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An essential guide to building and enhancing your faculty life.

Laurel Heights Conference Center, 3333 California Street, San Francisco

The Campus Council on Faculty Life (CCFL) invites all faculty to attend Faculty Development Day 2015. 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 day’s program includes morning and afternoon workshops, lunch with site and campus leaders, and informational kiosks representing many campus programs.

To register click here.



8:00-8:30 Breakfast and Welcome
Cherrie Boyer, Chair of Faculty Development Day Subcommittee, and Brian Alldredge, Vice Provost-Academic Affairs


8:30-9:30 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


9:30-10:30 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, Sheila Brear, Paul Garcia, Tom Kearney, Judy Yee



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: Michael Cabana, Kirby Lee, Stuart Gansky, Janet Shim


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: Tamara Alliston, Tejal Desai, Michael Evans, Sabrina Ronen


Enhancing Your Success as a Clinician-Educator
Learn from experienced faculty about ways to balance and expand your skills in clinical practice, teaching, scholarship, and education, and tips for developing your portfolio for successful advancement and promotion.  Presenters: Angel Chen, Calvin Chou, Jennifer Cocohoba, Brian Schwartz

Workshop Slides and Resources

12:00-1:45 p.m. Welcome and Campus Update from John D.B. Featherstone, MSC, PhD Dean School of Dentistry

12:45-1:45p.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.

List of Kiosks

 2:00-3:00 p.m. WORKSHOP: SESSION 2

Negotiating Tips from Department Chairs
Receive tips for discussing salary, funding, space, protected time, and other needs with your division chiefs, department chairs, and deans. Presenters: Peter Carroll, Linda Giudice, Carmen Portillo,  Jim Wells


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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 $15, 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.

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