University of Maryland Emergency Medicine

Leadership & Faculty Development


Leadership I Education I Administration I Faculty Development


Brought to you by the University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine



Coming in 2017!



Course Description

University of Maryland Emergency Medicine Leadership & Faculty Development Course is an in-depth, 3-day course that focuses on basic and advanced topics in Leadership, Education, Administration and Faculty Development.  Through a series of interactive lectures, case presentations, group discussions and audience-participation sessions, this course will teach the participants how to design,  lead and direct the emergency department and the EM training program, how to staff the ED, how to measure and improve quality and patient safety, how to design and improve ED operations, how to get promoted, how to be an effective leader, and how to be the most effective ED director and manager possible. 
This international course has been offered dozens of times in over 12 countries over the past 9 years.  This course is specifically designed to meet the career development needs of emergency physicians, critical care physicians, health care providers and health educators to enhance their skills as leaders, educators, administrators and program directors.  The LEAF Course has been developed for the international emergency audience and to physicians and residents working in newly-developing emergency medicine systems.  The course is open to all U.S. physicians, international physicians and health care providers, including nurses, paramedics and other interested emergency care workers.



Didactic and small group discussions will focus on the following topics:

  • Leadership in Emergency Medicine
  • Faculty Development in Emergency Medicine
  • Teaching How to Teach Emergency Medicine
  • New Approaches to Emergency Medicine Education
  • Administrative Principles in Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency Department Operations, Efficiency, and Design



The Leadership & Faculty Development Course will be held March 29 - March 31, 2015. The following list is a sample of the lectures and activites that will be included in the course curriculum:

  • Leadership and Faculty Development
    • Directing the ED
    • Getting Promoted
    • Finding you Academic Niche
  • Academic and Teaching Principles
    • Teaching how to Teach EM
    • New Approaches to EM Education
  • Administration and Management in EM
    • Administrative Principles
    • Patient Safety and Quality
    • ED Operations, Efficiency and Design

* Schedule subject to change.


Our Speakers

Speakers for the Leadership & Faculty Devleopment Course include faculty emergency medicine specialists and educators from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emerency Medicine. Guest Lecturers from the world of international emergency medicine will be included as well.


Terry Mulligan, DO, MPH - Conference Director
Clinical Associate Professor
Amal Mattu, MD - Conference Co-Director
Professor and Vice Chair
Michael Winters, MD 
Associate Professor and Associate Director, EM/IM Program
Michael Bond, MD
Associate Professor and Residency Program Director
Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, PhD, MPH
R. Gentry Wilkerson, MD
Assistant Professor
Larry Weiss, MD, JD
Bryan Hayes, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor