Operational Supports/Resources

Mission leaders sitting at the executive table must be knowledgeable about the operations of health care. There are many resources available to assist you in staying abreast of changes in the business and ministry of health care. This page provides links to well-respected resources that your colleagues across the ministry access as well as others.

Getting Started

Being connected is an important part of a mission leader’s job. These two checklists offer a suggestion of where to start in getting to know who’s who in your ministry.


Health Calls the CHA Podcast
CHA's podcast - Health Calls

Mission Innovation Podcast

Catholic Health Initiative's Mission Network presents The Mission Innovation Podcast, featuring known thought leaders and practical innovators on building the intersection between mission, organizational life, leadership, culture, faith and spirit.


Many mission leaders use the following resources to keep up to date with issues in healthcare, business, leadership and the Catholic Church.

Be sure you are signed up to receive your complimentary copies of the following CHA publications. 

External Resources

Supportive Care Coalition is the collective Catholic voice advocating and advancing excellence in palliative care through education, advocacy, mission and ethical integration as well as the promotion of spiritual care in palliative care.

National Association of Catholic Chaplains advocates for the profession of spiritual care and educates, certifies, and supports chaplains, clinical pastoral educators, and all members who continue the healing ministry of Jesus in the name of the Church.

Health Care Without Harm seeks to transform health care worldwide so that it reduces its environmental footprint, becomes a community anchor for sustainability and a leader in the global movement for environmental health and justice.