The Bluford Healthcare Leadership Institute (BHLI) is a prestigious, intense professional development program designed to expose minority scholars with exceptional leadership potential to today’s challenging healthcare landscape and to encourage the scholars’ interest in healthcare professions. The Institute will take advantage of the dynamic business, cultural, and healthcare community of Kansas City, MO and leverage the national reputation of its founder and executive director, John W. Bluford III, to expose the participating scholars to mentors and experiences unique to this institute. The BHLI will enhance the scholars’ knowledge, understanding, and practice of the key leadership traits that increasingly will be required of leaders in the 21st century healthcare environment.
Who Can Apply
Currently enrollment is limited to 12 outstanding sophomores from Fisk University, Lincoln University, North Carolina A & T State University, Morehouse College and the University of Missouri-Kansas City.