their impact on clinical practice education.
  • Identify practitioners’ knowledge gaps by analyzing current practice trends and issues, and devise targeted educational strategies.
  • Design immersive learning experiences that cultivate clinical judgment in complex practice environments.
  • Harness technologies and simulations as innovative learning strategies.
  • Align clinical education with broader organizational goals and mandates, ensuring a holistic approach to health care.

Business foundations for clinicians

Achieving professional success in today’s healthcare landscape requires a blend of specialized knowledge and business acumen. Through courses offered by UBC Sauder’s Robert H. Lee Graduate School, you’ll delve into vital areas such as data analysis, project management, and organizational leadership. These classes will empower you with foundational business knowledge, enabling you to:

  • Assess and apply visual analytics techniques for impactful analysis and communication.
  • Evaluate project management processes and demonstrate their application in real-world scenarios.
  • Analyze and seize sustainability opportunities across various industries.
  • Tackle organizational leadership challenges using a case study analysis approach.
  • Navigate business decision-making with an understanding of key functional areas like strategy, marketing, and finance.

“Clinical educators must know how to coach and mentor, provide effective feedback, evaluate performance, and work with individuals to build their critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills.” – Cheryl Segaric, Professor & Program Director

Develop leadership excellence

Managing people and leading teams to success demands a comprehensive set of interpersonal skills. The MHLP enhances your leadership capabilities through professional development workshops available throughout the 12-month and 24-month programs. These sessions cover crucial topics such as communication, teamwork, coaching, and mentoring. Embedded in the MHLP courses are group projects and collaborative problem-solving exercises, providing continuous opportunities to refine your skills as a manager and leader.

Discover and address healthcare’s most pressing challenges

Learn more about the significant challenges facing the clinical education industry and understand how this innovative leadership master’s degree positions you to tackle some of the world’s most pressing health-care problems. Join us and embark on a journey to transform your expertise into action.

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