The Perelman School of Medicine leadership is thrilled to offer a 4-semester career-development certificate program designed to provide newly appointed faculty with the tools, strategies, and skills to maximize their success.

Meet the PACE Leadership Team

Participants are assigned into longitudinal cohorts designed to increase networking and collaboration in skill development, community, and peer mentoring. Methods include a mix of interactive lectures, panel discussions, large- and small-group work, self-reflection, and individual projects. The following program topics are customized for specific cohorts:

  • Maximizing Mentorship

  • Practical Strategies for Success on the CE Track

  • Advancing Research and Identifying Resources to Maximize Scholarship

  • Time and Energy Management

  • Negotiation

  • Managing Conflict

  • Networking and Advancing Your Career Outside Penn

  • Proactive Career Development and Planning


If you have any questions about the program, please do not hesitate to contact Faculty Affairs and Professional Development at

Student Handbook