Hospital Development

Hospital Development Core Curriculum


November 5-8, 2019
Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center
Tempe, AZ

Hospital Development (HD) staff maintain a close, collaborative relationship with hospitals throughout the United States, to help define, shape and guide their roles in the donation process. HD staff require core competencies and skills to execute their role effectively. this course offers instruction and skill-development in these HD areas:

Hospital Development Skills

Who Should Attend

The Hospital Development Core Curriculum (HD) is designed to share and teach 'best practices' to HD professionals and any OPO professionals wishing to develop and grow HD skills. This course is not intended as an initial HD orientation course. It is designed to supplement existing HD knowledge and provides a forum to explore resources, learn best practices and share with colleagues from across the country. It is recommended that those attending this course should have at least three months of experience in HD. To build upon the HD knowledge and prepare new and future leaders, an Advanced HD Summit will be offered in the spring.

Location and Accommodations

The Tempe Missions Palms Hotel and Conference Center is five miles from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The hotel is located in downtown Tempe and within walking distance of more than 170 shops, galleries and restaurants. The hotel is a certified conference center, creating a high-quality learning experience. Tempe Mission Palms offers many amenities, including an outdoor swimming pool with two whirlpools, complimentary fitness center and tennis courts. To learn more about the hotel, please visit



Updated 12-21-2018