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The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) allows for Special Interest Groups (SIG) within each regional group on educational affairs. The Southern Group on Educational Affairs SGEA) supports SIGs, which are groups that support interest in advancing a specific area within the SGEA where members communicate, collaborate and meet to promote research, and effect or produce solutions within their particular area. SGEA-SIGs are self-perpetuating groups in which the membership is responsible for ensuring the ongoing activities of the group. Any SGEA member can join an SGEA-SIG and can be a member of more than one SIG. SGEA-SIGs elect their own officers. While the majority of members of the SIG must belong to the regional group, the group also may have members from other regional groups of the SGEA. This is the official site of the ILME SIG hosted by USF Health, Morsani College of Medicine, but open to the use of all of it’s members interested in innovation and leadership in medical education from across the country.
The mission of the Innovation and Leadership in Medial Education Special Interest Group (ILME-SIG) is to establish a community for the administrators, researchers and educators involved in or those who are interested in collaborating and supporting the work of leadership and innovative programs on their campuses. This community will address unique academic challenges across medical education and support the implementation of best practices and research within the AAMC. Institutions that already have innovative leadership development programs would benefit from the collaboration with other schools and those who seek to create innovative programs in leadership development would benefit from learning best practices from active programs.
David W. Musick, PhD
Amy DiLorenzo, PhD
BA Adair White, EdD, MA
The ILME-SIG allow its members to connect nationally through inter-institutional dialogues across list-serves, the AAMC website and at SGEA regional and AAMC national conferences. The ILME-SIG will submit an annual report outlining membership, activities, and future plans.
Medical schools and medical academic centers will have fully integrated, longitudinal opportunities for both students and faculty in leadership development.
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