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Faculty and Professional Development

Whether new or a more seasoned faculty member, the School of Medicine's Faculty Development page has everything you need to further develop your skills as a researcher, clinician, educator and an overall employee here at the University of South Carolina.

Developmental and Educational Resources

Prisma Health New Faculty Workshop

A foundational professional development experience that begins to cultivate faculty identity as educators and leaders in the clinical learning environment at Prisma Health and University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia.

Promotion and Tenure

The tenure and promotion process can be overwhelming. Documents outlining the procedure and criteria for each faculty classification are available to help faculty navigate the tenure and promotion process smoothly.

ACGME Micro Learnings

Early Research Career Accelerator Program

Clinical Translational Research Certificate

Emergining Physician Scientists Faculty Fellowship Program

Continuing Medical Education

Other References

USC Center for Teaching Excellence

  • Certificates of Completion: Mentoring, Fostering Proactive Learning Environments, Integrative and Experiential Learning, Mental Health and Well-being competency, Redesign for Teaching Excellence, Teaching Towards Inclusive Excellence, Teaching with the Library
  • Short courses: opportunities to learn about a particular area of teaching with the guidance of an expert colleague in that specific area
  • Communities of Practice: informal conversation and idea sharing among colleagues involved in a particular area of teaching 
  • Instructional Design Consultation: assistance for educators tailored to the educator’s specific course and learning objectives 
  • Teaching Resources: platform for sharing resources providing valuable tools to help with preparation, teaching, and course assessment

Improve Your Teaching

SOMC Library Active Learning Subject Guide

Leadership and Supervisory Development - USC HR

Physician Leadership Institute (PLI)

A program designed for emerging and rising leaders at Prisma Health and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia such as program directors, vice chairs, division chiefs, and directors. Further information about the 2024-25 cohort will be available in Spring 2024. Contact Morgan Rhodes for additional details.

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