Upcoming Events

The School of Medicine Offices for Faculty is pleased to host a variety of seminars, small group workshops, and special events geared toward engaging faculty at all ranks and from all academic backgrounds. Browse our current schedule below, register for events, or consult our program page to learn more about ongoing and leadership development programs. 

Want to stay in touch? Regular rank School of Medicine faculty are automatically subscribed to our e-mail list. If you have any questions please reach out to favdev@duke.edu

Duke School of Medicine Faculty are also eligible to attend events held by the Duke Office for Faculty Advancement, Duke AHEAD and the Office of Physician Scientist Development, check out their websites for current events.

Current Seminars:

 

Welcome and Getting to Know Your Institution

October 25, 2022, 2:00-4:30pm

Hosted by: The School of Medicine Office for Faculty. This seminar is part of the Academic New Faculty Orientation series. All are welcome. Content is targeted to faculty hired at Duke in the past three years.

This session is an introduction to the School of Medicine Academic New Faculty Orientation seminar series. This seminar outlines and reviews Duke University School of Medicine institutional structure, School of Medicine values, DUHS Leadership, and selected key policies affecting faculty. A resource fair will immediately follow the presentation, where participants will be introduced to a variety of offices and resources to aid in their career development. Participants will have a chance to ask questions and interact with leaders and will walk away with new connections for future growth and development. This seminar will be most relevant for faculty in both basic and clinical sciences.

Where: Great Hall, Trent Semans Center. Register below and you will receive a calendar invitation at least 48 hours prior to the session

Questions? Questions can be sent to the School of Medicine Office for Faculty at facdev@dm.duke.edu

Register Here for all Academic New Faculty Orientation dates

 

Lab Science Introduction & Starting a Lab

November 2, 2022, 3:00-5:00pm

Hosted by: The Vice Dean for Basic Science Office. This seminar is part of the Academic New Faculty Orientation series. All are welcome. 

This session is an introduction to the Vice Dean for Basic Science office and supporting offices. Participants will increase their understanding of how the office works with departments and faculty. The session will review and re-emphasize support services and the importance of mental and emotional health. It will feature a moderated roundtable discussion on faculty experiences and hear testimonials from faculty about what worked, what they wish they'd known, and advice for new faculty. This seminar will be most relevant for faculty in the basic sciences.

Where: 119 Davison, Green Zone, Dean's Suite. Register below and you will receive a calendar invitation at least 48 hours prior to the session

Questions? Questions can be sent to the School of Medicine Office for Faculty at facdev@dm.duke.edu

Register Here for all Academic New Faculty Orientation dates

 

New UREF Community Building Gatherings

November 14, January 9 and March 20, 9:30-10:30am

Hosted by: The Offices for Faculty and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion 

To combat feelings of isolation a new series of community building sessions for UREF (underrepresented racial/ethnic faculty), to run concurrently with existing New Faculty Orientation programs is being piloted. As newly hired UREF we invite you to join us for three community building gatherings over the course of six months, with the primary goal of promoting a sense of community and connection.

Who should attend? UREF hired since 2020

Where: Classroom 3, Trent Semans Center

Questions? Email fiona.johann@duke.edu

Register Here

 

Getting Promoted in the Clinical Sciences at Duke

November 17, 2022, 10:00am-noon

Hosted by: The School of Medicine Office for Faculty. This seminar is part of the Academic New Faculty Orientation series. All are welcome. 

This session describes the process and pathways for promotion in the clinical sciences, how to build and communicate your public profile, and features a Q&A panel discussion to address current and upcoming APT processes from a variety of perspectives. This seminar will be most relevant for faculty in the clinical sciences or basic science faculty in clinical departments.

Where: Zoom. Register below and you will receive a calendar invitation at least 48 hours prior to the session

Questions? Questions can be sent to the School of Medicine Office for Faculty at facdev@dm.duke.edu

Register Here for all Academic New Faculty Orientation dates

 

 

Working with Trainees

November 30, 2022, 3:30-5:00pm

Hosted by: The Vice Dean for Basic Science Office. This seminar is part of the Academic New Faculty Orientation series. All are welcome. 

This session will provide an overview of graduate offices at Duke, discuss where to get students and postdocs, outline the School of Medicine support model for graduate students, consider faculty's role as advisor and mentor, and introduce the T3 tool. This seminar will be most relevant for faculty in the basic sciences.

Where: 119 Davison, Green Zone, Dean's Suite. Register below and you will receive a calendar invitation at least 48 hours prior to the session

Questions? Questions can be sent to the School of Medicine Office for Faculty at facdev@dm.duke.edu

Register Here for all Academic New Faculty Orientation dates

 

 

 

 

Supporting a Climate of Professionalism 

December 6, 2022, 2:00-4:00pm

Hosted by: The School of Medicine Office for Faculty. This seminar is part of the Academic New Faculty Orientation series. All are welcome. 

