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Foundations of Catholic Health Care Leadership Program
provides executives, board members, directors, managers, clinicians and other
leaders in Catholic health care with a foundation in core theological and
ethical principles that are at the heart of the Catholic health ministry.
Considered an essential primer for new and current leaders
in Catholic health care, the program deepens understanding of the pivotal role
leaders play in carrying out the healing mission of Catholic health care in
serving the needs of patients, families, communities and the common
Foundations Live takes place in a series of eight
consecutive weekly sessions, starting on Thursday, Feb. 1 to March 21, 2024,
from 1-3:30 p.m. ET. An orientation session to familiarize participants with the
overall program agenda and online format is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 30,
2024, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET.
Each session features presentations from seasoned experts in
key areas of Catholic health care in combination with valuable opportunities for
dialogue and networking in breakout sessions and online discussions between each
ORIENTATION — TUESDAY, JAN. 30, 2024, 1 to 2 P.M.
SESSION ONE – THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2024, 1-3:30
- Leadership in Catholic Health Care
- Jesus, The Foundation of Catholic Health
SESSION TWO – THURSDAY, FEB. 8, 2024, 1-3:30 P.M.
- Spirituality, Prayer and Reflection
SESSION THREE – THURSDAY, FEB. 15, 2024, 1-3:30 P.M.
- Catholic Social Tradition
SESSION FOUR – THURSDAY, FEB. 22, 2024,
1-3:30 P.M. ET
- Community Benefit: Catholic Social Tradition in Action
- Global Health: Catholic Social Tradition in
SESSION FIVE – THURSDAY, FEB. 29, 2024, 1-3:30 P.M.
- Ethics and Moral Decision-Making
- Clinical Dimensions of the Ethical and Religious
Directives for Catholic Health Care
SESSION SIX – THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2024, 1-3:30 P.M.
- Stewarding Our Culture and Identity
- Stewarding Creation: Our Common
SESSION SEVEN – THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2024, 1-3:30
- Models of the Church: Spirit and Structure
- Sponsorship Today
SESSION EIGHT – THURS, MARCH 21, 2024, 1-3:30 P.M.
- Integration and Discernment
- Human Flourishing and Ongoing
For detailed information on the Program and
Is the registration fee per person or per
The registration fee is per person. If a group is attending
from the same location, the registration fee applies to each person who
registers for the program. Each participant must register
Can I purchase individual
This is a formation program that builds on each session. As
a result, it is offered as an integrated, eight-week program. Individual
sessions are not available separately.
Additional Program Details
Note: You must
have a CHA web account to attend this event. If you do not already have one, to
create an account, click
This program is designed to provide ample time for small
group discussions so participants may gain knowledge from presenters and one
another. To ensure that the small groups become a forum for networking and
sharing information and experiences, registrants must participate in all
Sessions are recorded and are made available to registrants
the week after the session. This is done as a courtesy for anyone who cannot
attend a live presentation due to an unexpected absence. In no way should the
recordings be used to take the place of attending the live presentation and
participating in the small group discussions.
Individual and Group Attendance
The online course provides a valuable educational and
formation experience for individuals and teams of participants from the same
facility/location. The difference in the experience for the individual
participant versus persons in a group at the same location is in the small group
discussions. Individuals will be connected with other individual registrants
from across the country in a small group that is developed for individual
Participation as Part of a Group
Many organizations use this online program as an opportunity
for team building and education and to augment their own formation programs.
Executive teams and/or department leads or other groups can register and then
attend together in one room using one computer and one phone line. Based on
experience over the years, we recommend that the group does not exceed eight
persons. If two or three individuals attend from one location, CHA will assign
them to a small group that will include participants from other
Participation as an Individual
Individual registrants can participate from anywhere. They
are assigned to small groups and then connect via phone to other members of
their small group. Participants in previous programs have indicated that
connections they made with members of the group continued well after the online
program concluded. To foster team building within a system, CHA assigns
individuals from facilities within the same system to the same small
Please note CHA does not offer Continuing Education Units
(CEUs) for any programs.
CHA will provide all Foundations Live participants with a
Certificate of Attendance indicating contact hours at the conclusion of the
program. All program registrants will receive an email with a link to the
overall evaluation as well as information regarding the Certificate of
Participants may submit Certificates of Attendance to
relevant organizations that accept proof of contact hours as credit.
American College of
Healthcare Executives: American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) members
may self-report qualifying CEUs using the contact hour information provided on
their CHA Certificate of Attendance. To self-report, log in as a member on the
; use the link on the left-hand
side to self-report applicable contact hours for CEU credit.
NACC Board Certified Chaplains: National Association of
Catholic Chaplains (NACC) board certified chaplain members may self-report their
continuing education hours (CEHs) using the contact hours information provided
on their CHA Certificate of Attendance
information regarding Certificates of Attendance, please contact Danette Thompson, (314) 253-3408.
• A refund of the full registration fee will be given for
cancellations received through January 17, 2024.
• A refund of 75% of the
registration fee will be given for cancellations received after January 17,
There is no additional charge for substitute