Faculty Affairs and Development
Professional Development Opportunities
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is offering several Faculty Development
Seminars for 2013. The seminars include:
- Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar July 13-16, 2013, Inverness
Hotel & Conference Center, Englewood, CO
- Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar, September 20-23, 2013, Hyatt
French Quarter, New Orleans, LA
- Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar, December 14-17, 2013, AT&T
Executive Education and Conference Center, Austin, TX
If you are interested in attending one of these seminars, please contact Tom Tenner
at 806-743-3010. The Office of Faculty Affairs and Development can help defray the
expenses of faculty wishing to attend.
ELAM is the only in-depth national leadership program preparing women faculty for the highest administrative ranks at academic health centers. Details and downloadable
application materials can be found on the ELAM web site at http://www.drexelmed.edu/Home/OtherPrograms/ExecutiveLeadershipinAcademicMedicine.aspx. In addition, please feel free to contact the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development
if you have any questions or need additional information.
Fulbright Programs for U.S. Scholars
Fulbright Programs for U.S. Scholars offer U.S. faculty, administrators and professionals
grants to lecture, conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional
fields, or to participate in seminars. For more information on the various programs
go to: http://www.cies.org/us_scholars/.
Online Professional Development Modules
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has supported the creation of four online
professional development modules for educators across Texas that are now available
24/7 for faculty to access on demand. These online professional development modules
are now available free of charge at : www.TXprofdev.org
The modules consist of instruction examples, teaching tips, recommended readings,
current pedagogical scholarship, active learning teaching strategies, and classroom
activities and are designed to improve higher education instruction, particularly
for new faculty and /or faculty teaching introductory level courses.