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Early Stage Faculty Boot Camp

October 29 - 31, 2019 | 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. | LeChase Assembly Hall G.9576

To register:
Registration deadline is October 7, 2019

Co-sponsored by the University of Rochester Clinical & Translational Science Institute and URSMD Office for Faculty Development

This course is designed to help Senior Instructors and Assistant Professors identify the skills they need for more successful career advancement. The format is an all-day, three-day course, allowing for continuity and focus, and networking among faculty members. Participants are asked to commit to attending all sessions.

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 researcher, clinical researcher, educator

Local resources available to foster career development

  • Making your own path to success in academic research
  • Funding support
  • Role of career development grants
  • Understanding the NIH grant review process
  • Discussion with journal editors


  • Advancing your career as an educator
  • Transforming your educational activities into scholarship
  • Development of an educator’s portfolio

Wellness and work-life balance

To register:
Registration deadline is October 7, 2019.
There is no charge for URMC faculty members. Space is limited. CME credits provided.
For questions, please contact course directors.
Course Directors: Ronnie Guillet, MD, PhD; Janine Shapiro, MD