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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction - Jan 23, 12N

Faculty in the School of Medicine are invited to attend this introductory session on mindfulness meditation and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)—an evidence-based program shown to significantly reduce symptoms of stress and stress-related disorders and improve well-being. Participants will learn the foundations of mindfulness, research regarding it benefits, and ways to bring mindfulness to daily life. This session will be both didactic and experiential.
Join us on January 23rd in the 2024 E Monument St building, Auditorium 2-1001 from 12:00 – 1:30.
Lunch will be provided!  RSVP HERE

Academic Clinical Practice Toolkit – Feb 19th and 20th

The Office of Faculty Development has designed a workshop especially for physicians/clinicians who have much of their time committed to patient care.  The interactive workshop will:

  1. enhance your understanding of the financials of running a clinical practice in an academic institution
  2. provide tips for drawing more revenue from your practice while reducing expenses
  3. identify resources at JHMI for creating scholarship from your clinical work to advance your academic career as a Clinician with Distinction, Clinician Educator and/or Clinical Program Building.

Come meet and listen to the experts that can help you be even more successful at Johns Hopkins. You may join us for one or both days of this two day workshop (7:30 am to 2:15 pm) on February 19th and 20th.

This is your chance to register for day 1 and/or day 2:

Your Academic Clinical Practice Toolkit: Maximizing Your Success - West Reading Room, Welch Library

Preliminary Schedule HERE

Sponsored by the Office of Faculty Development

Contact: David Yousem, MD, MBA
410-955-2685 (direct)


Foundations of Teaching and Learning - Feb 5, 2018; 8:00-12:00 pm

Teaching is an essential part of the tri-partite mission of Johns Hopkins Medicine. Many Hopkins faculty members who teach regularly have noted that they have not received formal training in teaching skills.
We are very pleased to offer: Foundations of Teaching and Learning

Sponsored by: The Institute for Excellence in Education, The Office of Faculty Development and the Johns Hopkins Faculty Development Program in Teaching Skills
This course is designed to cover the highest-yield teaching skills topics in a brief time and is appropriate for faculty teachers of all experience levels. 

Course content includes:
Completion of two online modules (total time required 60 minutes) prior to attending the course.

  • Approaches to Teaching and Learning
  • Giving and Receiving Formative Feedback 

Modules are hosted on IEE Improve Your Teaching Website: HERE
Live session covering:

  • Promoting a Positive Learning Environment 
  • Facilitating Learning in Small Groups 
  • Feedback and Coaching in Biomedical and Medical Education 
  • Choice of: 
    • Presenting Effective and Interactive Lectures 
    • Clinical Teaching Techniques
DATE: Feb 5, 2018; 8:00-12:00 pm (Lunch provided) 
LOCATION: JH Bayview Medical Campus, Mason F Lord Building, Center Tower, Suite 2300
COST: $450 – eligible for tuition remission
Please reach out with any questions:
Rachel Levine MD,

Application Deadline - Feb 2, 2018 (UPDATED DEADLINE)

The Johns Hopkins Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award, which supports outstanding junior faculty physician scientists who are working on clinical research projects while facing significant extraprofessional caregiving demands, is seeking applicants for our second cohort.  Applicants should currently have research funding, such as a career development award or research project grant, that includes salary support. The deadline to submit your completed application is February 2, 2018. We expect to fund 2-4 awards of up to $40,000 of supplemental, flexible funding for salary/research support for 1-2 years.  Funding will start July 1, 2018.  To learn more information regarding eligibility, funding, and program requirements, please visit our website HERE or contact Gregory Thornton, Program Manager, at or 410-614-3997.


Application Deadline March 2, 2018
Info Sessions: Jan 19, Jan 30, 2018

Applications are now being accepted for our 2018 Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Scholars cohort!  Pending continued NIH funding, we hope to have 4 KL2 awards available in Fall 2018.  The application deadline is Friday, March 2, 2018.  This 2-year mentored career development award supports junior faculty with 5 years or less on the faculty or current postdocs in their final year who have a pending faculty appointment for July 1, 2018, interested in pursuing an academic research career in clinical or translational research.  To apply, please visit the CRS site HERE. For more information regarding eligibility, funding and program requirements, please see the Call for Application document HERE. All interested prospects (and prospective mentors) are invited to attend our information sessions on Friday, January 19 from Noon to 1:00 PM and Tuesday, January 30 from Noon to 1:00 PM in the Neil R. Powe Conference Room (1-500Q) at 2024 E. Monument Street, where they will be able to meet and have their questions answered by the Program Directors. For more information, contact Gregory Thornton, Program Manager, at or 410-614-3997.


Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Data (BEAD) Core Workshop:
“From Study Design to Statistical Analysis:
Practical Tools for Clinical and Translational Research”

Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Bayview Vice Dean’s Office

Friday, January 19, 2018, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Three Locations (Simulcast):

  • CCHR Conference Room, MFL Building
    Johns Hopkins Bayview campus
  • Garrett Conference Room
    Bloomberg Children's Center
  • Fisher Center Conference Room
    725 N. Wolfe Street


  • Using Observational Data: Opportunities and Pitfalls
    Kevin Psoter, Ph.D.
    BEAD Core Faculty Lead Research Associate Faculty, Department of Pediatrics
  • Different Techniques to Analyze Your Longitudinal Data
    Kathryn van Eck, Ph.D.
    BEAD Core Lead Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
  • Power and Sample Size Calculations: What you Need and How to Do It
    Kristin Voegtline, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
To register, e-mail OR use link HERE

Research Writing for Non Native English Speakers -
Oct 4, 2017 through Feb 22, 2018

This course includes ten 2.5 hour in-class sessions, editing of 5 writing assignments and a copy of Science Research Writing for Non Native English Speakers by Hilary Glasman-Deal.  The cost of the course is $450. The ideal participant is a postdoctoral fellow, junior faculty member or senior PhD student actively working on a paper or grant who has basic to intermediate English writing skills.  

Sessions are every other Wednesday 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm in Room 2-106 1830 East Monument Street

Instructors: Dr. Sarah Poynton and Dr. Jeanine Hurley

More information and Registration: HERE

Pat Phelps, PhD
Director, Professional Development and Career Office
1830 E. Monument St. Suite 2-106
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore MD 21287
Tel: 410-502-2805


Silver Book update (Oct 2016)

The Professional Development Guide for the Faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Fifth Edition is available ONLINE.


Appointments and Promotions

Slides available here
  • OVERVIEW Promotion at Hopkins
  • SAMPLES: Promotion and Tenure
  • PODCAST: Principles and process of promotion to Associate Professor at JHSOM
  • PODCAST: Principles and process of promotion to Full Professor at JHSOM
  • VIDEO: Promotion - Clinician with Distinction Academic Pathway


Policy Update: July 2016

The policies on Procedures for Dealing with Issues of Faculty Professional Misconduct have been revised.

View the current policy HERE


Computational Medicine Core

The Computational Medicine Core is a consulting group of bioengineers, computer scientists and physicists that offers assistance in developing mathematical models of biological systems in health and disease. It provides guidance on grant-writing and technical aspects of computational biology/medicine.

Learn more HERE