• Chief Resident Leadership Development Program

    The Chief Resident Leadership Development Program is the only national program dedicated exclusively to family medicine chief residents.

    Yearlong, interactive program includes:

    • May workshop covering leadership skills and competencies essential to performing well in their role as chief resident
    • October workshop held in conjunction with the AAFP Family Medicine Experience (FMX) in Chicago, IL
    • FMX registration
    • Longitudinal programming (e.g. monthly webinars, monthly newsletters, coaching plan, etc.)

    2023 Workshops—Save the Dates!
    Session 1: Thursday, May 18—Saturday, May 20, 2023
    Session 2: Saturday, May 20—Monday, May 22, 2023

    Kansas City, MO | InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza

    Core Curriculum

    • Leadership Overview and Program Overview
    • Being a Chief Resident – Why are you a Chief Resident?
    • Being a Chief Resident – Getting Things Done
    • Creating Healthy, High-Functioning Teams
    • Leading Change and Leading in the Midst of Change
    • Catalyzing the Growth of Others
    • Catalyzing Your Growth as a Leader
    • Your Personality Preferences and Leadership Style

    Monthly Webinars

    Save the Dates!

    Session 1: Residency Orientation Wednesday, June 8, 2022  6:30 p.m. central time
    Session 2: Scheduling Wednesday, July 13, 2022  6:30 p.m. central time
    Session 3: Recruitment Wednesday, August 10, 2022  6:30 p.m. central time
    Session 4:  Advocacy Wednesday, September 14, 2022  6:30 p.m. central time
    Session 5: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Wednesday, October 12, 2022  6:30 p.m. central time
    Session 6: Preparing for Life After Residency/Career Development Wednesday, November 9, 2022  6:30 p.m. central time
    Session 7: CRLDP Graduation/Transition Planning (Success Defined as The Legacy You Leave Behind)
    Wednesday, December 14, 2022  6:30 p.m. central time

    Chief Resident Leadership Development Program Faculty


    Mark H. Greenawald, MD
    Course Director

    Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Well-being, and Professional Development, Carilion Clinic Department of Family and Community Medicine; Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Roanoke, VA


    Stacy Potts, MD, MEd

    Department Vice Chair of Education, University of Massachusetts Worcester Family Medicine, Worcester, MA.

    Jeri Hepworth, PhD


    Jeri Hepworth, PhD

    Professor Emerita, University of Connecticut School of Medicine; Consultant, Family Medicine Leadership Initiatives,
    Hartford, CT.


    Leon McCrea II, MD, MPH, FAAFP

    Associate Professor, Department of Family, Community, and Preventive Medicine; Senior Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Program Director, DUCOM/Tower Health Family Medicine Residency, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.


    Questions? Please email Sam Pener or call (913) 906-6359.