While there are many challenges in building, maintaining and evaluating pediatric outreach programs, the advantages of a successful outreach program to the community and the pediatric program itself can be considerable.
When initiating a search of a departmental leadership position, how can you assure a diverse and comprehensive applicant pool. The Child Health Advisory Council shares their experiences and evolution in thinking about how to reach a sometimes limited pool of pediatric sub-specialists.
What Non-Clinical Positions Do You Need to Support Your Pediatric Department?
Leaders at every level within the academic pediatric department require strong administrative support. The Child Health Advisory Council discuss the importance of the partnership of a senior business administrator and the academic leader, as well as the qualities that they found led to a successful administrative leader.
The first years of academic appointment are often the most critical in the career of a physician-scientist. Frequently, the first external grant during this important period is the K Award from the National Institutes of Health.
In this discussion, the Child Health Advisory Council focuses on what environment and resources are required for success as an emerging researcher obtains a K Award.
Faculty are the most valuable resource for an academic department to achieve its mission. Creating a culture to retain talented colleagues is one of the most important responsibilities of leaders. It can take years for a division and department to recover after losing a valuable faculty member. The Child Health Advisory Council (CHAC), a group of seasoned pediatric leaders, discuss their experience in retaining colleagues and the costs of failing to do so.
Overview: In this Pediatric Insight Conversation, the Child Health Advisory council tackles a crucial conversation of effectively guiding Internal Candidates through the leadership search committee process. While your efforts will literally affect one faculty member, the experiences of the one will be a window for all faculty into how you value and manage the careers of emerging leaders. The resulting faculty observations and opinions will definitively impact your retention efforts, for good or bad!
Listen to what the Child Health Advisory Council™ has to say about the definition of a diverse search, preparation, selection process for best outcomes, candidate pool development, establishing purpose and metrics, executive firm expectations and more.