Twelve Faculty & Staff Members Selected for Professional Development Programs

By Susan Gallagher

Twelve Duke Psychiatry faculty members and staff members were selected to participate in leadership and professional development programs offered by Duke University and the Duke University School of Medicine.


The Academic DeVelopment Advocacy Networking, Coaching and Education for Underrepresented Populations program (ADVANCE-UP) is a year-long program that provides in-depth opportunities for academic development, mentoring, and networking for faculty from underrepresented racial and ethnic backgrounds.

  • Stephanie Hargrove, PhD
  • Tyson Pankey, PhD


The Academic Leadership, Innovation, and Collaborative Engagement program (ALICE) is a year-long leadership development opportunity for mid-career women faculty in the School of Medicine. This program provides in-depth opportunities for leadership skill development, personal reflection and goal setting, peer-mentoring, and structured 360 feedback. Participants hold research, education, and clinical leadership roles in departments across the School of Medicine.

  • Lauren Franz, MBBCh
  • Tamara Somers, PhD    

Duke Clinical Leadership Program

The Duke Clinical Leadership Program (DCLP) was founded in 2010 to help expand leadership capacity within Duke Health. The program provides faculty with an opportunity to deepen their awareness of healthcare operations and to develop relevant leadership skills. 

  • Brian Kincaid, MD
  • Rebecca Taylor, MD

Duke Leadership Academy

The Duke Leadership Academy offers emerging leaders from across the university the opportunity to participate in a unique 12-month development initiative

  • Rachel Orr, MHA, CCRP


The Leadership Development for Researchers program (LEADER) is designed for junior faculty who are leading a research group and driving their own research agenda. The course provides insight into leadership and team building as well as direction on how to develop and manage a scientific laboratory or research program, how to improve productivity, and how to harness creativity and innovation. 

  • Hannah Fisher, PhD    

Teaching for Equity Fellowship  

The Teaching for Equity Fellowship is a year-long series of intensive professional development workshops that equip educators with tools for engaging diverse groups of learners in classrooms, clinics, and other learning spaces.

  • Kim Carpenter, PhD
  • Harold Koenig, MD
  • Julie Penzner, MD
  • Jeffrey Sapyta, PhD