Executive Coaching Program

The School of Medicine Executive Coaching Program provides executive coaching services to faculty in the clinical and basic sciences. This initiative is led by Sharon Hull, MD, MPH, Professor of Community and Family and a professional certified coach (see bio below).   Dr. Hull has many years of active coaching experience, has been trained by the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) in their Coach Training Program, and is an Associate Certified Coach credentialed through the International Coaching Federation.   

Examples of available services include:

  • Developmental Coaching
  • Leadership skill development
  • Career planning and strategies
  • Work-life alignment
  • Successful interpersonal skills
  • Institutional awareness-building
  • Professional assessments, including 360 reviews, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and other assessment


The standard coaching rate is $300 per hour. Custom packages can be developed, and assessments are priced individually. To learn more about the program, please contact Sharon’s assistant, Kyle Nunn, at kyle.nunn@duke.edu

Click here to see what Sharon’s faculty coaching clients say about the experience.

Click here for the Executive Coaching flyer


About the Coach


 Sharon Hull, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Community and Family Medicine. She is both as an experienced faculty member and leader, and an experienced coach to   faculty.  She has over 27 years of experience in academic medicine, as a clinician, educator, researcher and administrator.  She has served as department chair in   other institutions.  In addition to her academic medicine credentials, she has completed formal training and certification as a professional coach.  She is also trained and certified in the administration of 360 assessments as well as other key psychological assessment instruments designed to   support coaching services.  Dr. Hull has seven years of experience working formally as a coach, and is particularly committed to helping academic scientists and clinicians develop successful and fulfilling careers. She has completed training by and serves as an adjunct coach for the Center for Creative Leadership, based in Greensboro, NC, and she is a Member of the Forbes Coaches Council. At Duke she also serves as the Senior Executive Coach for the Duke Health Clinical Leadership Program.

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