There are several School of Medicine and Dentistry courses related to professional development available. Check out the Course Description / Course Schedule (CDCS) to review availability by term.
SMD postdocs are eligible to apply for an audit fee waiver for select SMD courses related to professional development. See course list and instructions.
Courses offered through The Center for Professional Development
Ethics and Responsible Conduct of Research Course
For more information on this course, please visit the research ethics website.
IND439 Leadership and Management for Scientists
This 2-credit-hour course is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral appointees who wish to enhance their leadership and management skills. It will cover a range of topics, including project management, communication, and personality styles and budgeting skills. The course focuses on human-centered strategies for leading effective teams in biomedical and health science academic environments that can also be translated into research-related careers. Through a series of interactive activities, reflective writing, self-assessment instruments, and group discussions, you will develop a repertoire of techniques for addressing issues that commonly arise within and between research groups.