Posted: October 4, 2016

Leadership Lessons in Health Disparities: What Do Students Learn in Student-Initiated Versus Assigned Field Experiences?


Leadership training is now advocated as an essential component of health professions' education. Most leadership curricula are based on ‘best concepts' from business or organizational leadership literature. We sought to describe medical students' perceptions of high-value leadership lessons derived from field experiences, and compare lessons from student- vs. program-assigned projects.

*Presented at Learn Serve Lead 2016: The AAMC Annual Meeting


Feedback, LSL 2016, Leadership Skills, Community-Based Education, Physician Leaders


Andy J. Haig, MD, University of Michigan

Brent C. Williams, MD, MPH, University of Michigan

Jason Bell, MD, MPH, MS, University of Michigan

Joy C. Williams, MD, University of Michigan

Patricia B. Mullan, PhD, University of Michigan