AMWA ELEVATE Leadership
The AMWA ELEVATE Leadership Program produces a series of enduring ELEVATE ELECTIVES to meet the needs of women physicians as lifelong learners. In this way, you may choose to gain leadership intentionally through these independent, on-demand courses. And, should you decide to enroll in AMWA ELEVATE, the fee you invest in the ELEVATE Leadership Electives can be applied to the certification course fee. These leadership modules offer an opportunity for you to invest in yourself now and to make your leadership learning pay forward.
ELECTIVE 1: Learn Your Way Around Contract Negotiation
- Identify the main employment issues that often arise for women physicians in the workplace
- Gain a basic understanding of how contract negotiations work and how to put a contract in place to protect you in these areas.
- Provide guidance on how to proceed in whatever phase of contract negotiation you are in to facilitate growth and forward career movement.
Course Outline: Janell will discuss how to approach contract negotiation and review hot button issues that affect women physicians most when facing a new contract including gender pay gap, ancillary benefits, non-compete and termination clauses, on-call provisions, benefits, termination clauses and other important issues to contract around (ie, support staff).
ELECTIVE 2: Overcoming Financial Fears—Tackling Debt, Building Equity
Faculty: Jenifer Sapel, ChFC, WMCP
Jenifer is the chief executive officer of Utor Wealth. She has been a financial services professional for almost 20 years, serving clients and advising at Fortune 50 companies, and now working independently at her own firm. She appreciates that while our financial system is complex, your relationship to your financial health doesn’t have to be. She holds two designations: Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and a Wealth Management Certified professional (WMCP).
- Determine where debt falls in your overall financial strategy.
- Develop confidence around money and investing so you can participate in setting financial priorities and making financial decisions.
- Identify the two key financial metrics to lessen the noise and confusion about saving vs spending money _______________________________________________________________________
ELECTIVE 3: Applying Mindfulness in Medicine to Achieve Nonjudgemental Leadership
- Introduce the 5 keys to emphatic listening and nonviolent conversations
- Cultivate self-awareness to help set priorities, determine boundaries, and minimize distractions
- Explore the benefits of meditation and consider options to enhance focus.