Edward Cooper Leadership Development Program

  • Three sessions conducted to date
  • Partnership with Wharton
  • Conceived and led by Dr. Carmen Guerra
  • Office of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity – Cosponsor

Grant Writing Workshop Sponsorships – Conducted on Campus

Special Interest Group on Health Equity*

  • Three to four sessions conducted annually
  • Connects senior and junior faculty with external leadership in healthcare

Faculty Connect

  • Partnership with Dr. Judith McKenzie
  • Focus on Faculty Wellness

Program for Health Equity and Research

  • •Mentoring and Sponsorship
  • •Sessions focused on Promotion for AC, CE, and TT tracks
  • •Bridge money and seed money, when available

Mentor-Mentee Agreement Sample

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) – has a number of short professional development programs with different aims. AAMC is also beginning to develop a variety of longer, certificate programs. The overall catalog is at: https://www.aamc.org/members/leadership/catalog/

Organizational Leadership in Academic Medicine for New Associate Deans and Chairs - https://www.aamc.org/members/leadership/catalog/323132/organizationalleadershipinacademicmedicine.html

Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar: https://www.aamc.org/members/leadership/catalog/323116/minorityfacultyleadershipdevelopmentseminar.html

Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar: https://www.aamc.org/members/leadership/catalog/323134/earlycareerwomenfacultyleadershipdevelopmentseminar.html

Mid-career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar: https://www.aamc.org/members/leadership/catalog/323118/mid-careerwomenfacultyleadershipdevelopmentseminar.html

Harvard School of Public Health Executive and Continuing Professional Education. The overall catalog is at: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/ecpe/programs/ 

Harvard School of Graduate Education. The overall catalog for The Harvard Institutes of Higher Education Programs is at: https://www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe/harvard-institutes-higher-education-programs. These are excellent if you want a broader view of leadership in academia. There are two main programs, long standing and well regarded, and taught in the Harvard case manner. Others are focused at the top leadership level:

Programs for Gender Equity in Academia and beyond. Besides the short AAMC programs, there are three more in depth programs that are based in the U.S. and also have international fellows. All have excellent reputations and active alumnae groups.

Higher Education Resources. This is a long-standing program for women faculty in academia in general, taught in three locations in the U.S. https://hersnet.org/  They also have affiliations with similar programs in South Africa (http://www.hers-sa.org.za/) and in East Africa (https://www.hers-ea.org/about-hers-ea)

ELAM (Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine) program for women. Program focused on advancing women to senior positions in academic health centers and related organizations.  http://drexel.edu/medicine/academics/womens-health-and-leadership/elam/

ELATE @ Drexel (Executive Leadership in Academic Technology and Engineering) program for women. Program focused on advancing women to senior positions in university and college STEM fields. http://drexel.edu/provost/initiatives/elate/

American Women in Science (AWIS). Offers members a number of workshops and on-line resources for various aspects of career development. https://www.awis.org/. They also coordinate the ARC Network, a STEM Equity Braintrust. https://www.equityinstem.org/

Center for Creative Leadership has a number of programs for women, https://www.ccl.org/ccl-womens-leadership-resources/

Alpha Omega Alpha. Fellow in Leadership. http://www.alphaomegaalpha.org/Leadership.html

American Association of Physician Leadership (AAPL). The group has both a Certified Physician Executive program, and  five MS programs in partnership with universities. https://www.physicianleaders.org/education/physicians

Carol Emmott Fellowship. https://carolemmottfellowship.org

Strategies for Success on the AC track 4/21/21
https://events.med.upenn.edu/view/event/event_id/722199

Strategies for Success on the Tenure track – 5/11/2021
https://events.med.upenn.edu/view/event/event_id/722199