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ACP Leadership Academy Webinars

As a supplement to the formal education program that ACP offers in partnership the American Association for Physician Leadership, the ACP Leadership Academy offers a series of free online webinars on leadership topics relevant to internal medicine. These webinars provide both an educational experience and a discussion forum so that ACP members can learn, pose questions, and share ideas with leaders in the internal medicine field.

Upcoming Webinars

Personal Financial Planning for Physicians
Date/Time: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 | 3:00 pm ET
Description: Join ACP's Chief Financial Officer, Michael Weis, as he discusses strategies and best practices for financial planning from residency to retirement. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions.
Cost: Free

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General Leadership

Practice Issues

Hospital Medicine

Personal & Professional Development

Physician Well-being and Professional Satisfaction

Women in Medicine

Medical Student Well-being: Don’t Forget About Us

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 | 3:00 pm ET
Description: Join Micah Beachy, DO, FACP, as he discusses the importance of well-being for medical students and shares strategies for how to maintain it while in school and throughout training. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions.
Cost: Free
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Speaker Information: Dr. Beachy is a husband, father, and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine. He completed his medical education at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and his Internal Medicine training at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. After residency, he took a position as an academic hospitalist, becoming part of the core faculty. Additionally, he is the immediate past chair of the Council of Early Career Physicians and a member of ACP’s Physician Well-being and Professional Satisfaction Task Force.

Connecting with Your Audience: Communication Skills for Effective Presentations

Date/Time: Thursday, December 13, 2018 | 3:00 pm ET
Description: The request to deliver a presentation to peers can be viewed as an anxiety-provoking time sink, or an opportunity to use a well-articulated stance to impress leaders and cultivate allies. Join Susan A. Glod, MD, FACP as she uses a foundation of communication psychology theories to build a framework that will allow you to get the most out of your presentations.
Cost: Free
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Speaker Information: Dr. Glod is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, and a member of the Palliative Medicine Center of Excellence, at Penn State Health. Her clinical work is in the field of Palliative Medicine, where she helps to control symptoms and maximize quality of life for individuals with life-altering illness. She serves as the director of the core Medicine clerkship, General Medicine Acting Internship, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, and is also the co-director of the Phase I medical student course in Communication. She graduated from the Penn State College of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, after which she earned a Master’s degree in Medical Education from the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s hospital. She completed the Harvard Macy Program for Health Professions Education. She has served on the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine Research and Scholarship committee, PSUCOM Curriculum in Medical Education Committee, Palliative Education Committee, and Hospital Ethics Committee, and is a department of Medicine residency training program core faculty. She is a recipient of the College of Medicine Junior Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Medicine Distinguished Physician Award, and Scholarship in Education Award, and has been nominated for the Distinguished Educator Award and Tow Humanism Award. Her scholarly work centers around communication skills education and narrative medicine, and her narrative works have been published in JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, and The New England Journal of Medicine.