Leadership Development

Opportunities for leadership development training at UF can be found at the UF HR Training website:

  • http://www.hr.ufl.edu/training/leadership/default.asp

    The COM offers specific leadership training in year-long program open to COM faculty who aspire to enhance their skills.  Applications for the COM Leadership Development Program (LDP) are solicited in the fall of each year for the series of meetings.  Applicants must plan to attend all sessions and have the support of their Department Chair.  The program outline is provided below.

January March May June/July August Sept/Oct
Kick-Off Session – Leadership Foundations  Build Trust and Create and Communicate Vision  Create and Communicate Vision(Evening meeting to review “elevator speeches”) Generate Alignment Cultivate Talent Conversation about Leadership(Meeting with key Member(s) of COM/UF Health leadership)
9am – 5pm 8am – Noon 5:30pm – 8:30pm 8am – Noon 8am – Noon  

Annual programs offered by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) are open to eligible faculty and may be supported through the Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development.  Information about the program offerings is available at:

The most popular AAMC programs for UF Faculty attendance have been:

  • Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar (July)

  • Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar (September)

  • Executive Development Program (for Associate Deans and Chairs) (September-October)

  • Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar (December)