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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 the end of 2021.

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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.

Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

For assistant professors, build leadership skills, explore pathways for career advancement, and network with peers in a culturally responsive environment.

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.

Mid-Career Minority Faculty Leadership Seminar

For associate professors, enhance leadership skills, build your network and prepare for advancement in a culturally responsive environment.

In-Person Programming

Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

For women at the assistant professor level, build foundational leadership skills and explore paths to leadership in academic medicine and science.

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

For new associate deans and department chairs, strengthen vital skills to succeed in your leadership role and connect with peers facing similar challenges.

Chief Medical Officers (CMO) Leadership Academy

For new and aspiring CMOs, develop and enhance the competencies needed to meet both the clinical and business demands associated with the role.

Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

For women who are associate professors, enhance leadership skills to support your progress along the path to leadership in academic medicine and science.

Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Certificate Program

For emerging leaders in medical education, gain a foundation in leadership theory and applied practice to advance your career.

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. 

11 - 20 of 30 results for "Leadership Development Events"
2022 COTH Administrative Fellows Meeting
  • AAMC Learning Center, Washington, D.C.
  • February 24, 2022 - February 25, 2022
2022 Group on Diversity and Inclusion Professional Development Conference
  • The Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.
  • March 10, 2022 - March 12, 2022
2022 Chief Medical Officers Group (CMOG) and Group on Faculty Practice (GFP) Joint Meeting
  • AAMC Learning Center, Washington, D.C.
  • March 10, 2022 - March 11, 2022
2022 March Government Relations Representatives Meeting
  • AAMC Learning Center, Washington, D.C.
  • March 22, 2022 - March 23, 2022
2022 Council of Deans Spring Meeting
  • Conrad Hilton DC, Washington, D.C.
  • March 24, 2022 - March 26, 2022
2022 WGEA Regional Meeting
  • Hilton Portland Downtown, Portland, OR
  • March 31, 2022 - April 2, 2022
  • Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago Ill.
  • April 5, 2022 - April 7, 2022
2022 GSA-CiM-OSR Professional Development Conference
  • The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Denver, Colo.
  • April 7, 2022 - April 9, 2022
2022 Group on Business Affairs (GBA) and Group on Institutional Planning (GIP) Spring Meeting
  • Hilton San Francisco Union Square, San Francisco, Calif.
  • April 27, 2022 - April 28, 2022
2022 AAMC Biomedical Research Leaders Conference
  • AAMC Learning Center, Washington, D.C.
  • May 4, 2022 - May 5, 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.