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Leadership Development


The AAMC provides executives, faculty, and administrators at member institutions with the skills required to lead and transform today’s dynamic academic medical centers. Whether you are a senior-level leader, new to a leadership position, or in a role where you want to make a difference in your community and profession, AAMC can help you prepare to lead academic medicine into the future.

For a full list of all of our leadership development courses, please consult our leadership course catalog.


Upcoming Courses

Chief Medical Officers (CMO) Leadership Academy

CMO Leadership Academy

This exclusive, 18-month executive training program develops and enhances the administrative and leadership competencies of participants to successfully meet both the clinical and business demands associated with the CMO role. Application process now open!


Executive Development Seminar for Deans

Designed for newly appointed permanent, interim, and acting deans, this seminar is intended to quickly orient participants to the responsibilities that are integral to this key leadership position. Deans will learn from national experts and have the opportunity to problem-solve current issues at their institutions. Registration now open!


Group on Information Resources Leadership Institute

The GIR Leadership Institute is a four-day, highly interactive seminar that provides new and emerging leaders with the knowledge, insight, and tools needed to support and advance the IT and data/informatics practices, policies, and services within our complex multi-mission organizations. Application process now open!


Leadership and Management Foundations for Academic Medicine and Science

Leadership and Management

Designed to prepare new and emerging leaders to be successful in a leadership role, this seminar provides critical knowledge and skill-building experiences in core areas vital to leadership and management. Application process now open!


Leadership Week

Leadership 3

Three workshops over five days designed to provide participants with direct access to what it is to be a leader and what it is to exercise leadership effectively. Registration now open!



Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

To develop academic medicine’s leadership pipeline, this three-day seminar is designed for junior faculty who are members of underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups aspiring to leadership positions. Registration now open!