CME Today and For the Future

Education is the cornerstone of an academic health center. Continuing medical education (CME) refers to the educational activities that serve to maintain, upgrade, and increase the skills, knowledge and overall performance of the physician. In fact, it is a valuable lifelong learning process pursued by physicians from [...]

By | 2019-09-17T15:17:53+00:00 September 18, 2019|General|

Providing for Our Faculty Professional Development Needs

David Tom Cooke, MD, FACS At the UC Davis Department of Surgery, we developed the SUCCEED Program. The purpose of the SUCCEED program is to provide mentoring and support for our faculty and provide them with an environment that maximizes their professional development. To find out what our faculty want, we performed an [...]

By | 2019-07-22T22:04:00+00:00 June 19, 2019|General|

Special Guest Post – Lip Gloss Rehab

Lip Gloss Rehab! As part of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, one of my favorite department mentoring activities is our semi-annual Lip-Gloss Rehab gatherings.  This is an easy model to replicate for any department and can be extremely rewarding.  Our group was started several years ago by one of ou [...]

By | 2019-07-22T22:10:36+00:00 May 1, 2019|General|

How to Disagree with Someone More Powerful Than You – Harvard Business Review

Your boss proposes a new initiative you think won’t work. Your senior colleague outlines a project timeline you think is unrealistic. What do you say when you disagree with someone who has more power than you do? How do you decide whether it’s worth speaking up? And if you do, what exactly should you say? What the Exp [...]

By | 2019-07-22T21:53:16+00:00 April 3, 2019|General|

Special Guest Post – Practicing Compassion

What does it mean to engage compassion, caring and appreciation in daily life? How do we show up in in every interaction with others at home, on route to work and at work? Is it possible to cultivate compassion? Compassion can be considered an intentional orientation toward other living beings and the entire world com [...]

Have you heard about the NIH Research Supplements for Diversity in Health-Related Research?

From the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, click here to read “Finding the Sweet Spot for your Diversity Supplement Application” to learn more. Research Funding Opportunity from NIH (Announcement prepared by the Grants Facilitation Unit UC Davis School of Medicine) Research Supplements to Promote [...]

By | 2019-07-26T22:45:06+00:00 January 30, 2019|Diversity, General|

Teamwork! Climbing to New Heights – A Year in Review for FDD

Faculty Development and Diversity joined the Office for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the Unity Center in April. Unity Center Ongoing The Unity Center at the California Museum celebrates the state’s diverse people, customs and cultures. Initiated in 1999 in response to a series of Northern California hate crimes, [...]

By | 2019-07-22T21:29:15+00:00 January 16, 2019|General|

Development Tip: 4 Tech Tools to Stay on Track This Year

Need help keeping yourself accountable to stay on track and meet your goals for the upcoming year? Check out these tech tools to help with work-life resolutions! Daily Tasks: Fin Personal Assistant Service https://www.fin.com Ever wish you had a personal assistant to help with daily tasks at home? Well, now you can at [...]

By | 2019-07-22T21:16:22+00:00 January 2, 2019|General|

It’s Awards Season: So why not self-nominate?

“You Can’t Win if You Don’t Enter” – Carolyn Wilman “The Contest Queen” ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ “The best angle from which to approach a problem is the Try-angle.” – unknown There is nothing wrong with drawing attention to your accomplishments! So why don’t [...]

By | 2019-07-19T15:40:49+00:00 November 28, 2018|General|