Kristin Hahn-Cover, MD, chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Missouri School of Medicine, has been named a member of the 2021-2022 class of fellows in the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program.
“Acceptance into this program is based on the institutional leadership abilities and accomplishments of each participant,” said Steven Zweig, MD, dean of the School of Medicine. “This was a highly competitive year for applications, and we are excited Dr. Hahn-Cover has been selected as one of the best and brightest women who are today’s academic medicine leaders.”
ELAM is a part of the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. The institute promotes the advancement of women in medicine.
When she completes the fellowship, Hahn-Cover will join a community of more than 1,000 accomplished women in a variety of leadership positions, including department chairs, research center directors, deans, college presidents and chief executives in health care and accrediting organizations.
“I am honored to be selected as an ELAM Fellow,” Hahn-Cover said. “I look forward to engaging with peers in the ELAM program and initiating an institutional project through which I will enrich my leadership skills while providing a benefit to the School of Medicine.”
Hahn-Cover is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, where she also completed an internal medicine residency. She is chair of the Department of Medicine, and holds the Helen Mae Spiese Professorship.
To learn more about the ELAM program, visit the Drexel University College of Medicine website.