The IU School of Medicine Academy of Teaching Scholars is a program designed to help faculty build and share their skills as educators. The program encourages faculty to develop the skills needed to become educational leaders and facilitators of positive change.
Communicating Science: Programs for Learners, Trainees and Faculty
FAPD hosts a range of instructional programs and courses for faculty and students in science, medicine and other technical fields. The Communicating Science program trains the next generation of scientists and health professionals to communicate more effectively with the public, public officials, the media and others outside their own discipline.
As academic health centers grow into larger and more complex systems, physician leaders must be able to confront and execute a wider array of business decisions than ever before. In response to this growing demand for greater business acumen, IU School of Medicine has partnered with IU Kelley School of Business to provide a series of leadership development programs.
The Leadership in Academic Medicine Program (LAMP) is a year-long, cohort-based faculty development and orientation program for faculty in the second or third years of their appointment. The seminars introduce participants to the fundamentals of career planning, self-management and leadership skills. As a result of this program, faculty have tools that will enable them to accomplish their primary career goals and aspirations.
The Program to Launch URiM Success (PLUS) is a two year cohort program structured around two pillars: leadership and scholarship. PLUS is tailored to meet the unique needs of faculty from groups underrepresented in medicine. The lasting community built during the two-year participation in PLUS is designed to help combat social and professional isolation and to cultivate a sense of community across departments and disciplines.
Each year, FAPD in collaboration with the IU School of Medicine Women’s Advisory Council, hosts a series of lunch workshops called Stepping Stones. Since women in academic medicine tend to have smaller professional networks than male colleagues, and because fewer women than men advance to higher ranks, women have fewer role models of success.