Leadership Now!

Want to become a leader? Need a little help on just how to develop and strengthen your leadership skills?

Watch the Leadership Now! professional development videos that highlight four key concepts needed to become a successful leader in academic medicine and in your everyday life! Each of the four videos is 4-7 minutes long; in less than 30 minutes you will have viewed the entire Leadership Now! course.

Feel free to contact us if you have questions or need more information.

Concepts and Objectives

Personal Leadership

  • Understand the importance of knowing yourself and others in order to lead
  • Learn useful tools to help you better understand yourself and others
  • Find your DISC style by taking the free DISC assessment

Communicating with Impact

  • Learn effective communication skills
  • Understand and practice body language and organized communications

Intention vs. Perception

  • Learn about emotional Intelligence
  • Master self- and social awareness and management

Effective Time Management

  • Understand time management
  • Learn and use prioritization tools


  • Byron Cryer, M.D., Associate Dean, Faculty Diversity and Development: Grant Principal Investigator
  • Shawna Nesbitt, M.D., Associate Dean, Student Diversity and Inclusion: Grant Collaborator
  • Helen Yin, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Office of Women’s Careers: Grant Collaborator
  • Robert Rege, M.D., Professor and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education: Grant Collaborator
  • Dawn Cureton, Director, Student Diversity and Inclusion
  • Christina Ahn, Ph.D., Director, Faculty Diversity and Development/Office of Women’s Careers
  • Marissa Hansen, M.A., Management Analyst, Faculty Diversity and Development/Office of Women’s Careers