UC Davis Health Coro Leadership Academy

The 2019 UC Davis Health Coro Leadership Academy
application period is closed.

This program offers experiential leadership development for employees classified as supervisors or above.

UCDH has partnered with the Coro Center for Civic Leadership to build leadership excellence within our organization through their proprietary curriculum and teaching methodology. This program is designed to build collaborative and innovative results-oriented leadership skills. The Coro program incorporates a variety of activities including assessments, classroom instruction, panel presentations, individual development planning, group projects and reflective writing.

Program Schedule

The UC Davis Health Coro Leadership Academy requires an investment from the Employee, the Department and the University. Participation at each of the eight sessions is mandatory, requiring the full support of the department/division. There are no make-up sessions. Sessions are held every other week from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, except as noted:

  • Session 1: Thursday, August 22 (8:00 am – 5:00 pm)
  • Session 2: Thursday, September 5
  • Session 3: Thursday, September 19
  • Session 4: Thursday, October 3
  • Session 5: Thursday, October 17
  • Session 6: Thursday, October 31
  • Session 7: Thursday, November 14
  • Session 8: Thursday, November 21

UCDH employees who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply for CORO:

  • Career status
  • Minimum 2 years employment
  • Supervisor or above employment classification

Program candidates should demonstrate the following characteristics and experience:

  • Evidence of leadership experience through meaningful involvement in our workplace
  • Strong personal initiative and motivation
  • Demonstrates intellectual curiosity, innovative thinking and creativity
  • Ability to work well within a diverse group
  • Desire to make continued contributions to UC Davis Health

Outcomes from the Coro Leadership Academy include:

  • Enhanced leadership abilities particularly in the areas of interpersonal communication
  • Analysis of resources and systems
  • Effective facilitation of groups and understanding of group dynamics
  • Skills to initiate innovations across all levels of the university
  • Cohesive networks with other leaders at UC Davis Health


Contact UC Davis Health Training and Development at HS-T-D@ucdavis.edu.