Boston University Medical Campus Resources for Faculty Support.
There are a number of faculty professional development programs available to all faculty on the Boston University Medical Campus. A brief listing is below and more information can be found at bumc.bu.edu/fpf/professional-development/.
Early Career Program
The Early Career program is a longitudinal faculty development program for instructors and assistant professors across BUMC. The Early Career program includes peer and senior mentoring, experiential career development seminars, and the completion of an academic project. Applications are accepted in March and April, and the program runs from September through May annually.
Mid-Career Faculty Leadership Program
The Mid-Career Faculty Leadership Program (MFLP) is a longitudinal faculty development program for late assistant and all associate professors at BUSM and SPH. The MFLP uses experiential and project-based learning to engage participants in 360 evaluation, self-reflection, inter-disciplinary collaboration, broad peer and senior mentoring networks, and the enhancement of transformational education, clinical, research, and strategic leadership skills. Participants meet for six 2-day modules from July through June.
Minority Leadership Program
The Minority Leadership Program is a longitudinal leadership and career development program for under-represented minority faculty members. The program uses self-assessment and reflection, experiential learning, and peer and senior mentorship. The goals are to provide faculty with the tools necessary to navigate a successful career in academic medicine, and to foster leadership skills that enable participants to positively affect change in their current and future roles.
Women’s Leadership Program
The Women’s Leadership Program is a longitudinal program for women faculty on the Boston University Medical Campus. The program uses self-assessment and reflection, experiential learning, and peer and senior mentorship to provide faculty with the tools necessary to navigate a successful career in academic medicine, and to foster leadership skills that enable participants to positively affect change from where they stand. Participants meet on Wednesday afternoons from 3-5pm for 15 sessions from September to June.
BUMC Emerging Leaders Program
BUMC Emerging Leaders Program is a two-day workshop that focuses on developing the leadership skills of some of our most promising early and mid-career faculty and brings together faculty from across Boston University.
Individual career consultations and CV reviews
Individual career consultations and CV reviews are available to all faculty members to improve the effectiveness of their CVs, and to strategize for career advancement and promotion. Faculty may meet with Emelia Benjamin (Assistant Provost, Faculty Development, BUMC) or Robina Bhasin (Director, Faculty Development, BUMC) throughout the year on a first-come-first serve basis.