Group on Institutional Advancement (GIA)
The Group on Institutional Advancement (GIA) is a professional development group within the AAMC. The GIA is composed of medical school and teaching hospital professionals working in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing, and public affairs..
The GIA is the only national institutional advancement group devoted exclusively to issues affecting academic medicine. Its goal is to enhance awareness and support for medical education, health care, and biomedical research. Members have the opportunity to network with colleagues on common challenges and share solutions in advancing medical schools and teaching hospitals.
Registration Now Open: 2014 AAMC National Professional Development Conference for Institutional Advancement: Sponsored by the Group on Institutional Advancement
Join your colleagues at the 2014 AAMC National Professional Development Conference for Institutional Advancement—the only professional development conference designed exclusively for alumni relations, communications, development, marketing, and public affairs professionals in academic medicine.
DISCOVER the knowledge, perspective, and tools you need to do great things at your institution and in your career. Learn from nationally-renown leaders in medicine and advancement, be inspired to action by memorable speakers, and network with your peers across the country. This conference delivers the best practices and creative ideas you need right now, and the leadership and career development to carry you into the future.
DISCOVER the unexpected in Salt Lake City.
March 26-29, 2014
The Grand America Hotel
Salt Lake City, Utah
Visit our website for detailed program information including conference agenda and registration materials.
GIA members, to take advantage of the discounted member registration fee, please use the direct-to-registration link in the invitation email you received on November 21. For registration assistance contact Susan Rush at email@example.com or (202)741-6425.
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All speakers and facilitators at the 2014 AAMC National Professional Development Conference for Institutional Advancement were strongly encouraged to participate in this free webinar.
In this GIA Leadership Plenary address delivered at the 2012 GIA National Professional Development Conference, AAMC President and CEO Dr. Darrell G. Kirch makes the case for the transformation of academic medicine. Our current economic and political realities suggest a burning platform ripe for change. He discusses the current image of academic medicine—are we the problem or the solution? And he explores our role in creating a better future and the approaches to leadership that can get us there.