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Leadership Resources

Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM)

ELAM offers comprehensive leadership and management skills for female-identifying faculty at associate professor level or higher. ELAM's intent is to develop future leaders for academic medicine. UMSOM is proud to support up to 2 faculty per annum to attend this program. If interested in applying, please contact Robertha Simpson



Stanford Physician Leadership Certificate Program

This program offers comprehensive leadership and management skills in a completely virtual learning format to help make these critical skills accessible to a broad and diverse physician audience. The program seeks a diverse cohort of participants from academic medical centers across the US.  To learn more, visit the Stanford Medicine website, or watch this short video.

Stanford Medicine


Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program (AMFDP)

Applications due 3/19/2024 for early career faculty interested in future academic leadership. The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program (AMFDP) offers four-year postdoctoral research awards to faculty from historically marginalized backgrounds who can achieve senior rank in academic medicine, dentistry, or nursing. They seek diverse leaders whose background, identity, or lived experiences have positioned them to contribute to the program’s goals.



Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

This seminar is open for applications with a deadline of 3/12/2024. It is targeted to women faculty with at least 2 years experience at Assistant Professor rank. The dates are July 16-19, 2024 in San Diego, CA. 



AAMC Leadership Development

The American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) also offers several leadership development programs for faculty. 

AAMC Leadership Development


Health Humanities: Dismantling Structural Injustice in Healthcare

This is a virtual, longitudinal, innovative program led by The Center for Medical Humanities and Social Medicine at Johns Hopkins and Health Humanities at Hopkins EM (H3EM). Seeking applications from clinicians with leadership roles and interest in education, including clerkship directors, program directors, and any faculty leading courses for trainees in healthcare. Applications due 3/5/2024.



UMB LEAPS Symposium

Registration is open for the 2024 LEAPS Symposium April 2, 2024 at SMC Campus Center. The Leaders in Education: Academy of Presidential Scholars (LEAPS) initiative hosts an annual symposium featuring a keynote presentation, interactive sessions on inclusive teaching and learning approaches, and recognition of distinguished educators and instructional innovation seed grant award winners.

LEAPS Symposium

Research Resources

For faculty interested in growing a research career, looking for mentoring, or assistance with identifying funding options, publishing research, or other research-related questions, the SOM Office of Research Affairs and the Center for Advanced Research Training and Innovation (CARTI) are excellent resources. 

Teaching Resources

For faculty interested in education, please visit the Medical Education Leadership Academy (MELA) website.


Training Resources

A list of mandatory and optional training resources available to faculty engaged in clinical and basic sciences.

Training Resources

Wellness Resources

The link below takes you to free wellness resources available to all faculty.

Wellness Resources