Faculty Advancement Series (FAS)

The Faculty Advancement Series (FAS) is a monthly series focusing on faculty development.

All sessions will be held from 12:00 - 1:00pm. To add any of these to your calendar, please click on the topic and look for the Add to My Calendar link. All of these will be recorded and available below.


Annual Faculty Assessments March 31, 2016  

This session will focus on the School of Medicine annual faculty assessment process. Dr. Durham will address how to complete a meaningful assessment of productivity and how to outline the path forward for promotion and continued productivity.

Presenter: Dianne Durham, PhD, Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs, SOM  


Developing and Cultivating a Culture of Research Scholarship May 12, 2016  

Location: Clendening Auditorium (KC), Prairie Room (WI) and Board Room (SA)

This session will feature an in depth discussion of how departments work to encourage a culture of research and discovery amidst increasing clinical and financial demands.  Our goal is to learn from our experiences, especially the successes and opportunities facing busy clinical departments aiming to increase their research profile. We hope this session will foster discussion among departments about ideas that may help address this key aspect of our mission as an institution.

Panelists: Kevin Sykes, PhD, MPH, Director of Clinical Research, ENT; Steven Weinman, MD, PhD, Professor, Vice Chair for Research-IM, Director, Liver Center; Brad Barth, MD, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine; A.J. Mellott, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Plastic Surgery; and Abe Teffera, Senior Administrator, Neurology.


SoM Curriculum VitaeMay 26, 2016

Location: Clendening Auditorium (KC), Prairie Room (WI) and Board Room (SA)

Please join us for a review of our SoM Curriculum Vitae (CV). This will feature a review of the template including an explanation of each domain and the different activities that should be included within the CV.

Presenter: Dianne Durham, PhD, Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs


Work/Life BalanceJune 2, 2016

Location: Clendening Auditorium (KC), SPOW Classroom 2304 (WI) and Board Room (SA)

This session will feature a candid discussion of how our faculty can work to successfully manage the broadening expectations placed on them in both their professional and personal lives.

Panelists: Doug Girod, MD, Executive Vice Chancellor; Robert Simari, MD, Executive Dean; Dianne Durham, PhD, Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs


Post Tenure Review (PTR)July 7, 2016

Location: Clendening Auditorium (KC) and Prairie Room (WI)

This session will feature an in depth look at the Post Tenure Review process and give faculty members the opportunity to discuss the process with PTR Committee members.

Panelists: Dianne Durham, PhD, Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs; Kim, Templeton, MD, Professor and Chair, and members of the Post Tenure Review Committee


How to Increase Student Engagement July 28, 2016  

Location: SON 4016 (KC)

Please join us to learn about ways in which faculty can become involved in medical student education both within and outside of the formal curriculum.

Presenter: Mark Meyer, MD, Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Presentation Slides


SoM Curriculum Vitae for PromotionAugust 4, 2016

Location: Clendening Auditorium (KC), Prairie Room (WI) and Room 210 (SA)

Please join us for a review of the SoM Curriculum Vitae (CV). This will feature a review of the template including an explanation of each domain and the different activities that should be included within the CV. There will also be a discussion panel with the present and past chair of the Appointments, Promotion and Tenure (APT) Committee. Bring your questions!

Panelists: Dianne Durham, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean, SoM Faculty Affairs and Development, Doug Wright, PhD, Professor and Chair, APT Committee, Tomas L. Griebling, MD, MPH, Professor and Senior Associate Dean, SoM Medical Education, Past Chair, APT Committee


An Introduction and Overview of the KUMC - Research Institute - September 8, 2016

Location: Wall Hall West (KC), Prairie Room (WI) and Room 210 (SA)

Podcast Coming Soon!

The Research Institute administers federally-funded, privately-funded research projects and Clinical Trials within the University of Kansas Medical Center with a major objective of enhancing the research capability of the University of Kansas Medical Center faculty by providing various support and services.

Panelists: Richard Barohn, MD, Vice Chancellor for Research, President, KUMC Research Institute and Jamie Caldwell, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration, Executive Director, KUMC Research Institute

Presentation Slides

KUMC RI Contact Sheet


Career Launch Sessions - 12 - 1pm

Clinical Scholar Track Career Launch - October 3, 2016 (SON Auditorium - KC location)

Clinical Track Career Launch - October 12, 2016

Tenure Track Career Launch - October 26, 2016

Research Track Career Launch - November 2, 2016

Locations: Clendening (KC), Prairie Room (WI) and Room 210 (SA)

These sessions will include track specific expectations, path to promotion and/or tenure, and provide you the opportunity to meet other faculty on similar career paths. Although the sessions are geared towards new faculty, current faculty are encouraged to attend. 

Presenters: Dianne Durham, PhD, Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Development


Please send any questions or FAS topic suggestions to Krista Wimberly.

Last modified: Sep 29, 2016
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