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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.