Health Leadership Focus

If You’re Looking for the
Next Generation of Health Leaders,
You’ve Come to the Right Place.

Nation’s Only College Dedicated to
Elevating and Expanding Women in Health Leadership

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Who We Are

Founded before the American Revolution,
Salem Academy and College is the oldest school
for girls and women in the United States
HISTORICALLY WOMEN SERVING INSTITUTION
12,024
alumni worldwide
DIVERSE STUDENT BODY
43%
of students from underrepresented groups
OPPORTUNITY MAKERS
Ranked #4
by U.S. News and World Report for Social Mobility
HIGH QUALITY EDUCATION
94%
of faculty hold a terminal degree in their field

What Problems We Solve

Globally,
70% of health sector workers are women
and
only 25% are in senior roles
(WHO 2021)
In the US, women
make up 30% of healthcare executives
and
just 13% of CEOs
(Wyman 2020)

Salem College will reduce the Health Leadership gender equity gap by developing prepared leaders in the health sector through a unique leadership development curriculum focused on health.

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How We Create Health Leaders

Developing leadership competencies

Year 1
Self-Knowledge
Year 2
Relationship Management
Year 3
Systems Thinking
Year 4
Change Management

Signature Programs:

  1. Living Learning Community
  2. Development Seminars
  3. Health Leadership Portfolio Development
  4. Capstone Project Leadership
  5. Development Mentorship Program
  6. Global and Industry Partnered Internships
  7. Faculty-Industry Partnered Research
  8. Development Study Abroad Programs
    … and more.
 
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Our Goal

Salem College graduates are innovative problem solvers who make their communities and the world a better, healthier, more equitable place.

Salem alumnae enter all fields of the health sector from clinical practice, health education, public health, social organizations, biotechnology, and the pharmaceutical sciences.

Discover Our New Majors

  1. Health Advocacy & Humanitarian Systems
  2. Health Communication
  3. Health Humanities
  4. Health Sciences

For more information contact us