This popular and highly interactive seminar provides women at the assistant professor level with foundational leadership knowledge and skills that will enable them to achieve their career goals, advance, and thrive as a successful leader in academic medicine and science.
The seminar will present a foundation for modeling leadership behavior, and participants will learn critical skills and strategies to assist them as they prepare for academic promotion/advancement and to identify and take advantage of leadership opportunities. Due to the content focus, applicants’ CVs must highlight activities that demonstrate progress towards academic promotion and engagement in leadership roles. Examples of these activities will vary depending on the individual’s career path. Examples of progress towards promotion may include publications or other scholarly works, grant awards, teaching, or clinical activities. Examples of leadership roles may include formal and informal leadership roles such as leading a lab group, membership in or chairing an institutional or national committee, course director, director of a fellowship program or clinic, etc.