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Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® 2014 Leaders Forum

April 30 - May 1, 2014
ACE Conference Center, Lafayette Hill, PA

Sponsored by
University of Louisville Health Sciences Center
Medical College of Wisconsin

The 2014 ELAM Leaders Forum showcased the following exceptional Institutional Action Projects (all links are PDFs):

Marsha Anderson, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Staying Ahead of the Curve: Development of a Prioritized Curricular Innovation and Improvement Plan Designed to Meet the Needs of Medical School Graduates in 2025

Gladys Ayala, MD, MPH
New York Medical College
Succession Planning in Academic Medicine: Perspectives from Academic Leaders

Vimla Band, PhD
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine
Boost the recruitment of talented US undergraduates into biomedical graduate education at UNMC by initiating new programs and reforming existing programs

Lynne Bemis, PhD
University of Minnesota Medical School
Integrating Genetics Throughout the Medical School Curriculum

Lori Boardman, MD, ScM
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Creating a Comprehensive and Progressive Program in Women’s Health

Maria Bottazzi, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
The National School of Tropical Medicine: Creating Innovation through Novel Strategic Partnerships

Diane Braza, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Development of an Integrated Stroke Rehabilitation Research Program through Strategic Alliances

Ruth Carlos, MD
University of Michigan Medical School
Broadening the IHPI Community: A Needs Assessment

Mercedes Carnethon, PhD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Feinberg School of Medicine Mentor Development Academy

Millicent Channell, DO
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Developing a Research Agenda in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) for a Public Osteopathic Medical School

Linda Chaudron, MD, MS
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Transformation of a Medical School Office for Diversity into a Medical Center Office for Diversity and Inclusion

Susan Chubinskaya, PhD
Rush Medical College of Rush University
Faculty engagement: lessons learned and strategies to move forward

Lorraine Conroy, ScD
University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health
Strategic Plan Implementation

Cynthia Dunbar, MD
National Institutes of Health
Improving the Pipeline for Women Principal Investigators in the NHLBI Intramural Program

Francesca Dwamena, MD, MS
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
A Plan for Increasing Research in the Department of Medicine

Helen Egger, MD
Duke University School of Medicine
Building the Duke Autism and Brain Development Center

Dee Fenner, MD
University of Michigan Medical School
Faculty Compensation Programs at the University of Michigan: Mission alignment and Impact on Job Satisfaction

Digna Forbes, MD
Meharry Medical College School of Medicine
Enhancing the Medical Education Infrastructure through Faculty Development

Jeanne-Marie Guise, MD, MPH
Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine
Developing a Vision & Business Plan for Institution-Wide Simulation

Barbara Hempstead, MD, PhD
Weill Cornell Medical College
Enhancing Faculty Development through Design and Implementation of a Formal Mentoring Program

Cherri Hobgood, MD
Indiana University School of Medicine
Comparison of Faculty Compensation Plans

Debra Houry, MD, MPH
Emory University School of Medicine
Enhancing faculty governance and engagement in the School of Medicine

Denise Hynes, PhD, MPH, RN
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Reinventing a Biomedical Informatics Program to Support Clinical and Translational Sciences in an Academic Medical Center

Sharon Inouye, MD, MPH
Harvard Medical School
Program Development and Sustainability: Center of Excellence for Delirium in Aging Research, Training, and Educational Enhancement (CEDARTREE)

Beth Kirkpatrick, MD, DTMH
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Strategic Planning for the UVM Vaccine Testing Center

Anh Le, DDS, PhD
University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
PENN path: to promote academic career in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Janice Lee, DDS, MD, MS
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Restructuring the Clinical and Translational Research Program at the NIDCR

Sharon Lehman, MD
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Healthcare Institution Relationships: Choosing Partners Wisely

Jennifer Lodge, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine
Valuing research, making tough decisions

Ambika Mathur, PhD
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Strategies to Increase Enrollment in Master’s Degree Programs at Wayne State University

Sarah Millar, PhD
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Penn Women in Basic Science Leadership Group

Eileen Moser, MD, MHPE
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
High Value Care Curriculum to Impact Medical Student Training and Medical Center Culture

Leigh Neumayer, MD, MS
University of Utah School of Medicine
Onboarding for Surgeons

Anuradha Paranjape, MD, MPH
Temple University School of Medicine
Strategic plan for primary care redesign: Temple University School of Medicine

Tassy Parker, PhD, RN
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
“Day 1”: Aligning Expectations to Improve Junior Faculty Retention

Elizabeth Peck, MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
It’s Possible: Magnifying Excellence in Healthcare Through the Lens of Diversity and Inclusion: Establishing the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Irina Petrache, MD
Indiana University School of Medicine
Tobacco Prevention and Treatment (TPT) Working Group at Indiana University

Ismene Petrakis, MD
Yale University School of Medicine
Summary of the Teaching Contribution of Faculty during the Appointments and Promotions Process at the Yale School of Medicine: A Pilot Study

Carla Pugh, MD, PhD
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
Implementation of Hospital Wide Standards for Hands-on Procedures

Jane Reckelhoff, PhD
University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Research Development Program for Clinical and Basic Scientists

Sheila Riggs, DDS, DMSc
University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
Where o’ where is dental in Obamacare?

Monica Shaw, MD
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Development of an Integrated Curriculum for Year One of the University of Louisville School of Medicine

Elizabeth Shenkman, PhD
University of Florida College of Medicine
Development of One Florida: Pragmatic Clinical Trials and Comparative Effectiveness Research Infrastructure

Melissa Simon, MD, MPH
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Weaving Diversity through the Academe: A Case Study at Northwestern University

Maureen Smith, MD, PhD, MPH
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
The UW Health Accountable Care Organization (ACO)-Creating Infrastructure for Publishing Our Innovations

Anna Spagnoli, MD
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Developing a Pediatric Medical Neighborhood: Model to Deliver Population & Value Care in Children with Diabetes

Tamara Thomas, MD
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Partnerships with International Medical Schools for Faculty Development

Debra Waldron, MD, MPH
The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
Children’s Mental Health Systems Integration-A System of Care Approach

Leslie Walker-Harding, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine
Academic Faculty Development 2.0: The Journey of a Department of Pediatrics into the 21st Century

Karen Williams, PhD
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Part of the Solution: A Health Equity Research Center

Yolanda Wimberly, MD, MSc
Morehouse School of Medicine
Primary Care Fast Track: Increasing the Pipeline of Primary Care Physicians

Shanta Zimmer, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Improving Diversity in Graduate Medical Education as a Pipeline to Faculty Diversity

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