Faculty Development Program

The Faculty Development Program offers lectures and workshops that focus on key issues for faculty career development. Recent topics have included preparing for retirement, time management, and effectively managing conflict.

Upcoming events are listed below, along with handouts and resources, including video, from past events.

Is there a faculty development topic you would like to see presented? Contact Irené Merry at Irene.Merry@ucsf.edu to share your ideas.


 Upcoming Events
The 2017 Faculty Development Day will be September 12. Save the date!
And review the 2016 program.



I’ve arrived! Now what? A Development Workshop Aimed at Mid-Career Faculty
April 17, 2014 / Lange Reading Room, Parnassus Campus
By: Elena Fuentes Afflick, MD; Peter Sargent, PhD; Christine Miaskowski, RN, PhD;
Tom Kearney, PharmD

Taking the Difficult Out of the Difficult Conversations
July 18, 2013 / 3:00:-5:00pm / Room N-417/423, Parnassus Campus
By: Maureen N. Brodie, MA, Mediation Officer and Associate Ombud;s and Kanade Shinkai, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Trained Mediator
Handout and Slides

Open Access: New Developments in the Publishing Space
June 17, 2013 / 3:30—5:00 pm Room N 517, Parnassus Campus
By: Peter Binfield, PhD, Co-Founder and Publisher, PeerJ; Karen Butter, MLS University Librarian and Assistant Vice Chancellor; Rich Schneider, PhD, Associate Professor and Chair of the UCSF Committee on Library and Scholarly Communication
Slides 1 and Slides 2

An Insider's Guide: Advancement and Promotion at UCSF
May 15, 2013 / 3:00–5:00 pm Room S-214, Parnassus Campus
By: Vice Provost Sally Marshall, PhD, and a panel of Vice and Associate Deans from all Schools

Conflict of Interest Workshop
April 18, 2013/ 9:00–11:00 am Room HSW-302, Parnassus Campus
y: Elizabeth Boyd, PhD, Thomas Lang, MD, PhD, Lisa Bero, PhD, Randall Lee, MD

How to Run an Effective Meeting
February 26 / 3:00–4:30 pm Room N-417/423, Parnassus Campus
By: Jason Satterfield, PhD, Thomas Lang, MD, PhD, Ludwig Lin, MD, Catherine Lomen Hoerth, MD, PhD

Publishing Insider Hints and Tips:
For Translational Neuroscience, June 26, 2012/ 3:30-5:00 p.m. / Mission Bay, Byers Hall 215
by Christoph Schreiner, MD, PhD
For General Medicine, July 19, 2012/ 3:30-5:00 p.m. / Parnassus Library CL 221/222
by David C. Klonoff, MD
For HIV/AIDS Researchers, Thursday, August 2 / 3:30-5:00 p.m. / Parnassus Library CL 220/223
by Nancy Hessol, MSPH, and Paul Volberding, MD

“Taming the Beast” E-mail Management Workshop

July 18, 2012/ 3:30-5:00 p.m. / Parnassus Library CL 221/211, by Robyn Gershon, MHS, DPH
Program flyer

Grants, Golf, Grand Rounds and Grandkids: Charting Your Course for Retirement
February 11, 2010/3-5 p.m./Parnassus, N 225
Program Flyer  

Work Lean: Time Management Strategies for Busy Faculty
Dan Markovitz, TimeBack Management
November 12, 2009/3-5 p.m./Parnassus, HSW 303
Presentation Slides  |  4 Ds Workflow Handout  |  Responsibility Map Handout | Program Flyer

"That's Not What I Meant" Managing Conflict Effectively
March 5, 2009/3-5 p.m./Parnassus, Millberry Union Conference Center
Presentation Slides | Program Flyer

An Insiders Guide to Advancement and Promotion at UCSF
October 23, 2008/1-3 p.m./Parnassus, Room N 217
Presentation Slides | Program Flyer

Money Matters: Understanding Economic and Fiscal Realities for Successful Academic Careers
July 31, 2008 / 1-3 p.m. / Parnassus, Room N 225
Presentation Slides | Program Flyer


Email Irené Merry at Irene.Merry@ucsf.edu with questions or feedback about the Faculty Development Program.