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 2023 courses are open for registration through the Governance Education Portal:

April 5 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Achieving Governance Momentum in an Uncertain Environment
Speaker: Kim Russel
May 10 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Maximizing Your Board’s Efficiency
Speaker: Kim Russel
July 12 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
The Board’s Role in CEO Succession Planning
Speaker: Kim Russel
September 20 | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Procurement for Public Hospital Districts
Speakers: Oskar Rey & Josh Kilka, MRSC
November 8 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Public Records Officer Webinar Part II
Speakers: Oskar Rey, MRSC & John Murray, Monument Advocacy


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

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206.281.7211 phone
206.283.6122 fax

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