(516) 396-6150

1979 Marcus Ave, 101
Lake Success, New York 11042

The Center for Learning and Innovation serves a diverse and growing workforce of more than 43,000 employees. Learners include employees from all levels and areas: administrators, physicians, nurses, technicians, case managers, food service workers, and everyone else. To meet the needs of the various departments throughout the health system, CLI has several programs and services to help advance education.

Learning Initiatives

The Center for Learning and Innovation utilizes hands-on, interactive programs including simulations, games, reflective debriefing, interactive technology, role playing, and group activities to guide learners in best practices. 

Improvement Science

Healthcare institutions spend millions every year on consultants to help analyze and improve processes. Managers at Northwell Health can avoid the added expense of consultants by attending courses at the Center for Learning and Innovation to learn how to implement various operational performance solutions. These courses teach the methodology, techniques and concepts necessary to implement in the worksite. 

Patient Safety Institute

Clinical education is vital to reducing medical errors and infections. The Patient Safety Institute features sophisticated, full-scale patient simulators with computer-based interactive technology. The patient simulators mimic diverse medical scenarios found in all areas of healthcare. The institute is adaptable to all clinical levels and allied health professions, and clinical teams from all over the health system have regularly scheduled sessions. 

Physician Leadership Institute

Building a strong partnership with the physicians in the community is integral to providing exceptional healthcare. As a major part of that effort, the Physician Leadership Institute supports the professional and personal growth in physicians of the health system. 

Scholar Pipeline

The scholar pipeline educates and inspires scholars from grade school through post-graduate school on what it takes to be successful in the many professions that make up the healthcare industry.

Emergency Medical Institute

The Emergency Medical Institute is New York’s premier emergency medical education venue. Conveniently located in Lake Success, The Emergency Medical Institute operates under the Northwell Health Center for Learning and Innovation. The Center for Learning and Innovation is the nation’s largest corporate university in health care.

Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

The Zucker School of Medicine combines the strong clinical and graduate medical education programs of the health system and the robust academic programs of Hofstra University. It also incorporates research conducted at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, the research arm of the health system. These components provide a sturdy foundation for an excellent medical education experience.

Bioskills Education Center

Bioskills Education Center, a member of Northwell Health, is a 6,200 square-foot state-of-the-art education facility that brings the latest operative techniques to attending physicians, medical students, residents, nurses, surgical technologists and others in the medical field.

ALEAD 2.0 Program

There is an increased need for engaged, proactive and innovative leaders.  ALEAD 2.0 is a competency-based curriculum designed to develop the skills and knowledge among current and emerging healthcare leaders that will ensure a talent pipeline for organizational effectiveness and sustainability while providing opportunities to apply these skills and knowledge within an organizational context.

High Potential Development Program

The High Potential Development Program builds an internal pipeline to identify, develop and promote top talent from within the organization.  As aspiring “leaders of tomorrow,” these selected individuals embody passion and a desire to grow their careers in alignment with the health system’s organizational goals.

Get in touch

Call (516) 396-6150 today to learn more about the classes and sessions available at the Center for Learning and Innovation. Representatives are available to answer your call Monday to Thursday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m, and Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Access iLearn

Northwell Health employees and members of the community can register for classes and seminars online. Employees must access iLearn through the Intranet.  Community members can register by clicking on the following link:

Guest registration

Honors & awards

Northwell Health's commitment to the advancement of medicine through education has garnered many national, state and local accolades honoring our facilities, programs and clinicians.

Find out more about the awards, distinctions, and accrediations we have received for superior healthcare.

Professional clinical education

Northwell Health gives students and healthcare professionals the opportunity to get quality clinical experience through a variety of training programs, including nursing fellowships, pharmacy and physics residencies and medicine internships.

1979 Marcus Ave , 101
Lake Success, New York 11042
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