Accelerate Leadership Program


The Accelerate Leadership Development Program is an excellent resource for individuals looking to develop and enhance their leadership skills. The program is specifically designed to empower and equip the next generation of leaders at SIU SOM, with practical application being a primary focus. Participants will have numerous opportunities to connect with alums and other leaders across the organization, providing an environment for growth and learning. The program's ethos is to help you discover your strengths, leadership style, and desired leadership character you want to develop.

Our program is built around an innovative and dynamic curriculum, providing participants with the skills and knowledge you need to thrive in today's fast-paced and ever-changing healthcare environment. 

By participating in the program, you will gain valuable skills, knowledge and connections that will help you become a more effective leader and achieve your professional goals.

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Accelerate Program FAQs

The Accelerate Program is an offering of cHOP to help developing leaders leverage their skills in key domains pertinent to their effectiveness as managers and leaders in our organization.

Click here, to download a copy of the program overview. 

Designed as a 12-month program, Accelerate features six live sessions, as well as coaching and group discussion to support participants' leadership journeys. The readings and videos will typically take 4-6 hours of prep time between sessions, or approximately 1 hour per week.  All participants are expected to participate in all of the group sessions in order to benefit from the program, and should make every effort to protect the time for the same.

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Director of Accelerate Leadership Development Program | Sookyung Suh, Ph.D.