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Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® 2013 Leaders Forum

We are grateful for the support of the following institutions that sponsored the 2013 Leaders Forum:

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Georgetown University Medical Center

April 25-26, 2013
ACE Conference Center
Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania

About the 2013 Leaders Forum

This year's forum once again opened with a panel of three deans and their ELAM fellows discussing their collaborative work in developing Institutional Action Projects (IAPs) that advance organizational initiatives and leadership opportunities, including descriptions of how the IAPs were selected and how they are working together. The conversation focused on how the concepts of mentorship and sponsorship aided in IAP creation and implementation.

The panel was followed by a poster reception, which provided time for learning about numerous IAPs through viewing and listening to short presentations. Fellows presented brief overviews of their projects to colleagues and guests who visited their station.

The forum concluded with four concurrent symposium sessions (divided into research, education, clinical and administration topics) during which each fellow gave a brief summary of the status and potential of her project to colleagues, deans, and guests, followed by a period of question, answer, and discussion.

The panelists at the 2013 ELAM Leaders Forum.

Panelists were from L to R: Moderator and ELAM director Diane Magrane; Sharon Turner, dean, and Reny de Leeuw, fellow, from University of Kentucky College of Dentistry; Sharmila Makhija, fellow, and David Dunn, executive vice president for health affairs, from University of Louisville School of Medicine; and Jon Meddings, dean, and Janet de Groot, fellow, from University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine.

Administration – Faculty Development

Janet de Groot, MD
University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine
The New Paradigm for Professionalism Lapses: Collaborating to Enhance the Professionalism Skill Set [PDF]

Leslie Fall, MD
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
A Faculty Development Strategic Plan to Support a Redesigned Curriculum at the Geisel [PDF]

Cheryl Lee, MD
University of Michigan Medical School
A Strategic Approach to Critical Communications [PDF]

Melvina McCabe, MD
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Determining the Feasibility of Decolonized Mentoring at the UNM HSC Medical School to Enhance Recruitment and Retention for Faculty of Color [PDF]

Judith Regensteiner, PhD
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Leadership Training for Women at the University of Colorado School of Medicine [PDF]

Ann Rosenthal, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Faculty Development in a Department of Medicine [PDF]

Anne Simpson, MD
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Conversation Du La Coeur, Dialogues for Transformative Change [PDF]

Administration – Strategic Outreach

Marie Acierno, MD
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Development of the HARP Programs: Health Awakenings Regional Programs: Teaching Health to the Souls [PDF]

Mercedes Falciglia, MD
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Sweet Transitions: Supporting the Coordination of Diabetes Care Between Hospital and Primary Care Settings [PDF]

Sabine Girod, MD, DDS, PhD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Transforming Human Health Through Translational Collaborative Research [PDF]

Evelyn Gopez, MD
University of Utah School of Medicine
City of Midvale Family Health Clinic [PDF]

Yolangel Hernandez Suarez, MD, MBA
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
The Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Office of Graduate Medical Education: A 3 Year Strategic Plan to Increase Graduate Medical Education Capacity in South Florida [PDF]

Ivonne Jiménez-Velázquez, MD
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
TeleMedicine and Internal Medicine/Geriatrics Home Care Program [PDF]

Caroline Shiboski, DDS, MPH, PhD
University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry
External Validation and Finalization/Universal Acceptance of Provisional American College of Rheumatology Classification Criteria for Sjögren's Syndrome [PDF]

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Aviva Abosch, MD, PhD
University of Minnesota Medical School
Formation of a Neuromodulation Center [PDF]

Sarah Berga, MD
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Women's Health Program for Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Center [PDF]

Yuhchyau Chen, MD, PhD
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Upstate Proton Therapy Center at University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) [PDF]

Kelli Bullard Dunn, MD
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Strategic Plan for Implementing Multidisciplinary Care at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center [PDF]

Catherine Lynch, MD
University of South Florida Health Morsani College of Medicine
Development of 21st Century Clinical Center of Excellence in Women's Health [PDF]

Sharmila Makhija, MD, MBA
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Center for Women and Infants Reorganization [PDF]

Clinical – Academic Financial Planning/Strategic Initiatives

Ilana Cass, MD
University of California, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Optimizing the Physician Component of the Revenue Cycle in Obstetrics and Gynecology to Reduce Denials and Improve Reimbursement [PDF]

