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Professional Development Resources

These faculty development programs are presented by location and career stage.

Local

CAREER STAGE PROGRAM PROGRAM DESCRIPTION PROGRAM-SPECIFIC INFORMATION APPLICATION PERIOD CONTACT INFORMATION
Early Mid Senior
X X   Research Faculty Development Program (RFDP) Train faculty in research design and grant-writing. Mentored pilot grant project is part of curriculum. 12 2-hour sessions in winter/spring Fall Elaine Pluta
X   Supporting Scholarship among Junior Faculty (SSJF) Award to offset cost of conference attendance for presentation of scholarship; instructor or assistant professor level May be prospective or retrospective
to presentation date of scholarship within same fiscal year
Biannual RFP Tara Catanzano
X X   Mentors Matter Peer-mentoring program for providers at early to mid-career level. Aims to support academic and organizational advancement of participants and cultivate next generation of mentors. 1 half-day session per month for 10 months. Spring Raquel Belforti
X X   Physician Leadership Academy (PLA) Cultivates emerging physician leaders. Topics include active listening, challenging conversations, unconscious bias, strategy/out of the box thinking, leading provider performance and managing competing commitments 1full-day session every 2 weeks over the course of 5 months Summer (every other year) Frank Lovelock
X X X Baystate Education Research and Scholarship of Teaching (BERST) Academy Academy for medical educators. Includes professional development activities (e.g., Peer Observation of Teaching Program) and mentorship and guidance around educational research and innovation 2 full-day sessions annually. Monthly1- hour sessions (BERST bites) December (annually) BERST email

 

Regional

CAREER STAGE PROGRAM PROGRAM DESCRIPTION PROGRAM-SPECIFIC INFORMATION APPLICATION PERIOD CONTACT INFORMATION
Early Mid Senior
X     UMMS Junior Faculty Development Program Professional development experience for junior faculty to facilitate success in academic medicine. Comprehensive curriculum - topics on research, education, clinical, and career development. Project conducted under the guidance of a senior faculty mentor. Weekly 2-hour sessions Sept-May Spring FDP email
X X X UMMS Teaching of Tomorrow                  Faculty Development Program for preceptors of medical students and residents In person 2 2-day sessions Fall Susan Foley
  X X EMPOWER Prepare women faculty leaders (new and aspiring) for executive leadership roles In-person 2.5-day seminar TBD EMPOWER website

 

National

CAREER STAGE PROGRAM PROGRAM DESCRIPTION PROGRAM-SPECIFIC INFORMATION APPLICATION PERIOD CONTACT INFORMATION
Early Mid Senior
X     Early Career Women Faculty Leadership
Development Seminar (AAMC)
Faculty development in academic medicine career-building skills such as communication, conflict management, and finance. In-person 3.5-day seminar Winter/Spring AAMC Leadership Development email
  X X Executive Leadership in Academic
Medicine (ELAM)
Intensive one-year fellowship of leadership training with extensive coaching, networking, and mentoring opportunities aimed at expanding the national pool of qualified women candidates for senior leadership in academic medicine, dentistry and public health. Year-long program with 19 days in-person in Philadelphia Winter ELAM email
  X   Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership
Development Seminar (AAMC)
Provide mid-career faculty with the knowledge and skills required to continue advancing to leadership roles in academic medicine. Curriculum includes communication, overcoming challenges in academic medicine, negotiation, and wellness In-person 3.5-day course Fall AAMC Leadership Development email
  X   Mid-Career Minority Faculty Leadership
Seminar (AAMC)
Professional development to identify strategies and tools for promotion and tenure; build professional competencies in academic leadership; enhance leadership skills in the areas of communication, team building, change management and work/life balance In-person 2-day seminar TBD AAMC Leadership Development email
X X   Minority Faculty Leadership Seminar (AAMC) Faculty development fotr career advancement in academic medicine, skill-building in grant writing and communications, and networking with colleagues and role models In-person 3-day seminar TBD AAMC Leadership Development email
    X Organizational Leadership in Academic Medicine: An Executive Development
Seminar for Associate Deans and Department Chairs (AAMC)
Designed for new Department Chairs and Associate Deans to enhance skills in people management, financial management, legal issues, and communications, and improve ability to lead individuals or teams. In-person 3.5-day seminar  Fall AAMC Leadership Development email