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An essential guide to building and enhancing your faculty life.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Mission Bay Conference Center, 1675 Owens Street

Faculty Development Day is a one-day event, held at Mission Bay, that provides resources to build community and enhance faculty life at UCSF. We include plenary sessions, workshops, and informational resources that are relevant to faculty at all career stages.

2019 Schedule

8:30-9:00 a.m. Breakfast and Welcome
Cherrie Boyer, PhD, Chair of Faculty Development Day Subcommittee, and Brian Alldredge, PharmD, Vice Provost-Academic Affairs



9:00-10:00 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; Jeffrey Critchfield, MD; Paul Garcia, MD; Tom Kearney, PharmD; Catherine Waters, RN, PhD

Presentation Slides


10:00-11:00 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

Presentation Slides
Presentation Handout-Salary Scales


11:00-11:10 a.m. Break

11:10-12:15 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: Christopher Hess, MD, PhD; Amy Murtha, MD; Jeremy Reiter, MD, PHD; Caroline Shiboski, DDS, MPH, PhD

Presentation Slides
Diversity Slides from Renee Navarro, Vice Chancellor, Diversity and Outreach



12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch with Campus Leaders
Fisher Banquet Room

1:30-2:30 p.m. Informational Kiosks
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 Descriptions


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: Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD; Heather Leutwyler, RN, PhD, NP;Derek Satre, PhD

Presentation Slides
Presentation Handout


Managing Your Research Career – Basic and Translational 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: James Fraser, PhD; Peter Hunt, MD; Mercedes Paredes, MD, PhD

Presentation Slides


Achieving Success as a Clinician-Educator Faculty
Learn tips from experienced clinical educator faculty to help guide successful advancement and discover methods to balance teaching, educational scholarship and clinical practice.
Presenters: Calvin Chou, MD;  Angel Kuo, RN, MSN, PNP; Conan Macdougall, PharmD; Brian Schwartz, MD

Presentation Slides
Presentation Handout


Succeeding in Academia 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: Erica Brode, MD; Paul Nadler, MD; Jennifer Perkins, DDS, MD; Sanjay Reddy, MD

Presentation Slides



If you have any questions, please call 415-502-0244 or contact Irené Merry at irene.merry@ucsf.edu