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An essential guide to building and enhancing your faculty life.

Laurel Heights Conference Center, 3333 California Street, San Francisco

The Campus Council on Faculty Life (CCFL) invites all faculty to attend Faculty Development Day 2016. Faculty Development Day is a one-day event, held at Laurel Heights, offering workshops and resources to build and enhance faculty life at UCSF. This event is relevant to faculty at all career stages, and all faculty are encouraged to attend.

The day’s program includes morning and afternoon workshops, lunch with site and campus leaders, and informational kiosks representing many campus programs.

To register click here.


8:00-8:30 a.m. Breakfast and Welcome
Cherrie Boyer, PhD, Chair of Faculty Development Day Subcommittee, and Brian Alldredge, PharmD, Vice Provost-Academic Affairs


8:30-9:30 a.m. Faculty Compensation 
Receive information about the academic salary structure (X, Y, & Z) and learn what benefits are covered under "X" and "Y."
Presenter: Cynthia Lynch Leathers, MBA; Assistant Vice Provost-Academic Affairs

9:30-10:30 a.m. Faculty Advancement and Promotion
Gain knowledge about the similarities and differences among the faculty series at UCSF, the criteria for moving through the faculty ranks, and how to succeed at UCSF in all series and ranks.
Presenters: Brian Alldredge, PharmD; Sheila Brear, BDS; Shari Dworkin, PhD; Paul Garcia, MD; David Glidden, PhD

10:30-10:45 a.m. Break

10:45-12:15 p.m. Tips for Faculty Success from Department Chairs   
Receive tips for discussing salary, funding, space, protected time, and other needs with your division chiefs, department chairs, and deans.
Presenters: Diane Barber, PhD; Lisa Kroon, PharmD; Howard Pinderhuges, PhD; Matthew State, MD, PhD


12:30-1:15 p.m. Lunch with Campus Leaders, Garden Room
Welcome and campus update from Daniel Lowenstein, MD, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

1:15-2:15 p.m. Informational Kiosks, Garden Terrace
Learn about many UCSF organizations and initiatives, including those related to research, education, professional development, advancement and promotion, and benefits.  Ask questions, hear answers to colleagues' questions, and pick up fliers about programs that are of interest to you.
Kiosk Listing as a PDF



Managing Your Research Career – Behavioral and Clinical Sciences
Learn from experienced faculty about enhancing your research career, including, staffing your research team, publishing your research, and balancing research with other academic demands (teaching and service).
Presenters: Michael Cabana, MD; Stuart Gansky, MS, DrPH; Janet Shim, PhD;
Mary Whooley, MD

Managing Your Research Career – Basic Sciences
Learn from experienced faculty about setting up a basic science lab, regulatory issues, staffing your research team, publishing your research, and balancing research with other academic demands (teaching and service).
Presenters: Jeffrey Bush, PhD; Michael Evans, PhD; Danica Fujimori, PhD;
Sharmila Majumdar, PhD

Enhancing Your Success as a Clinician-Educator 
Learn from experienced faculty about ways to balance and expand your skills in clinical practice, teaching, scholarship, and education, and tips for developing your portfolio for successful advancement and promotion. 
Presenters: Angel Chen, MSN, PNP; Calvin Chou, MD; Cathi Dennehy, PharmD;
Brian Schwartz, MD

Enhancing Your Success as a Health Sciences Clinical Faculty  
Learn from experienced faculty about strategies for succeeding in academia when your primary role is focused on providing clinical care.
Presenters: Lee Atkinson-McEvoy, MD; Sheila Brear, BDS; Erica Monasterio, MN, FNP;
Heather Nye, MD, PhD
; Katherine Yang; Pharm D



For more information on Faculty Development Day, please contact Irené Merry, the CCFL Program Coordinator.