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This  course is designed to help Senior Instructors and Assistant Professors identify the skills they need for more successful career advancement. The format is an all-day, three-day course, allowing for continuity and focus, and networking among faculty members. Participants are asked to commit to attending all sessions.

Co-sponsored by The Clinical and Translational Science Institute and URSMD Office for Faculty Development

To Register:
Registration deadline: October 7, 2019

Course content includes:
Framing your career

  • Academic career planning
  • Identifying a mentor, being a mentee, separating
  • Promotion and tenure
  • Examples of successful careers as a basic researcher, clinical researcher, educator

Local resources available to foster career development

  • Making your own path to success in academic research
  • Funding support
  • Role of career development grants
  • Understanding the NIH grant review process

Publishing your work

  • Discussion with journal editors


  • Advancing your career as an educator
  • Transforming your educational activities into scholarship
  • Development of an educator’s portfolio

Wellness and work-life balance

Course Directors: Ronnie Guillet, MD, PhD; Janine Shapiro, MD

To Register:
Registration deadline: October 7, 2019

There is no charge for URMC faculty members. Space is limited. CME credits provided. For questions, please contact course directors.

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