Faculty Advancement Series (FAS)

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

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 focuses on the School of Medicine annual faculty assessment process. Dr. Durham addresses 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

This session features 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 Vitae - May 26, 2016

Please join us for a review of our SoM Curriculum Vitae (CV). This session features 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 Balance - June 2, 2016

This session features 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

This session features an in depth look at the Post Tenure Review process and a discussion with the 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

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 Promotion - August 4, 2016

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

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

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 - October and November 2016

These sessions review the fundamentals and expectations of each track and how faculty can align their work with the requirements for promotion. For the Tenure Track session please scroll down to the April 17, 2017 session. 

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

Clinical Scholar Track Career Launch


Clinical Track Career Launch

Research Track Career Launch


Teaching Strategies for the New Curriculum - December 1, 2016

The ACE curriculum will require new teaching strategies. This session addresses an overview of active learning, small group formats, and how best to prepare the Teaching section of your CV.

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



Annual Faculty Assessments - January 27, 2017 

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  



Weapons Policy Update - February 17, 2017

In this session, Chief Johnson reviews the KU Weapons on Campus Policy and Implementation Plan. He also provides situational training and takes questions. 

Presenter: Rick Johnson, KUMC Chief of Police




Mindfulness in Medicine - March 31, 2017

In this session Lisa defines mindfulness and explains how it can benefit both patient and non-patient populations. Mindfulness can decrease healthcare provider burnot and improve both provider and patient satisfaction. You will walk away with simple practices you can start implementing immediately! 

Presenters: Lisa Pinsker, MA, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course Instructor

We apologize for the inconvenience, there were some technical difficulties with the audio until around the 10 minute mark. 

 


Tenure Track Information Session - April 17, 2017

This session reviews the fundamentals and expectations of the tenure track and how faculty can align their work with the requirements for promotion. 

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




Unconscious Bias: "How do we change what we are unaware of?" - May 18, 2017 at 12:00pm

Locations: Clendening Auditorium (KC), Santa Fe (WI) and Room 210 (SA)

This session explores how socialization, and identity formation shapes the cognitive structures that we draw on to navigate through our daily lives and how we form stereotypes and biases based on these structures. We will examine how our unconscious/implicit biases affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in the medical context and the strategies we can use to mitigate those biases so that we can best serve our students and patients. 

Presenters: Natty Mabachi, PhD, Research Assistant Professor in Family Medicine and Maria Alonso Luaces, PhD, Education Assistant Professor in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Elizabeth Muenks, PhD, Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


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

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