Leadership and Faculty Development Conference

2017 Leadership and Faculty Development Conference

The 2017 Leadership and Faculty Development Program (LFDP) Conference and Minority Health Policy Annual Meeting took place on May 10-12. The overarching themes for the conference focused on Mental/Behavioral Health, Early Childhood Education and Interventions, and the Achievement Gap, Minority Health Policy and Health Advocacy. Conference participants were exposed to issues related to equity and social justice through the lens of mental and behavioral health, early childhood education and interventions, and the achievement gap; and health advocacy.  View the videos below for speaker presentations.

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Minority Faculty Development Program 25th Anniversary - 2016

Throughout the year the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership commemorated the occasion of our 25th anniversary of the Minority Faculty Development Programs with a series of lectures, leadership forums and special sessions, culminating with the Leadership and Faculty Development Program Conference. Day one of this event featured a roster of guest speakers with a focus on diversity in education. Each shared their personal survive and thrive story, and elaborated on the progress we have made and the strides still ahead of us.

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About the Leadership and Faculty Development Conference

Success in academic medicine requires today’s clinicians and researchers to be fully prepared as leaders and as scientists. The Leadership and Faculty Development Conference provides Harvard Medical School (HMS) junior faculty, clinical fellows, and research fellows with information and skills needed for professional and career advancement in academic medicine, and specifically advancement within the Harvard Medical School community.

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