Brainstorming about Faculty Affairs


​​​​​​​​​​The Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) facilitates faculty career success and growth through professional development activities, mentorship and leadership training. OFA analyzes faculty data to develop evidence-based effective programming and initiatives to enhance success, recruitment, and retention of an engaged diverse and inclusive faculty.

OFA in the News!

Check out the March 14, 2019 edition of This Week@UC San Diego for a profile of OFA's work highlighting faculty directors, Drs. JoAnn Trejo and Vivian Reznik: "Not Just Checking a Box

Office Highlights

Health Sciences Office of Faculty Affairs new publication Wingard et. al.  "Faculty Equity, Diversity, Culture and Climate Change in Academic Medicine: A Longitudinal Study" in J. Natl. Med Assoc. Jun 2018. The authors report data-driven policy and programmatic interventions that were associated with increased faculty diversity, equity, respectful behavior and improved faculty climate at UC San Diego Health Sciences. Read more here

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our faculty with news, training opportunities and events relevant to creating an inclusive and diverse environment where leaders in academic medicine can thrive.  

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Schedule of Events

OFA sponsored training sessions and events are open to all Health Sciences faculty. 

Summer 2019

Cardiovascular Sciences Summer Seminar Series 

hosted by Future Faculty of Cardiovascular Sciences (FOCUS) Program

July 8, 10, 12 & 15, 17, 19
12:00 - 1:00PM

UC San Diego School of Medicine Campus

No RSVP necessary. 

See flyer for all 6 presenters, presentation titles, and locations! 2019 FOCUS CVS Seminar Series Flyer FINAL with maplinks.pdf

Fall 2019

Mentor Excellence Celebration

Featuring: Angela Byars-Winston, PhD, University of Wisconsin‐Madison 
November 6, 2019

Time TBD

Medical Education and Telemedicine Building, Lower Auditorium

Senior Faculty Training in Effective Mentoring 

CIMER Facilitators: Angela Byars‐Winston, PhD and Christine Pfund PhD, University of Wisconsin‐Madison
November 7, 2019

Time TBD

Medical Education and Telemedicine Building, Rooms 141 + 143

OFA by the Numbers: 2019

OFA thanks the more than 700 faculty from all ranks and series representing all 18 departments in the School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences for participating in OFA-sponsored training opportunities, programs, workshops and events in 2018.  Check out our major program accomplishments so far in 2019 in our infographic. We are looking forward to another unprecedented year of programming in 2019!