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Early Stage Faculty Boot Camp

Registration is now open!

September 26 – 30, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Early Stage Faculty Boot Camp is a week-long course designed to help senior instructors and assistant professors identify the skills they need for more successful career advancement.

Course Directors: Ronnie Guillet, MD, PhD; Robert Holloway, MD, MPH; Janine Shapiro, MD

Course content includes:

  • Framing your career
    • Academic career planning
    • Identifying a mentor, being a mentee, separating
    • Promotion and tenure
    • Examples of successful careers as a basic science researcher, clinical researcher, educator
  • Formulating research questions, research design
    • Working with a statistician more efficiently (concurrent sessions focused on basic science research and clinical research/quality)
    • Database development and management
  • Publishing your work
    • Discussion with journal editors
  • Local resources available to foster career development
  • Wellness and work-life balance
  • For researchers
    • Understanding the NIH grant review process
  • For educators
    • Teaching strategies
    • Advancing your career as an educator
    • Transforming your educational activities into scholarship
    • Development of an educator’s portfolio

The format will be an all-day, week-long course, allowing for continuity and focus and fostering networking among faculty members. We ask each participant to commit to attending all sessions. Certificates of attendance will be provided to the participants upon completion of evaluation forms, both at the end of the week and 6 months later so we can assess the impact and continue to improve the curriculum for subsequent years.

There is no charge for URSMD faculty members.

Space is limited and will be on a first-come-first-served basis.

Click here to register. Registration deadline is August 19, 2016.

Co-sponsored by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and The Office for Faculty Development

For questions regarding the course, please contact Ronnie Guillet, MD