Medical School Faculty Development Opportunities

Medical School Faculty Development Opportunities

Academic Health Center NIH Proposal Preparation Program (P3)

This program is designed for early-career, assistant professor faculty members in the Academic Health Center who are preparing their first K- or R-series grant proposal. Over the course of thirteen (13) two-hour sessions, participants prepare drafts of their proposal sections and critique each other's written materials. This program is offered three times annually to coincide with the fall, winter and summer NIH deadlines. Space is limited. Click here for more information and upcoming offerings.

Path to Publication: A Workshop on Preparing Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

This interactive, half-day workshop is designed for Medical School faculty who have minimal to moderate experience in writing for peer-reviewed journals. This workshop is offered twice annually, typically in December and April. Click here for more information and upcoming offerings.

Manuscript Writing Workshop Series (MWWS)

Over the course of eight (8) two-hour sessions, faculty will initiate, develop and complete a manuscript based on a pre-existing data set. This workshop includes didactic and shared manuscript review sessions. Click here for more information and upcoming offerings.
Additionally, resources are available for faculty who are interested in mentoring programs and medical education.

Write Winning Grant Proposals: Grant Writer's Seminar

Want to write successful health research grants? Then don't miss "Write Winning Grant Proposals," a day-long seminar that's back by popular demand and hosted by the Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI) with support from the N. Bud Grossman Center for Memory Research and Care. National speaker and grantwriting expert, John D. Robertson, Ph.D., will comprehensively address practical and conceptual aspects important to the proposal-writing process. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!

January 10, 2017
8:30 - 4:30
McNamara Alumni Center

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iBiology and NRMN Live Q & A: Culturally Responsive Mentoring

iBiology and NRMN Live Q & A: Culturally Responsive Mentoring

Biology ImagePlease follow this link to watch a recording of the live Q&A session on Culturally Responsive Mentoring hosted by the National Research Mentoring Network. 

Mentoring is essential to improving the success of underrepresented minority (URM) scientists. Join us to talk about culturally responsive mentoring and the importance of taking into account diverse cultural experiences to establish more effective mentoring relationships. Our esteemed panel of experts will discuss culturally responsive mentoring, why it matters and how it can help diversify the U.S. biomedical workforce.

Lecture Archives

Lecture Archives

Office of Faculty Affairs and Diversity

Faculty Meeting Presentation on Diversity Initiatives

Visiting Scholar ImageVisiting Scholar Slides

Foundations ImageFoundations of Scholarly Writing Seminar Series

  • Session 1: What should I write about? Where can I publish? (7-13-2015)
  • Session 2: Maximizing Your Writing Productivity; Addressing Micro-level Writing Problems (7-20-2015)
  • Session 3: Meeting Readers' Expectations for IMRaD; Responding to Reviewers (8-3-2015)
  • Session 4: Types of Grants Available; UMN Logistics of Submitting a Grant (8-10-2015)
  • Session 5: Foundations of Scholarly Writing; Best Practices for Writing the Main Sections of a Grant Proposal (08-17-2015)