The department of pediatrics’ faculty development program strives to develop a culture that promotes faculty growth and skills in the following areas: (1) educational/teaching skills, (2) leadership skills, (3) skills necessary to engage in scholarly activities and (4) personal development (Wellness and vitality)

Events

  • Hone your research mentoring skills
    • Date: Thursday June 22nd, 2017
    • Venue: Reynolds Institute on Aging, Room 1190 – UAMS.
    • Time: 8:30am – 3:30pm
    • Facilitators: Mary Aitken, MD, MPH; Beatrice Boateng, PhD

 

  •  Annual Professional Development Day. Theme: Faculty vitality and wellness
    • Date: Tuesday August 22nd, 2017
    • Venue: Chairman’s Hall, ACH
    • Time: 1 to 4pm (Starting with grand rounds at noon)
    • Guest speaker:

 

Contact Faculty Development (Directors)

Beatrice Boateng, Ph.D.: Associate Professor of Pediatrics.  (501) 364-1874

Wendy Ward, Ph.D.: Professor of Pediatrics.  (501) 364-1021

“Faculty development has a critical role to play in promoting academic excellence and innovation.”  

(Wilkerson and Irby, Academic Medicine, 73(4), 1998).