Faculty Affairs Podcast Series

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The Faculty Affairs Podcast Series covers topics related to faculty development, promotion and tenure, and other subjects of interest. Podcasts highlight a conversation between subject matter experts and answer frequently asked questions about the given topic.

These on-demand audio broadcasts are updated frequently, helping faculty stay in the know about new developments and get common questions answered. Tune in to a podcast when you have 20-30 minutes to spare, whether you’re at your desk, on your phone or during your commute.

Here are some recent offerings from the Office of Faculty Affairs:

Ep. 1

Podcast Ep. 1 (20 mins)- What is Master Clinician Track? 

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs Amanda Termuhlen, MD, and Master Clinician Track Promotions Committee Co-Chairs Dr. Hyun Kim, MD, and Dr. John Fischer, MD, discuss what the Master Clinician Track is and how to prepare a dossier for promotion. 

Ep. 2

Podcast Ep. 2 (6 mins) - Addressing Frequently Asked Questions about the Master Clinician Track. 

Office of Faculty Affairs team members Heather Dorr and Zelealem Mekuria discuss common questions about track transfers, external reviewers, national presentations and mentoring.

Ep. 3

Podcast Ep. 3 (36 mins) - What is the Master Mentoring Program (MMP)? 

Master Mentor Program Faculty Directors Iris Borowsky, MD, PhD, and William Roberts, MD, discuss a variety of topics about mentoring. These master mentors detail the services MMP provides to clinical and basic science faculty, mentoring resources available to new faculty and the role of department mentoring leads.

Ep. 4

Podcast Ep. 4 (20 mins) - Facilitating Your Development As A Faculty Member In Unique Context. 

Office of Faculty Affairs Duluth Liaison Sara Zimmer, PhD, and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs Amanda Termuhlen, MD, discuss facilitating your development as a faculty member in unique contexts. Topics include challenges for faculty at a regional campus, collaboration between campuses, making the most of scholarly work and more. 

Ep. 5

Podcast Ep. 5 (11 mins) - For Basic Science Faculty: How to Write Engaging Personal Statements

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs Amanda Termuhlen, MD, and George Trachte, PhD, co-chair of the Promotion and Tenure Committee, discuss how to write engaging personal statements for promotion dossiers. Especially pertinent for faculty involved in the basic sciences.

 

Ep. 6

Podcast Episode 6 (14 min) | For Clinical Faculty: How to Write Effective Personal Statements

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs Amanda Termuhlen, MD, and Hyun Kim, MD, co-chair of the Medical School Master Clinician Track Promotion Committee, discuss how to write captivating personal statements for promotion dossiers. Targeted to faculty involved in clinical roles.