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Lunch and Learn Leadership

January 16, 2020

Special NIH Trainee Event: Our Next FAES Lunch and Learn Leadership will host Dr. Tom Burklow. Dr. Burklow is the Deputy Director of the Office of Clinical Research Training and Medical Education where he oversees undergraduate medical education programs such as the Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP) and the Clinical Electives Program.   Prior to joining the NIH Clinical Center, Dr. Burklow served 30 years in Army medicine, retiring in 2017 at the rank of Colonel.  In the Army, he served for 10 years as the chief of pediatrics, then as Director for Healthcare Operations at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.  He served as a clinician and as a service leader in units ranging from combat units to academic medical centers.  Dr. Burklow received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Washington University in St. Louis, and is board-certified in general pediatrics and in pediatric cardiology.  He is a recipient of numerous teaching awards, his military recognitions include the Legion of Merit and Bronze Star Medal, and he has been recognized as a distinguished alumnus from Washington University and for outstanding service by the American Academy of Pediatrics.   

Dr. Burklow will be discussing the four of the tenets of servant-leadership; growth, listening, empathy, awareness and how these concepts can help one become a more effective leader.