Future Clinician Leaders College


The NC Medical Society and Kanof Institute for Physician Leadership Future Clinician Leaders College in partnership with the North Carolina AHEC Program led by the Northwest AHEC, is a one-year interprofessional leadership development program for emerging leaders in health care professional training within the state of North Carolina. This program is distinguished by an emphasis on leading in an interprofessional healthcare environment and networking across institutions. The interactive learning format invites participants to actively engage with faculty, speakers and peers.  Participants will further have the opportunity to interact with state leaders and utilize their leadership skills through an IPL team project to tackle major health policy challenges facing the state. You can access the compendium with the previous cohort below.

For more details about this program, or to apply for the 2022 Cohort, scroll down to the Program Description section.

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Fill out the interest form and we will contact you. Questions? Please contact Aubrey Cuthbertson. Deadline for applications is July 30, 2021.


The one-year program includes a series of live, synchronous workshops that brings together students from a range of healthcare professions to build leader identity and master leadership skills including leading teams, communication, and career development. An interactive and participative approach will probe student experiences, build new perspective, and focus on each student’s individual development as a leader. The purpose is to build leadership that centers on self-awareness and fosters authenticity that allows each student to act in alignment with their core values as a leader, encourage and assess information from different perspectives, and balance transparency.

With the individual core as a foundation to leadership development, this course prepares students for the leadership journey, allowing the individual to establish a strong sense of purpose and understanding of who they want to be as a leader. The format for the program builds on three explicit design elements: Theory and Knowledge; Clinical Application, and Reflection and Dialogue.

The purpose of the design is to ensure the connection between theory and practice and allow for peer-learning and feedback to further ensure participants apply learning beyond the classroom. Classroom sessions are combined with virtual meetings to keep building knowledge as well as sustain the group as a cohort and are outlined over six modules. Three modules will be 1/2  days (on Saturdays) and three modules will be evening sessions, 1.5 hrs.

Program dates 2022:

October 30, 2021: NCMS Headquarters (222 N. Person Street, Raleigh, NC)

November 16, 2021: Virtual Session

December 15, 2021: Virtual Session

January 8, 2022: NCMS Headquarters (222 N. Person Street, Raleigh, NC)

February 16, 2022: Virtual Session

March 12, 2022: NCMS Headquarters (222 N. Person Street, Raleigh, NC)

April 13, 2022: Virtual Session

April 23, 2022: NCMS Headquarters (222 N. Person Street, Raleigh, NC)

Please see the following to complete an application:

FCLC Interest Form 2022

Future Clinician Leaders College application form 2022



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