College of Health Professions

Department of Interprofessional Health Studies

The purpose of Healthcare Leadership Academy is to provide students with exposure to careers in the field of Health Care Management, while providing opportunities to enhance the development of leadership skills and begin to build professional networks.

Students must have at least a 2.0 overall GPA and be a fee-paying undergraduate student to be considered for membership. If you meet this requirement and wish to join, please print, complete and submit this application to Linthicum, room 121. There is an annual membership fee that must also be submitted with the application.  Annual membership is based on an academic year, and dues are determined as follows:

            If paid before February 1st  - $20 (valid until start of following fall semester)

            If paid after February 1st - $10 (valid until start of following fall semester)

Checks may be made payable to “UPD.” You will be notified of your acceptance (contingent on GPA and membership fee) via email within two weeks of your submission. If any questions, please contact Professor Nelson at

Healthcare Leadership Academy application

Dept. Health Science Behavior Expectations (pdf)


Leadership Academy General Meeting - all members encouraged to attend!

The Academy's first general meeting is TBD. This meeting will provide an opportunity to meet the other members of the Academy as well as receive information about upcoming officer elections, committee memberships and our new Sharepoint website.  No RSVP necessary, but we look forward to meeting everyone there!!!


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