This forum for fellows and early-career faculty will feature a networking session and luncheon where participants can engage with leaders in academia. The forum will also consist of small group sessions and activities; focused didactic presentations from leaders in emergency medicine administration, education and research; and a Q&A panel of current and former department chairs. Topics to be covered include academic leadership, conflict management, making the most of career opportunities, achieving work-life balance, and time management. The session will conclude with a “Personal Pathways in Academia Panel” offering pearls and personal anecdotes with important take-home messages for aspiring academicians.
9:00 AM – 9:10 AM Welcome and Introduction
Welcome and the role of leadership and academic development programs in a successful career.
Presenter: Ian Martin, MD, MBA
9:10 AM – 9:45 AM Establishing a narrative for a successful academic career
Strategies to create a successful narrative for your academic career, where your passion intersects with your skill set, including determining “low hanging fruit” to help foster your narrative, including educational, networking, and collaborative opportunities to ensure academic success.
Presenter: David Brown, MD
9:45 AM – 10:05 AM Successfully negotiating the academic ladder
Navigating the “nuts and bolts” of academic promotion.
Presenter: Michael Donnino, MD
10:05 AM – 10:15 AM Break
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Identifying the right mentor and building a strong mentor/mentee relationship
Strategies for success and pitfalls to avoid in mentor/mentee relationships from seasoned academicians. The panel presentation will be followed by panelist discussion with Forum attendees.
Presenters: Bill Barsan, MD; Wendy Coates, MD; Bob Hockberger, MD
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Successfully managing one of your most precious assets – time
Managing work/life balance and navigating the myriad of opportunities available to junior faculty.
Presenter: Kelly Young, MD
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Networking luncheon
Luncheon in which Forum attendees can engage and network with leaders in academia.
Attendees: Deb Diercks, MD; Angela Mills, MD; Judd Hollander, MD; Lynne Richardson, MD; Rich Wolfe, MD
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM Academic leadership – Becoming the leader others will want to follow
Strategies for successful leadership throughout your academic career.
Presenter: Jim Adams, MD
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM Break
2:15 PM – 3:00 PM Making the most of career opportunities
Senior academicians will lead small group sessions, providing guided mentorship and directed feedback on how to be successful in the various aspects of academia including: research, medical education, administration, departmental metrics and leadership, and novel opportunities in emergency medicine.
Small group leaders include: Jeff Kline, MD; Lynne Richardson, MD; Deb Diercks, MD; Lalena Yarris, MD; Judd Hollander, MD; Alexeia Wagner, MD
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Personal Pathways in Academia
Panel facilitated by: Rich Wolfe, MD
Panel of leaders in the emergency medicine will offer pearls of wisdom and important take home messages for aspiring academicians. This will be followed by open discussion between panelists and Forum attendees.
Panelists: Andra Blomkalns, MD; Erik Hess, MD; Nate Kuppermann, MD; Rich Wolfe, MD