New Faculty Retreat

New Faculty Retreat

  • Date: Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015
  • Start Time: 7:30 AM
  • End Time: 1:00 PM
  • Location: Colonnade Club, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
This retreat is intended for all new School of Medicine basic science and clinical faculty, and is moderated by Susan M. Pollart, MD, MS, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development. The half-day retreat will include the following topics:
  • Opening and introductions: department chairs introduce their new faculty, over breakfast.
  • Opportunities for collaboration: attendees work in small groups to identify areas of potential collaboration in research, medical education, and patient care.
  • Academic advancement and transition: attendees have an opportunity to meet with (and get tips/insights from) newly promoted faculty in their track.
  • Introduction and lunch with key SOM faculty support: invited leaders will briefly describe the resources/services they offer. (To be followed by a luncheon with these leaders to allow individual or small-group consultation.) Representatives will present on services provided by the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, the Promotions and Tenure Committee, the Mindfulness Center, the Faculty and Employee Assistance Program, the Office for Research, the Office of Grants and Contracts, the Academy of Distinguished Educators, the Medical Alumni Association & Medical School Foundation, and the Office of Marketing and Communications.
The event is held at the Colonnade Club, Pavilion VII on the West Lawn.