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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.

Technical Assistance
Participate in the Faculty Loan Repayment Program Technical Assistance Conference Call:
Date/Time: June 9 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. ET
Dial-in: 1-888-982-4610
Passcode: 2741206

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

Apply Now

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


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.

Find Out More…

Copyright Basics

What You Need To Know!
Fair Use
Annual Copyright License


Quick Links

If there is other information you would like to see added to the site, please send us a note.


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

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
    Social Media and Professionalism: How Medical Students and Faculty Differ in their Use of Social Media and Perceptions of Professionalism in Social Media
    Social Media & Learning
  • 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