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Covenant Health is an innovative, Catholic regional delivery network and a leader in values based, not-for-profit health and elder care. We sponsor hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living residences and other health and elder care organizations throughout New England.

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Governance Institute is to bring together Board members and senior leadership from across the System for a time dedicated to strengthening and advancing our mission and governance through collaboration, education and strategic planning. 

We are certainly experiencing unprecedented challenges and changes within the healthcare industry and the importance of clear, consistent and unified leadership and governance during these challenging times is paramount. 

We hope that you will make your attendance at this event a priority and we look forward to seeing you there.


Noon Thursday, October 28, 2021 - Welcome Lunch/Registration/Check-In

1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, October 28, 2021 

  • Welcome and Meeting Overview
  • Opening Reflection
  • President & CEO Report
  • Covenant Governance Structure
  • The Role of the Local Board (Panel Discussion)
  • Fiduciary Responsibilities
  • Compassion
  • Missioning Service
  • Group Dinner

8 a.m. to noon Friday, October 29, 2021

  • COVID Pandemic Overview
  • Compassion Stories from Pandemic (Panel Discussion)
  • Keynote Speaker: Carol Taylor
  • Current Issues Impacting Healthcare
  • Strategic Planning Breakout Sessions
  • Closing Remarks and Reflection
  • Lunch

View a full program here.


Tell us you'll attend, take this quick survey to tell us if you need accommodations, if you'll bring a guest and any other requests.


Please contact Nicole Goodreau at or 781.720.9128