Community Health Leadership Program

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2021 Cohort

The Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) is now accepting applications for the 2021 Community Health Leadership Program (CHLP). The SHLI-CHLP is designed to close the gap between academic medicine or academic health centers and the communities of greatest need by connecting to people who are most affected by disparities.  The goal is to develop and/or enhance community health leaders who are educated, motivated, and mobilized to lead community groups in changing health behavior, improving environmental health, and influencing policies to support community health. The 2021 cohort will be held February 26 – April 16, 2021.

The SHLI-CHLP is an 8-session training that is held every Friday for 8 weeks. The program is focused on developing community health leaders, such as: community advocates, leaders of non-profit organizations, and faith-based representatives. The community participants partner in developing community projects that are relevant to the community needs, show evidence of sustainability, and impact health disparities. Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this program will be held virtually via video conference, details to follow.

Participants Will Receive:

  • Complimentary training from nationally recognized public health and policy leaders
  • Opportunity to advance leadership and sustainability skills
  • Certificate of Completion

Community Leaders (CL):

  • Demonstrated interest in addressing health disparities within one’s community
  • Representative of a community organization, coalition, faith-based organization, or 501(c)3

Application Requirements

The following items are required for an application to be considered complete:

  • Submit online application
  • Submit current resume/CV and an individual headshot picture
  • Complete essay portion of application
  • Ability to attend a minimum of 7 sessions on Fridays from 10:00am – 4:30pm (February 26 – April 16, 2021)

For additional information, please call 404-756-8914 or contact:

Jareese Stroud, MPH

Associate Project Director

Satcher Health Leadership Institute

Morehouse School of Medicine


Allyson Belton, MPH

Director, Education and Training

Satcher Health Leadership Institute

Morehouse School of Medicine

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