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AAMC Professional Development Seminars

Welcome to AAMC Professional Development Seminars

Thirty-eight VCU SOM faculty members (37 women, 1 man) have attended AAMC professional development seminars, 1995-2005. Thirty (79%) received funding from the Office of Faculty and Instructional Development, School of Medicine (SOM). For information on matching money from the Dean's Office to attend the seminars, contact Carol Hampton at 804-828-6594804-828-6594.

Participation in these seminars by SOM faculty is detailed below. See the AAMC Meetings page for further information.

Early Carreer Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar

This seminar is for women early in their first faculty appointment who are aiming for a position of leadership in academic medicine (associate professors are not eligible). It is targeted primarily at physicians but is also pertinent for Ph.D. scientists. The number of participants is limited to 120 to keep workshops small. Each applicant should submit a supporting letter from her dean, section or department head describing how her goals for attending the seminar relate to her work and professional aspirations.

The following VCU SOM faculty members have attended this seminar.

2008 July *Christine Isaacs, M.D., Department of OB-GYN
*Courtenay Leahman, M.D., Department of Anesthesiology
*Kimberly Sanford, M.D., Department of Pathology
2007 July *Amelia Grover, M.D., Department of Surgery
2006 July *Leanne Yanni, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine
2005 December *Radhika Sriram, M.D., Department of Psychiatry
2004 December *Cecelia Boardman, M.D., Department of OB-GYN
*Karen Cropsey, Psy.D., Department of Psychiatry
*Catherine Matthews, M.D., Department of OB-GYN
2003 December Therese M. Duane, Department of Surgery
*Michelle Meade, Ph.D., Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
2002 December *Gail Cohen, M.D., Department of Pediatrics
*Marjolein de Wit, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine
*Catherine Kelso, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine, VAMC
*Helen Ragazzi, M.D., Department of Pediatrics
2001 December *Indra Kancitis, M.D., Department of Pediatrics
*Elsie Mainali, M.D., Department of Pediatrics
2000 December *Diane Biskobing, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine
*Paulina Essah, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine
*Stephanie Spottswood, M.D., Department of Radiology
2000 April *Amy Foxx-Orenstein, D.O., Department of Internal Medicine
*Carolyn Peel, M.D., Department of Family Medicine
1999 *Mary Helen Hackney, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine
1999 Monica Morris, M.D., Department of Radiation Oncology

* Matching funds provided by the School of Medicine Office of Faculty and Instructional Development. For information on matching money, contact Carol Hampton at carol.hampton@vcu.edu, 804-828-6594804-828-6594.

Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar

This seminar is designed for M.D. and Ph.D. women medical faculty at the associate professor rank. Applications from assistant professors with exceptional leadership positions will also be considered. With the application form, applicants must submit a supporting letter from their Dean, Section or Department Head describing how her goals for attending the seminar relate to her work and professional aspirations. In order to keep workshops small, seminar enrollment will not exceed 130. This seminar offers CME credit.

The following VCU SOM faculty members have attended this seminar.

2008 December *May Kennedy, Ph.D., M.P.H., Department of Social and Behavioral Health
*Therese Duane, M.D., Department of Surgery
2007 December *Arti Pandya, M.D., M.P.H., Department of Human and Molecular Genetics
*Sarah Elsea, Ph.D., Department of Pediatrics
2005 July *Shelley Harris, Ph.D., Department of Epidemiology and Community Health
2004 July *Lenore Joseph, M.D., Department of Neurology, VCU and VAMC
2003 July *Linda Meloy, M.D., Department of Pediatrics
*Arti Pandya, M.D., Department of Human Genetics
*Elizabeth Waterhouse, M.D., Department of Neurology
*Diane Wilson, Ph.D., Department of Internal Medicine
2002 July *Cheryl Al-Mateen, M.D., Department of Psychiatry
*Joyce Lloyd, Ph.D., Department of Human Genetics
2001 July *Marcia Carney, M.D., Department of Ophthalmology
*Joann Hudson, M.D., Department of Anesthesiology
2000 July *Mary Joseph, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, VCU and VAMC
*Gea-ny Tseng, Ph.D., Department of Physiology
1999 *Bela Sood, M.D., Department of Psychiatry
1997 Lenore Buckley, M.D., Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
1997 Mara Dinsmoor, M.D., Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
1997 Susan Kornstein, M.D., Department of Psychiatry
1997 Andrea Pozez, M.D., Department of Surgery
1995 Karen Sanders, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine, VCU and VAMC
1995 Dawn Mueller, M.D., Department of Pediatrics
1995 Surinder Kallar, M.D., Department of Anesthesiology

* Matching funds provided by the School of Medicine Office of Faculty and Instructional Development. For information on matching money, contact Carol Hampton at carol.hampton@vcu.edu, 804-828-6594804-828-6594.

Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar

This program is designed for junior faculty (senior fellows, instructors, and assistant professors) who are members of underrepresented minority groups and who aspire to positions of leadership in academic medicine. Enrollment is limited to 60 participants.

The following VCU SOM faculty members have attended this seminar.

2006 September *Philip Kimji, M.D., Department of Pediatrics
*Alton Hart, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine
2000 September *Daphne Bryan, M.D., Department of Family Practice
*Vernon Ross, M.D., Department of Anesthesiology

* Matching funds provided by the School of Medicine Office of Faculty and Instructional Development. For information on matching money, contact Carol Hampton at carol.hampton@vcu.edu, 804-828-6594804-828-6594.

Women in Medicine sessions at the AAMC Annual Meetings

The following VCU SOM faculty members received funding to attend.

2001 November Joann Bodurtha, M.D., Department of Human Genetics
Wendy Klein, M.D., Department of Internal Medicine

Funding provided by the School of Medicine Office of Faculty and Instructional Development. For information on funding, contact Carol Hampton at carol.hampton@vcu.edu, 804-828-6594804-828-6594.