​External Programs & Resources

Training programs & conferences | Webinars & videos | National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity | Associations | Funding & award opportunities| Articles of interest

Training Programs & Conferences

AAMC Mid-Career Minority Faculty Seminar

Offered by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

  • Designed specifically for mid-career faculty who aspire to leadership positions in academic medicine

ADEA Leadership Institute
Offered by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA)

  • Designed to invigorate leadership development, stretch thinking, push potential and rejuvenate the networks and relationships

Faculty Success Program
Offered by the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (*see note on NCFDD below)

  • Designed to teach tenure-track and tenured faculty the skills they need to increase both their research and writing productivity while maintaining a healthy work-life balance

Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar
Offered by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

  • Designed to provide mid-career faculty with the knowledge and skills necessary to support progress along the path to leadership in academic medicine and science

ADEA Emerging Leaders Program
Offered by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA)

  • Designed to provide early-career faculty showing great promise as potential leaders the guidance, insight, and skills needed to build an academic career.

COHO Summer Institute in Clinical Research Methods
Offered by the University of Washington School of Dentistry and Seattle Children's Hospital Craniofacial Center

AAMC Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar
Offered by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Institute for Teaching and Learning
Offered by the Academy for Academic Leadership (AAL)

Harvard Macy Institute

  • Five professional development courses for educators and leaders in health professions

Fundamentals of Clinical Education
Offered by the Academy for Academic Leadership (AAL) and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine

  • Online certificate program

AAMC Leadership Development Catalog
Offered by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

  • Leadership training opportunities—including workshops, certificate programs, and seminars—organized by career level

Webinars & Videos

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)

Columbia University is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity, a nationally recognized independent organization dedicated to supporting faculty, particularly under-represented faculty, post-docs, and graduate students, in making successful transitions throughout their careers. NCFDD provides online career development, training, and mentoring resources. Visit the Columbia University Office of the Provost's NCFDD webpage to learn more and for instructions on how to activate your membership and access content.

Associations

Funding & Award Opportunities

Articles of Interest

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Careers of Women in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, documents how the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the careers of women in academic STEMM from March through December 2020 and considers how these disruptions—both positive and negative—might shape future progress for women. Link opens an online version of the report; a downloadable PDF is available free with registration on the NAS website.

Promising Practices for Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine, from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, is a report that reviews research on policies and interventions for improving the recruitment, retention, and sustained advancement into leadership roles of women in these disciplines and makes makes actionable recommendations. Link opens an online version of the report; a downloadable PDF is available free with registration on the NAS website.

Gender Diversity: A Guide for Higher Education Faculty, from the Rochester Institute of Technology, is meant to serve as a base-level reference for learning about gender diversity, labels, and pronouns, and the do’s and don’ts of talking about gender identities.

Learning Is Supposed to Feel Uncomfortable
HBR article by Peter Bregman

Advancing Women in Science, Medicine, and Global Health
Issue of The Lancet themed around gender in science and medicine

Failing Families, Failing Science: Work-Family Conflict in Academic Sciences
Article by Colleen Flaherty, Inside Higher Ed

What Once Was Lost Must Now Be Found: Rediscovering an Affirmative Action Jurisprudence Informed by the Reality of Race in America
Commentary by Columbia President Lee C. Bollinger, Harvard Law Review

What is a Moral University in the 21st Century?
Speech by Columbia professor Jeffrey Sachs

Race, Class, and College Access: Achieving Diversity in a Shifting Legal Landscape
Report by the American Council on Education

A Silent Curriculum
Article by a medical student on medical education and race, Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)

The State of Women in Academic Medicine
Report from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

The Double-Bind Dilemma for Women in Leadership: Damned if You Do, Doomed if You Don't
Report from Catalyst; infographic here