Are you a mid-career health educational professional looking to advance to a leadership position? If so, enroll in SOPHE’s UPLIFTS Leadership course.

UPLIFTS is a five-module course that emphasizes strategic skills including change management, diversity and inclusion, systems thinking, and persuasive communication.

As a hybrid course, UPLIFTS incorporates asynchronous and synchronous components for 10 advanced-level continuing educaton contact hours (CECH).

It is recommended for professionals with a master’s degree in a health-related field and a minimum of two years of work experience in public health. Participants include anyone who wants to advance their career and develop skills in change management, persuasive communication, diversity and inclusion, systems thinking, and problem solving and resource management.


This is a 10 hour course broken into five modules that address these skills.

  • Module 1 – Personal Leadership – equity and strengths
  • Module 2 – Team Leadership – communication, diversity and inclusion
  • Module 3 – Conflict Management – self-awareness and problem solving
  • Module 4 – Organizational Leadership – change management, persuasive communication
  • Module 5 – Systems and Inter-systems management – systems thinking

Course Dates

The course is flexible with synchronous and asynchronous portions, which begins Wednesday, May 26. The synchronous sessions are Tuesday, June 8 & Tuesday, June 15, 12:00 – 2:30 pm ET for the summer course. A fall SOPHE course Is Tuesday, November 2 & Tuesday, November 16.

The synchronous sessions teach participants to apply these skills with an ultimate goal to create high-functioning teams and cross-sector partnerships.  There are case studies and discussions in breakout rooms.


Only $250

SOPHE Members $195

The course qualifies for NCHEC’s continuing competency requirements.

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