Center of Excellence for Diversity in Health Education and Research


Faculty Development

The Center of Excellence for Diversity in Health Education and Research seeks to expand the national pool of minority health faculty and to increase the number of under-represented faculty at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine by providing resources for faculty recruitment and training through the following programs:

COE Faculty Recruitment Program: Components

  • Faculty Registries
  • Senior Leadership Advisory Group
  • Salary Support of Minority Faculty Scholars
  • Recruitment Materials

COE Faculty Development Program: Components

  • Faculty General Career Counseling Meetings
  • Resource Guide for Minority Faculty
  • Minority Faculty Database and Tracking
  • Workshops (Medical Presentation Skills, Scientific Writing Skills, and Research Grant Writing)
  • Resource Guide for Minority Faculty
  • Research Funds – pilot projects
  • Biostatistics and Epidemiology Consultation Service

Other: COE Minority Faculty Recruitment and Development Efforts

  • Published two articles in Academic Medicine on faculty recruitment and retention
  • Distributed COE newsletters focusing on diversity and multiculturalism in healthcare, education, and research
  • Established a consortium model of minority facutly development, the Northeast Consortium for Minority Faculty Development, a partnership (funded 2006 - 2010 by a grant from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation).

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