Programs

The Leadership Institute includes a variety of stand-alone programs and sessions at Annual and Summer Academy meetings. Browse Academy leadership programs for young physicians below.

Leadership Forum

Designed specifically for early-career dermatologists in private practice and academics, the Leadership Forum is an interactive and enriching weekend that provides an opportunity to advance your leadership and communication skills while networking with colleagues and Academy leaders. 

Determine the next application cycle, or get more information about the Leadership Forum.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a member of the AAD in good standing.
  • Must have completed at least one year post dermatology residency training.
  • Must be nine years or less since completing residency/fellowship training.
  • Must have completed residency training in dermatology or a fellowship in a dermatology subspecialty (e.g., dermatopathology).
  • Must not have attended a Leadership Forum in the past.

Academic Dermatology Leadership Program (ADLP)

The ADLP is a comprehensive year-long program that includes the Leadership Forum plus two additional face-to-face training sessions, as well as a mentor relationship. 

 

Diversity Mentorship Program

Through this one-on-one mentorship program, volunteer mentors provide underrepresented medical students with hands-on exposure in the field of dermatology and help stimulate interest in dermatology as an obtainable career choice.*

Learn more or apply to become a mentor.

 *The Academy recognizes the following racial groups as underrepresented in the field of dermatology, as related to the U.S. population: African-American, Hispanic, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.

Summer Academy Meeting 2015 sessions

See the Networking page for information about leadership events.

2015 Leadership Institute sessions:
 

The following sessions will take place in the Beekman Parlor, New York Hilton Midtown. Get more information about any of these sessions in the searchable Summer Meeting Program.

F009 - Leading Innovation When Your Environment is Changing
Friday, Aug. 21, 3-5 p.m.

F013 - Managing Organizational Politics
Saturday, Aug. 22, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

F017 - Leading with Integrity: Taking the Fatal Out of Flaws
Saturday, Aug. 22, 3-5 p.m.

F010 - The Art of Listening and Effective Dialogue: Adapting Your Message to the Audience
Thursday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
 

 

2015 Leadership Institute Summer Meeting sessions:

All LI Summer Meeting sessions will take place in Beekman Parlor.

The Art of Listening and Effective Dialogue: Adapting Your Message to the Audience
Thursday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m.-noon 

Leading Innovation When Your Environment is Changing
Friday, Aug. 21, 3-5 p.m.

Managing Organizational Politics
Saturday, Aug. 22, 10 a.m.-noon

Leading with Integrity: Taking the Fatal Out of Flaws
Saturday, Aug. 22, 3-5 p.m.