USU Medical Executive Skills Course


Public Health Emergency Update

Under the current pandemic situation, we have had to change our MedXellence course venue from in person to virtual.  Until further notice, we will be offering a shortened (four-day) course using the ZOOM platform.  To sign up for the current virtual courses, please select the date under MedXellence Upcoming Courses and register. The June and August 2021 venue TBD.

Please contact the Program Manager at if you have questions.

USU’s MedXellence Course offers current and aspiring MHS leaders an unparalleled opportunity to expand your leadership and management skillsets; through our dynamic course curriculum consisting of inter-related modules that emphasize learning through: 1) Web-based course pre-work, 2) Classroom lectures, and 3) Hands-on small team case study exercises that are based on real-world MHS scenarios. 

Drawing on senior USU faculty and other highly knowledgeable Health Affairs (HA), Defense Health Agency (DHA), and Service Subject Matter Experts, MedXellence provides you with the most powerful, and most currently available information about today’s MHS, as well as what to expect as we face the system’s future changes.  And in so doing, we provide 40 hours of continuing education credit for:

  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Dentists
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Pharmacists
  • Psychologists
  • Optometrists
  • Health Care Executives,
  • Case Managers, and
  • Other related health care professionals

Additionally, MedXellence supports the 1992 Congressional mandate for health care leaders to receive education in healthcare management, and supports the following competencies at the Application level:


Health Law

Organizational Design


Strategic/Performance Planning

Population Health

Financial Management

Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems


Quality Management


Patient Privacy

Patient Safety

Outcome Metrics/Measurement

Strategic Communication

A3 Performance Improvement

Group Dynamics

Public and Media Relations