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Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® 2019 Leaders Forum

May 1 – 2, 2019
Chubb Conference Center, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania

2019 ELAM Leaders Forum

The 2019 ELAM Leaders Forum showcased the following exceptional Institutional Action Projects (all links are PDFs):

Cheryl Al-Mateen, MD
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Developing a Leadership Program for Academic Medical Directors

Thurayya Arayssi, MD
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar
Promoting Academic Careers of Expatriate Faculty: The Development of Cross Campus Faculty Mentoring Program

Carol Bennett, MD
University of California, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Patient Experience and Faculty Well-being: Supporting the Patient and the Clinician

Zea Borok, MD
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Establishing a Center for Gender Equity in Medicine and Science (GEMS) at the Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC)

Sheana Bull, PhD
Colorado School of Public Health
Innovative and Equitable Pathways to 21stCentury Health Professions at the University of Colorado

Sharon Calaman, MD
Drexel University College of Medicine
Utilizing an Online Platform for Teaching Leadership Skills – an Online Curriculum for the Drexel Faculty Launch Program

Sonia Chimienti, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School
A Pilot Program in Mindfulness-Based Life Coaching (MBLC) for Learners

Renee Edwards, MD, MBA
Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine
Creating an Integrated Provider Clinical Dashboard

Karen Frank, MD, PhD
National Institutes of Health
Increasing the Efficacy of Molecular Diagnostic Testing for Patient Care and Research

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Debra Furr-Holden, PhD
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Exploring the Future of Public Health at Michigan State University

Maureen Gannon, PhD
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Mid-Career Leadership Development Program

Nina Gentile MD
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Creating a Center to Enhance Clinical Research at an Academic Medical Center

Laura Gibson, PhD
West Virginia University School of Medicine
Cultivating Psychological Safety and Resilience to Catalyze Science

Carmen Guerra, MD, MSCE
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
The Status of Sponsorship at the Perelman School of Medicine

Martha Gulati, MD, MS
University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix
Integration of an Academic Cardiovascular Division into a Community Hospital

Maya Hammoud, MD, MBA
University of Michigan Medical School
Aligning Faculty Development with Health Care Transformation and Health Systems Science Education

Donna Hansel, MD, PhD
Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine
Identification of Key Factors That Impact Wellness and Burnout in Female Faculty

Toi Blakley Harris, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Holistic Review for Faculty Recruitment and Selection

Rachel Hess, MD, MS
University of Utah Health Sciences
The Utah Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

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Susan Hingle, MD
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Development and Launch of the Center for Human and Organizational Potential (cHOP)

Charlotte Hobbs, MD, PhD
Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine Research and Clinical Roadmap Developed During First 90 Days

Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH
Duke University School of Medicine
Survivorship Care Redesign in a Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Clinic

Elizabeth Jacobs, MD
University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
Rethinking Health Care from the Outside-In

Annette Johnson, MD, MS
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Responding to Patient and Payer Needs: Creating and Implementing a Non-provider Based Outpatient Imaging Center at MCG

Stephanie Jones, MD
Harvard Medical School
A Curriculum Strategy for Training in Opioid Use Disorder and Opioid Prescribing

Madhavi Kadakia, PhD
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Strategic Planning to Grow the Research Enterprise at Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University

Barbara Kazmierczak, MD, PhD
Yale University School of Medicine
Strategies to Maximize Physician-Scientist Success in Academic Medical Centers

Donna Kern, MD
Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Increasing Participatory Governance within the College of Medicine

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Annette Khaled, PhD
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Development of the Research Vision for the UCF Lake Nona Cancer Center

Mary Klingensmith, MD
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Establishing an Academy of Educators at Washington University School of Medicine

Antonia Kolokythas, DDS, MSc
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Executive MBA (EMBA) Degree – OMFS Certificate Integrated Program at the University of Rochester. A Pathway to Earn a Specialized Finance Degree During Residency Training

Anne Libby, PhD
University of Colorado School of Medicine Anschutz Medical Campus
Online Curriculum in Practical Research Management for Early Career Researchers

Jane Liebschutz, MD, MPH
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Addiction Medicine Clinical Service

Joyce Lloyd, PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Creating and Implementing a Communication Plan for VCU Center on Health Disparities Research Training Programs

Julie Lumeng, MD
University of Michigan Medical School
Developing a University Center Focused on Promoting Interdisciplinary Research in Child and Adolescent Health, Behavior, and Development

Ayesha Mian, MD
Aga Khan University
Creating a Framework for an Institutional Gender Equity Initiative With a Focus on Leadership Development for Women

Lavinia Middleton, MD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Creating Efficiencies in Onboarding and Credentialing Clinical Faculty and Advanced Care Providers Improves Alignment, Billing and Compliance, as Well as Provider and Chair Satisfaction

Angela Mills, MD
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Emergency Medicine Education Integration into the Medical School Curriculum

2019 ELAM Leaders Forum

Bhramar Mukherjee, PhD
University of Michigan School of Public Health
Developing a Health Data Concentration Within the Master’s Program in Biostatistics

Wendy Nembhard, PhD, MPH
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Dr. Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health
A Faculty Retention Plan for Academic Medical Centers in Small Rural States

Cheryl O'Malley, MD
University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix
From Annual Program Evaluation to Annual Report: Leveraging Accreditation Requirements to Communicate GME Program Quality to Institutional Stakeholders

Sang Park, DDS, MMSc
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
The MMSc in Dental Education at Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Leigh Patterson, MD, MAEd
The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
You’re Hired! Analysis of Faculty Recruitment at the Brody School of Medicine

Sallie Permar, MD, PhD
Duke University School of Medicine
Duke Integrated Physician-Scientist Development

Jennifer Potter, PhD, MPH
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine
Embracing Excellence: Implementing a Faculty-centric and Data-driven Approach to Evaluating Research Performance in a School of Medicine

Aruna Ramesh, DMD, MS
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Situational Analysis of the Tuition Challenge in Dental education: A Snap Shot of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Tiina Reponen, PhD
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Establish an International Collaboration Center in Occupational Safety and Health

Monika Safford, MD
Weill Cornell Medical College
The Cornell Center for Health Equity: Creating a Model for University-wide Collaborative Science

2019 ELAM Leaders Forum

Erika Saunders, MD
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Creating a Behavioral De-escalation Response Team for a Medical/Surgical Hospital

Leslie Shen, PhD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Establishing the Center for Integrative Health (CIH) at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC-CIH)

Ruth Shim, MD, MPH
University of California, Davis, School of Medicine
Recruitment and Retention of Underrepresented in Medicine (UIM) Faculty at UC Davis: Implementing a Departmental Diversity & Inclusion Officer Pilot Project

Michelle Stevenson, MD, MS
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Rethinking the Pediatric Emergency Department Provider Schedule: A Mixed Methods Approach

Kyla Terhune, MD, MBA
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Front Desk of the Future

Susan Thibeault, PhD
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
Hard to Swallow: An Integrated Pediatric Dysphagia Service

Alexia Torke, MD, MS
Indiana University School of Medicine
Professional Development Planning for Clinical Faculty

Alison Walker, MD, MPH
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
A Qualitative Analysis of Faculty Mentorship Practices in a Department of Internal Medicine

Judy Yee, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Creation of a 3D Radiology Imaging Analysis Lab (RadIAL)

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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.