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Program Overview

The Academic Leadership for Residents course is an experiential internship that equips residents in advanced education programs with contextual knowledge on productive guidance methods and constructive management techniques for an academic setting.

This onsite competency-based program consists of two 3-day phases designed to develop the essential knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors consistent among academic leaders. In addition to the exchange of information, the experience entails interprofessional relationship-building and networking opportunities. Those who complete both program phases will receive an AAL Academic Leadership for Residents Certificate.

Outcomes:

Providing exceptional quality training and networking opportunities, the program will challenge residents’ assumptions about academic careers and expand their horizons with a focus on these objectives:

  1. Acquire knowledge and skills vital for academic leadership
  2. Enhance capacity for teaching and learning
  3. Develop research skills

Coursework enhances competencies & skills in three thematic areas:

Teaching & Learning

  1. Instructional design & course planning
  2. Assessing student competence
  3. Clinical and didactic teaching
  4. Assessing progress toward clinical competency
  5. Motivational interviewing
  6. Evaluating learning styles
  7. Working with students who have challenges

Educational Research

  1. Identify and define a unique research niche
  2. Review and evaluate research and related reports
  3. Research study design and construction
  4. Data collection
  5. Interpretation and evaluation of findings and implications

Academic Leadership & Career Planning

  1. Strategic thinking
  2. Financial management
  3. Collaborations and partnerships
  4. Faculty and staff development and oversight
  5. Negotiation and influence
  6. Conflict management
  7. Interpersonal skills
  8. Emotional intelligence
  9. Work-life balance

Tuition:

Tuition is $1,000, which includes all program materials, continental breakfast, and lunch each day of the program. Tuition payment is not required to submit an application, but it is due upon acceptance to the program. 

Application Instructions:

To enroll in the program and for scholarship consideration, interested residents should click the ‘Register Now’ button to begin the application process. In addition to a completed application, other requirements are a current resume or CV, recommendation letter from the applicant’s program director, and an essay about the resident’s interest in academia and career goals.

Application review began July 31, 2019. Space is limited. Submit the completed application and all supporting materials as soon as possible for consideration. For more information, contact the Internship Director, Dr. Marcia Ditmyer at mditmyer@aalgroup.org.

Program dates:

Phase I – September 14-17, 2019 (Atlanta, GA)
Phase II – February 8-11, 2020 (Las Vegas, NV)

Location:

AAL Training Facility

Atlanta, GA

Phase I

Saturday (4-hours)

1:00 p.m.- Registration
1:30 p.m.- In session
5:00 p.m. – Reception

Sunday

7:30 a.m.- Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – In session
11:30 a.m.-  Lunch
12:30 p.m. – In session
4:30 p.m. – Adjourn

Monday

7:30 a.m. – Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – In session
11:30 a.m.-  Lunch
12:30 p.m. – In session
4:30 p.m. – Adjourn

Tuesday (4-hours)

7:30 a.m. – Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – In session
12:00 p.m. – Adjourn

Phase II

Saturday (4-hours)

1:00 p.m. – Welcome back, schedule, activities, materials
1:30 p.m. – In session
5:00 p.m. – Adjourn

Sunday

7:30 a.m. – Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – In session
11:30 a.m. – Lunch
12:30 p.m. – In session
4:30 p.m. – Adjourn

Monday

7:30 a.m. – Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – In session
11:30 a.m. – Lunch
12:30 p.m.- In session
4:30 p.m. – Adjourn

Tuesday (4-hours)

7:30 a.m. – Continental Breakfast
8:00 p.m. – In session
12:00 p.m. – Adjourn

Felicia-Tucker-Lively

Felicia Tucker-Lively, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Vice President
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David P. Cappelli D.M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Collaborating Partner
Marcia-M.-Ditmyer

Marcia M. Ditmyer, Ph.D., M.S., MBA, M.C.H.E.S.

Senior Consultant

Scholarship Opportunities For Dental Residents

This program is supported in part by a grant from HRSA (D88HP28510) Post-Doctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry

CLICK TO APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR DENTAL RESIDENTS

This page will be updated as additional details on other scholarship opportunities become available.

Scholarship Opportunities for Residents in Health Professions

The Academic Leadership for Residents Program is designed to develop academic leaders and empower them to pursue educational excellence, the application of knowledge and the discovery of ideas that lead to lifelong learning.

In keeping with AAL’s vision to help educators discover the path to their success, AAL is excited to announce tuition scholarship opportunities for residents in health professions in nursing, medicine, and pharmacy.

CLICK LINKS BELOW FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

AAL-ALR Scholarship for Nursing Residents Pursuing Academic Careers

AAL-ALR Scholarship for Medicine Residents Pursuing Academic Careers

AAL-ALR Scholarship for Pharmacy Residents Pursuing Academic Careers

This page will be updated as additional details on other scholarship opportunities become available.

Academic Leadership for Residents program is a partnership with the American Institute of Dental Public Health (AIDPH) and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), School of Dental Medicine. This program is supported in part by a grant from HRSA (D88HP28510) Post-Doctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry.