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AAMC Professional Development Opportunities

The American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) offers a variety of resources and trainings, including many focused on female and minority faculty.

Upcoming Programs

  • Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Conference: December 7 to 10, 2019, New Orleans, La. The seminar covers leadership topics and skills specifically related to the mid-career faculty member, such as negotiation, resilience and wellness, interpersonal communication and finances, which are central to effective collaboration and leadership in various mission critical activities. Participants will benefit from general group sessions and self-selected topical breakout sessions.
  • Integrated Quality Meeting: June 3 to 5, 2020, Kansas City, Mo. This meeting will emphasize efforts to improve population health, enhance the patient experience, reduce care costs and support provider well-being and resilience through integrative approaches and best practices in quality and patient safety.
  • Minority Faculty Career Seminar: June 18 to 21, 2020, San Juan, Puerto Rico. The three-day seminar brings together junior faculty 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.
  • Early Career Women Faculty Professional Seminar: July 11 to 14, 2020, Minneapolis, Minn. This popular and highly interactive seminar provides women at the assistant professor level with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the academic medicine enterprise as well as continue on the path to leadership. This three-and-a-half-day seminar is designed for female physicians and scientists holding medical school appointments and in the early stages of leadership positions within their discipline, department or institution. The seminar will present a foundation for modeling leadership behavior, assist in creating individual leadership goals and provide an opportunity to receive mentorship on career-building skills, such as a personal statement and CV development. Participants will gain insights into the realities of building a career in academic medicine and science and will explore various paths to leadership within the academic health enterprise.

For Details and To Apply

For details or if interested in applying to an AAMC program, contact the Office of Faculty and Professional Development.