Professional development for faculty is an important aspect in the advancement of the Indiana University School of Medicine. The Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development (OFAPD), led by Stephen Bogdewic, PhD, exists to help I.U. faculty reach their full potential. The activities of OFAPD encompass four main areas: Faculty Development, Diversity Affairs, Programs for the Advancement of Women, and Faculty Affairs/Administration. Resources available to faculty for their advancement include the following categories:
- Consultations and Coaching
- Organizational Development
- Promotion and Tenure
- Research/Grant Writing Teaching
- Faculty Enrichment programs
Many of the programs and services offered by OFAPD are credited for CME. Examples include:
Faculty Enrichment and Education Development (FEED) is a quarterly series offering workshops on key topics in education. FEED provides an opportunity for faculty to learn in a collegial environment.
Leadership in Academic Medicine Program (LAMP) is a monthly series of workshops designed for a selected cohort of new faculty in the School of Medicine to facilitate academic success. The seminars introduce participants to the fundamentals of career planning, self-management and leadership skills. The skills and understandings developed in this program are intended to provide faculty with tools that will enable them to accomplish their primary goals and aspirations.
Indiana Healthcare Leadership Academy (IHLA) is a series of monthly workshops for mid-career and senior faculty and healthcare executives. The program is a collaboration between the IU School of Medicine, Clarian Health Partners, Indiana University Medical Group – Primary Care, and Methodist Medical Group. The aim of the program is to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the core competencies for healthcare leaders. Combining academic leaders with hospital executives broadens the perspective of each.
Write Winning Grants is an annual seminar targeted to academic investigators that comprehensively addresses both conceptual and practical aspects associated with the grant writing process. The program is especially valuable for faculty who are contemplating a competitive application to federal or state agencies and foundations in either basic science or clinical research.
We encourage you to visit their web site for more information regarding the programs and services offered by OFAPD: http://faculty.medicine.iu.edu.