Leadership Institute

The Leadership Institute (LI) is an Academy initiative that provides training, mentoring, and networking opportunities to help dermatologists develop leadership skills to make them successful in their careers and in life.

Browse the Academy's Leadership Institute programs and resources below as well as upcoming Leadership Institute sessions held during Academy meetings.

LI Programs

Leadership Institute programs

Learn more about the Leadership Institute's stand-alone programs as well as sessions at Annual and Summer Academy Meetings.-+


Mentorship program

Positive mentoring relationships help dermatologists prepare for leadership development. Learn more about becoming a or finding a mentor.



The Academy offers many opportunities for emerging & established leaders to meet and exchange ideas. Find out more about these activities and where the next event will be.
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Leadership Learning Center

Access a multitude of leadership resources to help you navigate your professional and personal life. Browse the video library, earn CME credit, and more.

2016 Leadership Institute sessions

The following sessions will take place in room 204 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Get more information about any of these sessions in the searchable program.

F002 – Leading Confidently through Powerful Communication
Thursday, July 28, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

F007 – Your True Colors: Know Yourself and Understand Others (PACE®)
Thursday, July 28, 3 - 5 p.m.

F017 – Strategies for Leading through Change
Saturday, July 30, 10a.m. – 12 p.m.

F021 – Feeding Your Leadership Pipeline
Saturday, July 30, 3 – 5 p.m.