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 Promotion Process on the 'At CUMC' Title Track"

In this brown bag series, the leaders of the Committee of Appointments and Promotion (COAP), who are directly involved in the promotion process, discuss criteria for promotion and how faculty can optimize their academic profiles.

During Session 1, the chairs of the COAP for the Faculty of Medicine will provide a brief overview of promotion and dossier preparation, as well as promotion expectations. A Q&A session will follow.

November 18, 2019, 12-1:30 p.m., NI Auditorium

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 Research Team Management Series

"Assembling and Managing a Successful Research Team"

The CUIMC Office of Faculty Professional Development, Diversity & Inclusion invites all faculty and research scientists to attend this series on the essentials for recruiting and managing an effective and synergistic research team. 

This session, led by Kevin Gardner, MD, PhD, will provide an overview of the fundamentals of putting together an effective and collaborative research team. Participants will learn the principles of recruiting, screening and evaluating research staff applicants. Emphasis will be placed on assembling effective approaches to maximize synergy between team members, including what to look for in staff to promote team cohesiveness.

November 20, 2019, 12-1:15 p.m., Ampitheater 1

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