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An essential guide to building and enhancing your faculty life.

Monday, September 17, 2018

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. Past sessions have included Advancement and Promotion, Faculty Compensation and Negotiation Tips from Department Chairs.

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2018 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; Kirsten Fleischmann, MD; Paul Garcia, MD; Tom Kearney, PharmD; Catherine Waters, RN, PhD

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

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

11:10-12:40 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: Tejal Desai,PhD; Catherine Park, MD; Jeremy Reiter, MD, PHD; Robert Wachter, MD



12:45-2:30 p.m. Lunch with Campus Leaders
Welcome and campus update from Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS

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.


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; Derek Satre, PhD; Janet Shim, PhD

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: Myriam Chaumeil, PhD; Danica Fujimori, PhD; David Morgan, PhD

Successfully Building Your Education Portfolio as a Clinician-Educator Faculty
Learn tips from experienced faculty for developing your education portfolio for successful advancement and discover methods to balance teaching, educational scholarship, and clinical practice.
Presenters: Angel Chen, MSN, PNP; Calvin Chou, MD; Conan Macdougall, PharmD; Brian Schwartz, MD

Succeeding in Academia as 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; Michael Cabana, MD; Annette Carley, DNP, NP; Andrew Gross, MD

Discussing Unique Needs and Opportunities for Faculty at the Full Professor Rank
Interact with other full professors regarding topics such as preparing for Step 6, salary support above the NIH cap, and leadership and service to the University.

Presenters:  Paul Garcia, MD; Tom Lang, PhD, Rita Redberg, MD, MS


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