AUPHA provides educational webinars to provide on-the-spot training on a variety of topics.  Recordings are available to AUPHA members complementary via the AUPHA Network.  Scheduled webinars are listed on the Event Calendar

Program Director Webinars

  "This is such a valuable presentation; I also appreciate the handbook.  As a new PD, your webinar series is my training ground."
-Sherdeana Owens, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi 
Designed by your peers, AUPHA developed the Program Director Webinar Series to support new and existing Program Directors, as well as prepare individuals who are considering a Program Director position.  Past webinars are available to AUPHA members.  

Past Webinars

Program Director 101

New Program Director Orientation, Joel Lee, DrPH, University of Georgia

Designed for new and future Program Directors, Program Director 101 broadly explores the roles and responsibilities most commonly associated with the position of Program Director and shares tips to navigate the not-always-smooth-pathway to success.  

Program Director 201

The PD 201 Webinar tackles the issues of fostering and maintaining relationships as a Program Director, specifically:
  • Building a faculty: Negotiating as an employer, as well as ensuring the new faculty member’s success, Joel Lee, DrPH, University of Georgia 
  • Student Recruitment: What attracts and keeps the most promising students to a program, R. Brooke Hollis, MBA, Cornell University
  • Preceptors & Internships: Designing a meaningful field experience, working with preceptors, including getting your students funded, Tom McIlwain, MPH, PhD, Clayton State University
  • Alumni & External Relations: Engage alumni to support students as future health administration leaders and their alumni associations, Amy Edwards, Virginia Commonwealth University
Program Director 202

Marketing, Promoting, and Maintaining Your Brand
Sharon Buchbinder, RN, PhD, Stevenson University; Susan Casciani, MS, MBA, FACHE, Stevenson University; Kenneth Johnson, PhD, FACHE, Weber State University

Program Director 301

Succession Planning, Joel Lee, DrPH, University of Georgia; Stephen Mick, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University

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Educational Webinars

A variety of educational webinars addressing aspects of health administration education are offered throughout the year.

A sample of past events include:

Contact Us

  • Questions about Program Director Webinars? Contact Lacey Meckley for information.
  • Questions about educational webinars? Interested in presenting? Contact Lucinda Flowers for information.