Application Cycle Now Open: Leadership Onboarding for Educators Accelerator Program (LEAP)



Duke AHEAD is pleased to announce a new leadership development opportunity for emerging health professions education leaders. This program is designed for faculty members who are leading education programs, courses, or curriculum. LEAP is a 3 month on-boarding program and includes topics such as:


  • Negotiation
  • Budget management
  • Leading or teaching  a multigenerational group
  • Developing a strategic plan for your program
  • Managing difficult situations and conversations
  • Promoting yourself and your ideas with competent humility
  • Networking at Duke
  • Promoting DEI in teaching, hiring, and communication

Our inaugural program will be limited to 20 participants. You may self-nominate on the form below; a letter of support is required from your direct report.

All sessions will be virtual, and will be held from 4:00 -6:00 pm.

The six sessions are scheduled on Thursdays (1/26/23, 2/9/23, 3/9/23, 3/23/23, 4/13/23, 4/27/23).

There is NO charge for the program, but applicants should commit to attending all sessions.

This leadership onboarding complements other leadership opportunities noted throughout Duke. Many clinical departments also offer leadership training; LEAP is geared toward those faculty who will be teaching learners or developing programming for learners in clinical or research settings. View additional Duke leadership program opportunities here.

Application Deadline is 11/2/22 


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