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Academic medicine is changing—and so is leadership.  

Leadership development has never been more essential to anticipating, navigating, and solving the complex challenges facing today’s medical schools and teaching hospitals. Whether you are an executive-level leader, new to a leadership position, or in a role where you want to make a difference in your community and profession, the AAMC can help you prepare to lead yourself, your team, and your organization into the future.

With the health and safety of our constituents and staff as our top priority, the AAMC has canceled all planned in-person meetings through June 30, 2021. In the interim, the AAMC is offering select online leadership development workshops and seminars. Learn more about our virtual programming.

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A man leads a meeting of his colleagues: two women and two men.

Leading in Difficult Times Toolkit

Unprecedented times call for extraordinary leaders. At the AAMC, we recognize the impact the global outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has on our medical schools, teaching hospitals, and academic health systems.

To support the communities we serve, we have created a virtual resource library. 

Explore The Toolkit

Virtual Programming

Transforming Conflict into Collaboration

For all faculty and staff, discover strategies for having productive conversations and creating a respectful environment in which to resolve conflict.

Leadership Development Seminar for Women Faculty in Medicine and Science

For assistant and associate women faculty professors, learn strategies for gaining visibility, career advancement and promotion opportunities.

Successful Department Chair Toolkits

Explore Our Catalog of In-Person Programming

Discover opportunities to transform your organization and advance your career with our leading-edge learning offerings.

Download the interactive catalog (PDF)

Interested in Joining Our Faculty Team?

We’re looking for experienced speakers to serve on our faculty team for AAMC leadership development programs, seminars, and workshops. Please complete and submit the form if you’re interested in being considered.

Download the speaker intake form (PDF)

Successful Department Chair Toolkits

Discover the AAMC's series on becoming a successful department chair. These toolkits provide guidance for those in everything from interim roles to seasoned leaders. 

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AAMC Career Development Program for MOSAIC Scholars

The AAMC Career Development Program for Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) Scholars will provide a multichannel educational program for cohorts of National Institutes of Health (NIH)-awarded K99/R00 scholars, with the goal of facilitating the transition of promising postdoctoral researchers from diverse backgrounds into independent faculty careers in research-intensive institutions.

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Find scheduled leadership development programs and more using the filters below. 

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2021 AAMC Mid-Career Minority Faculty Leadership Seminar
  • This is a virtual event
  • October 27, 2021 - October 28, 2021
  • This is a virtual event
  • November 8, 2021 - November 10, 2021
2021 Leadership Development Seminar for Women Faculty in Medicine and Science
  • This is a virtual event
  • December 7, 2021 - December 9, 2021
Learn Serve Lead 2022: The AAMC Annual Meeting
  • Nashville, Tenn.
  • November 11, 2022 - November 15, 2022

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Academic Medicine

Academic Medicine, a peer-reviewed monthly journal, serves as an international forum for the exchange of ideas and information about policy, issues, and research concerning academic medicine.

AAMC GSA Professional Development Initiative

The GSA PDI helps professionals stay relevant in the dynamic medical school environment, realize their potential and a fulfilling career in student affairs, work collaboratively within and across student affairs areas at their schools, and develop a strong network of collegial support in the student affairs medical school community.