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    Organizational Leadership in Academic Medicine for New Associate Deans and Department Chairs

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    The challenges for leaders in academic medicine are many in today’s ever-changing business environment. As a new department chair or associate dean, you are responsible for critical operational functions that guide the success of your institution. The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has developed the Organizational Leadership in Academic Medicine seminar with your unique professional issues in mind. It is designed to ensure you are equipped with the essential leadership and management skills needed to support your institutions' mission and goals.

    As an Associate Dean or Department Chair who has been in your position for three years or less, this is an opportunity to join your colleagues for meaningful networking and skill building in the areas of:

    • Leadership
    • People and team management
    • Financial decision making
    • Communication

    Through highly-interactive sessions taught by expert faculty, you will explore leadership and management practices and techniques that you can apply directly to your roles and responsibilities in medical schools and teaching hospitals.

    Who Should Attend?

    Department chairs and associate deans who are new to their role (first 3 years)

    Upcoming Seminar

    September 24-26, 2024
    Hyatt Regency Tamaya
    Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico

    Application & Fees

    The online application period is now open through June 25. The 2024 registration fee is $2,500 for AAMC members and $2,875 for non-members. The registration fee includes payment for the seminar, all program materials, an opening night dinner, breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks each day, and a farewell reception. The fee does not include the optional CME fee, travel, or hotel accommodations. Due to high demand, applications will be reviewed, and applicants will be notified of acceptance to the seminar on a rolling basis. We encourage you to submit your application early to secure your spot as applications will close on June 25, 2024, or once we have reached capacity. Click here for more information and to begin your application.

    Learning Objectives

    At the completion of the seminar, participants will be able to:

    • Recognize the primary funding sources and challenges related to each of the academic missions
    • Identify ways to achieve economic stability and growth in light of recent financial and economic pressures
    • Apply new skills for managing conflict, building effective teams, and inspiring and leading change
    • Identify strategies for communicating and working effectively with your Dean and your institution’s leadership
    • Explain how diversity and inclusion practices lead to better organizational performance

    Questions? Email learningandleadershipdevelopment@aamc.org.