HMS Leadership in Medicine: Southeast Asia Program

01 August 2021

HMS Leadership in Medicine: Southeast Asia Program

Leadership in Medicine: Southeast Asia Program

Global health care leaders must have expertise in leadership, health care finance and human resource management in order to maintain excellence in service and patient care. With the support of Sunway University and Sunway Medical Centre, the Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Medical Education has developed the Leadership in Medicine: Southeast Asia program to ensure that emerging health care leaders in Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Australia and the Pacific region have access to the world’s leading authorities in safety, quality, complex organizational management and health leadership.

Leadership in Medicine: Southeast Asia is a one-year certificate program consisting of three, four-day residential workshops (in Bandar Sunway, Selangor, Malaysia and Boston, Massachusetts, US), pre-recorded lectures and interactive webinars focused on relevant and complementary topics. The program is designed for senior and executive-level hospital, primary care, recuperative care, community and other health care facility administrators, chiefs of staff, hospital board members, chief nursing officers, department directors and other health care professionals with supervisory, management or executive-level responsibilities.

The Leadership in Medicine: Southeast Asia program will also be of benefit to clinicians who are transitioning or seeking to transition into administrative management or executive roles. Medical and non-medical personnel and staff who aspire to become directors, executives and administrators will also find tremendous value in the knowledge and skills taught. Harvard Medical School looks forward to reviewing applications from all members of the health care community. 

Sunway Scholarship Deadline

Application Deadline

Program Begins

November 19, 2021 January 21, 2022 March 1, 2022 

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Who Are We Looking For?

Candidates for the program should indicate any doctoral-level degree (for example: MD, PhD, MBBS, MBChB, DNP, DMD, DDC, PharmD) or master’s level degree (for example: MBA, MPH, MSc.)

This program will benefit hospital and other health care leaders such as:

  • Senior and executive-level administrators including vice presidents and C-suite executives
  • Chiefs of staff
  • Chief nursing officers
  • Hospital board members
  • Department directors
  • Other health care professionals with supervisory, management or executive-level responsibilities
  • Clinicians who are transitioning or seeking to transition into administrative, management or executive roles
  • Mid-level medical and non-medical personnel who aspire to become directors, executives or administrators or obtain other positions of leadership within the health care industry

In the most recent cohort, the following countries were represented:
• Australia
• Cambodia
• India
• Indonesia
• Malaysia
• New Zealand
• Philippines
• Singapore
• Thailand
• Vietnam

Workshop 1

Workshop 2

Workshop 3

March 1-4, 2022 September 12-15, 2022 March 6-9, 2023
Live Virtual Selangor, Malaysia Boston, United States

Webinar

Register for a Leadership in Medicine: Southeast Asia information session to hear from program director Sayeed Malek, learn more about the program and have your questions answered. You can choose only one webinar to attend at https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7WCs2ZghS3q07dLGxHYlVQ.

Tuition Fees

Due to ongoing COVID-19 impacts, the current tuition for this program has been reduced to: $13,900 (USD) for all students.

The standard full program tuition is $14,900 (USD). 

Program tuition does not include airfare, accommodations, meals or educational materials. 

Sunway Scholarships

There are a limited number of scholarships supported by Sunway University and Sunway Medical Centre that are available for students in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Cambodia and Myanmar. Preference is given to candidates employed in public institutions or non-governmental organizations. When applying for a scholarship, candidates should indicate in their scholarship statement why they merit consideration for support. The Sunway Scholarship is awarded based on merit and demonstrated financial need, the reduction is given at 50% & 25% off the cost of tuition with most reductions awarded at 25%.

For more information, visit the website at hms.harvard.edu/limsea or check the brochure

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