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The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC): Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar (MinFac) 2017


Hyatt Regency Orlando
9801 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
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Date/Time: September 7 - 10, 2017

The Association of American Medical Colleges’ popular Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar (MinFac) is designed for early career faculty (senior clinical and research fellows, instructors, and assistant professors) and post docs (MD, MD/PhDs and PhDs) who aspire to leadership positions in academic medicine.

This blended learning model includes both pre- and post-conference webinars, as well as a three-day in-person seminar. The MinFac Seminar provides participants with real-world guidance and tools for pursuing career advancement in academic medicine, developing key professional competencies, building skills in grant writing and communications, while expanding their network of colleagues and role models. The seminar brings together early career faculty from across the United States and Canada.

Learning objectives include:

  • Identify professional development goals, design a career path, and acquire the tools on how to get there
  • Understand the realities of advancement in academic medicine through the exploration of the requirements for appointment, promotion, and tenure, and how to plan your own progress through the system
  • Develop key professional competencies in academic and organizational leadership
  • Build skills in grant writing and communications
  • Expand your network of colleagues and role models

Attendees can earn CME credits at this event. Register today and prior to the early bird deadline on August 2, 2017.