Governance & Executive Education

WSHA in partnership with AWPHD offers an Executive Education and Governance Certification program to increase knowledge and understanding of hospital governance in Washington State, and assist Executive and board leadership in assessing and enhancing board effectiveness. Members who participate in these learning opportunities can earn their Health Care Governance certification.

The WSHA and AWPHD Governance Education Portal is your centralized hub to access courses and your personal learner profile. For more information on how to create an account and how to login please email

The following 2024 courses are open for registration through the Governance Education Portal:

January 24 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
New Commissioner Welcome & Training for PHDs
Speaker: Matt Ellsworth and Joanna Castellanos, AWPHD
September 18 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Procurement for Public Hospital Districts
Speakers: Oskar Rey, MRSC


Contact Us

Washington State Hospital Association
999 Third Avenue
Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98104

Map / Directions

206.281.7211 phone
206.283.6122 fax

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