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Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® 2015 Leaders Forum

April 29 - 30, 2015
ACE Conference Center, Lafayette Hill, PA

Sponsored by
Duke University School of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

The 2015 ELAM Leaders Forum showcased the following exceptional Institutional Action Projects (all links are PDFs):

Eva Aagaard
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Simulation Unification on the Anschutz Medical Campus

Eliana Amaral
State University of Campinas - School of Medical Sciences- UNICAMP
Improving the institutional mission to support quality faculty member's career

Susan Anderson
University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
Provider/Producer/Veterinarian Network (PPV Net)

Jessica Bienstock
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Redesign of Graduate Medical Education funding for the State of Maryland: A Johns Hopkins University/University of Maryland Joint Investigation

Diane Bodurka
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
I-PASS: Implementing a Standardized Patient Handoff Tool in a Cancer Center

Adrienne Bonham
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Development of an Integrated Practice Center for Chronic Pelvic and Gynecologic Pain

Marie Borum
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
The Establishment of an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center of Wellness

Chantal Brazeau
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Engaging Medical School Department Chairs to Reduce Faculty Burnout and Improve Faculty Retention

Arleen Brown
University of California, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
An Innovation and Implementation Core to Promote Public Health System and Academic Health Center Partnership

Erika Brown
Morehouse School of Medicine
The Implementation of a Novel Executive On-Boarding Leadership Program

Viv Budnik
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Integrating Neuroscience at the University of Massachusetts Medical School

Wendy Chapman
University of Utah School of Medicine
Creating a Learning Health Academy to Integrate Research and Clinical Care

Tracie Collins
University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita
Creating a Center to Reduce Urban and Rural Health Disparities: Lessons from Existing Centers of Excellence

Tamera Coyne-Beasley
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Developing a Unique Physician Assistant Program to Meet the Growing Needs of our Healthcare Workforce

Chinazo Cunningham
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Establishment of the Einstein/Montefiore General Internal Medicine Fellowship Program

Vani Dandolu
University of Nevada School of Medicine
Creation of a Multidisciplinary Center for Pelvic Floor Disorders at the University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM)

Lisa Edelmann
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Integrated Genetic and Genomic Testing Initiative within the Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS)

Neill Epperson
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Putting the SeXXY in Research: A New Center for Sex and Gender in Health at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Monica Farley
Emory University School of Medicine
Best Practices for Recruitment of Women Leaders in Academic Medicine

Geraldine Fox
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Promoting Wellness: An Internal Review of Systems

Priscilla Furth
Georgetown University School of Medicine
One from Many: Faculty Development Across Diverse Divisions

Mary Gallant
University at Albany SUNY School of Public Health
Transforming an MPH Program to be Fully Competency-Based

Nisha Garg
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Excellence in Research Initiative at the University of Texas Medical Branch

Jane Gibson
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Processes For Appointment of Non-Salaried Core Faculty, Procedures For Award of Tenure of Title, And Development Of A Clinical Track for Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Mary Hawn
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
Harnessing the Electronic Medical Record to Identify Patients at Risk for In-Hospital Complications

Wendy Hobson Rohrer
University of Utah School of Medicine
Key Decision Points in Creating and Enhancing Health Science Education Faculty Development Models

Kimberly Hoffman
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
A Continuous Quality Improvement Approach to Enhance Faculty Contributions to the Education Mission

Terrie Inder
Harvard Medical School
Improving Network Relationships Across Neonatal Providers in Massachusetts

Lynn Johnson
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Executing a Strategic Plan: Establishing the Rhythm of Accountability

Janet A. Jokela, MD, MPH
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign
Excellence in Medicine & Engineering: A New Paradigm in Medical Education

Marcia Katz
Baylor College of Medicine
Take A Deep Breath! The Baylor College of Medicine Lung Institute: A New Paradigm of Care

Rainu Kaushal
Weill Cornell Medical College
Recruiting Faculty Leaders for a Newly Restructured Department

Karen Kim
The University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences, Pritzker School of Medicine
Debunking the model minority myth: Developing a Center for Asian Health

Mary Lee
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Integration of Neonatology into the UMMHC Academic Medical Group

Lorelei Lingard
University of Western Ontario Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Developing a transformative strategy for supporting clinician-scientist faculty

Robin Lorenz
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine
Clinician Scientist Career Development Office

Cindy Lyon
University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
Program Relocation for Superior Interprofessional Education Opportunities, Improved Financial Strength and Increased Capacity for Patient-Centered Care

Beth Malow
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Implementing Parent-Based Sleep Education in Community Practice Settings

Patty Manning-Courtney
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Improving Systems for Measuring and Reporting Clinician Productivity at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Barbara Miller
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Integration of Clinical Trials Between PSU/HMC and the Community Health System Pinnacle During a Planned Merger

Amy Murtha
Duke University School of Medicine
Characterize the financial impact of the academic mission on the Health Care System

Sue Perlis
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Creation of a Center for Medical Education Research (CMER)

Carrie Redlich
Yale University School of Medicine
Needs Assessment for an Integrated Occupational Health Service for Yale University and Medical School

Cynthia Reyes
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Integration of Clinical Documentation, Quality, Compliance, Financial and Information Technology teams to improve clinical documentation in the Surgery Department of the University of New Mexico Health Science Center

Taylor Riall
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Strategic Plan for Reorganization and Expansion of the Division of Surgical Oncology

Hope Ricciotti
Harvard Medical School
Developing Leaders, Process Improvement, and Facility Expansion in an Obstetrics and Gynecology Ambulatory Unit

Pamela Sass
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Interim Leadership and the Role of Acting Dean

Susan Schultz
The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
Developing a Program of Excellence in Geriatric Care and Lifespan Wellness

Angela Sharkey
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Reorganization of the Cancer Center at Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Martha Tingen
Georgia Regents University Medical College of Georgia
The Georgia Regents University Children's Research Unit (CRU) at the Children's Hospital of Georgia

Ezgi Tiryaki
University of Minnesota Medical School
Improved Onboarding Process for Trainees at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center

Consuelo Wilkins
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Vanderbilt Certificate in Population Health

Amy Williams
Mayo Medical School
Ebola Preparedness Across the Mayo Clinic System

Jennifer Wisdom
Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University
Implementing a Faculty Development Series to Facilitate Learning and Collaboration

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