Association & Specialty Programs

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (“AAPD”) is the recognized authority on children’s oral health. Founded in 1947, the AAPD is a not-for-profit professional membership association representing the specialty of pediatric dentistry. As advocates for children’s oral health, the AAPD promotes evidence-based policies and clinical guidelines; educates and informs policymakers, parents and guardians, and other health care professionals; fosters research; and provides continuing professional education for pediatric dentists and general dentists who treat children. Its 10,000 members provide primary care and comprehensive dental specialty treatments for infants, children, adolescents and individuals with special health care needs.

Established in 1987, Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children (“HSHC”) funds and cultivates community-based initiatives that provide quality oral care access to children. HSHC is the charitable arm of the AAPD, and is the nation’s largest dentist-led foundation dedicated to children’s oral health. HSHC works to ensure that all children, regardless of families’ ability to pay, have access to a Dental Home—a place to receive consistent, compassionate dental care.


American Society of Anesthesiologists

ASA is an educational, research and scientific association of physicians organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology and improve the care of the patient.


American Society of Transplant Surgeons

The American Society of Transplant Surgeons represents approximately 1,800 professionals dedicated to excellence in transplantation surgery. Our mission is to advance the art and science of transplant surgery through leadership, advocacy, education and training.


Eruditus Executive Education

Eruditus Executive Education’s broad portfolio of customized and open programs delivered in India, Singapore, Dubai and other global locations offer the frameworks needed to face challenges today and tomorrow.

The Kellogg Digital Transformation Program helps you build the capabilities to understand the business impact of frontier technologies, apply frameworks for value creation and innovation and lead transformation initiatives for sustainable competitive advantage.

This collaboration, between Kellogg School of Management and Eruditus Executive Education, promises an unparalleled educational experience marked by immersive, rigorous academics, engaging real-time case studies and stimulating interaction with fellow executives and Kellogg’s world-class faculty.


Industrial Research Institute

The Industrial Research Institute (IRI) has been an authoritative source of R&D innovation leadership solutions for its member companies since 1938. As a membership association, its member organizations comprise its governance and develop its programs and services to meet their needs.


International Security Management Association

International Security Management Association (ISMA), founded in 1983, is a premier international security association of senior security executives from major business organizations located worldwide. ISMA’s mission is to provide and support an international forum of selected security executives whose combined expertise will be utilized in a synergistic manner in developing, organizing, assimilating and sharing knowledge within security disciplines for the ultimate purpose of enhancing professional and business standards.

Open exclusively to ISMA members, the ISMA Leadership Program is a 4-Day concentrated leadership/management course delivered each Spring at Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, IL


The Association for Convenience and Fuel Retailing

NACS was founded August 14, 1961, as the National Association of Convenience Stores. It is an international trade association representing more than 2,200 retail and 1,600 supplier company members. NACS member companies do business in nearly 50 countries worldwide, with the majority of members based in the United States. The U.S. convenience store industry, with 152,794 stores (as of December 31, 2014) across the country, posted $697.5 billion in total sales in 2014. The convenience retailing industry continues to be dominated by single-store operators, which account for 63.0% of all convenience stores (96,318 stores total).


National Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc.

The National Minority Supplier Development Council advances business opportunities for certified Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises and connects them to its corporate members. One of the country's leading corporate membership organizations, NMSDC was chartered in 1972 to provide increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes.

The NMSDC Network includes a national office in New York and 24 affiliate councils across the country. There are nearly 1,800 corporate members throughout the network, including America’s top publicly-owned, privately-owned and foreign-owned companies as well as universities, hospitals and other buying institutions. The affiliate councils certify and match nearly 12,000 minority-owned businesses with member corporations that want to purchase their products, services and solutions.


Network for Executive Women

The Network of Executive Women (NEW) is the retail, consumer goods and services industry’s largest learning and leadership community, representing more than 9,000 members, 750 companies, 100 national partners and 20 regions in the U.S. and Canada. The Network’s learning, events, best practices, research and leadership development programs advance women, build business and help create a better workplace for all.

The NEW Executive Institute is a premier, 12-month leadership development program for emerging executive women in the retail, consumer goods and services industry. Participants will learn to change outdated thinking, confidently exhibit leadership skills and guide their organizations to the next level of profitability and sustainability. The NEW Executive Institute creates a safe environment for leadership exploration and deep learning at three off-site immersion sessions, a series of webinars and conference calls, one-on-one sessions with an executive coach, ongoing education and networking, and access to the NEW Executive Institute Alumni Support Network.


The PHYSICIAN CEO™ program is developed by SurgiVision® Consultants, Inc. in collaboration with Kellogg.

This program is unique in its focus on practice growth. Other programs train physicians to be managers, to run hospitals and to comply with regulations and billing procedures. The PHYSICIAN CEO™ program is different. It is explicitly entrepreneurial and focuses on topics relevant to physician leadership, particularly around patient-pay medicine.

The PHYSICIAN CEO™ program provides an intensive, MBA-style experience to train physicians with essential business skills. The program consists of four 5-day “Modules” presented approximately 10 weeks apart. Each module is organized around core topics of interest to physicians across all patient-pay medicine specialties. Targeted specialties include ophthalmology, plastic surgery, cosmetic dermatology, concierge medical practices, fertility, anti-aging, orthopedics and other specialty areas.


Regulatory Affairs Professional Society

The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is the largest global organization of and for those involved with the regulation of healthcare and related products, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologics and nutritional products. Founded in 1976, RAPS helped establish the regulatory profession and continues to actively support the professional and lead the profession as a neutral, non-lobbying nonprofit organization. RAPS offers education and training, professional standards, publications, research, knowledge sharing, networking, career development opportunities and other valuable resources, including Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC), the only post-academic professional credential to recognize regulatory excellence. RAPS is headquartered in suburban Washington, DC, with offices in Shanghai and Singapore, and chapters and affiliates worldwide.


Society of University Surgeons

The Society of University Surgeons (SUS) was established in 1938 and is recognized as the premier academic organization dedicated to the advancement of the surgical sciences. The SUS advances surgery by encouraging its members to pursue original investigations in both the clinic and the laboratory and by its members playing key roles in the training of medical students, surgical residents, fellows and junior faculty. The annual meeting of the SUS is the Academic Surgical Congress, a joint meeting with the Association for Academic Surgery, which provides an exciting venue to present, hear and discuss the latest scientific advances in all disciplines pertinent to academic surgery.

The SUS Leadership Agility Program, designed in collaboration with Kellogg School of Management, equips leaders to advance their careers in academic medicine amidst an ever-changing landscape. The September 17-20, 2017 program leverages Kellogg’s strength in meeting the unique design requirements of the healthcare sector through faculty and practitioners who have instructed thousands of healthcare professionals on their leadership journey. This program is rooted in theory-driven knowledge and concrete strategies that allow participants to put new ideas into action.


Women’s Foodservice Forum

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) is the industry’s premier leadership development organization with more than 25 years experience advancing women in the foodservice industry. WFF serves thousands of individuals and hundreds of employers in all segments of the industry including operations, manufacturing, distribution, publishing, consulting and more. Through highly effective and educational events such as the Annual Leadership Development Conference, Executive Summit, leadership development programs and rich networking opportunities, WFF provides the competence and strategic connections needed to make a positive difference in the careers of women all across the foodservice and hospitality industry — operators, manufacturers/suppliers and distributors.

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