Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development 


January 8, 2019

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development (OFAPD) will provide travel awards for up to two faculty to attend the below Association of American Colleges (AAMC) seminars:

Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar
Thursday, June 27 - Sunday, June 30, 2019, at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, Atlanta, GA

The three-day Minority Faculty Leadership Development Seminar brings together junior faculty from across the United States and provides participants with real-world guidance and tools for pursuing career advancement in academic medicine, developing key professional competencies, building skills in grant writing and communications, and expanding their network of colleagues and role models.

Early-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar
Saturday, July 27 – Tuesday, July 30 2019, at the Ritz-Carlton St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

This popular and highly interactive seminar provides women at the assistant professor or instructor level with the knowledge and skills required to navigate the academic medicine enterprise as well as continue on the path to leadership.

Faculty who are interested in applying may submit the following information to the OFAPD:
Attention: Michelle Moreno, by Wednesday, January 30, 2019.

  1. A one page summary of their goals for the seminar and how it will impact their career
  2. A letter of support from their Chair or Division Chief - describing how attendance will benefit their career development and the institution
  3. Up-to-date UTMB CV OFAPD will provide financial support for the registration fee, airfare, hotel, and ground transport for up to two UTMB faculty members to attend. Additional information on the seminars is available on the AAMC web site.