Utah campus only
The Academic Medicine and Leadership Track aims to develop future physician faculty and leaders in academic medicine, medical organizations, and in the overall U.S. healthcare system.
Students will learn through lectures and workshops on multi-faceted topics relevant to academic medicine and physician leadership. Students will learn about undergraduate and graduate medical education systems, including governance structures, accreditation, funding, and processes. Students will learn about the US healthcare system by learning about hospital systems, insurance payment systems, workforce issues, and policy decisions that affect the healthcare system. Students will learn about organized medicine, health policy analysis, and advocacy. Students will receive hands-on training in leadership skills including effective public speaking, running a meeting with parliamentary procedures, conflict management, and time management through active-participation workshops.