Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management (GCHM)

How Leadership Can Change the Face of Healthcare

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Admissions for January 2023 are now open.

Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management (GCHM)

The McGill Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management is a joint initiative between the McGill Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Desautels Faculty of Management. The GCHM is a 8-month, 15 credit graduate certificate program which takes place entirely online. The 15 graduate credits can be brought forward for advanced standing in the International Masters for Health Leadership program at McGill

This certificate provides the formal managerial training of healthcare professionals assuming leadership positions. Renowned McGill University professors will teach a curriculum that addresses the key competencies of the Leader Role in the CANMEDS educational framework of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.


Dr. Leslie Breitner, Academic Director GCHM

Students will gain new perspectives and the transferable skills needed to lead with confidence in a hospital-based division or private practice.

Dr. Adrian Dancea, Program Director of the GCHM

Healthcare organizations face the same challenges as typical businesses, which highlight the importance of equipping healthcare workers with the management competencies needed.


Is this program for me? 

This program is designed for physician leaders and other healthcare professionals who are looking for managerial skills which will impact the quality, efficiency, and fiscal responsibility of healthcare delivery.

Students will gain new perspectives and the transferable skills needed to lead with confidence in a hospital-based division or private practice. 


Admissions for the GCHM cohort starting January 2023 are now open. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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