A Clinical Leadership Curriculum for EM Residents

In this webinar we will introduce a successfully implemented residency Clinical Leadership Curriculum (CLC) and discuss curriculum implementation lessons learned, barriers, and tips for success.


  1. Review the need for leadership in EM
  2. Discuss a successful and easy way to implement CLC
  3. Set up opportunities for facilitator training
  • Anjeza (Anya) Cipi, MD

    Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

    Eastern Virginia Medical School

    Dr. Cipi was born and raised in Albania. She completed her medical education at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. She trained in Emergency Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) followed by a fellowship in Emergency Ultrasound at EVMS. Dr. Cipi is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at EVMS and serves as Associate Program Director for the EVMS Emergency Medicine residency program. She is the recipient of the 2020 EVMS Rising Star Award for her outstanding teaching performance and clinical supervision. Her professional interests include point of care ultrasound and medical education. She currently resides in Norfolk, Virginia and enjoys spending time at the beach with her husband and two children.

  • Heather Newton, EdD, MEd

    Executive Director of GME, Educational Programs

    Eastern Virginia Medical School

    Dr. Newton obtained both her doctorate degree in Educational Psychology and a master’s degree in Teacher Education and Curriculum Instruction from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She also completed a three-year research fellowship. Dr. Newton’s passion is education and she has over 27 years of professional experience in the educational field from preschool through postgraduate. Currently, Dr. Newton works with Graduate Medical Education as the Executive Director of GME, Educational Programs at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). In this role, she helps to create and implement faculty development curricula and deliver training in multiple modalities to residents, faculty, and staff. Dr. Newton has a passion for teaching, mentoring, scholarship, accreditation, and leadership. Her research interests are in program evaluations, conducting needs assessments, leadership, and interprofessional relationships for producing scholarship. Additionally, Dr. Newton is an associate professor with the EVMS Department of Pediatrics and the EVMS School of Health Professions.

  • Rupa Kapoor, MD

    Associate Professor, Pediatrics

    Eastern Virginia Medical School

    Dr. Kapoor is an Associate Professor in Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). She is an Associate Program Director for the Pediatric Residency Program and the Founder of the Global Health Scholars Program in Pediatrics. She also serves as the Assistant Program Director for Resident Scholarly Work. Her passions include medical education research, curriculum design, leadership and resilience training, and global health and disparity work.

Event Information

May 30, 2024 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (Central Daylight Time)