Faculty Development

Faculty vitality across the career continuum is supported by a variety of programs administered by the department, medical school, and university. 

Department of Medicine Resources for Faculty Development

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Department of Medicine Resources for Faculty Development

Thriving at Mid Career (TMC) Seminar Series

TMC seminars are designed to support the vitality of DOM mid-career faculty, while deepening productive near-peer mentoring relationships.

  • July 11, 2022 | Preparing for Leadership Roles | Zoom recording
  • October 26, 2021 |Reflection & Feedback Session for new Associate Professors

Foundations of Scholarly Writing Seminar Series

  • August 17, 2015 | Session 5: Best Practices for Writing the Main Sections of a Grant Proposal
    fosw_session_5_08_17_15.pdf
    Tue, 12/13/2022 - 05:15
    sporter

  • August 10, 2015 | Session 4: Types of Grant Proposals, Logistics of Submission
    fosw_session_4_08_10_15.pdf
    Tue, 12/13/2022 - 05:15
    sporter

  • August 3, 2015 | Session 3: Meeting Readers' Expectations for IMRaD; Responding to Reviewers
    fosw_session_3_08_03_15.pdf
    Tue, 12/13/2022 - 05:15
    sporter

  • July 20, 2015 | Session 2: Meeting Readers' Expectations for IMRaD; Responding to Reviewers
    fosw_session_2_07_20_15.pdf
    Tue, 12/13/2022 - 05:15
    sporter

  • July 13, 2015 | Session 1: What should I write about? Where can I publish?
    fosw_session_1_07_13_15.pdf
    Tue, 12/13/2022 - 05:15
    sporter

Scientific Writing Consultation

Dr. Anne Marie Weber-Main, Professor of Medicine and Associate Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs and Development, provides critical review and substantive editing of DOM faculty’s written scholarly products (grant proposals, peer-reviewed articles) at different stages of development.

Potential areas of critique and writing support:

  • Compellingly articulating the project’s significance

  • Communicating complex scientific ideas with optimal clarity

  • Writing to meet the review criteria and funder’s priorities

  • Balancing brevity with appropriate detail

  • Writing in reviewer-friendly prose

  • Developing tables and figures to communicate specific ideas

  • Ensuring logic and cohesiveness of prose 

  • Selecting an appropriate journal

  • Personalized coaching in areas such as productive academic writing. 

 

To request assistance, DOM faculty may email Dr. Weber-Main at weber005@umn.edu.