Advancing Pediatric Leaders (APL)




APL is an 18-month longitudinal program designed to advance the leadership competencies of mid-career academic pediatric health professionals by enhancing the knowledge, skills and behaviors to support their engagement in leadership opportunities locally or within the APA. The program will utilize personal professional coaching, interactive face-to-face learning sessions at PAS meetings and distance learning to prepare participants to address leadership challenges and to augment and strengthen their professional network. Participants will be able to construct a career plan for the next steps in their leadership journey and identify strategies to increase their visibility as a leader.

Program Goal:

Advance the leadership competencies of mid-career academic pediatric health professionals

Program Objectives:

By the end of the program participants will be able to:

  • Apply enhanced knowledge, skills and behaviors necessary to engage in leadership
  • Address leadership challenges in their work environment and/or within the APA
  • Advance scholarly work and increase visibility as a leader in their work environment and/or within the APA
  • Incorporate coaching as a tool for professional development and in their work supporting others
  • Augment and strengthen their network as a resource for professional development
  • Construct a plan for the next stage of their career and/or to realize an opportunity for leadership

Candidates will apply and be selected to participate in the program

Interested in applying to participate in the program, click here

Interested in applying to be a Faculty Coach, click here

Program Leadership:

Susan Bostwick, MD, MBA
Weill Cornell Medical College

Maryellen Gusic, MD
University of Virginia School of Medicine


 

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