Serena Scott, MD, an assistant professor in the Division of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine, one of 14 divisions in the University of Arizona Department of Medicine – Tucson, has been named a member of the 2018 LEAD Certificate Program for the Association of Chief and Leaders of General Internal Medicine (ACLGIM).
“I am delighted to share that Dr Serena Scott was accepted into the national ACLGIM-LEAD program for rising leaders in general internal medicine,” said Mindy Fain, MD, professor, division chief, co-director of the UA Center on Aging and The Anne and Alden Hart Endowed Chair in Medicine.
Dr. Scott thanked Dr. Fain, who is also president of the American Academy of Home Care Medicine and a board member of the Healthcare Transformation Institute, for her support.
Dr. Scott joined the faculty at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson in July 2016 and is a member of the department’s educational core faculty for general internal medicine. She earned her undergrad degree in anthropology from Northwestern University (2006), and her medical degree along with an MBA from the University of Arizona (2011). She completed her residency in internal medicine (Hospitalist/Leaders Training Track) at the University of Colorado/UC Hospital Medical Group in Aurora, Colo., in 2014.
The ALCGIM-LEAD program is designed for junior to mid-career faculty who wish to further develop their leadership skills. Training and coaching from leadership scholars and successful GIM leaders is provided at the ACLGIM/Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) spring meeting and continues for one year afterward. The program seeks to transform leadership and increase diversity in the practice of internal medicine.
As part of the program, Dr. Scott will attend the 2018 ALCGIM Leon Hess Management Training and Leadership Institute on April 11 at the Sheraton Downtown Denver in Colorado as well as the 2018 SGIM Meeting, April 11-14. The institute’s theme this year is “Academic Leadership in the 21st Century: Bridging Complex Boundaries.” The SGIM annual meeting theme is “Health IT: Empowering General Internists to Lead Digital Innovation.”
The ALCGIM-LEAD Program incorporates leadership principles of the Harvard Business Review and involves a number of assignments toward her leadership goals and monthly participation in cohort discussions with fellow ACLGIM-LEAD scholars.
Learn more about the Association of Chief and Leaders of General Internal Medicine, Society of General Internal Medicine and Journal of General Internal Medicine here: http://www.sgim.org/aclgim-home