The program will utilize experienced professors from Georgia Southern’s Masters of Public Health and Masters of Healthcare Administration programs to develop and deliver the state-mandated educational training for hospital executives and board members (H.B. 769). Training will be available throughout the year via in-person, virtual, and on-demand modules to accommodate all styles of learners.

Hospitals Leaders have until Dec. 31, 2020 to complete the curriculum objectives. Any new executive or Board Member will have 12 months from initial hire or appointment.The program is designed to give leaders options and a multitude of times to complete.There is no immediacy or urgency to complete the standards so long as they are done before Dec. 31, 2020.

Training Opportunities


Below are next month's training opportunities.  To ensure proper reporting back to the Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center, we ask that individuals register for virtual or face-to-face sessions.

Standard 1

  • Virtual 
    • March 26 - 5 p.m. (registration closes March 19)
    • April 14 - 5-7 p.m. (registration closes April 4)
    • April 30 - noon-2 p.m. (registration closes April 23)
  • Face to Face
    • May 21 (must be registered for the GHA Center for Rural Health Quarterly Meeting)

Standards 2 – 8

  • Virtual
    • On demand offerings will be available after successful completion of the Standard 1 training and assessment. 


FAQ Brochure

Participation Letter

Board Access Form

2020 Training Calendar

Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center

Curriculum Standards

Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center Hospital Executive Quarterly Report

Hospital Leadership Training Introductory Webinar PowerPoint

Hospital Leadership Training Introductory Webinar Recording