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Supporting Continuing Education Opportunities

The Office for Inclusion and Culture Development contributes to the support of selected faculty to attend several programs and seminars each year. These may include:

AAMC Mid-Career Minority Faculty Development Seminar

Instituted in 2015, the AAMC Mid-Career Minority Faculty Development Seminar is a three-day program held in June each year.

AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar

The AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar is a three-and-a-half-day program designed for women at the assistant professor or instructor level who aspire to leadership positions in academic medicine. It is held in July each year.

AAMC Early Career Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar

Available to junior faculty (instructors, senior instructors and assistant professors), the AAMC Early Career Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar is a three-day program held in September each year.

AAMC Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar

The AAMC Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar is a three-and-a-half day program designed for women faculty who are associate professors in leadership positions. It is held in December each year.

Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM)

Sponsored by Drexel University, ELAM is a highly selective faculty development program for women leaders designed to expand their professional skills and network.  Senior women faculty members who are leaders in academic medicine, dentistry or public health who have achieved the rank of Associate Professor or Professor are nominated for the program by their Department Chairs or Center Directors. The URMC call for nominations goes out around October/November and the final ELAM applications are due in January. Several URSMD faculty women have participated in ELAM.

Any faculty member who is interested in being considered for support to participate in one of these conferences or programs should communicate their interest to their Department Chair or Director.