Leadership Development

ABCs of Leading at UCSF

Action labs for navigating today's priorities of financial health, racial injustice and the COVID-19 surge as a supervisor or manager.


Leading the Frontline

5-module series offered in a blended format of online content and facilitated events designed for emerging leaders, new supervisors and program/project managers who have direct responsibility for the work of others. Covers self-awareness, communication, team performance, coaching others and building your resiliency. By the end of this series, participants will be able to implement leadership practices that engage and support a team towards success.


Management Practice Series

A series of short workshops to enable understanding key management policies and best practices, presented by the experts responsible for administering the respective policy/practice. Required for all new UCSF Health and Campus directors, managers and supervisors, and recommended as a periodic refresher for existing managers. Individual classes cover: Attendance Monitoring, Benchmarking, Compensation and Classification, Corrective Action, Developing a Job Description, Interviewing and Selection, Engagement, Leading Everyday PRIDE, Leave of Absence, Legal Issues and Risk, Privacy in the Workplace, Reasonable Accommodation, Performance Management, Supervising within Equal Employment Opportunity Policy & Law, Understanding Patient Experience, Workers' Compensation, Return-to-Work & Ergonomics.


    New Leader Onboarding

    This program is offered monthly to managers and supervisors who are new to UCSF or internally promoted into their first supervisory/management role. A blended module with topics including:  understanding the culture of UCSF and the implications for leading people, navigating the larger support systems and structure, as well as identifying criteria for becoming a successful leader.


    Trust Toolkit

    Self-assessment, curated learning and action planning guide to help strengthen, build and restore trust with individuals and teams.


    UC Leadership Cohorts

    Leadership development cohorts involve UC-wide seminars and intersession assignments to enhance your learning experience and sense of community, benefit inter-campus and cross-functional involvement, as well as enable the full participation, success and advancement of our people. Includes the UC-Coro Systemwide Leadership Collaborative and the UC Women's Initiative for Professional Development (UC WI) programs.


    UC People Management Series and Certificate

    A systemwide certificate program consisting of core and elective courses, including systemwide e-courses and locally identified instructor-led courses. Topics include: Performance Management, Managing People, Managing Implicit Bias, Administration & Operations, Change Management and Communications.


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