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I-23: Finding Success as an Academic Physician Leader

Learning Objectives
1. Recognize the importance of physician leadership training in academia
2. Summarize key leadership skills and competencies for successful physician leaders
3. Identify the most essential competencies for successful leaders in academic medicine
1 Credit CME

This is a live activity that occurred on November 12, 2023. If you attended this activity in person and would like to claim CME credit or a certificate of participation, please click “Take Quiz”.

In the ever-evolving health care landscape, leadership is crucial for shaping the industry's future. However, existing physician leadership programs have mainly focused on skill development, interpersonal dynamics, and team management. In a systematic review of 45 studies on leadership programs for physicians, 42% were centered on single-residency or fellowship programs. These predominantly targeted resident physicians or midlevel managers, indicating a notable gap in leadership development for physicians in top-level roles. With this gap in mind, how can physicians in academic positions acquire the necessary skills to become effective leaders? Join us in exploring the dynamic landscape of health care leadership development, and gain insights into how we can equip the leaders of tomorrow with the skills and competencies they need to excel in academic medicine.

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AMA CME Accreditation Information

CME Disclosure Statement: Unless noted, all individuals in control of content reported no relevant financial relationships.

If applicable, all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

AMA CME Accreditation Information

Credit Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this Course activity for a maximum of 1.00  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to:

  • 1.00 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;;
  • 1.00 Self-Assessment points in the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery’s (ABOHNS) Continuing Certification program;
  • 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;
  • 1.00 Lifelong Learning points in the American Board of Pathology’s (ABPath) Continuing Certification program; and
  • 1.00 credit toward the CME of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program

It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting MOC credit.


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