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Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® Facilitators

ELAM's facilitators are drawn from academia, health care, business and consulting. They represent a breadth of knowledge and expertise encompassing management, academic health centers, leadership and professional development.

Recent facilitators include:

Nancy Aronson, PhD, principal, Nancy Aronson Consulting

Ann Brown, MD, MHS, vice dean for faculty, Duke University School of Medicine

Archana Chatterjee, MD, PhD, senior associate dean of faculty development, and professor and chair, Department of Pediatrics, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine

Mary Anne Delaney, MD, associate dean of faculty affairs, and professor and chair, Department of Psychiatry, Drexel University College of Medicine

Maryellen E. Gusic, MD, senior advisor for educational affairs, and professor of medical education and pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Medicine

Harriet Hopf, MD, professor of anesthesiology and adjunct professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Utah, and co-director of the Utah Coaching and Advancement Network (UCAN) at the University of Utah School of Medicine

Leo Hopf, author of “Rethink, Reinvent, Reposition: 12 Strategies to Renew Your Business and Boost Your Bottom Line" – his expertise spans strategy, decision making and business renewal

Sharon K. Hull, MD, MPH, division chief, Duke Family of Medicine, Department of Community & Family Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine

Sara Laschever, co-author of Women Don’t Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide and Ask for It! How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What They Really Want; internationally recognized authority on women and negotiation, women’s leadership challenges and the multiple factors influencing women’s long-term success at work

Lilly Marks, Denver Branch board member, Federal Reserve Bank; vice president for health affairs and executive vice chancellor, Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado

Andrew Mozenter, president and founder, Concentrics, Inc.

Janis M. Orlowski, MD, MACP, chief health care officer, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Susan M. Pollart, MD, MS, Ruth E. Murdaugh Professor of Family Medicine; senior associate dean for faculty affairs and faculty development, University of Virginia School of Medicine

Cynthia Stengel Paris, president and founder, The People Skills Group

Nancy D. Spector, MD, executive director, ELAM; associate dean, faculty development; professor of pediatrics, Drexel University College of Medicine

Luanne E. Thorndyke, MD, professor of medicine; vice provost for faculty affairs, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Carey Gallagher, principal, Center for Applied Research (CFAR)

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ELAM is a core program of the Institute for Women's Health and Leadership at Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa. The Institute continues the legacy of advancing women in medicine that began in 1850 with the founding of the Female Medical College of Pennsylvania, the nation's first women's medical school and a predecessor of today's Drexel University College of Medicine.