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We are pleased to announce that Dr. Kristy Borawski, Professor of Urology, has been accepted to participate in the newly launched Leading Transformation in Academic Medicine (LTAM) program for the 2023-2024 academic year. LTAM, launched by UNC School of Medicine’s Office of Faculty Affairs & Leadership Development (FALD), is an immersive leadership development opportunity designed to foster the growth and expertise of exceptional mid-career faculty members.

“It is an incredible honor to participate in this leadership program and am very fortunate to work at an institution that values both personal and leadership growth and development.”

Kristy Borawski, MD
Professor of Urology

Kristy Borawski, MD

The Leading Transformation in Academic Medicine Program

The LTAM program, offered by FALD, is the UNC School of Medicine’s most comprehensive leadership development program introduced to-date. Aimed at high-achieving, mid-career faculty members destined for increased levels of leadership, LTAM provides an interactive, in-depth learning experience that spans from September 2023 to May 2024.

Key highlights of the program include:

  • Small Cohort: Dr. Borawski will join an exclusive cohort of only ten participants, ensuring individualized attention and a supportive learning environment.
  • Intensive Sessions: Bi-weekly sessions, spanning 3.5 hours, will be conducted throughout the program, providing ample time for deep exploration of leadership concepts and strategies.
  • Distinguished Speakers: The program will feature guest speakers from local and national levels, offering diverse perspectives and valuable insights into academic medicine leadership.
  • Interactive Approach: Using case studies and highly interactive discussions, participants will actively engage in the learning process, fostering critical thinking and practical application of leadership skills.
  • Expert Guidance: Sessions will be facilitated by seasoned experts, guiding participants through the program, and providing mentorship and advice.
  • Professional Development Stipend: Dr. Borawski will receive an attendee professional development stipend of $5,000, further supporting her growth and advancement as a leader in academic medicine.

More About Dr. Borawski

Dr. Kristy Borawski’s acceptance into the LTAM program comes as no surprise given her outstanding qualifications and dedication to her field. Having received her medical degree from Albany Medical College and completed her urologic residency at Duke University, Dr. Borawski possesses a strong foundation in the medical field. Her commitment to providing compassionate, quality-driven care has earned her recognition and accolades, including the “Faculty Member of the Year” award from the Department of Urology.

Furthermore, Dr. Borawski’s recent appointment as the “Director of the Learning Environment for Undergraduate Medical Education” highlights her commitment to enhancing the educational experience for aspiring medical professionals. In this role, Dr. Borawski oversees all learning environment reports for Undergraduate Medical Education, ensuring a conducive and supportive learning environment for students.