Faculty Development Events

Searching For Excellence & Diversity Workshop

Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 1:00-4:00pm (In-Person)
Please follow this link to register

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Development (OFAD), the Office for Diversity and Equity Transformation, and Women in Science and Engineering Leadership Institute (WISELI) are collaborating on presenting Searching For Excellence & Diversity Workshops in the 2022-23 academic year.

The workshops, for members of faculty search committees, aim to help committees conduct effective searches and to recruit and hire excellent and diverse faculty.

Stay tuned for more dates for 2022-23!

Pathways to Promotion 102 for CHS/CT Faculty

Thursday, October 20, 2022, 1:00-5:00pm Hybrid (Virtual & In-Person)
Registration is closed. Please contact ofad@med.wisc.edu if you are interested in registering.

This interactive workshop is tailored to CHS and CT track faculty who expect to go up for promotion within the next year or two. Mentors are also welcome.

This course includes:

  • Emphasis on what you need to do in the last year before you go up for promotion
  • Logistics of putting your packet together
  • Overview of the promotions committees function and process by current members
  • Opportunity to sign up for a 15 minute one-on-one consultation on your personal statement and/or dossier

Pathways to Promotion may be attended multiple times. Contact ofad@med.wisc.edu for questions.

Faculty Mentoring Faculty— Cultivating Effective Mentoring Relationships to Promote Faculty Development

—Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (In-person)
—Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM (In-person)
Link to registration

The event is anticipated to be held in-person at the Health Sciences Learning Center HSLC 3110 B&D. Please plan to attend both sessions if you register.

The mentor training workshop sessions are based on the published and evidence-based Entering Mentoring curriculum. Participants will be introduced to key mentoring competencies and skills to cultivate effective mentoring relationships and learn about available mentoring resources and tools. The seminar uses a case-based approach to provide opportunities for reflection on mentoring skills, and a forum for participants to discuss mentoring dilemmas and share strategies for success.

This workshop is best suited for Associate and Full Professors in SMPH on the Tenure and CHS tracks. Be sure to check back for updates.

SAVE THE DATES: Early Career Grant Proposals Writing Seminar

Thursday and Friday, February 2-3, 2023 9-12:30 pm CST (Virtual)
Led by: Grant Writers’ Seminars and Dr. Robertson (also led the well-attended and long running “Write Winning NIH Grant Proposals” seminar)

By popular demand, the Department of Medicine ORS in collaboration with OFAD has contracted with Grant Writers’ Seminars & Workshops and Dr. John D. Robertson to deliver a virtual seminar on Early Career Grant Proposal Writing. The agenda spans two days, Thursday and Friday, February 2-3, 2023, from 9-12:30 pm CST each day – make sure to save these dates! The seminar will be open to the UW-Madison community both within and outside of DOM.

This seminar is intended for faculty, researchers/scientists, post docs, fellows, residents and research administrative staff who are directly involved with writing proposals and/or obtaining research funding.

More details will be available soon.

Pathways to Promotion-Tenure

Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 4:30-6:30pm  Hybrid (Virtual & In-Person)
Co-hosted by the Office of the Secretary of the Faculty

Click here to register for in-person at HSLC 3110A attendance
Click here to register for virtual attendance

This workshop will offer an in-depth examination of the UW Madison promotion and tenure process from the perspective of central campus and SMPH. This course will cover:

  • Building a tenure portfolio
  • Learning to get the most from your mentors
  • First-hand accounts from recently tenured faculty about preparing for tenure
  • Guidance from divisional committee leadership about how the divisional committee operates and what the committee looks for in successful tenure cases.

Click here to view agenda and workshop materials as they become available.

Pathways to Promotion workshops may be attended multiple times.

Contact ofad@med.wisc.edu for questions.

Pathways to Promotion 101 for CHS/CT track faculty

Monday, March 6, 2023, 1:00-5:00pm Hybrid (Virtual & In-Person)
Link to registration

This interactive course is tailored to CHS and CT track faculty who would like an introduction to promotion processes or have never attended a Pathways to Promotion seminar. We advise taking this course in your first two or three years at SMPH. Mentors are welcome to attend.

This course includes:

  • Introductory information regarding the CHS and CT tracks
  • Guidance on mapping your career trajectory
  • Identifying a purpose and major goals for your career
  • Guidance on how to jump start the process of organizing and collecting your accomplishments

Contact ofad@med.wisc.edu for questions.

Past Events

New Faculty Orientation and Welcome Event

Annual Event – Third Tuesday in September

Our goal is to welcome new faculty to our community, introduce them to the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) and UW Health Resources, and learn about the relationship between UW Health and the SMPH. The event also provides an excellent opportunity to connect new faculty members with leadership and colleagues.

Please contact nfo@med.wisc.edu with any questions.

Pathways to Promotion 101 for CHS/CT track faculty

Monday, March 7, 2022, 1:00-5:00pm (Virtual)
Link to workshop materials

This interactive course is tailored to CHS and CT track faculty who would like an introduction to promotion processes or have never attended a Pathways to Promotion seminar. We advise taking this course in your first two or three years at SMPH. Mentors are welcome to attend.

This course includes:

  • Introductory information regarding the CHS and CT tracks
  • Guidance on mapping your career trajectory
  • Identifying a purpose and major goals for your career
  • Guidance on how to jump start the process of organizing and collecting your accomplishments

Contact ofad@med.wisc.edu for questions.

Making the Most of Your Mentoring Relationships

Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. (Virtual)

January is National Mentoring Month! To celebrate, the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development is excited to present the Making the Most of Your Mentoring Relationships workshop.

Join us to:

  • Learn more about the career mentorship process
  • Examine career readiness and career resilience
  • Explore some career coaching tools

Registration is closed. Please email ofad@med.wisc.edu for registration information.

Pathways to Promotion 102 for CHS/CT Faculty

Monday, October 18, 2021 1:00-5:00pm (Virtual)
Link to workshop materials

This interactive workshop is tailored to CHS and CT track faculty who expect to go up for promotion within the next year or two. Mentors are also welcome.

This course includes:

  • Emphasis on what you need to do in the last year before you go up for promotion
  • Logistics of putting your packet together
  • Overview of the promotions committees function and process by current members
  • Opportunity to sign up for a 15 minute one-on-one consultation on your personal statement and/or dossier

Pathways to Promotion may be attended multiple times. Contact ofad@med.wisc.edu for questions.

Pathways to Promotion 101

Monday, March 1, 2021, 1:00-5:00pm
Virtual
Workshop Materials

This interactive course is tailored to CHS and CT track faculty who have never attended a Pathways to Promotion seminar. We advise taking this course in your first two or three years at SMPH and mentors are welcome to attend.

This course includes:

  • Introductory information regarding the tracks
  • Mapping your career trajectory
  • Setting a purpose and major goals for your career
  • How to jump start the process of organizing and collecting your accomplishments

Registration is closed. Please email ofad@med.wisc.edu for registration information.

Departmental Mentoring Committee Presentations

Wednesday, March 25, 2020; 5:15-6:30pm
Via Webex

Nancy Raymond, MD, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Development, is giving presentations for Departmental Mentoring Committees about successfully achieving promotion at SMPH. The March 25 presentation was geared towards those who mentor faculty for promotion on tenure track promotions who are reviewed by the Biological Sciences Divisional Committee.

Tenure Track Updates for Departmental Mentoring Committee Slides

The April 29 presentation was geared towards those mentoring faculty on the CHS/CT track.

CHS/CT Track Updates for Departmental Mentoring Committee Slides

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