The Healthcare Leadership Academy will begin its fifth class in October, 2013. It is intended to identify and develop future leaders of the UAB academic health center. There are 24 participants per year. Potential participants include division directors, section chiefs, vice chairs, medical directors, assistant/associate deans, and others who have been in demanding positions for 2-4 years. Nominations are sought from deans and center directors from the health profession schools. There is a 1.5 day retreat as well as a one day per month commitment. Information is available through David Rogers, M. D., Co-Director, School of Medicine at firstname.lastname@example.org.