Office for Faculty Development
Working to provide School of Medicine & Dentistry faculty with the tools to be current and effective academicians
The Office for Faculty Development strives to provide an institutional framework that includes a broad range of activities to help renew and assist faculty in their multiple academic roles. These activities are designed to improve the knowledge and skills essential to their performance as educators, and to assist faculty members in gaining a better understanding of academic career development, mentoring, and leadership.
Next Faculty Development Workshop
Guest speaker Denham S. Ward, MD, PhD, President and CEO, Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER), Emeritus Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology, Emeritus Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Adjunct Professor of Aneshtesiology at the Tufts School of Medicine, will give a workshop on Expertise: What is It, and How Do I Get It? on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, from 11:00am-1:00 pm in the LeChase Assembly Hall (G-9576). At the conclusion of the workshop, the participant will be able to:
1. Explain the concepts of expertise as it applies to different disciplines.
2. Understand the role of reflective practice in developing expertise.
3. Explain the role of feedback and self-assessment in developing and teaching for expertise.
To register for this workshop, please contact Grace Fuller in the Faculty Development Office. Faculty, students, residents, fellows and staff are welcome!
Other Faculty Development Initiatives
Check back with this web site for ongoing updates and new upcoming workshops and other Faculty Development events. Please click here for a complete listing of 2013-2014 workshops for an idea of the kinds of topics that are covered. In addition to the Faculty Development Workshop series, other initiatives offered by the Office for Faculty Development include:
- Academic Core Curriculum for Junior Faculty, co-sponsored by the Clinical & Translational Science Institute and the Office for Faculty Development (the series' 2014 program was completed in October 2014)
- Faculty Workshops in Medical Humanities, co-sponsored by the Division of Medical Humanities & Bioethics and the Office for Faculty Development
- TiME for Faculty Development - Become a Digital Citizen, co-sponsored by Edward G. Miner Library and the Office for Faculty Development
- Junior Faculty Biomedical Research Association co-directed by Michael (Rusty) Elliott, PhD and Michelle Janelsins, PhD, MPH
Updated information about all of the workshops is posted as it becomes available.
To RSVP for any faculty development events or to be added to the email listserve for faculty development news, please contact:
The Office for Faculty Development at 276-3782