ASES Leadership Development Program

Development of future leaders is one of the most important activities of any not-for-profit organization.  Leaders possess the qualities necessary to lead an organization, provide a strategic direction, and ensure the growth of a profession.  

In order to remain a strong and vibrant organization that can effectively champion the sub-specialty of shoulder and elbow surgery within the context of the national and international orthopaedic community, it is imperative that a diverse group of future leaders is developed to assume leadership roles for the organization in the years to come.  

ASES highly values its volunteer leaders’ expertise, dedication, time commitment, integrity, and ideas that contribute to the advancement of research, education, and clinical practice in shoulder and elbow surgery. 

Introductory Video

J3P Healthcare Solutions Leading the Program 
Organizational psychologists, on faculty at Carnegie Mellon University’s Masters in Medical Management program, extensive experience in orthopaedics and healthcare, widely published thought leadership and research within peer-reviewed, high-impact journals including, JBJS, CORR, Journal for Physician Leadership, Journal of Surgical Education, Neurosurgery,  Journal of Neurosurgery, American Journal of Medical Quality, Military Medicine, etc.

Eligibility Criteria 
Candidate, Associate, and Active members are eligible to apply. 

Program Requirements 
Participation in the entire program, completion of reading material/assignments and attendance at 3 face-to-face and two (2) Zoom meetings.  Participation in 1:1 assessment followed by two (2) 60 min individual sessions.   A group presentation to ASES Leadership/Attendees at the ASES Annual Meeting 2023 in Scottsdale, AZ and a testimonial after completion of the program.  Willingness to serve on a standing committee (2-year term), subject to availability.  Flexibility and time commitment. 

Curriculum Outline

  • Three 4-hour sessions in person 
  • Two Virtual Sessions
  • Tendency Assessment: J3P Healthcare Professional Success Guide, customized for ASES 
  • Values Assessment: J3P Healthcare Professional Success Guide, customized for ASES 
  • Customized Health are Insights 360 Behavioral Assessment 
  • Two 60-minute virtual sessions with each participant to confidentially debrief the data from each assessment process.

Application and Review Process 
Admission to the program will be based on an application process and review of each applicant’s submission by selected members of the Member Experience Taskforce followed by the ASES Executive Committee approval.  The selection process will be finalized in early September. 

Curriculum Timeline (specific dates TBD) 

  • Session 1 – In person, October 6, 2022, in Atlanta, GA (1:00pm – 5:00pm EST) – at the conclusion of the ASES Annual Meeting. 
  • Session 2 – Virtual, January 24th 2023 (6:30pm – 8:00pm CT)
  • Session 3 – In person, March 8th, 2023 (8am – 12pm PST) in Las Vegas, NV – at the AAOS Annual Meeting
  • Session 4 – In person, June 23rd, 2023 (8am – 12pm CT) – at the ASES National Office in Schaumburg, IL
  • Session 5 – Virtual in the month of September 2023
  • Finale – October 4, 2023 (12PM – 4PM MST): Group Presentation at the ASES Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ

Travel Arrangements 
Each participant will be responsible for making his/her travel arrangements and covering the cost of the flight, hotel, and meals at the ASES Annual Meeting 2022, Las Vegas, NV in March 2023, Schaumburg, IL in June 2023 and ASES Annual Meeting 2023 in Scottsdale, AZ.  Participants actively attending the ASES Annual Meeting and AAOS Annual Meeting are responsible for registration fees.  The leadership training session at each event is free of charge. 

Benefits of Participating in the Program 

  • Development of key leadership skills and competencies via a customized program for medical professionals.
  • Development/enhancement of strategic, creative, and visionary thinking and excellent communication skills. 
  • Exchanging ideas and perspectives with a diverse group of volunteer leaders. 
  • Entering an ASES Leadership Track resulting in increased long-term member engagement in the society’s activities. 
  • Playing a significant role in advancing the profession and shaping the Society. 
  • Having an opportunity to enhance the value of ASES and ASES Foundation to the orthopaedic community. 

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