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AML - This Award-Winning Track is available at UT and Now Available in CO as of Spring 2022




The award-winning Academic Medicine and Leadership Track aims to develop future physician faculty and leaders in academic medicine, medical organizations and in the overall U.S. healthcare system.

Students will learn through lectures and workshops on multi-faceted topics relevant to academic medicine and physician leadership. Students will learn about the under-graduate and graduate medical education systems, including governance structures, accreditation, funding, and processes. Students will learn about the US healthcare system by learning about hospital systems, insurance payment systems, workforce issues, and policy decisions that affect the healthcare system. Students will learn about organized medicine, health policy analysis and advocacy. Students will receive hands-on training in leadership skills including effective public speaker, running a meeting with parliamentary procedures, conflict management, and time management through active-participation workshops.

The track will be a continuum of 2 consecutive semester courses starting in the second semester of the first year. Students will be required to submit an application and interviews may be required. The educational objectives and contents of this track will be in addition to the required core curriculum.