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Mentoring & Faculty Development Faculty Advance: A Faculty Development Program

Faculty Advance: A Faculty Development Program

NYU Langone is committed to fostering the professional development of our faculty. Our Faculty Advance program is designed to encourage professional development in science and medicine to an all-inclusive community of NYU Langone academic junior and mid-career faculty.

Co-directed by Joan F. Cangiarella, MD, Georgeann McGuinness, MD, and David T. Stern, MD, PhD, the Faculty Advance program is open to all faculty. The program comprises a range of presentation formats throughout the year to facilitate constructive and didactic conversations that inform faculty of academic realities and help them navigate academia toward fulfilling their career aspirations. Past topics have included the following:

Faculty are welcome to participate in the entire curriculum or only those events that interest them. Sessions are held during days and evenings to accommodate faculty schedules. When appropriate, sessions will be recorded and posted here so faculty can access them remotely.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Approaching Promotions (Over Lunch) with Joan F. Cangiarella, MD, and Georgeann McGuinness, MD
Session for Tenure-Eligible Faculty

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Never Enough Time? Time Management Skills Workshop
Facilitated by NYU Langone Organization Development and Learning
Science Building, Room 720
7:30AM to 9:00AM
To RSVP, please email Sarah Murslim at sarah.murslim@nyulangone.org

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Approaching Promotions (Over Lunch) with Joan F. Cangiarella, MD, and Georgeann McGuinness, MD
Session for Non-Tenure–Eligible Faculty

Faculty Development Event Schedule

Event Dates Scheduled
Conversations with NYU Langone Leaders: “The Roadmap” October and March
What It Takes October, November, January, March, May, and July
Approaching Promotions (Over Lunch) September, October, December, March, and July
Skill-Building Workshops November and April
Junior Faculty Town Hall September
Incoming Faculty Orientation January and July
Book Club February

Faculty Development Event Descriptions

Our events offer multiple opportunities for faculty to learn how to advance their careers.

Conversations with NYU Langone Leaders: “The Roadmap”

To be held twice annually, these evening panels provide leaders with a forum to describe their “roadmap” and personal pathways, challenges, successes, and failures in achieving their accomplishments. Panels and speakers include leaders in science, hospital administration, clinical care, and education.

What It Takes

These small group sessions occur six times annually and provide an opportunity for leaders to offer their views on diverse topics including what it takes to succeed in science; how to get noticed for the next leadership role; why careers may not move forward as planned; and coping strategies for successful work–life integration. Small groups allow for an informal discussion and the opportunity for questions and answers.

Approaching Promotions (Over Lunch)

These small group sessions occur five times annually and provide an opportunity for junior and mid-career faculty to learn about expectations for promotion on various career paths and to ask questions of faculty development leaders. To focus these discussions, sessions are offered to tenure-eligible and non-tenure–eligible faculty separately. Each sessions is limited to 20 faculty. Advance registration is required.

Skill-Building Workshops

Skill-building workshops are offered twice a year and provide an opportunity for development in areas that are important for professional success in virtually any career path. Speakers and trainers approach topics such as negotiating for success, time management, and managing conflict.

Junior Faculty Town Hall

The junior faculty town hall is hosted annually by the Office of Faculty and Academic Affairs. This session orients junior faculty to career development resources and provides information on faculty tracks, promotion, mentorship, and roles in education. Presenters include the associate dean for education, faculty, and academic affairs; the associate dean for mentoring and professional development; and the director of the educator community.

Incoming Faculty Orientation

These events are held twice a year and are intended to give a warm welcome to new hires. Orientation provides faculty with an opportunity to meet leadership, network with colleagues, and get a brief overview of resources available to faculty.

Book Club

Our annual book club is organized to promote thoughtful discussion on leadership models and skills, stimulate conversations on professional development, and build community across our faculty through inspiring, wide-ranging discourse. Discussions are led by faculty with an interest or expertise in the selected subject area.

Future Programming

New programs are continually being added to the Faculty Advance curriculum. Future sessions include the following:

  • Leading a Diverse Workforce
  • What It Takes to Succeed in Science/Developing Strong Research Collaborations, with Olugbenga G. Ogedegbe, MD, MPH
  • How to Get Noticed for the Next Leadership Role, with Fritz Francois, MD
  • Sponsorship and Intentional Program Building, with Mark B. Pochapin, MD
  • Successful Strategies for Work–Life Integration
  • Time Management Workshop
  • Giving a Great Lecture Workshop
  • Community-Wide Book Club