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FEATURED EVENT Achieving Academic Success in the University of California: Merits and Promotions - Virtual Workshop

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

  • Criteria for advancement in your series
  • Merits and promotions process
  • Step Plus process
  • Where to go for advice, help and training

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Our faculty development programs, essential offerings and initiatives

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Faculty Essentials

Throughout the year, the Faculty Development 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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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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Education and Teaching

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

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.


Quick facts about us

Who we are

Faculty Development is a program 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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