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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 9. Please contact Dawn Morriston for additional information about this exciting new program.

Application Form- LAMP

Important Dates

May & June 2023

Application & Review process
Complete application form in collaboration with your Department Chair and send with CV to Dawn Morriston no later than June 9.


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


Kick-off Event

September 14, 2023

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.

Agenda (for all sessions):
12:30 Lunch
1:00-3:00 Content Delivery
3:00-4:00 Mentor Meetings

October 12, 2023

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 9, 2023

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

December 14, 2023

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

January 11, 2024

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

February 8, 2024

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

March 14, 2024

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

August 11, 2024

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


Community, purpose, direction, confidence.