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Leadership Programs

Several resources exist to help faculty develop their leadership skills. These include the Executive Leadership in American Medicine (ELAM), the Woodruff Leadership Academy and the Harvard Leadership Development for Physicians in Academic Health Centers.

Additional information for each of the below courses can be found here.

Early Career Courses   |   Mid-Career Courses   |   Senior Level Courses 

Early Career Courses

AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar
Women physicians and scientists holding medical school appointments at the instructor or assistant professor level, and in the early stages of leadership positions within their discipline, department or institution.

AAMC Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar
Junior faculty and post docs who aspire to leadership positions in academic medicine. 

Junior Faculty Development Course (Emory)
All instructors and assistant professors in the School of Medicine.

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Mid-Career Courses

AAMC Being a Resilient Leader Workshop
Faculty within the first 15 years for post-training looking to learn leadership skills. 

AAMC Leadership and Management Foundations for Academic Medicine and Science
Targeted at emerging leaders in academic medical centers. 

AAMC Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar
Physicians and Ph.D. scientists holding medical school appointments and leadership positions within their discipline, department or institutions.

AAMC Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Certificate Program
Early to mid-career faculty responsible for, or aspiring to, educational leadership in academic medicine. 

Alliance of Academic Internal Medicine Executive Leadership Program
Individuals seeking knowledge, skills, and attitudes about finances, planning, management, operations, and leadership necessary for managerial success.

Executive Program in Managing Healthcare Delivery (Harvard Business School)
Individuals of health care delivery organizations with more than 10 years of experience in either clinical or nonclinical roles.

Harvard Macy Program for Educators in Health Professions
Physicians, basic scientists, and other healthcare professional educators

Leadership for Physician Executives (The Levison Institute/Harvard Medical School)
Physician Leaders

HERS Institutes for Women in Higher Education Administration
Women faculty and administrators, generally holding mid- to senior-level positions.

Academic Leadership Program (Emory)
Emory's academic leaders.

EM-ProLEAD: Emory Medicine Professional Leadership Enrichment and Development Program (Emory)
Open to all members of Emory Medicine, EM-ProLEAD is a merger of the former PEP (The Executive Program) and PLDP (Physician Leadership Development Program) courses.  The focus of EM-ProLEAD is to enrich leadership skills, enhance business knowledge, and develop strong partnerships across Emory. Please contact Michael Cabe with questions.

Radiology Leadership Academy (Emory)
Early-to-midcareer faculty and staff of the Emory Radiology Dept. who are selected for their potential to grow or gain in their leadership contributions to the department/Emory. Additional information on the Radiology Intranet.

Woodruff Leadership Academy (Emory)
Individuals seeking knowledge, skills, and attitudes for managerial success who are potential future leaders in WHSC.

Goizueta Business of Healthcare Management Program (Emory) (PDF)
Seasoned healthcare professionals, administrators, consultants and others who are involved in the design of healthcare systems, healthcare management and/or the delivery of care. 

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Senior-Level Courses

Leadership Development for Physicians in Academic Health Centers (Harvard School of Public Health)
Physicians in administrative leadership positions in academic health centers.

AAMC Executive Development Programs for Associate Deans and Chairs
Persons currently in Department Chair positions and Associate/Vice Dean positions at AAMC member schools.

AAMC GME Leadership Development Certificate Program
GME leaders, or those aspiring to transition into the role. The newly-designed curriculum will be the most beneficial for new (in position less than 3 years) DIOs, GME Deans, Vice Presidents for Academic Affairs, GME Directors, and others who are responsible for the institutional oversight of GME.

Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM, Drexel University)
Senior female faculty at academic health centers who have attained at least the rank of associate professor. 

Leadership Strategies for Evolving Healthcare Executives (Harvard School of Public Health)
Health care executives and emerging leaders who wish to adapt their knowledge and skills to the constantly changing field.

Harvard Program for Chiefs of Clinical Services
Network and undergo two weeks of intensive and systematic study of some of the critical leadership and management issues facing chiefs, their departments, and teaching hospitals.

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