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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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Interprofessional Teaching Scholars Program

Annual Call for Applications

TThe application period for the 2021-2022 Cohort is now open. UC Davis faculty from all health-related disciplines and academic series are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline is August 27th, 2021 at 11:59 p.m..

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Achieving Academic Success in the University of California: Merits and Promotions

Virtual Workshop

This workshop addresses the merits and promotions process for faculty in the following series:

  • Adjunct
  • Clinical X
  • Health Sciences Clinical Professor (HSCP)
  • In Residence
  • Ladder Rank/Regular

This workshop will provide you with:

  • an understanding of your academic series, including:
    • how it contributes to the school’s missions
    • and what the criteria for advancement is for your series.
  • a better understanding of the merits and promotions process.
  • information on where to go for advice, help and training.

Presented by: Christine S. Cocanour, M.D., Professor, Department of Surgery, UC Davis Health

When: June 4th, 2021, 12 - 1:30 p.m.

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