BRIHTE Leadership Academy

David J. and Kathryn Cole BRIHTE Leadership Academy

(Building and Retaining Inclusive High-Potential Talent and Excellence)

 Program Details and Eligibility Requirements

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(Applications due by Friday, July 29, 2022 at 5:00 pm)

The BRIHTE Leadership Academy is a two year leadership academy designed to identify and prepare high potential, diverse talent, among our current workforce. Utilizing the NCHL Health Leadership Competency model, the method, which allows the organization to create an innovative approach utilizing a longstanding model of “grow your own,” assists MUSC’s pipeline to excellence and inclusion.

Current BRIHTE Scholars:

Kevin Boyd, Chief Security Officer, MUSC Health
Melissa Ann Carroll, Program Coordinator II, MUSC
Ariel Corace, Senior Business Relationship Manager, MUSC Health
Benita Curnell, Nurse Manager, Ambulatory Resource Team, MUSC Health
Tanisha Fielding-Jenkins, Director of Perioperative Outreach and Innovation, MUSC Health
Sharonda Grant, Human Resources Specialist, MUSC Health
Tonya Hazelton, Program Coordinator II, MUSC
Kelli Jenkins, Assistant Director, Diversity Affairs - COM, MUSC
Tiffany McPherson, Clinical Staff Leader, MUSC Health
Dr. Dante Pelzer, Assistant Director, Student Diversity, MUSC
Aszerdee Powell, Grant Administrator II, MUSC
Tabitha Y. Samuel, Assistant Professor/Digital Archivist, MUSC
LaQuana Simmons, Division Human Resources Business Partner, MUSC Health
Jennifer Yonce, Manager, Analytics and Reporting, MUSC Health

This program was created by: Dr. Willette Burnham-Williams, Interim Chief Equity Officer and Assistant Professor; Ms. VeLonda Dantzler, and Dr. DaNine J. Fleming, Associate Chief Officer for Inclusive Excellence and Associate Professor.