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ELAM Program for Women

The Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM®) Program for Women is the nation's only in-depth program focused on preparing senior women faculty at schools of medicine, dentistry and public health to move into positions of institutional leadership where they can effect positive change.

ELAM's year-long program develops the professional and personal skills required to lead and manage successfully in today's complex healthcare environment, with special attention to the unique challenges facing women in leadership positions.

Fellows attend three weeklong sessions during the year—one in the fall, one in the spring, and one coinciding with the AAMC annual meeting in November. Between sessions, Fellows pursue independent assignments and develop an institutional action project at their home institution. Deans join their ELAM Fellows for the final 1 1/2 days of the spring session when they explore with a guest expert an issue on methodology pertinent to AHC leadership.

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Harvard Macy Institute

Professional Development Programs for Academic Leaders in Health Care
The Harvard Macy Institute brings together health care professionals, educators, and leaders to discuss the critical challenges of the day and design innovative solutions that have a lasting impact on the way medicine is practiced and students are educated. Our goal is to foster transformative learning experiences that prepare the Harvard Macy scholars to lead institutional change as well as discover and harness new perspectives which may contribute to their professional growth.

The Institute delivers five Harvard-based continuing health care education programs. We also collaborate with Institute alumni to develop customized programs for institutions around the world. These programs are designed to instruct faculty educators in the health professions in methods for translating their knowledge and capabilities into organization-wide improvements and innovations.

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Center for Faculty Development Office for Women's Careers Office for Research Career Development