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Faculty Development and Promotion Committee


Lawrence Ma, M.D.
Chair, Faculty Development, and Promotion
Associate Clinical Professor, GIM

The Faculty Development and Promotion Committee aims to assist GIM faculty of all levels by encouraging mentorship, opportunities for development, and strategies to successfully promote within the institution. 

Previous and ongoing projects have included

  • Designing and distributing surveys for faculty to self-identify strengths (ex: in clinical practice, clinical research, case report writing, medical student and/or resident teaching) to promote informal mentorship opportunities
  • Ongoing participation in the university-wide Faculty Mentor Training Program (FMTP)
  • Identifying and promoting speakers to discuss topics relevant to faculty development at GIM Division Grand Rounds and quarterly forums
  • Offering informal review sessions for faculty submitting files to Academic Resource Center (ARC) for either merit advancement or promotion

Resources for faculty development

Stanford Faculty Development Course for Clinical Teachers

Rechell G. Rodriguez, MD, MACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine

Department of Medicine Faculty and Staff Affairs

Michele Fraser
Director, Faculty and Staff Affairs 

Academic Resource Center (ARC)

Cedro Arc
Academic Analyst

Faculty Mentor Training Program (FMTP)