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McCoin named to academic leadership program for women

Sep. 24, 2019, 3:59 PM

Nicole McCoin, MD

Nicole McCoin, MD, vice chair for Education and Keith D. Wrenn residency program director in the Department of Emergency Medicine, has been accepted as a fellow in the 2019-2020 class of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women.

McCoin is a 1999 graduate of Vanderbilt University with a BS in mathematics and biology; a 2003 AOA graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Vanderbilt University Medical Center Emergency Medicine house staff alumna and former chief resident. She has demonstrated a passion for medical education by her involvement in both UME and GME programs.

She has served as a course director for the medical school and has worked in Emergency Medicine residency leadership for more than a decade, now serving as the program’s director. She is also involved in education on a national level as a speaker, a member of AAMC Task Force on SVI and a recently selected National Oral Board Examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine.

McCoin has also served on the faculty senate and currently serves as an executive board member of the Tennessee College of Emergency Physicians.

The ELAM program is the only in-depth national program dedicated to preparing women faculty at schools of medicine, dentistry and public health to affect sustained positive change as institutional leaders.

The intensive one-year program supports ELAM fellows as they develop a broader vision of their role within their academic health centers, enhancing their leadership effectiveness, understanding of strategic finance, and ability to lead organizational change. Fellows also become part of an active resource network of many of the top women health care leaders in the nation.

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