HLA Basic Level One: 6 Hour Leadership Course

Explore the concepts of medical leadership and management, an introduction to The HLA 6 Pillars of Leadership.

HLA Basic Level Three: 50 Hour Certificate in Leadership

Gain experience applying your leadership skills and knowledge. You will benefit from a variety of teaching methods including didactic lectures, workshops and directed self-study.

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HLA Intermediate Level One

Gain membership of the Institute of Leadership and Management by completing our 200 hour programme that is delivered over 6-12 months and mapped to 20 credits for our Masters Programme.

HLA Intermediate Level Two

Build on what you learnt in our Intermediate Level One programme and become a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management. This 225 hour programme is usually delivered over 12 months.

The HLA Associate Membership

The HLA Associate membership allows you to join an exciting and dynamic community of healthcare professionals from across the world.

The HLA Scholarship

The HLA Scholars programme is a prestigious scholarship that recognises those with proven leadership ability and gives them the opportunity to take their leadership skills to the next level. Medics.Academy provides the academic credentials and infrastructure that underpins many of The HLA programmes.

HLA Post-Nominals

Have your experience in the HLA recognised with a formal qualification and 'MHLA' post nominal letters after your name. Sign up and gain recognition here.

"You learn so much about yourself"

Dr Asha Thomson MBE, Speciality Doctor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Senior Clinical Teacher Oral Surgery, Anxiety Management Sedation Practitioner, Senior Leadership Fellow NHSE, Chair of the Dental Leadership Alumnus

“Networking, excitement, opportunities, fun, friends for life but one of the biggest things is if you want to be a change maker, then the HLA programme is for you. You learn so much about yourself, that is such an important part of the program.”


Olamide Dada, Medical Student and Founder of Melanin Medics, HLA Alumnus 2019/20, Rising Star in Healthcare 2020 Award Winner

“The best thing about my time in the HLA programme was the incredible people I met and the ample opportunities within it. They see your potential and push you to maximise it by getting involved with various different projects that benefit you in the long run.”

"A great opportunity"

Jacob Oguntimehin, Medical Student, Founder & Director of The Aspiring Medic's Support (TAMS), Deputy Chair BMA Medical Students Committee, HLA Alumnus 2021

“The HLA is a platform for people who are looking to improve their leadership skills. I think it’s a place for people who know they have potential but need someone to push them further. It’s been a great opportunity to meet like-minded healthcare professionals.”

"A great framework"

Maredudd Harris, F2 doctor, former HLA scholar

“The HLA is a great framework to develop skills that are not only useful in day to day life and medical practice but also will stay with me throughout my whole career.”

"New insights"

Yousef Eltuhamy, F2 Doctor at NHS

“Providing you with new insights, new ideas and new brilliant people to help you grow!"

"A new perspective"

Nadine Abbas, NHS Doctor, HLA Cohort Director at The Healthcare Leadership Academy

“I feel like The HLA has given me a new perspective, one that I wouldn’t have had if I had stayed within the medic bubble. I feel that the network has been an important factor that we have been lucky to be given whilst part of The HLA. The wide variety of speakers that we get to meet and the like minded students who have the same ambitions, ideas and goals.”