Leadership Opportunities! Mentorship & Leadership Programs

POSNA is excited to announce that applications are now open for the Mentorship Program and the *New Leadership Program.

Mentorship Program: Application Deadline: March 1, 2023
Mentors and Mentees are matched based on similar interests and areas of expertise. View the Mentee and Mentor Applications below. Mentee Application
Mentees have been in practice for a minimum of 6 months at the time of application

Mentor Application
Mentors have been in practice for a minimum of 5 years at the time of application


Leadership Program: Application Deadline: February 1, 2023
The POSNA Leadership Program is a year-long seminar for 5-8 high-level emerging leaders. The curriculum will involve 12 monthly sessions (9 by Zoom and 3 in-person sessions at both the 2023 and 2024 POSNA Annual Meetings and 2023 IPOS® meeting) with pre-work and in-session dialogue with faculty on (1) Anatomy of leadership; (2) Managing people and team building; (3) Leadership during crisis; (4) Diversity, equity, inclusion, management of later in life surgeons; (5) Work-life balance; (6) Open forum; (7) POSNA and organizational structure, growth, and renewal; (8) Innovation, industry collaboration, and conflict of interests; (9) Medicolegal, medical error, and human resources; (10) Financial management and economic models; (11) Program development, including recruitment and retention of talent, funding; (12) Mentorship, humility, and empathy in leadership. Leadership Application
Leadership applicants have been in practice for a minimum of 5 years at the time of application