Faculty Affairs

Career Development Workshops

The 2018-2019 Faculty Development Seminar Series addresses topics related to skills in teaching and research, promotion, and individual well-being.

Have suggestions for future seminars or workshops for Faculty? Please share them below:

Seminar/Workshop Suggestions

Seminar schedule for the year:

Mentoring in 2018: Lessons for a New Generation
Kathy Smith, MD
Conrad Clemens, MD

Wednesday, September 5, 12-1p
Location: Kiewet Auditorium

Podcast: https://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/event/?id=28416&play=1&format=hd
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Change Fatigue
Stephen Gilliland, PhD
Deborrah M Himsel, MBA

October 31, 12-1p
Location: Kiewet Auditorium

Podcast: https://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/event/?id=28526&play=1&format=hd
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The Joy and Agony of Collaboration
Rajesh Khanna, PhD
Mohab Ibrahim, MD, PhD

November 9, 12-1p
Location: COM 3117

Podcast: https://streaming.biocom.arizona.edu/event/?id=28533&play=1&format=hd
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WAM CV Workshop
Tina Wixom, MBA
Paul Gordon, MD
Anne Cress, PhD

December 7, 12-1p
Location: South Campus, Conference Room 3030

Giving and Receiving Feedback
Karen Spear-Ellinwood, PhD, JD, EdS
December 14, 12-1p
Location: COM 3117

Podcast: https://arizona.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=b82e8360...
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Building Your Teaching Portfolio
Sean Elliott, MD
January 18, 12-1p
Location: COM 3117

Podcast: https://arizona.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=7799c120...
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Educator Portfolio Template

Teaching Innovations Panel Discussion
Zoe Cohen, PhD
February 8th, 12-1p
Location: COM 3117

Podcast: https://arizona.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=67f5e471...
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Grant Writing Workshop
Jessica Moon, PhD
March 26, 12-1p
Location: COM 3117

Podast: https://arizona.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=37c18938...
(Video begins at 4:25 and works best in Internet Explorer)

Additional workshops/seminars by RDI

P&T workshops for Assistant and Associate Professors
Anne Cress, PhD
Allie Min, MD
Tina Wixom, MBA

March 8, 12-1p in COM 3117 - Tenure Track and Non-Clinical Faculty

April 29, 12-1p in COM 2117 - Clinical Faculty

May 3, 12-1p in COM 3117 - Clinical Faculty

Annual Promotion Review Schedule 2019-20

Writing Workshop – Turning Your Passions into Publications
Barry Weiss, MD
April 5th, 12-1p
Location: COM 3117

Podcast: https://arizona.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=8a159729... 
(Video works best in Internet Explorer)

OIA Training
Karen Spear-Ellinwood, PhD, JD, EdS

Podcast: https://arizona.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=5c131764...

Shortened Presentation (7 minutes): https://fid.medicine.arizona.edu/ed-framework/oia-protocol

Several other modules have also been developed to assist faculty improve their skills, thereby enhancing their effectiveness and facilitating career advancement.  Several workshops from the lists below will be offered each year.


This module relies heavily on the Faculty Instructional Development (FID) Series developed by Curricular Affairs in collaboration with the Academy of Medical Education Scholars (AMES). Taught by master teachers, the series includes sessions on creating and maintaining educational portfolios, bedside teaching strategies, and using technology in the classroom. Many of these sessions have been podcast.


  • Getting Published
  • Maintaining your scholarship as a clinician
  • Maintaining your scholarship as an educator
  • Mock Study Section
  • Building a local and national reputation
  • Collaborating "across the aisle" (Basic Science/Clinical collaborations)

Work Environment and Faculty Wellbeing

  • Faculty Vitality
  • Physician Wellness
  • Building a culture of wellness


  • Leading Change
  • Meaningful meetings
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Building & Leading a Research Team
  • Graceful self-promotion
  • Learning to Lead (by invitation)