Resident Leadership Academy (RLA)

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Our Mission:

Fostering principles of teamwork and collaboration to drive mutual accountability within the Medical School and across departments and disciplines. Facilitating the recruitment of physicians capable of becoming highly effective organizational leaders in the Medical School.


The Resident Leadership Academy particpants are nominated through a selection process.

Faculty Directors

Kaz Nelson, MD Director of Psychiatry

Sasha Zagoloff, PHD, LP Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

For more information about the RLA program contact the Graduate Medical Education Office by emailing,



420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 293
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-624-5621