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Overview

 

Residents in advanced education programs can participate in an experiential Internship with AAL that will develop academic leaders and empower them to pursue educational excellence, the application of knowledge and the discovery of ideas that lead to lifelong learning. This program consists of two 3-day phases (beginning at 1 p.m. on day 1 and ending at noon on the last day of each phase) supplemented by online activities. Participants who attend both phases and complete all the activities and projects will be awarded Internship Completion Recognition. 

Click here for a program flyer.

 

APPLY EARLY! 

SPACE IS LIMITED!

Outcomes:

Providing exceptional quality training and networking opportunities, the program will challenge residents' assumptions about academic careers and expand their horizons with a focus on these objectives:

  1. Acquire knowledge and skills vital for academic leadership
  2. Enhance capacity for teaching and learning
  3. Develop research skills

Competencies & Skills:

  1. Teaching & Learning
    1. Instructional design & course planning
    2. Assessing student competence
    3. Clinical and didactic teaching
    4. Assessing progress toward clinical competency
    5. Motivational interviewing
    6. Evaluating learning styles
    7. Working with students who have challenges
  2. Educational Research
    1. Identify and define a unique research niche
    2. Review and evaluate research and related reports
    3. Research study design and construction
    4. Data collection
    5. Interpretation and evaluation of findings and implications
  3. Academic Leadership & Career Planning
    1. Strategic thinking
    2. Financial management
    3. Collaborations and partnerships
    4. Faculty and staff development and oversight
    5. Negotiation and influence
    6. Conflict management
    7. Interpersonal skills
    8. Emotional intelligence
    9. Work-life balance

PHASE 1 – September 15-18, 2018

Saturday (4-hours)

1:00 p.m.- Registration
1:30 p.m.- In session
5:00 p.m. - Reception

Sunday

7:30 a.m.- Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - In session
11:30 a.m.-  Lunch
12:30 p.m. - In session
4:30 p.m. - Adjourn

 Monday

7:30 a.m. - Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - In session
11:30 a.m.-  Lunch
12:30 p.m. - In session
4:30 p.m. - Adjourn

Tuesday (4-hours)

7:30 a.m. - Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - In session
12:00 p.m. - Adjourn

 

PHASE II – February 9-12, 2019

Saturday (4-hours)

1:00 p.m. - Welcome back, schedule, activities, materials
1:30 p.m. - In session
5:00 p.m. - Adjourn

Sunday

7:30 a.m. - Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - In session
11:30 a.m. - Lunch
12:30 p.m. - In session
4:30 p.m. - Adjourn

Monday

7:30 a.m. - Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - In session
11:30 a.m. - Lunch
12:30 p.m.- In session
4:30 p.m. - Adjourn

Tuesday (4-hours)

7:30 a.m. - Continental Breakfast
8:00 p.m. - In session
12:00 p.m. - Adjourn
 

Tuition:

Tuition is $1,000, which includes all program materials, continental breakfast, and lunch each day of the program. Tuition payment is not required to submit an application, but it is due upon acceptance to the program. 

Application Instructions:

To enroll in the program and for scholarship consideration, interested residents should click the ‘Register Now’ button to begin the application process. In addition to a completed application, other requirements are a current resume or CV, recommendation letter from the applicant's program director, and an essay about the resident's interest in academia and career goals. 

Application review began July 31, 2018. Space is limited. Submit the completed application and all supporting materials as soon as possible for consideration. For more information, contact the Internship Director, Dr. Marcia Ditmyer at mditmyer@aalgroup.org.

Program dates:

Phase I - September 15-18, 2018
Phase II - February 9-12, 2019

Location:

AAL Training Facility

Atlanta, GA

David P. Cappelli

D.M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Collaborating Partner

Marcia M. Ditmyer

Ph.D., M.S., MBA, M.C.H.E.S.

Senior Consultant

Felicia Tucker-Lively

Ph.D., M.P.H.

Vice President

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This program is supported in part by a grant from HRSA (D88HP28510) Post-Doctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR DENTAL RESIDENTS HAVE ENDED FOR THE 2018-2019 YEAR

 

 

This page will be updated as additional details on other scholarship opportunities become available.

The Academic Leadership for Residents Program is designed to develop academic leaders and empower them to pursue educational excellence, the application of knowledge and the discovery of ideas that lead to lifelong learning.

In keeping with AAL's vision to help educators discover the path to their success, AAL is excited to announce tuition scholarship opportunities for residents in health professions in nursing, medicine, and pharmacy. 

Application review began July 31, 2018. Scholarships are limited. Submit the completed application and all supporting materials as soon as possible for consideration.

AAL-ALR Scholarship for Nursing Residents Pursuing Academic Careers

 

AAL-ALR Scholarship for Medicine Residents Pursuing Academic Careers

 

AAL-ALR Scholarship for Pharmacy Residents Pursuing Academic Careers

For scholarship consideration, interested residents should click the appropriate scholarship name above to begin the application process. In addition to a completed application, other requirements are a current resume or CV, recommendation letter from the applicant's program director, and an essay about the resident's interest in academia and career goals. 

 

This page will be updated as additional details on other scholarship opportunities become available.

Academic Leadership for Residents program is a partnership with the American Institute of Dental Public Health (AIDPH) and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), School of Dental Medicine. This program is supported in part by a grant from HRSA (D88HP28510) Post-Doctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry.

Testimonials

Sameer D. Jain
B.D.S., M.S.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
School of Dentistry

“The Academic Leadership for Residents program provided me step-by-step guidance on how to go about pursuing an academic career. My biggest win from the program was to be able to practice the key virtues of leadership, inspiring me to be a better person. Without a doubt, AAL's residents program is a necessity for anyone who has the slightest inclination to venture into academia.”