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. 

Learn more about the Leadership Forum.

Eligibility:

  • 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.

Advanced Leadership Forum

Designed specifically for mid-career level dermatologists, the Advanced Leadership Forum is a highly interactive and enriching weekend that provides an opportunity to advance leadership and communication skills while networking with colleagues and Academy leaders. 

Learn more about the Advanced Leadership Forum.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a member of the AAD in good standing.
  • Must be 10 or more years since completing dermatology residency training, or must be six years past Leadership Forum attendance.
  • Must not have attended Advanced Leadership Forum in the past.
  • Must have interest in developing leadership skills around practice and advocacy.

 

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. 

 

     

    Annual and Summer meetings

    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 at the New York Hilton Midtown.

    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.