Donna Johnson, MD
Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Revised Salary Structure for the Department of Ob/Gyn [PDF]

Deborah Kuhls, MD
University of Nevada School of Medicine
Establishing a Medical Education and Research Facility on the Las Vegas Campus: Defining the Process and Plan [PDF]

Susan Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Operations Councils: Engaging the Team [PDF]

Kathryn Schmitz, PhD, MPH
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Developing a Business Plan for an Integrative Wellness at the Abramson Cancer Center [PDF]

Rebecca Slayton, DDS, PhD
University of Iowa College of Dentistry
Use of the Task Force Model to Assess and Modify the Organizational Structure of a School of Dentistry [PDF]

Barbara Vickrey, MD, MPH
University of California, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Exploring Incentives and Barriers to Transitioning from Department-Based to Multi-Disciplinary Thematic-Based Organizational AMC Structure [PDF]

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Hanan Al-Kadri, MD, PhD, MSc, HPE
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Establishment of Centralized University Assessment Office at KSAU-HS [PDF]

Giulia Bonaminio, PhD
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Development of a Continuous Quality Management Program for LCME Accreditation at the University of Kansas School of Medicine [PDF]

Pamela Carmines, PhD
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine
Development, Implementation and Strategic Utilization of a Campus-Wide Graduate- and Postdoctoral-Student Information System (GPSIS) [PDF]

Rinskje de Leeuw, DDS, PhD, MPH
University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
Implementing e-Portfolio for Dental Students [PDF]

Amy Fuchs, MD
Drexel University College of Medicine
Development and Implementation of an Electronic Student Portfolio to Describe the Scope and Depth of Experiences Outside the MD Curriculum [PDF]

Kathryn Horn, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
Establishing Student Services for a New Health Sciences University [PDF]

Monica Lypson, MD, MHPE
University of Michigan Medical School
What Does the Educational Mission Need to Know About Health Care Reform and Accountable Care Organizations (ACO)? [PDF]

Carole Murdoch-Kinch, DDS, PhD
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Interprofessional Education at Michigan: From Vision to Implementation [PDF]

Elizabeth Nelson, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Strategic Revision of Clinical Education at Baylor College of Medicine [PDF]

Shawna Nesbitt, MD, MS
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Southwestern Medical School
Demonstrating the Effect of the Mission Based Admissions Policy of UT Southwestern Over the Past 10 Years [PDF]

Melinda Pettigrew, PhD
Yale University School of Public Health
Development of an Accelerated MBA-MPH Degree Program [PDF]

Brenda Roman, MD
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
A Curriculum Designed for Significant Learning [PDF]

Christie Seibert, MD
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
Development of an Annual Medical Student Survey to Gather Longitudinal Outcome Data [PDF]

Cynthia Wong, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Development of a Multidisciplinary Graduate Medical Education Learning Tool for Teaching Patient Quality and Safety [PDF]

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Julia Arnsten, MD, MPH
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Creation of a Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research [PDF]

Judy Aschner, MD
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Multi-Disciplinary Research Team Project [PDF]

Vimla Band, PhD
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine
Reform Biomedical Graduate Education to Recruit Talented U.S. Undergraduates [PDF]

Margaret Baron, MD, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Building a Program in Hematology and Blood Disorders [PDF]

Debra Diz, PhD
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Implementation of Clinical and Translational Research Studios at WFSM [PDF]

Marian Fitzgibbon, PhD
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Preparation of a National Cancer Institute P30 Cancer Center Support Grant [PDF]

Ellen Gravallese, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Development of a Cross-Institutional Training Grant in Autoimmunity and Sterile Inflammation [PDF]

Karen Kelly, MD
University of California, Davis, School of Medicine
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center Phase I Clinical Trials Business Plan [PDF]

Diane Krause, MD, PhD
Yale University School of Medicine
Strategic Plan for the Yale Center for Advanced Cell and Immune Therapies [PDF]

Rakhshanda Layeequr Rahman, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Clinical / Translational Research Scholarship (CTRS) Program at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center – Amarillo Campus [PDF]

Kathryn Sandberg, PhD
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Create a New PhD Program in Translational Biomedical Sciences at Georgetown University [PDF]

Deborah Wing, MD
University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine
Evaluating Research Infrastructure in Ob-Gyn Departments in Southern California [PDF]

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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.