Tideswell at UCSF Emerging Leaders in Aging Scholar Program: Call for Applications

  • Funding Type:
    Professional Development Opportunities
  • Opportunity From:

    Tideswell at UCSF Emerging Leaders in Aging Scholar Program

Opportunity Description:

The Tideswell at UCSF Emerging Leaders in Aging Scholar Program is designed for advanced junior or mid-career health professionals with a clear commitment to the field of aging and a leadership role in a clinical, research, education, or policy program focused on advancing the care of older adults. It is for those seeking to transform the field and lead the next generation of health professionals. We welcome applications from health professionals including, but not limited to physicians, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, social workers, physical and occupational therapists, and non-clinicians with evidence of training or experience in aging. An academic affiliation is not required.  

The program, designed to enhance and leverage existing leadership skills, consists of activities starting in the Summer of 2023 spanning the following year, with the anticipation that the community of scholars from all cohorts will remain meaningful colleagues throughout their careers.  

Program components:  

  • A two-day workshop in the fall of 2023; date and location TBD  
  • Six monthly 1-hour small-group videoconferences with senior advisors and including independent readings and assignments
  • Completion of a Leadership Practicum with mentorship from program advisors and a local institution mentor selected by the applicant
  • A two-day workshop that includes a presentation of your Practicum to AGS leaders, immediately preceding the 2024 AGS Annual Meeting

Applications are due by January 3, 2023.  For more information about our application process, and to apply - please visit www.tideswell.ucsf.org/elia-application-process/.