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Faculty Development Programs


Academic Citizens Excellence (ACE) Program

The ACE program offers online, volunteer-based activities throughout the year for personal and professional enrichment. The Office of Faculty Advancement will reward and recognize JCESOM faculty who exhibit outstanding academic citizenship with “Academic Citizenship Excellence” points. These points can be earned by attending 30-45 minute sessions available online faculty development sessions.

*To receive ACE Points, please fill out this form*

Advanced Scholarly Productivity in Research & Education (ASPIRE)

ASPIRE is a program designed to facilitate and improve the writing process for scholarly publications. This active writing program provides editorial support, teaches professional writing tools and techniques, and educates participants on strategies for academic publication.

Promoting Academic Community of Excellence (PACE)

PACE is a Faculty Learning Community (FLC) formed based on the professional development needs assessment survey conducted by the Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development. The needs assessment covers a wide range of factors, ranging from research, and mentoring, teaching pedagogy to professionalism. From the results, faculty members are grouped into a cohort with similar learning needs in their area of interest. Participants in PACE are offered an annual retreat followed by seminars and collaborative activities during the year to provide learning development of faculty at any rank. Engaging in an active, transdisciplinary learning communities promotes scholarship in the area of faculty interest. Evidence shows that FLCs provide mentoring and support for faculty to investigate, attempt, assess, and adopt new (to them) methods in their scholarly pursuit.


Faculty Development Podcasts

Faculty Development Presentations

International Association of Medical Educators (IAMSE) Archived Webinars

Archived Programs:

    • Academy of Medical Educators
    • Personal & Institutional Enhancement Seminars (PIES)
      • The primary goal of PIES is to foster and sustain a collegial community of lifelong learners capable of meeting the present and future challenges of academic medicine. The onsite session is also offered and customized per department’s needs.
    • Teaching for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (Te4Q) Program
      • Equip faculty to lead, design and evaluate effective learning in Quality Improvement/Patient Safety (QI/PS) across the continuum of health professional development.
    • Wellness & Well-being
      • Integrating Nutrition and Wellness Instruction: Practical Applications for Health Science Educators- IAMSE spring Webinar Series- 2018 Web Seminar Series focuses on specific examples of how schools have implemented programs to address issues of wellness and resiliency.