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Office of Faculty Affairs & Professional Development

Upcoming Deadlines

The Robert F. Furchgott Scholar Award

Call for applicants for the Robert F. Furchgott Scholar Award (Faculty Members, Clinical and Basic Research Scientists, Postdoctoral Fellows, Residents, and Clinical Fellows).

This award is given to post-graduate level trainees in the basic and/or clinical sciences who have made outstanding scientific contributions to their chosen area of study. The scholar will receive an award of up to $10,000.

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Application Process Now Open

Leadership and Management Foundations for Academic Medicine and Science

April 28-30, 2016
AAMC Learning Center
Washington, DC

The AAMC is now accepting applications for the 2016 Leadership and Management Foundations for Academic Medicine and Science (formerly, Executive Development Seminar for Aspiring Leaders), which will be held at the AAMC's Headquarters in Washington, DC on April 28 - 30. The link to apply, instructions about the application, and additional information about the seminar are available on the AAMC website.

Leadership Summit for Women in Academic Medicine and Healthcare

June 6, 2016

Program Fees
$500/person before April 30

$550/person on or after April 30

$450/person for groups of 10 or more

Ann Arbor Marriott at Eagle Crest
Who Should Attend: Ideal for faculty at all levels with leadership roles as well as mid and senior level administrators. This summit accelerates the development of women leaders through skill-based learning, connection with other women in academic medicine and healthcare, and insight from leaders on how to successfully lead in today's complex academic medicine and healthcare environment.

Register here

Career Development

CAPQ Guidelines

Faculty Handbook »

Introduction to the Special Issue on Blended Learning in the Health Sciences

Dear colleagues,
We have started to do some work with the Online Learning Consortium (OLC). I just realized that they have a free online journal and that the current issues addresses online learning in the health professions.

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Copyright Basics

What You Need To Know!
Fair Use
Annual Copyright License


Quick Links

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Grant Announcement

SUNY Downstate got a $2.35 million grant from the state Department of Health for Alzheimer's disease care. The award will allow the hospital's Brooklyn Alheimer's Disease Assistance Center, led by Dr. Carl Cohen, to add three satellite programs in the borough with the aim of improving treatment of the disease for Brooklyn's poorer residents.

Books to Loan

How to Craft an Effective NIH Biosketch Using These Award-Winning Writing Styles

Oral Presentation for Scientists

Writing in Science & Medicine: Webinar Notes

Writing in Science & Medicine: The Investigators Guide to Writing for Clarity and Style

Mentoring Scientific Minds

Finding Top Talent: How to Search for Leaders in Academic Medicine

Leading: Top Skillls, Attributes, and Behaviors Critical for Success

Faculty Senate Bulletin

Fall - Winter 2015-2016 (PDF) »

2016 Calendar

Faculty Affairs & Professional Development 2016 Calendar – CME Approved

  • April 20, 2016
    Working with Struggling Learners
  • May 4, 2016
    Simulation Equipment & Teaching
  • June 15, 2016
    Personal Learning Environments
    Social Media & Learning



Previous presentations from the Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development are available for viewing in iTunes »

From the video archives of our colleagues in GME, programs which may be of interest to you »

Career Resources

Useful information to help plan for the future. You can make arrangements for individual counseling with these representatives:


Contact TIAA-CREF's Service & Scheduling Group at 800-732-8353 from 8 am to 8 pm to set up an appointment on campus with Stephen Baumeister. All counseling sessions are held between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm at the Campus Library or employee's own office.

Individual Counseling

Monday, April 11, 2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Monday, April 25, 2016

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Monday, May 9, 2016



Contact Cara Every at 845-490-4007 to set up an appointment. All counseling sessions are between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, and can be held at the Campus Library or employee's own office.



Work-Life Services - Employee Assistance Program

For information:

Felton Jenkins, CEAP