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Dr. Eric Duncavage grew up in Nashville, TN where his father was the Vice Chairman and founding member of the department of Otolaryngology at Vanderbilt University and his mother was a social worker.   Eric enjoyed outdoor activities and frequently hiked, camped, and paddled with friends throughout Tennessee.  He was very interested in computers and the early internet and created several websites in the early 1990s Read more...

P & I New Faculty Orientation

January 28, 2021
2:00-5:00 pm via Zoom
All faculty who have joined the department from January 2019 to present are asked to attend.
Our goal is to address items specific to P & I, our strategic plans, OFD’s role, how we can help you achieve career success and more.  We will have a panel of faculty for a Q & A session. janetbraun@wustl.edu for Zoom link

2021 WUSTL Virtual Researcher Forum

The forum will cover:
  • Research tools & resources
  • Professional Development
  • Animal Care & Use
  • Data Management
  • Grant Writing
  • Human Subjects & Clinical Research
Registration closes Jan. 7

Sneak Peek!
2021 OFD Programs

  • Annual review prep
  • Time management
  • Grant do’s & don’ts
  • Conflict resolution
  • Effective meetings
  • Professional use of social media
  • Negotiation
  • Writing a personal statement 
  • Promotion process
  • Starting a new lab
  • CV/CEP
To help us plan, please complete this short survey on date and time preferences.

What You Need to Know Wednesday

Quick sessions on common administrative questions.
12:00 -12:30 pm
Jan. 13 Learn@Work

Jan. 27 Topic pending
Watch for a Zoom calendar invite.

If Feedback is a Gift,
Why is it so Hard to Give and Receive?
A Panel Discussion

February 9, 2021 4:00 - 5:00 pm via Zoom

Giving and receiving feedback is one of the more difficult aspects of academic careers. Each of our panelist will offer their unique perspective on feedback after which the panelists will address questions. Please register for webinar link.

Strategies for Successful Publications

February 24 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Presented by Carey-Ann Burnham, PhD
Please register to receive the Zoom link
AAMC Leadership Development for Women Faculty
OFD will cover the costs of two women faculty to attend the 2021 virtual seminars. Please email janetbraun@wustl.edu with your interest.
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Opportunities

Please register to receive Zoom link for either of the following

Diversity programs

Diversity 3.0 Commitment
January 11, 2021
4:00 - 5:00 pm via Zoom
The goal of this training is to provide language to address discrimination without shaming others, but rather fostering inclusion. We accomplish this goal through interactive media, positive response techniques, and activities that encourage empathetic understanding through exploring real life identities.

Diversity 4.0 Action

Feburary 25, 2021
4:00 - 5:00 pm via Zoom
Building on recently developed skill sets to speak up, 4.0 empowers participants to proactively combat bias and prejudicial statements/behaviors made on campus. Participants will engage in activities that assess:
  • Where are we now?
    The current state of diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Where do we want to be?
    What a warm, welcoming, diverse, and inclusive Washington University School of Medicine would look like
  • What does it take to get there?
    Identifying the challenges and opportunities to accomplish the
    diversity, equity and inclusion goals
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