Advance Professional Development Program
Schedule of Courses and Resources for:
Advance, the faculty professional development program, is an institutional mentoring program designed to mentor faculty in the essential skills needed to advance professionally. The curriculum is divided into 6 domains: Research, Scientific Writing, Teaching Excellence, Career Management, Mentoring, and Technology Training. The curriculum provides senior faculty with information they can use in mentoring their junior colleagues and also includes information that senior faculty may use for their own career enrichment or advancement.
Additional classes are also offered through the Biomedical Library: Biomedical Library Workshops
(Please note that the Biomedical Library Workshops DO NOT count towards the Perelman School of Medicine's Program to Enhance Teaching Skills)
There are several Advance programs available for online viewing through the “Penn on iTunesU” website. You may view these programs on your desktop computer, laptop computer, or your iPhone (you must have the latest version of iTunes installed on your device in order to view content through iTunesU). Please go to the “Penn on iTunesU” web page at: www.upenn.edu/itunes
(If you don’t already have iTunes, you may download a free version there) Click on “Visit Penn on iTunesU.” Once you get to the “Penn on iTunes U” page, enter “faculty affairs Penn” in the Search box, located on the upper right hand corner. After the search, you will see the icon of the FAPD website front page, with our recorded program offerings shown below. Just click on the program you want to view. You may either launch a window in which to view the recording or choose to download the file for transfer to your iPhone.
To date, the Career Narratives given by Drs. John and Loretta Jemmott in November 2010, the Career Narrative given by Dr. Diego Jaramillo, Chief Radiologist at CHOP, in May 2011 and the Career Narrative given by Dr. Chi Van Dang, Director of the Abramson Cancer Center in May 2012 are available for viewing. The Advance programs on "Promotion to Professor: What Does COAP Look For?" (recorded on April 2012) and Planning Your Sabbatical (recorded December 2011) are also available for viewing. You may view these programs on your desktop computer, laptop computer, or your iPhone (you must have the latest version of iTunes installed on your device in order to view content through iTunesU).