The Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar is an engaging and comprehensive program designed for women physicians and scientists holding medical school faculty appointments at the assistant professor level*, with at least one year experience in their faculty role (e.g. received faculty appointment prior to February 2018), and considering leadership positions within their discipline, department, or institution.*Instructors will be considered based on experience.
This three and a half-day program provides an introduction to the knowledge and skills needed to pursue leadership roles within academic medicine and science. The program consists of general sessions and concurrent workshops on various topics including:
- Working Through Differences: Personality Types at Work
- Fundamentals of Leadership
- Time, Email Management and Organizational Skills
- Communicating as a Leader
- Leading Teams
- And small group concurrent workshops on academic promotion for your faculty track and other leadership skills necessary for skill development and advancement
Additionally, the program also includes faculty and peer mentoring sessions on your personal statement and development of your CV; as well as morning and afternoon yoga sessions to promote wellness. Throughout the program, participants learn and engage with each other, developing a valuable network of colleagues that extends far beyond the program.
Seminar faculty from schools throughout the United States and Canada have been chosen for their specialized knowledge and demonstrated leadership capabilities. They offer valuable knowledge, inspiring stories, and practical advice to support career advancement.
The online application period is will close on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 11:59 pm, Eastern Time. For more information, a preliminary agenda, and to apply, please visit our website.
A second Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar will take place on July 27-30, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri. More information, including dates to apply, will become available in mid-February 2019.
Questions? Visit our FAQ page.
For questions about this seminar, please contact Christina DeLucia. For questions about the application process, please contact Nicholas Santolla. For conference logistics questions, please contact Alexandra Adsit.