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Learning to Lead

We aim to offer comprehensive leadership and professional development programming tailored to meet the varied needs of the School of Medicine faculty. Check out our offerings below!

Deadline for Nomination/Application

Program Start Date

Program

Eligibility Criteria

Point of Contact

March/April

Early September

Academic Career Leadership Academy in Medicine (ACCLAIM)

Junior faculty with an emphasis on underrepresented groups

Bryant Murphy, MD
bryant_murphy@med.unc.edu

No Application

Ongoing

Association of Professional Women in Medical Sciences

Membership may be granted to any faculty member who is committed to the mission of APWIMS

Jennifer M. Wu, MD MPH
jennifer_wu@med.unc.edu

Rolling

Ongoing

Making the Case

Faculty with an idea they would like to implement at UNC

Lauren Westervelt, MPH
lauren_westervelt@med.unc.edu

No application

Ongoing

Coaching Skills for Leaders Program

Faculty with leadership positions such as division chief, clinic director, training or education director, etc interested in developing leadership coaching skills

Bryant Murphy, MD
bryant_murphy@med.unc.edu

No application

Ongoing

Internal Coach Training Program

Faculty with leadership positions such as division chief, clinic director, training or education director, etc interested in becoming certified internal peer coaches

Bryant Murphy, MD
bryant_murphy@med.unc.edu

September

January

UNC Physicians Clinical Leadership Program

Advanced leadership training for UNC SOM faculty, UNC PN, UNC Rex, UNC Caldwell Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers

Bryant Murphy, MD
bryant_murphy@med.unc.edu

Rolling

Rolling

Chairs Leadership Program

Recently appointed department chairs, center directors, or vice deans

Stephen P. Bogdewic, PhD, MA
stephen_bogdewic@med.unc.edu

Deadline for Nomination/Application

Program Start Date

Program and Sponsor

Eligibility Criteria

Point of Contact

March/April

Early August

University Leadership Education and Development (ULEAD), Office of Human Resources

SHRA (SPA) or EHRA (EPA) permanent employee who is currently working in a managerial role (directly responsible for at least one lower supervisor) or who manages a program that is University-wide or of significant size and complexity

Rochelle Stojnic, OHR
rochelle_stojnic@unc.edu
http://hr.unc.edu

September

August (following academic year)

Academic Leadership Program, Institute for Arts and Humanities

Tenured or fixed-term faculty (FTF must have 7 years of service at UNC in primarily instructional role)

Philip Hollingsworth
(919) 843-5464
pholling@email.unc.edu or
Suzanne Gulledge
(919) 962-7879
sgulledg@email.unc.edu
http://iah.unc.edu/

June

September

Leadership Fundamentals, Center for Faculty Excellence

Current or newly appointed leaders

cfe@unc.edu
http://cfe.unc.edu/

June

September

Faculty Administrator Development Program, Center for Faculty Excellence

Current or newly appointed leaders

cfe@unc.edu
http://cfe.unc.edu/

June

September

Leadership Advanced, Center for Faculty Excellence

Leaders with two or more years of experience

cfe@unc.edu
http://cfe.unc.edu/

June

Spring

Chairs Leadership Skills Focus Series, Center for Faculty Excellence

For senior leaders, new or experienced

cfe@unc.edu
http://cfe.unc.edu/

Deadline for Nomination/Application Program Start Date Program and Sponsor Eligibility Criteria Point of Contact
January

June

Executive Leadership Course in Academic Medicine (ELAM) (for women), Drexel University School of Medicine

 Associate professor in a medical, dental, or public health school for at least 2 years; administrative experience

Requires nomination by Dean or CEO

Lauren Westervelt, MPH
lauren_westervelt@med.unc.edu
June – August

October

Executive Development Seminar for Associate Deans and Department Chairs, Association of American Medical Colleges

New department chairs and associate deans

Lauren Westervelt, MPH
lauren_westervelt@med.unc.edu

August

January

Program for Chairs of Clinical Services, Harvard School of Public Health

Chairs of major clinical departments in teaching hospitals whose responsibilities require them to allocate resources, develop policies, and provide leadership

