2021 Award Opportunity
The Kaplan Leadership Development Award is sponsored by the SCA Endowment for SCA members. The mission of this award is to assist cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesiologists in their careers by granting funding to further their focus on leadership opportunities and development through course work and leadership specific studies.
This is a $10,000 award: The Kaplan Leadership Award will be adjusted accordingly to offer an aggregate of $5,000 to either one recipient or divided among two.
- $5,000/$2,500 from the SCA Endowment, with a $5,000/$2,500 match from the applicant’s institution to fund a leadership-focused education strategy.
Applications for the 2021 Kaplan Leadership Development Award is now available.
|Year||Awardee||Title and Institution||Leadership Development Opportunity|
|2020||Lisa Rong, MD||Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine/NewYork-Presbyterian||Executive Leadership Coaching Program for Research Leaders|
|2019||Ruma Bose, MD||Adult Cardiovascular Anesthesia Program Director, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center||Structural Heart Disease Curriculum for Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship|
|2019||Danny Muehlschlegel, MD MMSc||Associate Professor of Anesthesia, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School||MIT Sloan Executive MBA|
|2018||Anne Cherry, MD||Assistant Professor, Duke University School of Medicine||Development for Leadership of Anesthesiology Fellowship Research Program|
|2018||Michael Grant, MD||Assistant Professor, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions||Design and Implementation of an Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery (ERACS) Program|
|2017||Rebecca M.Gerlach, MD FRCPC||Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care; Director, Anesthesia Perioperative Medicine ClinicUniversity of ChicagoChicago, IL||Development of Preoperative Anemia Treatment Program for Cardiac Surgery Patients|
|2016||James D.O’Leary, MBBCh MD MMED FCARSCI||Assistant Professor, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of TorontoToronto, Canada||Advanced Health Leadership ProgramRotman School of Management, University of Toronto|
|2015||Andrew L Wilkey, MD||Northwest Anesthesia, P.A.Minneapolis, MN||Improving Blood Product Utilization in the Cardiac Operating Theater: Thromboelastometry-Guided, Evidence Based Best Practice Guideline for Coagulation Management in Cardiac Surgery|
Examples of Possible Programs
- American College of Physician Executives
- American College of Healthcare Executives
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
- Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Master in Health Care Management
- University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA
- Intermountain Healthcare Advanced Training Course
- Executive Education programs at Harvard Business School