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Faculty Development Committee

Committee Purpose, Duties and Process

The purpose of the Faculty Development Committee (FDC) is to assist pediatric faculty in developing their full potential in teaching, clinical service, research/scholarship, intramural/extramural service, and mentoring/leadership.

Members of the FDC will be appointed by the Chair of Pediatrics and may include faculty at any rank. The Chair of Pediatrics will appoint the Chair of the Faculty Development Committee. Terms of service for all committee members will be one year, with the potential for multiple years of service depending on the approval of the faculty serving on the committee and the Chair of Pediatrics

  • Sponsoring 4 presentations or conferences specifically relating to faculty development each calendar year.
  • Insure that faculty are aware of and access resources provided by the Faculty Development Office of the School of Medicine.
  • Assist faculty in preparing for annual evaluations.
  • Develop ways to evaluate faculty progress in teaching, clinical service, research/scholarship, intramural/extramural service, and mentoring/leadership. 
  • Identify faculty needs and address as appropriate.
  • Assist faculty with work/life balance and other professional and personal development issues.

The FDC will meet once a month and meetings of the minutes will be submitted by the Chair of the FDC to the Chair of Pediatrics. The Chair of the FDC will report to the faculty on committee activities and recommendations during regularly scheduled faculty meetings.
July 24, 2012


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"The Difficult Learner and Giving Feedback: Two Faculty Development Topics for 2020" 

Presenters: Bradley Barth, MD and Julius Leary, EdD 

"Alphabet Soup: National Organizations and How/Why to Get Involved" 

Presenter: Mary Anne Jackson, MD

"Preventing Firearm Injury: The Role of the Child Health Care Provider" 

Presenter: Denise Dowd, MD, MPH 

Faculty Well Being Survey Project: Department of Pediatrics 

Presenter: Ann Davis, PhD, MPH, ABPP

"The New ACE Curriculum, New Building and Other Exciting Changes in Medical Education at the KUMC Department of Pediatrics"

Presenter: Pam Shaw, MD

Maintenance of Certification for Pediatricians

Presenters: Dr. Susan Pingleton, MD, FACP, Master Fellow, ACCP and Dr. Keith Mann, MD, MEd. 

LCME Issues at KUMC 

Presenters: Dr. Dianne Durham, PhD and Dr. Tomas Griebling, MD, MPH, FACS, FGSA

AAMC Negative Behavior Data for KUMC: Strategies for Improvement

Presenter: Betsy Williams, PhD, MPH

An Update on Grants, Clinical Trials and Human Subjects: Everything you Need to Know to be a Good Researcher

Presenters: Ann McGrath Davis, Ph.D., MPH, ABPP; Jo Ann Miller, BA, CCRP; and Valerie Schroeder, M.D., MS

Preparing for Your Annual Assessment and Other Professional Development Tricks of the Trade

Presenter: Ann Davis, PhD, MPH, ABPP.

Last modified: May 29, 2020
School of Medicine Resources

Faculty Development

Faculty Training Calendar

Mentoring Towards Promotion and/or Tenure (P&T)
The School of Medicine provides resources regarding Promotion and Tenure (P&T) so that a faculty member can see at-a-glance the expectations detailed in the official SOM Handbook, such as: 

At-a-Glance Resources

Definitive Resources

Visit the SOM Faculty Mentoring web site for more details.