Governance & Executive Education

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WSHA & AWPHD Governance Education Team

AWPHD in partnership with WSHA offers its members educational opportunities to increase their knowledge and understanding of hospital governance in Washington state. This education assists executive leadership and board members in assessing and enhancing hospital operations and board effectiveness. Register for upcoming courses and access the OnDemand library of content through the AWPHD and WSHA Governance Education Portal. For more information on how to create an account and register for an upcoming session, use this how-to. Any further questions, please email

Transforming Trauma Workshop

Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2023 | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Registration: $799 per organization (Unlimited staff access) or $99 individual registration

Location: Virtual

Governance Education: Worth 2 credits. *This session will not be recorded.

Workforce wellness starts with you. 

This interactive training and discussion will offer practical tools to help us sustain, individually and collectively, in the face of trauma, secondary trauma and overwhelm. Whether this is related to our work, our personal lives, the pandemic, or other world events. We will discuss what the consequences are as well as strategies for sustaining ourselves and each other.

Register for upcoming Governance Education sessions

To register for upcoming or access past Governance Education sessions, please log into the Governance Education Portal.

Upcoming Governance & Executive Education Sessions

Recording available below

2023 Governance: Rules of the Road

To automatically log your credit hour for this session, please log in through the Governance Education portal.
April 5, 2023 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Achieving Governance Momentum in an Uncertain Environment

Speaker: Kim Russel
May 10, 2023 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Maximizing Your Board’s Efficiency

Speaker: Kim Russel
July 12, 2023 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Board’s Role in CEO Succession Planning

Speaker: Kim Russel
September 20, 2023 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

2023 Procurement for Public Hospital Districts

Speaker: Oskar Rey & Josh Klika, MRSC
November 8, 2023 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

2023 Public Records Officer Webinar Part II

Speaker: Oskar Rey, MRSC & John Murray, Monument Advocacy

2023 Governance: Rules of the Road

This is a great resource to becoming a high-functioning board of commissioners for a public hospital district. To automatically log your credit hour for this session, please log in through the Governance Education portal.

2022 Public Records Officer Webinar for Public Hospital Districts