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Calendar of Events

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The Office of Faculty Development offers an assortment of different programs every year based on the needs and feedback of our faculty and staff. All events are free of charge to UNMC faculty.

Learn more about the offerings for 2022-2023 by downloading our programming and resources brochure.

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Workshops

Multi-part series and workshops offered in 2022-2023

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Communication Skills Workshop

An interactive, participant-focused training designed to help you identify tactics for immediate implementation.

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Work Smart: 3-Part Productivity Series

Join us for a 3-part series where you’ll discover useful tips and techniques for getting things done by working smarter, not harder.

Upcoming Events

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Shifting the Lens on Parity: An Exploration of Equity Across the Faculty Experience
Thursday, Oct. 13

Noon-1:00 PM

Co-sponsored by the UNMC Office of Faculty Development and Offices of Inclusion and Equity

In this session, we will explore systems that promote and challenge equity across faculty experience, including appointments and promotions, salary and leadership opportunities. 

Visiting Expert:
Magali Fassiotto, PhD
Associate Dean
Office of Faculty Development & Diversity
Stanford University School of Medicine

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Faculty Listening Lunch (full professors)
Friday, Oct. 14
Noon-1:00 PM

Join us for an informal listening lunch to assess faculty needs and engagement. This session is for full professors. More information.

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The ABCs of P&T
Thursday, Nov. 10
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

We’ll review the need-to-know, good-to-know, and answer your questions about the promotion and tenure process at UNMC. This session is open to all faculty of any rank and is the ideal refresher to make sure you’ve got the basics covered. 

Featuring expert guidance from the COM P&T Committee:

Teri Mauch, MD, PhD
Chair

Wally Thoreson, PhD
Vice Chair

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Faculty Listening Lunch (associate professors)
Friday, Nov. 11
Noon-1:00 PM

Join us for an informal listening lunch to assess faculty needs and engagement. This session is for full professors. More information.

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Mentoring Panel Discussion
What Women Want: Supporting the Unique Needs of Women in Medicine

Thursday, Dec. 8
Noon-1:15 PM

Co-sponsored by the UNMC Office of Faculty Development and Offices of Inclusion and Equity

Join us for a panel discussion about the challenges women in medicine face and what can be done to remediate them. We’ll explore strategies for coaching women through incidents of gender bias and illustrate the importance of tools for professional development such as sponsorship, mentoring and peer networks.

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Faculty Listening Lunch (assistant professors)
Friday, Jan. 20
Noon-1:00 PM

Join us for an informal listening lunch to assess faculty needs and engagement. This session is for full professors. More information.

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Holistic, Holistic Review: One College's Experience
Friday, Jan. 27
Noon-1:00 PM

Co-sponsored by the UNMC Office of Faculty Development and Offices of Inclusion and Equity

The College of Allied Health Professions (CAHP) began a 5-year comprehensive revision of its admission policies and practices in 2018, to include a revised model of holistic review. During this one-hour session, presenters will share the philosophic principles supporting the revision, successive strategies implemented by the CAHP, early outcomes and next steps.

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Checkmate: Strategies for Building an Academic Career
Thursday, Feb. 9
Noon-1:00 PM

Discover tips and resources to strategize your career and accelerate your advancement while avoiding burnout. 

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Faculty Listening Lunch (new faculty, hired after 2020)
Friday, Feb. 17
Noon-1:00 PM

Join us for an informal listening lunch to assess faculty needs and engagement. This session is for full professors. More information.

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Beyond Active Learning: Teaching to Foster Meaningful Student Engagement
Friday, Feb. 24
Noon-1:00 PM

This session will explore instructional and assessment strategies that promote student engagement, learning, satisfaction and community.

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The Human Value Proposition: The Importance of Mattering
Thursday, March 2
11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Event Co-Sponsored by the Office of Faculty Development and Offices of Inclusion & Equity

During this interactive session, we’ll examine the components of mattering and the critical role they play in improving health science education and the learning environment. 

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Equitable, Valuable & Relatable: How to write an outstanding letter of recommendation
Thursday, March 30
Noon-1:00 PM

Event Co-Sponsored by the Office of Faculty Development and Offices of Inclusion & Equity

Join us for a highly interactive workshop utilizing hands-on learning and active learning techniques. Participants will have the ability to work on letters and immediately implement feedback. 

Programming Model

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We believe the most important resource at UNMC is our dedicated people. We also recognize the demands faculty face to be not only productive but innovative leaders as well. The Office of Faculty Development aims to help faculty deal with the rapid changes and evolving paradigms in education, clinical practice, and health care systems.

To meet these ever-changing needs, Faculty Development offers an assortment of different programs every year based on the feedback of our faculty and staff. These events are carefully planned and designed to help UNMC faculty reach their full potential as a:

  • Teacher
  • Leader
  • Scholar
  • Coach/Mentor
  • Creator
  • Collaborator

Read about our model

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Event Registration

Event Registration is available through UNMC | ENGAGE. To register for an event or to manage your upcoming events log into your account using your NET ID and password.

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Past Event Recordings: iLearn Online

Missed an event? Visit iLearn Online, a library of past Faculty Development events, to watch past sessions and access resources.