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NATIONAL MENTORING MONTH JANUARY 2014
Join the Campus Council on Faculty Life (CCFL) for a series of January events promoting faculty mentoring at UCSF.
TIPS FOR SUCCESS: FACULTY LUNCHTIME SERIES 2013-2014
This brown-bag lunch series features distinguished senior faculty, each sharing career advice, insights and guidance based on their area of expertise. Each session of informal mentoring encourages dialogue and discussion within a small group setting. Bring your lunch and your questions. All faculty are welcome. Registration is encouraged, but drop-ins are welcome.
Monday, January 6, 2014 / Noon – 1 pm / Parnassus, Room TBA
Renee L. Binder, MD
Ask an Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and former Interim Chair of Psychiatry your questions about advancement and promotion. Get insider tips about:
- Advancing your career
- Getting promoted
- Navigating the UC system
Dr. Renee Binder is a Professor in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry. She has been the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in the School of Medicine since 2004. She served as Interim Chair of the Department of Psychiatry from 2008-2011. She is the founder and director of UCSF's Psychiatry and the Law Program. In 2003, Dr. Binder served as a Congressional Health Policy Fellow in the US Senate. Her past awards include UCSF's Royer Award for excellence in academic psychiatry and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law's Seymour Pollack Award recognizing distinguished contributions to the field of forensic psychiatry.
Monday, February 10 / Noon – 1 pm / Parnassus, Room TBA
Keith R. Yamamoto, PhD
Ask the UCSF vice chancellor for research and an award-winning mentor your questions about:
- Research funding
- Lab management
- Building a fulfilling career
Keith R. Yamamoto, Ph.D. is Vice Chancellor for Research at UCSF, Executive Vice Dean of the School of Medicine, and Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology. He has been a member of faculty at UCSF since 1976. Dr. Yamamoto's research is focused on signaling and transcriptional regulation by intracellular receptors, which mediate the actions of several classes of essential hormones and cellular signals; he uses both mechanistic and systems approaches to pursue these problems in pure molecules, cells, and whole organisms. Dr. Yamamoto serves on numerous national committees focused on public and scientific policy, public understanding and support of biological research, and science education. He chairs the Coalition for Life Sciences and the National Academy of Science's Board on Life Sciences.