Sponsorship Opportunites

The Office of Faculty Professional Development, Diversity & Inclusion and the Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society for Women Faculty provide funds to partially cover the registration costs of full-time VP&S faculty members who participate in the Association of American Medical Colleges professional development seminars for women and minority faculty. Faculty must contact the Office of Academic Affairs prior to applying to the seminars in order to take advantage of these opportunities. Please see below for details.

Offerings:

Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

The AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar is a three-and-a-half-day seminar designed for women physicians and scientists who hold medical school appointments at the instructor or assistant professor level and are in the early stages of leadership positions within their discipline, department or institution. This seminar presents participants with a foundation for modeling leadership behavior and assists them with creating individual leadership goals. They gain insights into the realities of building a career in academic medicine and science, and their network of colleagues is expanded though the facilitation of peer discussion, small-group career advancement toolbox sessions and various networking activities. Additionally, establishing a wellness practice and applying new skills post-seminar are covered. Attendees work on developing academic medicine and science career building skills such as communication, conflict management and financial acumen, and employ strategic thinking about their career and leadership development.

The Office of Academic Affairs and the Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society for Women Faculty provide funds to partially cover the registration costs of full-time VP&S faculty members who attend this seminar. Faculty must contact the Office of Academic Affairs prior to applying to the seminar in order to take advantage of this opportunity.

Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

The AAMC Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar is a three-and-a-half-day seminar designed for women physicians and scientists who hold medical school appointments at the associate professor level and leadership positions within their discipline, department or institution. This intensive and highly interactive seminar emphasizes the skills needed to advance to senior roles within academic medicine, and provides time for participants to strategically reinvigorate and realign their career with their goals. Topics covered include: communication, overcoming challenges in the changing landscape of academic medicine, negotiation, wellness and politics. The personalized curriculum and interactivity of this seminar helps participants discover pathways to leadership and brainstorm ways to advance women in academic medicine and science.

The Office of Academic Affairs and the Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society for Women Faculty provide funds to partially cover the registration costs of full-time VP&S faculty members who attend this seminar. Faculty must contact the Office of Academic Affairs prior to applying to the seminar in order to take advantage of this opportunity.

Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

The three day AAMC Minority Faculty Leadership Development 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, developing key professional competencies, building skills in grant writing and communications, and expanding their network of colleagues and role models.

The Office of Academic Affairs provides funds to partially cover the registration costs of full-time VP&S faculty members who attend this seminar. Faculty must contact the Office of Academic Affairs prior to applying to the seminar in order to take advantage of this opportunity.

Please visit the Calendar of Events for upcoming application deadlines.

For more information, please email: Office_Acad_Affairs@cumc.columbia.edu.