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Office of Faculty Affairs & Professional Development

Upcoming Deadlines

Faculty Loan Repayment Program

Application cycle is open
The 2016 Faculty Loan Repayment Program application cycle is now open and will close on June 30, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Read the 2016 Application and Program Guidance (PDF - 374 KB) carefully before you start your 2016 Faculty Loan Repayment Program application.

About the program
The Faculty Loan Repayment Program provides loan repayment to individuals who have an interest in pursuing a career as a faculty member in a health professions school. Program applicants must be from a disadvantaged background, have an eligible health professions degree or certificate, and have an employment commitment as a faculty member at an approved health professions institution for a minimum of two-years.

Program participants receive funds (up to $40,000 for two-years of service) to repay the outstanding principal and interest of qualifying educational loans. The qualifying educational loans must be obtained prior to the application deadline of June 30, 2016.

Funding Preferences
To obtain funding preference an applicant must:
Be employed full-time or part-time at an eligible health professions school
Submit a written agreement that the school will match the award payment from the Faculty Loan Repayment Program

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Video: 2016 Faculty Loan Repayment Program

Learn More
Application and Program Guidance (PDF - 374 KB)
Faculty Loan Repayment Fact Sheet (PDF - 240 KB)

(TTY: 1-877-897-9910)
Weekdays (except Federal holidays), 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET

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!
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Distinguished Ranks

Dr. Richard Rosenfeld

Distinguished Professor

College of Medicine

Dr. Samy McFarlane

Distinguished Teaching Professor

College of Medicine

Dr. Stephen Goldfinger

Distinguished Service Professor

College of Medicine

Chancellor's Awards for Excellence

Dr. Maria Rosario Sim

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

College of Medicine

Anika Daniels-Osaze

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional service

College of Medicine

Awards for Excellence in Education

Dr. Toni Zuccaro

College of Health Related Professions

Dr. Edward Heilman

College of Medicine

Dr. Steven Ostrow

College of Medicine

Dr. Richard Kollmar

School of Graduate Studies

Dr. Coleen Kumar

College of Nursing

Dr. Daniel Ehlke

School of Public Health


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

Principles of Research Methodology

Faculty Senate Bulletin

Fall - Winter 2015-2016 (PDF) »


2016 Calendar

Faculty Affairs & Professional Development 2016 Calendar – CME Approved

  • June 22, 2016
    SUNY Downstate Formal Mentoring Program Presentation
  • September 14, 2016
    All School Re-Orientation; CV/Biosketch Writing
  • September 19, 2016
    Workshop on Cultural Competency AND Faculty Awards & Reception
  • October 19, 2016
    Simulation Equipment & Teaching
  • November 16, 2016
    Making Large Lectures Interactive
  • December 21, 2016
    The Standardized Patient in Education



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.


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

Special Interest Groups - Dates and Times Vary by Group; call Office of Faculty Affairs for Current Schedule

Writer's Group - Putting Pen to Paper

Introduction to Research

Underrepresented Faculty

New Faculty Welcome to Downstate Campus & Faculty Peers

Using the Sim Lab

Enhancing Professional Interactions in Medical Education

Principles of Research Methodology - Dr. Supino, August 3rd - December 14th