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The Leadership in Academic Medicine Program (LAMP) has been designed to assist junior faculty at UNC within their first 3 years build a sense of community, purpose, direction, and confidence so they may thrive in their career. LAMP will address the fundamentals of career planning and professional development while creating networking that will contribute to faculty success.

Application Details

Applications are due June 7. Please contact Dawn Morriston for additional information about this exciting new program.

LAMP 2024 Application

Important Dates

May & June 2024

Application & Review process
Complete application form in collaboration with your Department Chair and send with CV to Dawn Morriston no later than June 7.

July 2024

Notification & Logistics
Selected faculty will be notified of acceptance and calendars blocked for dates (TBD).

August 2024

Kick-off Event

September 2024

Session 1: Launch into LAMP
Career planning, team building, and overview of the entire LAMP program. Each week will start
with an optional casual networking lunch; feature a dynamic speaker with interactive
components; and end with a small group discussion with a senior faculty mentor.

October 2024

Session 2: Turning your Passion into Celebrated Work
How to create academic efficiency & shape your professional identity. Navigating APT, CV development and personal statements.

November 2024

Session 3: Communicate Like a Leader
Effective communication and presentation skills.

December 2024

Session 4: Managing Time & Change
Prioritization, project management, and catalyzing change.

January 2025

Session 5: Giving Effective Feedback and Negotiation Skills
Where psychological safety meets intellectual honesty.

February 2025

Session 6: Your Network is your Net Worth 
Mentorship & building a professional network.

March 2025

Session 7: Faculty-friendly Finance
Basics of academic medicine budgeting and financial decision-making processes.

April 2025

Session 8: Leading with Gratitude
Maintaining wellbeing on the path forward.
Graduation & Celebration


Community, purpose, direction, confidence.