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2013 Executive Development Seminar for Interim and Aspiring Leaders

May 2 - 4, 2013
Fairmont Hotel Washinton, D.C. and AAMC

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The Executive Development Seminar for Interim and Aspiring Leaders will be held in Washington, DC from May 2-4, 2013. The goal of the seminar is to increase the leadership skills of faculty in academic medicine and science who have not yet been appointed to permanent leadership positions. The seminar will focus on the core areas of organizational culture and management, interpersonal and inter-organizational communication strategies, recruiting and managing talented personnel, and becoming a mindful leader.

Continuing Medical Education Credit
CME This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Association of American Medical Colleges. The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Jointly sponsored by the AAMC and the University of California San Diego, School of Medicine


Course Description and Target Audience:
This is a pilot professional development seminar targeting emerging leaders in academic medical centers. There is a growing need for well-qualified, future-oriented leaders in academic medicine, especially in divisions, departments, and centers/institutes. This intensive seminar advances academic medical center leadership and managerial capacity for persons appointed in interim leadership roles. Faculty who are currently not in leadership roles, but have aspirations of leading are also invited. Participants will gain valuable skills that will enhance their success as new leaders in their academic institutions.

Educational Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
• Understand the basics of finance as related to 501c3 not for profits academic health centers.
• Have a basic understanding of organizational funds flow and the implications for management in the AHC.
• Demonstrate interpersonal and communication knowledge and skills necessary for effective communication as leaders in academic medicine and science.
• Engage in managing interpersonal conflict.
• Better understand and differentiate the role of a leader versus that of a follower.
• Demonstrate self-care through the use of stress reduction techniques.
• Enact the principles of integrity, authenticity, and commitment to something bigger than self.

Needs Assessment/Practice Gaps:
This program addresses the gaps in the knowledge and competence of physicians and scientists new to leadership positions in academic medicine and science or those who aspire to leadership positions in academic medicine and science. This CME activity was designed based upon the findings of recently published research (see Grigsby, R.K., Aber, R.C., Quillen, D.A. Commentary: Interim leadership of academic departments in AAMC schools. Academic Medicine 2009; 84(10):1328-1329 and Quillen, D.A., Aber, R.C., Grigsby, R.K. Interim department chairs in academic medicine. American Journal Medicine 2009; 122(10):963-968) revealed practice gaps for interim and newly appointed leaders in the areas of personnel management, financial management, and communication.

Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the AAMC. The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement:
The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cultural and Linguistic Competency:
California Assembly Bill 1195 requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. It is the intent of the bill, which went into effect on July 1, 2006, to encourage physicians and surgeons, CME providers in the state of California, and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through appropriate professional development. The planners, speakers and authors of this CME activity have been encouraged to address issues relevant in their topic area. Additional resources and information about AB1195 can be found on the UCSD CME website at http://cme.ucsd.edu.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
It is the policy of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the AAMC to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All persons involved in the selection, development, and presentation of content are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest. All conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to the educational activity being delivered to learners through one of the following mechanisms 1) altering the financial relationship with the commercial interest, 2) altering the individual’s control over CME content about the products or services of the commercial interest, and/or 3) validating the activity content through independent peer review. All persons are also required to disclose any discussions of off label/unapproved uses of drugs or services. Persons who refuse or fail to disclose are disqualified from participating in the CME activity. Participants will be asked to evaluate whether the speaker’s outside interests reflect a possible bias in the planning or presentation of the activity. This information is used to plan future activities.

The following speakers and AAMC staff have no relevant financial relationships to disclose:

Martin Boroson
Elizabeth Coakley
Shannon Fox
Kevin Grigsby
Luanne Thorndyke

The CME staff, meeting planners, planning committee, and CME committee reviewers do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

This educational activity may contain discussion of unlabeled and/or investigational uses of agents that are not approved by the FDA. Please consult the prescribing information for each product.

The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of California, San Diego, or the AAMC.