The Fund supports networks of state health policy decision makers to help identify, inspire, and inform policy leaders.
The Milbank Memorial Fund supports two state leadership programs for legislative and executive branch state government officials committed to improving population health.
The Fund identifies and shares policy ideas and analysis to advance state health leadership, strong primary care, healthy aging, and sustainable health care costs.
Keep up with news and updates from the Milbank Memorial Fund. And read the latest blogs from our thought leaders, including Fund President Christopher F. Koller.
The Fund publishes The Milbank Quarterly, as well as reports, issues briefs, and case studies on topics important to health policy leaders.
The Milbank Memorial Fund is is a nonpartisan foundation focused on improving the health of communities and entire populations.
The Public Sector Leadership Consortium, a collaborative effort between the Center for Health Care Strategies, the Milbank Memorial Fund, and the National Association of Medicaid Directors, draws from the three organizations’ experiences to maximize its collective impact in supporting public leaders, particularly those in the health and human services fields and public leaders who are working to advance health policy and improve health outcomes.
Public sector leaders are essential to economic stability of states and the health and well-being of their residents. They are responsible for administering billions of state and federal dollars, setting and managing strategic direction for public services, and navigating the complex web of state government and community relationships. Despite this critical role, there is scant investment in public sector leadership development.
This fact sheet outlines the Framework for Public Sector Leadership, which draws from both academic research and insights from leaders across the field, to serve as a guide for both public sector leaders and their teams, as well as rising leaders. This competencies-based framework was jointly developed by the Public Sector Leadership Consortium. It is built on the core belief that leadership does not necessarily result from an individual’s formal position, but rather one rising to the occasion as a leader, regardless of where they sit within an organization.
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Leadership Forward is a podcast and blog series, jointly developed by the Public Sector Leadership Consortium, which explores the application of the Framework for Public Sector Leadership, a competency framework that outlines the domains and skills critical to the success of public sector leaders and their teams. The series explores the application of the framework through conversations with public sector leaders and experts.
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