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History
The Leader Development Academy (LDA) was established at the direction of the Surgeon General (SG) in September 2019.  The LDA executes the SGs leader development initiatives in alignment with Chief of Naval Operations’ Navy Leader Development Framework.

Mission
To develop and educate Navy Medicine personnel through a common framework of leadership development for continued future service; and to enhance character by strengthening our leaders’ ability to conduct themselves consistent with the Navy core values of honor, courage, and commitment. 


Current Initiatives
We accomplish this mission by executive initiatives aimed at developing character, competence, and connection across our Navy Medical Force. Our current initiatives include:  
  • Establishing and maintaining internal and external partnerships to include:
    • Naval Leadership and Ethics Center
    • Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership
    • Navy Nuclear Power Training Command
    • Navy Leader Development Continuum Council
    • Navy Personnel Command
    • Leadership, Education, Analysis, Development
    • Navy Medicine Office of the Corps Chiefs
    • Navy Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Formalizing tracking and monitoring of Officer Career Development Board compliance across Navy Medicine through development of electronic tracking module.
  • Leading Leadership Development Advisory Council through developing leader development recommendations to Navy Medicine Leadership.
  • Facilitating milestone Leader Development Courses below (click on each course for more information):
Contact Information
Naval Medical Leader and Professional Development Command
Location on Naval Support Activity Bethesda
8955 Wood Road, Bldg 1, 1st Floor
Bethesda, MD 20889-5611
Email:  
usn.bethesda.navmedprodevctrmd.list.nmpdc-ldr-dev-academy1@mail.mil 
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