An essential guide to building and enhancing your faculty life

The Chancellorís Council on Faculty Life (CCFL) invited all faculty to attend Faculty Development Day 2012. 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 dayís program included morning and afternoon workshops, lunch with site and campus leaders, and informational kiosks representing many campus programs.

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT DAY SCHEDULE 2012

8:00 - 8:45           Breakfast and Welcome
                               Vice Provost Sally Marshall and Dr. Bonnie Halpern-Felsher

 

9:00 – 10:00        Concurrent Workshops: Session 1

Managing A Research Lab
Learn from faculty experts about managing a basic science lab, including hiring students, postdocs, and RAs, ordering lab materials, obtaining approvals, and publishing your research. 
Presenters: Kathy Giacomini, Susanne Hildebrand Zanki, Suneil Koliwad, Sabrina Ronen

Presentation slides (Koliwad)
Presentation slides (Hildebrand Zanki)

Enhancing Your Research Career -- Behavioral/Clinical Science
Learn from faculty experts about enhancing your research career, including tips for obtaining and sustaining funding, obtaining IRB approval, publishing, and staffing your research team.
Presenters: Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, Kirby Lee, Mary Whooley

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Enhancing Your Success as a Clinician-Educator
Understand ways to balance and expand your skills in clinical practice, teaching, scholarship, and education, as well as how to develop your portfolio for successful advancement and promotion.
Presenters: Barbara Burgel, Carrie Chen, Peter Loomer, Dan Lowenstein

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Internet and Social Media in Research (also presented at 10:15)
Learn techniques and the latest software for conducting research using the Internet, including web-based survey research, studies involving social media, online subject recruitment, and IRB concerns with web-based research. 
Presenters: Tina Baggott, Karen Butter, Ralph Gonzales, Kevin Rodondi

Presentation slides (Baggott)
Presentation slides (Butter)
Presentation slides (Gonzales)
Presentation slides (Rodoni)

 

10:15-11:15        Concurrent Workshops: Session 2

Internet and Social Media in Research (also presented at 9:00)
Learn techniques and the latest software for conducting research using the Internet, including web-based survey research, studies involving social media, online subject recruitment, and IRB concerns with web-based research. 
Presenters: Tina Baggott, Karen Butter, Ralph Gonzales, Kevin Rodondi

Presentation slides (Baggott)
Presentation slides (Butter)
Presentation slides (Gonzales)
Presentation slides (Rodoni)

Maximize Your Mentoring Relationships
Learn from the Associate Vice Provost, Faculty Mentoring as well as other expert mentors about how to find a mentor, how to be an effective mentor, and how to be an effective mentee.
Presenters: Mitch Feldman, Bruce Miller, Bill Shore, Tracy Weitz

Presentation slides (Feldman)

Funding Your Research
Gain tips from senior faculty members about writing grants and getting your research funded, including grants from the NIH, other federal agencies, foundations and private funding.
Presenters:  Tamara Alliston, Jeff Bluestone, Howard Pinderhughes, Mack Roach

Tools for Developing your Leadership Skills
Learn from faculty members about state-of-the-art effective tools for being a leader, including tools for leading meetings, creating agendas, managing group dynamics, and negotiating.
Presenters: Rupinder Buttar, Janet Coffman, Dan Dohan, Ellen Haller, Colin Partridge

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11:30 - 1:00         Networking Lunch
Join us for a networking lunch with key campus and faculty leaders. 
Welcome from Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Jeff Bluestone and
Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann

 

12:15 - 1:00         Informational Kiosks   
Get interactive information on many organizations and initiatives at UCSF, including those related to research, education, professional development, well-being, and advancement, promotion and benefits.  Ask questions, hear answers to colleagues' questions, and pick up fliers about programs that interest and are relevant to your work at UCSF. Click here to find out who is participating this year.

 

Plenary Sessions

1:15 - 2:15            Faculty Advancement and Promotion
Know the similarities and differences in 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, Renee Binder, Elena Fuentes-Afflick, Paul Garcia, Sally Marshall,
Peter Sargent

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2:30 - 3:30            Faculty Compensation and Benefits
Understand the academic salary structure (X, Y, & Z) and learn what benefits are covered under "X" and "Y."
Presenters: Pamela Hayes, Cynthia Lynch Leathers

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3:45 - 4:45            Concurrent Workshops: Session 3

Using IT in Teaching
Interact with users of educational technologies (e.g., iClickers, CLE, tablets, video) to learn how to access these tools and use them effectively to enhance instruction at UCSF.
Presenters: Tina Brock, Annette Carley, Gail Persily, Gwen Essex, Sophia Saeed, Kevin Souza

Presentation slides
Presentation document: Principles of Multimedia
Presentation document: UCSF Technology Resources
Presentation document: IT in Teaching

Navigating UCSF Intramural (RAP) Grants
Learn from faculty about how to be successful in obtaining UCSF RAP grants, and participate in a mock study section.
Presenters: Lindsey Criswell, Roland Henry, Dan Lowenstein, Emy Volpe

Presentation slides
Presentation slides (Criswell)

Raising Children in the Bay Area
Learn from UCSF faculty parents about daycare; private and public elementary, middle, and high schools; college admissions; social activities; work-life balance; and overall support for raising children in the Bay Area.
Presenters:
Brian Alldredge, Tamara Alliston, Paul Green, Ellen Haller

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Negotiation Tips from Department Chairs
Learn tips for discussing salary, funding, space, protected time, and other needs with your division chiefs, department chairs, and deans.
Presenters:
Renee Binder, Talmadge King, Stephen McLeod, Carmen Portillo

 

 

Transportation to Laurel Heights
There are a number of parking and transportation options at the Laurel Heights Campus:

Most UCSF parking permits are accepted at the Laurel Heights parking lot and garage (excluding Veterans Affairs Medical Center and San Francisco General Hospital permits). If you do not have an appropriate permit you can purchase day parking, at the special event rate of $14, from the Fee Lot Machine located in the front parking lot. For additional parking information click here.

UCSF Shuttle Service offers frequent service between campus locations. The Tan and Black shuttles travel between Parnassus, Mount Zion, and Laurel Heights. For schedules of all UCSF shuttle routes, click here.

San Francisco Muni also offers transportation throughout San Francisco (bus routes 1, 2, 3, 31, 38, 43). For bus routes and schedules click here.

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