Bluford Healthcare Leadership Institute

About Bluford Healthcare Leadership Institute

The Bluford Healthcare Leadership Institute is a professional development program for sophomores with an interest in healthcare, including both non-clinical and clinical.
Phase I is a two week introduction to healthcare administration held May 28 to June 12, 2019 in Kansas City, MO. Includes a $1200 stipend upon successful completion and travel reimbursement with food and lodging expenses covered.
Engage with national leaders from the fields of public policy, public health, health law, and much more!
Phase II is a 10 week paid internship in Summer 2019 in a premier healthcare environment based upon successful completion of Phase I. Internship sites have included Allscripts, America's Essential Hospitals, Atrium HealthCare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Delta Dental, Duke University Hospital, John Hopkins All Children's Hospital, Novant Health, Polsinelli Law, Walgreens, and other premier healthcare environments.
Fun social and cultural activities planned during Phase I, as well.


Bluford Healthcare Leadership Institute Scholar

May 2023 - June 2023 Kansas City, MO
“I really liked the cohort, which helped develop me with like-minded peers in the healthcare field.”
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