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Dr. Ellen Goldman

Dr. Goldman is an Assistant Professor of Human and Organizational Learning and Director of the Master Teacher Leadership Development Program, a partnership with the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Her scholarship and practice focus on learning and leadership to enhance individual and organizational performance. Dr. Goldman has studied the development of strategic thinking ability and its application to management development and changing organizational culture. Her research identifying work experiences that contribute to the development of expertise in strategic thinking won the Richard A. Swanson Research Excellence Award. Dr. Goldman has also published on learning in medical training and professional development programs. Her current research interests include educational and organizational practices that develop leadership abilities and higher level thinking skills.

Dr. Goldman has over 30 years experience as a healthcare executive and consultant. She has worked with over 300 hospitals and healthcare systems to craft corporate, business and programmatic strategy; assess and implement mergers; identify acquisitions and other growth initiatives, and develop board and managerial leadership. Dr. Goldman holds an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and an EdD from The George Washington University. She consults and teaches nationally with health care systems on strategic thinking and leadership development.


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