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 [...]

By | 2019-07-22T21:51:03+00:00 March 20, 2019|General, Leadership Development, Wellness|

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|

We’ve been busy! Take a look at the past month in FDD

Khoban Kochai, M.P.H. Business Operations Manager-Supervisor Faculty Development and Diversity Phew! What a month! October was a hectic month for the FDD team.  From the OUTcomes Conference, to first-ever Mentoring  Academy Forum, to piloting a new curriculum for faculty, and ending in the WIMHS Fall Welcome, plus num [...]

By | 2019-07-18T20:21:16+00:00 November 14, 2018|General|