Current Leadership Training Offerings

Leadership Equity, and Advancement in Pediatrics (LEAP) Webinar Series
October 2021 - January 2022 | Register here (AAP login and SOECP membership required)

The purpose of this series is to educate, empower, and equip our early career members so that they have the tools to lead with confidence. LEAP sessions include:

  • Work-Life Integration (October 2021)
  • Find Your Win-Win: Negotiation Essentials for Your Employment Contract (November 4, 2021)
  • Navigating an Environment that is Structurally Discriminatory (December 2021)
  • Graceful Self-Promotion (January 2022)

Past Leadership Training Offerings

Acknowledging the importance of equity in leadership  training, the SOECP paused applications for the Young Physicians Leadership Alliance (YPLA) in early 2021. Members currently enrolled in the YPLA will complete the full course as planned and graduate in the fall of 2021 and 2022. We welcome AAP members to visit the Early Career Physicians Leadership Projects Virtual Poster Hall to appreciate the incredible work of our 2020 and 2021 graduates of the YPLA. The resilience and perseverance each showed in the most trying of times is worth celebrating. The YPLA Leadership Program is funded through the generosity of the AAP Insurance Program. (Note: AAP login is required to visit the Virtual Poster Hall.)

In 2021, the SOECP selected members for a new leadership programming advisory group that will advise on the formation of a new leadership program or set of programs that align with the SOECP’s and Academy’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. The group will envision program curricula, selection processes, and accessibility through an equity lens. The goal is to leverage the success of the YPLA to create a new offering that is relevant and impactful for early career physicians, especially those that are underrepresented in pediatrics. Please check back for updates in 2022.


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