AAMC Seminars for Women and Minorities

The Office of Faculty Affairs funds the registration fees for one faculty member to participate in professional development seminars for women and minorities organized by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). If there are no current calls for applications and you have questions, please contact Faculty.Affairs@umassmed.edu.

Application Components: 

Applications are reviewed by an internal committee who will select the applicant(s) who will most benefit from attending the seminar. Selected faculty are responsible for securing additional funding to cover travel and other expenses. Selected applicants are informed in sufficient time so that they can complete their application to AAMC.

Faculty who do not seek OFA financial support may apply directly to AAMC for the seminars. If you do apply, please inform OFA at kathleen.rancourt@umassmed.edu, so that we can keep a list of all faculty planning to attend the seminars.

Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar

This three and a half-day seminar is designed for women physicians and scientists holding medical school appointments at the instructor or assistant professor level, and in the early stages of leadership positions within their discipline, department or institution. Seminar attendees develop academic medicine career building skills such as communication, conflict management, and financial accumen, and employ strategic thinking about their career and ledership devleopment. 
AAMC Seminar: July 2016

Minority Faculty Professional Development Seminar

This three-day professional development 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 communicatons, and expanding their network of colleagues and role models. Bringing together junior faculty across the United States.
AAMC Seminar: September 2016

Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar

This three and a half-day seminar focuses on women physicians and scientists holding medical school appointments at the associate professor level and holding leadership positions within their discipline, department or institution. The curriculum is designed to provide mid-career faculty with the knowledge and skills required to continue advancing to leadership roles in academic medicine. This intensive and highly interactive seminar covers a variety of leadership topics, emphasizes the skills needed to advance to senior roles within academic medicine, and provides time to strategically reinvigorate and realign ones career with goals. 
AAMC Seminar: December 2016

Past Participants

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AAMC seminars

Call for Applications

Applications are now being accepted
for registration funding to attend the AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Development Seminar. Deadline to apply: February 18, 2016

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