Programs and Workshops

The career development programs offered through the Office of Faculty Professional Development, Diversity and Inclusion aim to provide CUIMC faculty with the tools and resources they need to further advance their careers at CUIMC. Our workshops and lectures cover topics such as:

  • New faculty orientation
  • Leadership and management
  • Strategies for success at CUIMC
  • NIH workshops
  • Mentoring
  • Balancing work & life
  • Educator development
  • Research team management
  • Negotiation and conflict management
  • CV writing
  • Diversity and inclusion workshops
  • and special lectures

Upcoming Programs

The CUIMC Leadership and Management Course for Faculty

POSTPONED (scheduling updates forthcoming)

A four-day program designed for faculty who currently have leadership/management responsibilities or who wish to include these in their career goals. It helps participants develop the knowledge and skills necessary for current and future leadership positions in the academic health sciences by utilizing active learning methods, including case studies, discussion, and the development of a personal project. 

  • Friday, March 27, 2020: Leadership and Organizational Change
  • Friday, April 3, 2020: Negotiation and Conflict Management
  • Friday, April 17, 2020: Self-Management and Leadership
  • Friday, May 1, 2020: Leading High Performance, Diverse Teams
  • A follow-up session will be scheduled.

Please contact Clara Lapiner, Director of Faculty Professional Development, Diversity and Inclusion at CUMC at if you have questions about this program.

Research Team Management Series

"Successful Team Management Techniques in Giving and Receiving Feedback in Research”

POSTPONED (scheduling updates forthcoming)

April 1, 2020, 12-1:30 p.m., Amp 1

This session will provide an overview of the fundamentals and techniques for giving and receiving feedback in an interdisciplinary team science setting. Content will cover information relevant to junior and mid-career scientists who are involved in manuscript writing and grant applications, along with collaborators. Basic principles, including understanding stakeholders’ interests, aligning expectations, providing and receiving feedback, and managing conflict, will be provided.

Register here