Stephen P. Bogdewic, PhD, MA
stephen_bogdewic@med.unc.ed

Deadline for Nomination/Application/
Registration
Program Start Date Program and Sponsor Eligibility Criteria Point of Contact
January July Simmons Scholars, Office of Inclusive Excellence Early-career faculty from a population underrepresented in medicine on either the tenure or fixed-term track Michelle Floris-Moore
michelle_floris-moore@med.unc.edu
March May Academy of Educators, Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development All are welcome  

Anna Carpenter, AOE Coordinator
aoe@med.unc.edu
med.unc.edu/aoe

July – August September Teaching Scholars, Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development Individuals who have responsibility for educational programs or courses, or whose work includes a focus on teaching and who seek to develop skills in that area  

Anna Carpenter, AOE Coordinator
aoe@med.unc.edu

January Ongoing Caregivers at Carolina, Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development Physician scientists facing extraprofessional caregiving responsibilities Amelia Drake, MD, FACS
amelia_drake@unc.edu
September September Frank Wilson Professionalism Forum, Academy of Educators All are welcome Anna Carpenter, AOE Coordinator
aoe@med.unc.edu
med.unc.edu/aoe
October October Faculty Orientation, Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development All are welcome facultyaffairs@med.unc.edu
Deadline for Nomination/Application Program Start Date Program and Sponsor Eligibility Criteria Point of Contact
September More details Institute for the Arts & Humanities Faculty Fellowships Faculty must have an appointment within the College of Arts & Sciences to be eligible; proposed project must focus on arts or humanities Philip Hollingsworth
Program Administrator
919-843-5464
pholling@email.unc.edu
October More details Institute for the Arts & Humanities Academic Leadership Program Fellowships Open to any tenured or fixed-term faculty (fixed-term faculty must have at least seven years of service at UNC in a primarily instructional role) Philip Hollingsworth
Program Administrator
919-843-5464
pholling@email.unc.edu
Deadline for Nomination/Application Program Start Date Program and Sponsor Eligibility Criteria Point of Contact
February July Early-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar, Association of American Medical Colleges Women at the instructor or assistant professor level, with at least 1-2 years in academic medicine, but generally less than 6 years Lauren Westervelt, MPH
lauren_westervelt@med.unc.edu
https://www.aamc.org/members/leadership/catalog
August December Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar, Association of American Medical Colleges Women physicians and scientists at the associate professor level, with 8-15 years’ experience in academic medicine Lauren Westervelt, MPH
lauren_westervelt@med.unc.edu
https://www.aamc.org/members/leadership/catalog
May September Early-Career Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar, Association of American Medical Colleges Junior faculty (senior clinical and research fellows, instructors, and assistant professors) and post docs (MD, DO/PhD and PhD) who aspire to leadership positions in academic medicine Lauren Westervelt, MPH
lauren_westervelt@med.unc.edu
https://www.aamc.org/members/leadership/catalog
February June Mid-Career Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar, Association of American Medical Colleges Individuals at the associate professor level who aspire to leadership positions in academic medicine Lauren Westervelt, MPH
lauren_westervelt@med.unc.edu
https://www.aamc.org/members/leadership/catalog

Featured External Programs Grant

The SOM Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development is excited to sponsor faculty participation in external professional development opportunities through our grant program. Interested faculty members are encouraged to nominate a colleague or apply using the information below.

Application Requirements 

Ready to apply or nominate? Contact Karon Griffin.

Questions? Contact Madeline Snider.

Academy of Educators

The UNC-CH School of Medicine Academy of Educators was founded in October 2006 as a part of the School’s strategic plan to enhance research and scholarship towards excellence in teaching.

The Mission of the Academy is:

  • to promote and support excellence in teaching and the work and career paths of excellent teachers
  • to promote and fund curricular innovation, evidence-based curricular change and a scholarly approach to the education mission; and
  • to provide a forum for education leadership and advice for the Dean, Vice Dean for Medical Education and the leadership of the curriculum.

More information is available on the AOE website.


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