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Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

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This leadership development seminar focuses on women physicians and scientists holding medical school appointments at the associate professor level, and holding leadership positions within their discipline, department or institution. The seminar's three-day curriculum is designed to provide mid-career faculty with the knowledge and skills necessary to support progress along the path to leadership in academic medicine and science. The seminar covers organizational leadership topics and skills demonstrating effective leadership throughout various mission-critical activities.

Participants will benefit from a combination of general sessions and self-selected, small group breakout sessions, providing the ability to tailor the seminar to their specific learning needs and interests. The personalized curriculum and interactivity of this seminar will help attendees discover pathways to leadership and brainstorm ways to advance women in academic medicine and science. Attendees will develop career building skills specific to academic medicine and employ strategic thinking about their career and leadership development.

Who Should Attend?

The Mid-Career Seminar is designed for women physicians and scientists with at least two years of experience at the Associate Professor level and with a faculty appointment at an AAMC member institution. Applicants should have demonstrated leadership ability, either in formal administrative or other leadership roles. As the seminar’s focus is to provide participants with skills and strategies to enhance leadership capabilities at the organizational level, applicants should have a minimum of eight years’ experience in academic medicine and science and be looking to progress to the next step in their career.

Upcoming Seminar

The next live offering of this seminar will take place in late fall 2022. Specific dates and location are being finalized and further details will be announced as soon as possible. 

Application & Fees

The 2019 application fee was $2,300 and included payment for the seminar, course materials, some meals and networking activities. The application fee did not include the optional CME fee, travel, or hotel accommodations.

Application and registration fees for all 2022 in-person programming will be announced in the coming months. Sign up to receive updates.

Program Objectives

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

  • Visualize potential paths to leadership and develop career plans to advance toward that vision.
  • Identify networks of mentors and colleagues in academic medicine and science.
  • Acquire tools and skills necessary for leading teams toward improved organizational and individual performance.

Questions? Email learningandleadershipdevelopment@aamc.org

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