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

Peer-mentoring for Diverse Faculty

Research Track: Monday, July 27, 4-5 p.m.
Educator/Clinician Track: Wednesday, July 29, 4-5 p.m.

The Office of Faculty Professional Development, Diversity and Inclusion is offering peer-mentoring groups for diverse faculty tailored to the specific tracks of academic focus at CUIMC (research and clinician/educator). Peer-mentorship groups allow faculty to define career goals, as well as exchange information and support. The initial sessions will be hosted by Dr. Anne Taylor, Senior Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Career Development at CUIMC and Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Dr. Robert Whittington, Assistant Dean for Academic Development, Diversity and Inclusion.

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Specific Aims

Friday, July 31, 12-1:30 p.m.

The most important section for the development of a NIH grant application is the Specific Aims section. This section becomes the master plan for the rest of your proposal and a key part that all the reviewers will likely read. This workshop provides insight into the elements of an effective and strong Specific Aims section.

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CV Clinic for Diverse Faculty

The Office of Faculty Professional Development, Diversity & Inclusion is sponsoring a CV Clinic for its diverse CUIMC faculty members. During these meetings, faculty will have the opportunity to discuss academic career specifics with Dr. Robert Whittington, Assistant Dean for Academic Development, Faculty Diversity & Inclusion. The small group setting (a maximum of two to three faculty members per group) will allow for a more personalized discussion. A limited number of 1:1 sessions are available upon request. We encourage those who have participated previously to sign up again for a follow-up session.