Core Leadership Competencies


Effectively foster institutional and faculty research aspirations and accomplishments


  • Established culture that encourages all faculty towards a question to be answered that will improve care
  • Appropriate diverse research portfolio with associated external faculty funding
  • Established institutional “bridging” support program for faculty
  • History of successful mentorship yielding quality of research contributions
  • Established culture that meaningfully recognizes scholarly contributions and their impact on child health
  • History of program participation in available national collaborative trials and collaborative groups

Assessment Questions

  • Describe your program’s research support portfolio and your program’s research productivity (as measured against the program’s research goals)?
  • How do you (personally or teach) prepare a successful grant?
  • Can you describe your most successful research mentee?
  • What did you learn from your most important research mentor?
  • How do you encourage team science?
  • How have you incorporated DEI or health inequities in your research programs?

Pediatric Leadership Insight