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1 Jeannette M. Shorey II, M.D. Associate Dean for CME & Faculty Affairs

2 Feel free to scan these slides at the pace that makes sense to you. If youd like more detail, display the slides so that you can read the notes beneath each slide.

3 Reflect on your professional passions & bring them to work! Understand College of Medicine (COM) Promotion & Tenure System Contribute to this community and make it yours. Balance and integrate your life.

4 Go to: Office of Faculty Affairs web page: click on Promotion & Tenure in left-side menu to find a host of information about 1. The Colleges criteria for promotion and tenure 2. The processes by which your accomplishments/contributions will be reviewed within your department and by the Colleges P&T Committee 3. Tools for documenting your accomplishments and contributions 4. Self-assessment tools MUST READ: 2011 College of Medicine Appointment, Promotion & Tenure Guidelines (aka the P&T document) AAMC guide for creating & maintaining your Curriculum Vitae

5 Are you on the right track? 2011 COM P&T Guidelines Study and understand the promotion criteria for your track Non-tenure pathways (NTPs) may be best for faculty members with young children NTPs allow for rational appointment of junior faculty members on basic & clinical scientists pathways who need 10 years to obtain independent funding NTPs allow for rational appointment of part time faculty Basic Scientist Clinical Scientist Clinical Educator Clinical Attending TPNTP[new]TPNTP[new]TPNTP[new]NTP

6 Instructors – find your niche! Assignment to an academic pathway comes with promotion to Assistant Professor Tenure Guarantees the right of continuous appointment Does not guarantee salary level 7-year tenure clock begins with appointment at the rank of Assistant There are 6 circumstances under which a faculty member may (and probably should!) request a 1-year suspension of his/her tenure clock (see P&T Guidelines, page 9)

7 Read the UAMS College of Medicine Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure Talk with everyone ( your chair, experienced members of your dept, Faculty Affairs Office) Identify your mentor(s), talk with them often Maintain your Curriculum Vitae candidates/planning-organizing/ candidates/planning-organizing/

8 DREAM (only you can & must do this part) DESIGN (must negotiate the plan with your boss) DO (your individual work and your part on teams) DOCUMENT (keep records of your accomplishments & contributions as you go)


10 Academic success requires individual commitment of well-prepared people, and great teamwork Great teamwork requires the respectful, purposeful interactions of knowledgeable and skillful people Individual and team success is best supported by a culture that can be characterized as professional.

11 An on-going initiative to increase our mindfulness about our professional behavior (self-monitoring) Foster a professional work environment in which we can all thrive Support a culture of safety for patients, a good learning environment for students, and a good place to work for the whole UAMS community Illumine is a database, accessible to anyone with a UAMS and/or ACH logon, via the UAMS Intranet and the MyACH homepage. Illumine is the database into which reports can be made about witnessed breaches of the UAMS COM Faculty Professionalism Guideline. Reports are assessed by the Deans Senior Advisory Council.

12 The Deans Senior Advisory Council A standing committee of the College, appointed by the Dean; members are known for their good judgment, fairness, and professional behavior Meets quarterly to assess reports made to ILLUMINE Is there evidence that an individual physician appears to be demonstrating a pattern of repeatedly unprofessional behavior? If yes – provide the physician with the evidence, confidentially (an Awareness Intervention) If reports continue to be filed after an Awareness Intervention – apply the model of progressive interventions

13 Apparent pattern Single unprofessional" incidents (merit?) Disruptive Behavior Pyramid Mandated Issues "Informal" Intervention Level 1 "Awareness" Intervention Level 2 "Authority" Intervention Level 3 "Disciplinary" Intervention Pattern persists No Vast majority of professionals-no issues Hickson GB, Pichert JW, Webb LE, Gabbe SG, Acad Med, Nov, 2007 ©CPPA, 2008

14 Read the UAMS College of Medicine Professionalism Guideline (applies to clinicians and scientists – found within Helpful Links on the ILLUMINE home page) Step 1. Cup of Coffee conversation Step 2. Alert the Chain of Command Step 3. Put a report into ILLUMINE Purpose: To Help – by providing timely, confidential feedback to physicians for the purpose of supporting personal and professional growth

15 Access ILLUMINE via UAMS Intranet an MyACH Home Page A Users Guide is part of ILLUMINE Useful links – to UAMS College of Medicine Professionalism Guideline (our policy)

16 Jeannette M. Shorey II, M.D. (Jan) Associate Dean for CME and Faculty Affairs Emily Freeman, M.H.S.A. Director of Faculty Affairs Kerstine Wanas, M.H.A. Faculty Appointments Manager Brenda Burks, M.A. Jami Jones, B.S. Event & Business CoordinatorFaculty Affairs Coordinator

17 The go to place for faculty needs: Call & Visit ! FIGS Book and Orientation Resources Faculty Development (Watch for announcements about Professional Development Day and monthly seminars) Networking Faculty Database (FacFacts) Promotion and Tenure Academic policies Womens Faculty Development Caucus (WFDC) Special projects

18 Dr. Gail Eisenhauer, Director program/

19 Jeannette M. Shorey II, M.D. Associate Dean for CME and Faculty Affairs Lea Mabry, M.Ed. Director of Continuing Medical Education Miranda Morris, M.A. CME Education Development Specialist Karen Fleming, B.A. Non-Managed Conference Compliance Specialist Chimera Hampton, B.A. Regularly Scheduled Series Compliance Specialist Marsha Taylor, B.A. Office Manager

20 Check our OCME Web Page for CME Activities Call OCME (Lea Mabry, Director) when you are ready to host a CME activity or conference! Talk with your Department Chair about how you can support CME activities within the department. Register (today!) with the OCME if you need CME credits. Log into CME activities via Badge-swipe or bar-coded sign-in sheets. Register to help track your attendance at College ceremonies. Retrieve your CME transcript from our web site when you need to renew your AR Medical License, annually

21 Go to the website for the UAMS Office of Continuing Medical Education Enter your address and select, I am a new user and click on the Sign In button. The following screen will appear. Click continue to bypass the above screen. Fill in the requested information. Create a password you can remember. There are no parameters for the password. After completing the form, click Continue. It will take you back to the UAMS CME homepage because you are done! If you have any problems or questions, you may contact the Office of Continuing Medical Education at for further assistance.


23 Enter your address. Select, I am a new user and click on the Sign In button.

24 Click continue to bypass this screen!

25 Fill in the form. Required information is marked by *. There are no special parameters for creating your passwordonly something you can remember! Click on continue which takes you back to the UAMS CME homepage. Thats it!



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