Apply now: Junior faculty development course

Sent on behalf of Kathy Griendling, PhD, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development

The Emory University School of Medicine is pleased to again offer a five-month career development course designed especially for junior faculty. Featuring a diverse faculty selected from throughout the School of Medicine and Goizueta Business School, this course will present information necessary for success in an academic medical center using a variety of formats including didactic presentations, group and individual exercises, and case-based problem solving. Because space is limited in this course, we encourage early nominations. Please refer to the website for a detailed course curriculum.

Who is eligible to apply?
All instructors and assistant professors in the School of Medicine.

What is the time commitment?
The course encompasses ten sessions to be held twice monthly from January 12 to May 18, 2017. Sessions will meet on Thursday evenings from 5:30-8:30 p.m. (with the exception of January 12, which will meet until 9 p.m.) and will include dinner. The majority of sessions will be held in the School of Medicine building. This course is approved for 27.5 hours of CME credit. Faculty accepted into the program are expected to attend all sessions.

What is the cost of the program?
There is a $450 charge per registrant due prior to the beginning of the course. This may be paid by the individual or the department.

How to apply:
All interested candidates must submit a nomination form and CV. There is no limit to the number of nominations from a department, but final selections will made to ensure diverse representation across the School of Medicine and will be limited to 25-30 individuals.

Nomination form:
Nominations can be made directly by applicants or by departmental chairs. Applications must include a brief statement from the candidate as to how the course will assist him/her in his/her career. If you experience technical issues or are unable to access the online form, please use the attached nomination form and email to

CVs should be sent directly to The deadline to submit the application and CV is November 2, 2016.

Questions should be directed to Katie Davis at

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Emory Department of Medicine
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The Emory University Department of Medicine, within the Emory University School of Medicine, is steeped in a rich tradition of excellence. Through the work of its nine divisions and numerous centers and institutes, the department has pioneered discoveries in medicine, education, scientific and clinical investigation, and clinical care. Emory University School of Medicine's medical school, residency, transitional-year, and fellowship programs offer students the latest knowledge in treatment practices, scientific theories, research, and patient care. The Emory University Department of Medicine is a component of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University, which includes the Emory schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health; Yerkes National Primate Research Center; Winship Cancer Institute; and Emory Healthcare.

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