EMERGE Leadership Development Program

In a healthcare landscape marked by ongoing change and increased demands on organizations to achieve more with limited resources, professionals in older adult services play a crucial role. They are expected not only to lead but also to drive innovation. To support these professionals, LeadingAge California offers EMERGE, a year-long leadership development program that goes beyond the basics. 

Since 2010, EMERGE has been a catalyst for individuals seeking to transform their leadership skills to successfully lead highly engaged and innovative organizations. EMERGE doesn't just provide education; it inspires and challenges participants. It encourages creative problem-solving and thinking outside the box. This program nurtures resilience, sparks a deep sense of purpose, and fosters forward-looking mindsets. Furthermore, EMERGE creates a strong network of like-minded peers who offer valuable mentorship and support. Together, they become a force for change, reshaping the landscape of older adult services. In a world where achieving more with less is the order of the day, EMERGE equips professionals to lead and innovate with a significant impact.

Applications Now Closed for 2024-2025 Cohort

All applications will need to be submitted electronically. Applications must be received by February 23, 2024 to be considered. Applications that fail to meet all guidelines or are incomplete will not be considered. Applicants will receive notification of acceptance into the EMERGE Leadership Development program the week of March 11, 2024. The next round of applications will open in the Fall of 2024. Learn more about the application and process here