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Fostering a diverse and inclusive community of lifelong learners

The Mentoring Academy engagement survey is now available. If you haven’t already, please use the link below to ensure your voice is heard. It will only take 7-8 minutes of your time. You are critical to shaping the future of our organization.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DWD9QYN


FEATURED EVENT Academic Personnel Boot Camp for Health Sciences Faculty November 20, 2019 - Davis Campus

This three-hour workshop, designed specifically for UC Davis Health faculty, will cover:

  • Merits and Promotions
  • Faculty Compensation
  • Retirement Planning
  • Information on where to go for advice, help and training

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Deans' Awards for Excellence

Annual Call for Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Deans' Awards for Excellence. UC Davis Health faculty from all health-related disciplines and academic series are eligible to be nominated.

Nomination deadline is December 5, 2019.

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Our faculty development programs, essential offerings and initiatives

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Interprofessional Teaching Scholars Program

A two-year program for faculty that focuses on enhancing teaching skills, tools and knowledge, and promoting interprofessional collaboration and leadership.

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Leadership Development Programs

Our programs provide opportunities for faculty to develop and enhance their leadership skills, gain insights from accomplished leaders and engage with others in a supportive environment.

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Mentoring Academy

This program focuses on disseminating mentoring best practices for faculty in the health sciences. It includes workshops on the mentoring relationship and how to foster an environment that values and supports mentoring.

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Women in Medicine and Health Sciences

This program focuses on the recruitment and retention of women in medicine and health sciences and aims to increase the opportunities for mentoring, leadership and peer collaboration.

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Faculty Essentials

Throughout the year, the Faculty Development and Diversity team hosts several workshops designed to provide our faculty workforce with the tools for success and career advancement at UC Davis Health.

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Diversity and Inclusion

Through Diversity DRIVE, we aim to discover the narratives of our diverse faculty workforce and determine best practices to guide us in developing and refining resources for them.


Quick facts about us

Who we are

Faculty Development and Diversity is a department administered through the Office of Academic Personnel.

Our audience

We serve the professional and career development needs of faculty at all levels of the academician lifecycle — new recruit, early career, mid-career, senior and emeritus.

Our programs


Through our programs, we aim to address the diverse needs of our faculty community with offerings in career advancement, mentoring, leadership development, diversity and inclusion, and interprofessional teaching.

Contact us

Email: HS-UCDHS Faculty Development

Phone: 916-703-9230

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Please let us know what you think about Faculty Development and Diversity's program offerings. Our brief feedback form is anonymous and will only take a few minutes of your time. We value your feedback!

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Read the latest issue of our quarterly newsletter, filled with professional and career development news.

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Read about current topics covering faculty development, diversity, mentoring, leadership, and women in medicine and health sciences.

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