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Providing development opportunities for faculty learners

Welcome to Faculty Development

UC Davis Faculty Development is committed to delivering high quality training and resources for UC Davis Health Faculty. Our offerings derive from our core missions: Education, Research, Clinical Care and Service.

Our faculty trainers are subject matter experts that aim to provide timely and relevant programs, courses and individual sessions through multiple modalities to ensure access for faculty. We collaborate with other Institutional and National entities that align with the mission of UC Davis Health to ensure continuous quality improvement of our programming. We partner closely with the office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the School of Medicine and Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing to provide and promote diversity, inclusion and equity training for all of our faculty.

We are always looking for ways to improve access to our trainings including online self-paced interactive modules, thematic mentoring and networking gatherings, high-engagement workshops, and cohort learning. Through our commitment to faculty growth, we hope to contribute to the best possible experiences for faculty, to students and for patients by ensuring health equity, superb clinical outcomes, educational excellence, and research quality that define UC Davis Health.

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Deans' Awards for Excellence

Annual Call for Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 Deans' Awards for Excellence. UC Davis Health faculty from all health-related disciplines and academic series are eligible to be nominated.

Nomination deadline is February 28, 2021.

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VitalSmarts Training - Spring Quarter - Morning Sessions

UC Davis Health is pleased to offer these four trainings from the VitalSmarts series for our faculty instructors. These trainings are recommended for any faculty looking to bring improved communication skills to their roles as researchers, clinicians, and teachers. Each training is offered as part of a series and the first two trainings should be taken in order. The “Influencer: and “Getting Things Done” trainings can be taken in any order or taken later.

From VitalSmarts:

“Our focus on performance has led us to identify high-leverage skill sets demonstrated by the best of the best. When work is routine, top performers behave like everyone else. But as soon as stakes are high, projects turn crucial, and results are on the line, top performers behave differently. They’re masters of dialogue, accountability, influence, productivity, and effectiveness. These are the skills we teach in our award-winning training courses.”

Presented by: Vicky Tibbs, MBA
Location of Event: All sessions will be hosted via Zoom

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