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 [...]

Newsletter Highlight – Nurturing Innovation in Teaching

Interprofessional Teaching Scholars Program invites applicants for 2019-2021 Nurturing innovation in teaching When Michael Schick, D.O., sought to diversify his teaching skills, he decided to apply to the Interprofessional Teaching Scholars Program (ITSP). Susan L. Adams, Ph.D., R.N., N.P., turned to ITSP to prepare h [...]

By | 2019-07-22T21:46:34+00:00 March 6, 2019|Teaching|

Cultivating Creativity Through Diversity

"Creative Differences: The Benefits Of Reaching Out To People Unlike Ourselves" Read the full synopsis on the NPR website. Additional Resources "Collaborating with People Like Me: Ethnic Coauthorship within the United States" by Richard B. Freeman and Wei Huang in the Journal of Labor Economics. "'Going Out' of the Bo [...]

By | 2019-07-22T21:40:51+00:00 February 20, 2019|Diversity|

Five Leadership Essentials: Part II

In the last post on leadership essentials, the case was made that all organizations need five essentials from their leaders: a strong ethical compass; careful stewardship; attention to an organization’s culture; curiosity; and, courage. In the first post we explored a strong ethical compass and careful stewardship. In [...]

By | 2019-07-26T22:44:29+00:00 February 6, 2019|Leadership Development|

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|

Newsletter Highlight – Best Practices in Supervision for Faculty

Winter Issue of the Faculty Development and Diversity Newsletter features courses in Supervision offered by Training and Development. FDD Recommends: 2019 Leadership Challenge Program Leadership Challenge 360 assessment 2-day class Receive feedback from leaders, peers and colleagues, supervised staff Identify areas an [...]

By | 2019-07-22T21:10:12+00:00 December 26, 2018|Leadership Development|

Development Tip: Wellness in Communication & Leadership Essentials

Check out these insights into Wellness and Communication with Puja Chadha, M.D. and Leadership Essentials courtesy of Gene Crumley, M.Div. Puja Chadha, MD Medical Student Site Director, Adult Psychiatry Support Services Clinical Psychiatrist and Educator Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 2 Steps Towards [...]

By | 2019-07-19T15:44:54+00:00 December 12, 2018|Leadership Development|

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|