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Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® Leaders Forum

April 29 – 30, 2020
The Study at University City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2019 ELAM Leaders Forum

The ELAM Leaders Forum is a unique opportunity for fellows and their institutional leaders to discuss the wide range of organizational change initiatives addressed during the fellowship year. The core of the Leaders Forum is a poster symposium showcasing the outcomes of the fellows' Institutional Action Projects (IAPs) — the capstone of the ELAM fellowship year.

The 2020 Forum will take place on April 29 and 30 at the Study at University City, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2019 Leaders Forum

The 2019 Forum included a special conversation with Dr. Robert Grossman, CEO, NYU Hospitals Center and dean, New York University School of Medicine, about his experiences dealing with financial difficulties and weather disasters. The graduation ceremony included a keynote address by Dr. Hannah Valantine, chief officer for scientific workforce diversity at the National Institutes of Health, and a graduate of ELAM. Dr. Valantine spoke of the imperative to make institutional changes to create more diversity.

See a list of the fellows' IAP

2019 ELAM Leaders Forum

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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.