2021 / 2022 ACG Early Career Leadership Program Participants

ACG Institute Center for Leadership, Ethics & Equity
Early Career Leadership Program—Elevating Great Doctors into Great Leaders

The Early Career Leadership Program (formerly the Young Physician Leadership Scholars Program) develops future leaders in clinical gastroenterology by providing leadership and policy training to early career physicians. These physicians have completed one full year of practice after their terminal GI or hepatology fellowship and are in their first five years of clinical practice.

Participants are immersed in course work covering effective leadership, impactful networking, emotional intelligence, negotiation, group dynamics, and team building. The ACG Institute is excited to welcome the fifth cohort of Early Career Leadership Scholars in 2022.

Course Directors: Allon Kahn, MD, and Elizabeth R. Paine, MD, FACG

Program Features:

  • Open to applicants 1-5 years out of fellowship (completed one full year of practice after their terminal GI or hepatology fellowship and are in their first five years of clinical practice.)
  • In-Person Leadership Course: Friday, October 21, 2022 in Charlotte, NC
  • Advocacy Day Fly-In: April 20-21, 2023
  • Leadership Assessment and Leadership Model Development Pre-Work and Virtual Check-Ins

Planned Fly-in activities:

To Apply:
Applicants will need to submit their curriculum vitae, complete the online application and provide a letter of recommendation. There is no registration fee for the program – it is by invitation only.  **Application Portal Is Now Closed**

Eligibility & Evaluation Criteria:
To choose the participants, the Institute will assess the degree to which an applicant meets the eligibility criteria of the Early Career Leadership Program. Applicants who are ACG members in good standing, are currently practicing within the United States, and are 1 – 5 years out of fellowship (completed a fellowship program between 2017 and 2021) will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

The ACG Institute seeks a diverse applicant pool from which to select a diverse cohort of participants with respect to several factors that include practice type, race and ethnicity, gender identity, and geographic location.

 

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