The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development would like to congratulate the 2019-2020 cohort of Academic Career Leadership Academy in Medicine (ACCLAIM) graduates. The leadership development program is for early- to mid-career faculty in the School of Medicine, with an emphasis on those underrepresented in medicine.
The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, housed within the UNC School of Medicine, would like to congratulate the 2019-2020 cohort of Academic Career Leadership Academy in Medicine (ACCLAIM) graduates.
Nancie Archin, PhD – Medicine/Microbiology and Immunology
Jason Franz, PhD – Biomedical Engineering
Ari Isaacson, MD – Radiology
Pankaj Jawa, MD – Medicine
Samir Kelada, PhD – Genetics
Lauren Kilpatrick Leeper, MD – Otolaryngology/Pediatrics
Jennifer Mersereau, MD, MSCI – Obstetrics and Gynecology
Saskia Neher, PhD – Biochemistry and Biophysics
Sherry Ross, MD – Urology
Angela Strain, MD – Emergency Medicine
J. Nik Ulrich, MD – Ophthalmology
Felicia Williams, MD – Surgery
Thank you to the program participants, Dr. Amelia Drake (UNC SOM), Dr. William Sollecito (Gillings School of Global Public Health), Joy Martin (Gillings School of Global Public Health), and Morgan Resnick-Kahle (UNC SOM) for a great year!
What is ACCLAIM?
ACCLAIM is a leadership development program for early- to mid-career faculty in the School of Medicine, with an emphasis on those underrepresented in medicine.
The ACCLAIM program includes:
- Skills-based leadership development training
- Mentoring toward promotion and tenure (if applicable)
- Academic career counseling
- The opportunity to network with colleagues from across the institution
- An intensive three-day retreat focusing on personal leadership
- A year-long mentored project
Faculty from each of the School of Medicine’s 29 departments have participated in the program since its inception 8 years ago.
The 2020-2021 applications for ACCLAIM have closed. Please indicate future interest to your department chair. Contact Morgan Resnick-Kahle (firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Amelia F. Drake (email@example.com) with questions.