This session will communicate the school's expectations for faculty professionalism, review reporting requirements and pathway, and share available resources to support faculty who have concerns about professionalism. This seminar will be most relevant for faculty in the clinical sciences.

Where: Zoom. Register below and you will receive a calendar invitation at least 48 hours prior to the session

Questions? Questions can be sent to the School of Medicine Office for Faculty at facdev@dm.duke.edu

Register Here for all Academic New Faculty Orientation dates

 

 

 

 

Departmental Culture; Secondary Affiliations 

December 14, 2022, 4:00-5:00pm

Hosted by: The Vice Dean for Basic Science Office. This seminar is part of the Academic New Faculty Orientation series. All are welcome. 

In this session, participants will learn how departments support new and junior faculty. The speakers will help explain how and why to pursue secondary affiliations and what is expected for these appointments. Attendees will hear experiences from faculty with primary appointments in a clinical departments. This seminar will be most relevant for faculty in the basic sciences.

Where: 119 Davison, Green Zone, Dean's Suite. Register below and you will receive a calendar invitation at least 48 hours prior to the session

Questions? Questions can be sent to the School of Medicine Office for Faculty at facdev@dm.duke.edu

Register Here for all Academic New Faculty Orientation dates

 

 

 

 

History of Duke and Durham

January 10, 2023, 1:00-3:00pm

Hosted by: The School of Medicine Office for Faculty. This seminar is part of the Academic New Faculty Orientation series. All are welcome. 

This impactful seminar outlines key pieces of Duke's history in the context of its community, exploring important issues around race and health disparities. A reception will follow the seminar to give you an opportunity to connect with your colleagues and access additional learning opportunities about the history of Duke and Durham. This seminar will be most relevant for faculty in both basic and clinical sciences.

Where: Searle Center Lecture Hall. Register below and you will receive a calendar invitation at least 48 hours prior to the session

Questions? Questions can be sent to the School of Medicine Office for Faculty at facdev@dm.duke.edu

Register Here for all Academic New Faculty Orientation dates

 

 

2023 GBTB Learning Series: Conversations with Leadership

Wednesday, February 1, 9:00-10:00am

Hosted by: The School of Medicine Office for Faculty.

Speaker: Johnna Frierson, PhD, Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for the Basic Sciences

Join Drs. López and Ramos for a conversation with Dr. Frierson about her Associate Dean role, how she’s partnering with faculty to advance EDI in the Basic Science community at Duke, and get to know faculty she represents.

Where: Classroom 3, Trent Semans Center

Who should attend: UREF in Basic Science Departments and UREF with a PhD in Clinical Science departments 

Questions? Email fiona.johann@duke.edu 

More information and registration

 

Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

February 2, 2023, 9:30-11:30am

Hosted by: The School of Medicine Office for Faculty. This seminar is part of the Academic New Faculty Orientation series. All are welcome. 

This session will create shared language for conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion, and increase the sense of individual responsibility for contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts for faculty in the clinical sciences. This seminar will be most relevant for faculty in the clinical sciences.

Where: Zoom. Register below and you will receive a calendar invitation at least 48 hours prior to the session

Questions? Questions can be sent to the School of Medicine Office for Faculty at facdev@dm.duke.edu

Register Here for all Academic New Faculty Orientation dates

 

 

 

 

Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion 

TBD February, 2023

Hosted by: The Vice Dean for Basic Science Office. This seminar is part of the Academic New Faculty Orientation series. All are welcome. 

This session will create shared language for conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion, and increase the sense of individual responsibility for contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts for faculty in the basic sciences. This seminar will be most relevant for faculty in the basic sciences.

Where: TBD. Register below and you will receive a calendar invitation at least 48 hours prior to the session

Questions? Questions can be sent to the School of Medicine Office for Faculty at facdev@dm.duke.edu

Register Here for all Academic New Faculty Orientation dates

 

 

 

 

Basic Science APT

TBD March, 2023

Hosted by: The Vice Dean for Basic Science Office. This seminar is part of the Academic New Faculty Orientation series. All are welcome. 

This session will introduce the process and requirements for promotion in the basic sciences. Participants will hear strategies for success within the promotion and tenure structure. This seminar will be most relevant for faculty in the basic sciences.

Where: Zoom. Register below and you will receive a calendar invitation at least 48 hours prior to the session

Questions? Questions can be sent to the School of Medicine Office for Faculty at facdev@dm.duke.edu

Register Here for all Academic New Faculty Orientation dates

 

 

 

 

Mentoring for clinicians/clinician-educators

March 9, 2023, 3:00-4:00pm

Hosted by: The School of Medicine Office for Faculty. This seminar is part of the Academic New Faculty Orientation series. All are welcome. 

