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|

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|

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|

LGBTQ+ Health Competency: Takeaways from the 2018 Improving OUTcomes Health Conference

Chao-Yin Chen, Ph.D. What an invigorating conference we had October 19-20, 2018!  Over a year ago, the Vice Chancellor’s LGBTQ+ Advisory Council planning committee was charged to organize the 4th Annual Improving OUTcomes LGBTQ+ Health Conference with an overall goal to inspire, collaborate, and transform.  The commit [...]

By | 2019-07-18T19:21:26+00:00 October 31, 2018|Diversity|

Catch the next leadership wave: A conversation with Gene Crumley

Mid-level leaders are critically important in large organizations because of their unique perspective, according to Gene Crumley. “They see things at that mid-level that others may be unable to see with as much clarity,” said Crumley, director of leadership development for Faculty Development and Diversity (FDD). The [...]

By | 2019-07-18T19:17:21+00:00 October 17, 2018|Leadership Development|