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The Governance Institute supports the efforts of healthcare boards across the nation to lead stronger organizations and build healthier communities. The Governance Institute provides trusted, independent information, resources, tools, and solutions to board members, executives, and physician leaders.

With membership, all of your board members, C-suite executives, physician leaders, and governance support professionals have access to the following resources:

Continuous: Resources to facilitate effective governance 

Access to hundreds of board education resources: printed, online, and on-demand streaming videos and e-learning
Use of a board portal that is coordinated and connected with Governance Institute resources
Access to expert advisors for custom advice/consulting via phone or on-site.

Monthly and quarterly: Receive new educational content

BoardRoom Press newsletter, Elements of Governance® guides, E-Briefings newsletter, Webinars, videos, case studies, white papers, tools, templates, and more.

Targeted: Specialized resources and networking opportunities

Quarterly e-newsletters and conference education and networking sessions for member cohorts: systems, subsidiaries, independent hospitals, public hospitals, rural and critical access hospitals, children’s hospitals, academic health centers, and governance support professionals.

Ongoing support: Engage with your Governance Institute Service Professional

A service individual is provided to members to support and assist with all components of membership and governance needs: assessment facilitation (including customized development and education planning), board portal help, custom research requests, retreat planning and speaker selection, and one-to-one connection to other members.

Yearly: Use assessments to identify current strengths and gaps

Assessments available for: hospital boards (independents, systems, and subsidiaries), committees, foundation boards, physician group boards, individual board members, and CEO performance evaluation.

Every one to three years: Attend a Governance Institute conference for education, networking, and relationship-building opportunities

Each year, The Governance Institute holds several Leadership Conferences, one Governance Support Forum, and assorted regional, topical, and system forums. Hold a board meeting or retreat in conjunction with a conference and have access to expert faculty at a reduced cost. Governance Institute staff will help facilitate planning for your meeting or retreat.