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    Opportunities for faculty to develop their leadership skills

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A quick glance

Our programs provide opportunities for faculty to develop and enhance their leadership skills, gain insights from accomplished leaders and engage with each other in a supportive environment. We offer varying programs to meet the diverse needs of all faculty members in the health sciences, including underrepresented populations, giving them the tools, mentoring and peer support they need to advance their careers at UC Davis Health.

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Learn more about our leadership programs and their distinctive offerings:

Navigating Your Leadership Pathways

Advancing Leadership Across the Health Sciences

This program serves as a leadership innovation hub for medical trainees and faculty in the schools of medicine and nursing at UC Davis Health and seeks out opportunities for faculty at all levels, from early- and mid-career to senior-level careers.

Leadership development opportunities focus on pathways for leadership growth through external offerings like the year-long Executive Leadership in Medicine (ELAM) fellowship for women, and leadership development seminars for women and minority faculty available through the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

This program also identifies other innovative leadership programs and the pathways for faculty participation.

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Amparo Villablanca, M.D.

Amparo Villablanca, M.D.
Director, Advancing Leadership Across the Health Sciences

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Emotionally Intelligent Leader Program

The mission of the Emotionally Intelligent Leader Program is to increase the emotional intelligence (EQ) and leadership capacity of current UC Davis Health leaders and the potential of future leaders.

EQ Leader Workshops

The EQ leader workshops are designed for early- and mid-level faculty members. Offered throughout the year, program workshops allow participants to hone their leadership skills, gain insights from accomplished leaders and engage with peers.

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Advanced Leadership Development Program (ALDP)

This year-long program was created for mid-level leaders at UC Davis Health who want to develop their leadership abilities to the greatest extent possible.

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Gene Crumley, Th.D.

Gene Crumley, Th.D.
Director, Emotionally Intelligent Leader Program

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Featured Events

AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

This popular and highly interactive three-day seminar provides women at the assistant professor level with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the academic medicine enterprise and continue along the path to leadership.

Who should attend?  Women physicians and scientists holding medical school appointments at the assistant professor level, with a minimum of two years experience in academic medicine or science.

Application: Opens mid-February 2020. Our internal application period is open until January 31, 2020.

July 11-14, 2020

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN

AAMC Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

The three-day seminar brings together junior faculty from across the United States and provides participants with real-world guidance and tools for pursuing career advancement in academic medicine. The seminar will help participants develop key professional competencies that build skills in grant writing and communications, while expanding their network of colleagues and role models.

Who should attend? 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.

Application: Opens early spring 2020. Our internal application will open soon.

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June 18-21, 2020

InterContinental San Juan
San Juan, Puerto Rico