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Guidelines for participating in CWRU’s FLEX program are simple but demanding. Applicants must be prepared to commit time and energy to get an optimal outcome.

Q: Who is eligible?

A: Women who hold a faculty appointment at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine are eligible for FLEX training.

Women medical professionals and scientists with appointments in CWRU affiliated institutions (VA Medical Center, MetroHealth, University Hospitals, Cleveland Clinic) who are interested in applying but not yet faculty at CWRU School of Medicine, an additional cohort may become available, please contact Billie Kyriakides directly at FLEX@case.edu. 

Q: How do I apply?

A: The application must be completed and submitted by 5 pm EST on Friday, July 12, 2019. Be sure to follow all application instructions.

Q: What is the cost?

A: For those who fit criteria and eligibility for FLEX and are selected, CWRU SOM will subsidize the cost of the program for participants. The cost to participants will be $3,500 for the entire year, comprising approximately 7 days of workshops, relevant reading materials, and interactive sessions.

Q: What does Chair Sponsorship mean?

A: In the application process, you must provide a letter from your Chairman or Division Chief allowing you the time off from regular duties and assignments to attend mandatory classes and coaching sessions.

*Mandatory class dates for the 2019-2020 Leadership cohort are 10/10, 10/11,12/5, 12/6, 2/7, 3/5, 3/6, and 4/30.

Q: What is a vision statement?

A: The optimal desired future state - the mental picture - of what you want to achieve over time; it provides guidance and inspiration as to what you are focused on achieving in five, ten, or more years.