UCSD Hispanic Center of Excellence (HCOE)

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Hispanic Center of Excellence (HCOE) Faculty Development Program

A talent development system for URM faculty success in academic medicine

The HCOE Faculty Development Program is designed to improve the recruitment, retention and success of URM faculty in academic medicine at UC San Diego.  The program aims to enhance the academic skills of faculty and will provide funding for career development, research, innovative clinical care and curriculum development and will create a community of diverse faculty at UC San Diego Health Sciences. 

HCOE Faculty Orientation Packet - 01172018w.pdf

HCOE Faculty Scholars will be encouraged to participate in local and national faculty development programs as well as engage in workshops to improve skill development and the understanding of UC San Diego Health Sciences culture and environment. HCOE Faculty Scholars will participate in the HS Faculty Mentor Training Program (FMTP) to enhance their skills as mentors as well as mentees.  They will use these skills to work effectively with a senior faculty mentor and mentees including URM students, fellows/residents and postdocs. In addition, HCOE Scholars will work with members of the HCOE Faculty Advisory Committee to develop core projects related to: 1) Engagement, Leadership, Community, 2) Teaching and Mentoring or 3) Program Development and Research. HCOE Scholars will also attend quarterly meetings and other special events aimed at building a community of diverse HCOE Faculty Scholars.

Goals for the Faculty Scholar include: Career development, Leadership training, Mentoring up and down, Enhanced research network, Grant writing skills, Funding, Enhanced access and connection to students and trainees, Community of scholars

Goals for the Institution include: A more diverse and engaged faculty, Improved URM faculty recruitment and retention, Enhanced research networks and funding, Faculty more engaged with students and other trainees, Increased sense of community

The program description below provides a list of opportunities and activities available to the HCOE Faculty Scholars. Faculty Scholars will engage in activities based on their career development plan (CDP) and particular training needs.  
Please note that NCLAM program and AAAMC Seminars require separate applications. 

HCOE Workshops and Events 

HCOE Calendar ​
Workshops and/or Events
October 10, 2018New Faculty Orientation
Time: 5:00PM - 6:30PM
October 23, 2018
HCOE Fall Event | Networking with the HCOE Community
Time: 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Location: UCSD Ida & Cecil Faculty Club, Atkinson Pavilion
November 7, 2018 
Fidelity | Explore Your Retirement Benefits & Fidelity Options
Time: 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Location: Medical Education and Telemedicine Building, Room 143
November 14, 2018 

​Faculty Mentoring Excellence Reception & NCLAM 20th Anniversary Celebration
Speaker: Mitchell Feldman, MD, Director, Mentor Training Program, Professor of Medicine, UC San Francisco
Time: 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: UCSD Ida & Cecil Faculty Club, Atkinson Pavilion

​January 29, 2019

UC Retirement
Time: 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Location: Leichtag Research Building, Room 107

February 21, 2019
Hiring & Managing Staff in Academic Medicine
Time: 5:00PM - 6:30PM

March 14, 2019UC Compensation: The ABCs of XYZ
Time: 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Location: Leichtag Research Building, Room 107
April 16, 2019Getting Promoted for Junior Faculty
Time: 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Location: Location SOM, TBA

7th Annual Celebration of UC San Diego Health Sciences New Women Faculty Reception
Time: 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club - Atkinson Pavilion

HCOE Spring Event
TBD
Required event for HCOE scholars
Junior Faculty Training in Effective Mentoring
TBD
Location: SOM Campus
HCOE Summer Event
TBD
Required event for HCOE scholars



HCOE​
​Year 1​Year 2
Professional Development​NCLAM (pedagogy, teaching, mentor training, negotiations, conflict resolution);

NCLAM (academic review and promotion);

Develop Faculty Career Development Plan (CDP);

Mentor training
​AAMC Minority Faculty Development Seminar;

Update Faculty CDP;

Leadership training
Research​NCLAM (grant and project management, personnel management);

Lab management course;

Seminars
​Grant Writing Course (GWC);

Publications;

National Scientific or Clinical Conference;

Seminars
Community Service​Identify existing research and community based programs for engagement ​Mentor HCOE or URM student;

Participate in research symposium for HCOE students
Quarterly Meetings
Networking, CDP and HCOE Core Presentations
Networking, CDP and HCOE Core Presentations

 

HCOE Program Directors 
Vivian Reznik, MD, MPH, Assistant Vice Chancellor, HS Faculty Affairs, Professor of Pediatrics and Family Medicine and Public Health
JoAnn Trejo, PhD, MBA, Associate Dean, HS Faculty Affairs, Professor of Pharmacology


HCOE Evaluation and Assessment Team
Deborah Wingard, PhD, Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health, Epidemiology
Samantha Hurst, PhD, Associate Project Scientist, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health


HCOE Advisory CommitteeDepartment
Cheryl Anderson, PhD, MPH Family Medicine and Public Health, Preventive Medicine
Maria Rosario "Happy" Arneta, PhD, MPHFamily Medicine and Public Health, Epidemiology
Luis Castellanos, MD, MPH Medicine, Cardiovascular
Mariana Cherner, PhD
Psychiatry
Eduardo Fricovsky, PhDSkaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Simerot Jassal, MDMedicine
Alex Khalessi, MDSurgery and Neurosciences
A.J. Mundt, MD Radiation Medicine and Applied Science
Marc Norman, PhDPsychiatry
Lucilla Ohno-Machado, MD, PhDMedicine, Bioinformatics 
Victoria Ojeda, PhD, MPH Medicine, Global Public Health
Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, MDRadiology
Davey Smith, MDMedicine, Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health
Adriana Tremoulet, MD Pediatrics
Lindia Willies-Jacobo, MDPediatrics


Supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences, Chancellor and Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Please inquire within re the application process of each program listed: NCLAM, GWC, AAMC, and FMTP at HSFacAffairs@ucsd.edu 

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