Early Faculty Development & Mentoring

The mission of the Early Faculty Development and Mentoring Program is to create a positive atmosphere that fosters professional growth in areas that are key to a successful career in academic medicine. The program is designed to strengthen early faculty members' skills as researchers, educators and master clinicians, by focusing on these critical areas:

  • Managing a productive academic medicine career
  • Supporting academic career needs
  • Supporting the Department of Pediatric's and University’s overall mission and goals
  • Understanding the vision, rules and operating procedures in academic medicine at UCSF
  • Understanding criteria for advancement in a career track
  • Understanding how the merit and promotion system works
  • Developing and sustaining a network of professional colleagues
  • Providing assistance in mentorship, advice and training