Dr. Schaal Named Fellow for Women in Medicine Program

Dr. Schaal

The Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia has named Shlomit Schaal, MD, PhD, chair of ophthalmology, a fellow in the class of 2017-2018. This intensive year-long program for women in medicine develops the professional and personal skills required to lead and manage in today’s complex health care environment, with a special focus on the unique challenges facing women in leadership positions. “As a new chair, I face many challenges,” said Dr. Schaal. She added, “I anticipate that by participating in ELAM, I will develop my leadership and my communications skills, and acquire management skills and administrative knowledge that will allow me to better serve.”

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