This session intends to outline a path to academic independence. Participants will explore strategies for aligning expectations and communicating effectively with mentors. Attendees will also learn about various mentoring tools and resources available at Duke. This seminar will be most relevant for faculty in the clinical sciences.

Where: Zoom. Register below and you will receive a calendar invitation at least 48 hours prior to the session

Questions? Questions can be sent to the School of Medicine Office for Faculty at facdev@dm.duke.edu

Register Here for all Academic New Faculty Orientation dates

 

 

2023 GBTB Learning Series: Peer Mentoring and Trouble Shooting

Wednesday, April 5, 9:00-10:00am

Hosted by: The School of Medicine Office for Faculty.

Speakers: Giselle López, MD, PhD, and Katherine Ramos, PhD, Co-Directors of GBTB

Drs. López and Ramos will lead a peer learning session around professional development trouble shooting issues you bring to this session. Having trouble communicating (verbally or in written form) with direct reports? Not sure how to discuss or address work-related or professional concerns with your superior? Use this group coaching session to practice your approach.

Where: Classroom 3, Trent Semans Center

Who should attend: UREF in Basic Science Departments and UREF with a PhD in Clinical Science departments 

Questions? Email fiona.johann@duke.edu 

More information and registration

 

2023 GBTB Learning Series: Career Planning and Coaching

Wednesday, June 21, 9:00-10:00am

Hosted by: The School of Medicine Office for Faculty.

Speaker: Sherilyn Black, PhD, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement

Dr. Black will offer advice about building your career at Duke, leveraging connections across campus and the School of Medicine, finding your niche, and building your brand.

Where: TBD

Who should attend: UREF in Basic Science Departments and UREF with a PhD in Clinical Science departments 

Questions? Email fiona.johann@duke.edu 

More information and registration

 

2023 GBTB Learning Series: Appointments, Promotion and Tenure

Wednesday, August 16, 9:00-10:00

Hosted by: The School of Medicine Office for Faculty.

Speakers: Michael Boyce, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Panel: Diego Bohorquez, PhD; Wilton Williams, PhD; Tyson Brown, PhD, and Kevin Saunders, PhD

Dr. Boyce will address themes from his 2021 publication “Preparing for tenure at a research-intensive university.” A panel of recently promoted UREF will also join us to speak to their experience and to help you navigate your own path. This discussion will cover tenure and nontenure tracks.

Where: TBD

Who should attend: UREF in Basic Science Departments and UREF with a PhD in Clinical Science departments 

Questions? Email fiona.johann@duke.edu 

More information and registration

 

Being a PI; Mentorship

TBD 2023

Hosted by: The Vice Dean for Basic Science Office. This seminar is part of the Academic New Faculty Orientation series. All are welcome. 

In this session, participants will explore the opportunities and challenges of moving from a trainee to a PI role, discuss how to be strategic in creating a lab culture, learn about the qualities of a good mentor, and review opportunities for continued mentorship, and mentor training. This seminar will be most relevant for faculty in the basic sciences.

Where: TBD. Register below and you will receive a calendar invitation at least 48 hours prior to the session

Questions? Questions can be sent to the School of Medicine Office for Faculty at facdev@dm.duke.edu

Register Here for all Academic New Faculty Orientation dates

 

 

 

 

Supporting a Climate of Professionalism in the Basic Sciences

TBD 2023

Hosted by: The Vice Dean for Basic Science Office. This seminar is part of the Academic New Faculty Orientation series. All are welcome. 

This session will communicate the school's expectations for faculty professionalism, review reporting requirements and pathway, and share available resources to support faculty who have concerns about professionalism. Participants will examine basic science-focused case studies. This seminar will be most relevant for faculty in the basic sciences.

Where: TBD. Register below and you will receive a calendar invitation at least 48 hours prior to the session

Questions? Questions can be sent to the School of Medicine Office for Faculty at facdev@dm.duke.edu

Register Here for all Academic New Faculty Orientation dates

 

 

 

 

Safeguarding Your Research Program

TBD 2023

Hosted by: The Vice Dean for Basic Science Office. This seminar is part of the Academic New Faculty Orientation series. All are welcome. 

This session aims to increase understanding of Duke's role ensuring research integrity. Participants will learn about resources for data stewardship and provenance. Animal program leadership will provide an overview of expectations  of being a PI on animal studies, and participants will be introduced to core facility leadership and learn how they partner with faculty for equipment purchases. This seminar will be most relevant for faculty in the basic sciences.

Where: TBD. Register below and you will receive a calendar invitation at least 48 hours prior to the session

Questions? Questions can be sent to the School of Medicine Office for Faculty at facdev@dm.duke.edu

Register Here for all Academic New Faculty Orientation dates