Announcements & Upcoming Events

    COACHES Lunch & Learn 

    Click here to register

    In-Person*: Tuesday 9/26, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm HSLC 1220-22
    Virtual: Tuesday, 10/10, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    The Office for Faculty Affairs and Development (OFAD) is excited to invite you to a new lunch and learn to deepen, discuss, and practice feedback skills from the COACHES module (below).

    Pre-work is required for this course - please complete the COACHES module linked below. 

    *Lunch will be provided for those who attend the in person workshop.


    University of Wisconsin-Madison Prevention Research Center (UWPRC) 2023 Annual Meeting

    Registration is now open for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Prevention Research Center (UWPRC) 2023 Annual Meeting! The UWPRC 2023 Annual Meeting will bring together community partners, researchers, practitioners, and students on October 24th from 8:30AM-4:30PM at the Goodman Community Center (214 Waubesa St, Madison, WI 53704) to facilitate growth and collaboration in the areas of health promotion, prevention research, community engagement, and maternal and child health. Sessions of the UWPRC 2023 Annual Meeting will emphasize "Health Equity For Families: Expanding The Narrative," centering community voices and bringing to light the need to include diverse perspectives in advancing maternal and child health equity.

    Registration is free and required. Lunch will be provided for those attending. Please complete registration by October 20th. If you have any questions regarding the UWPRC 2023 Annual Meeting, please email

    Education Essentials Module: COACHES for Formative Feedback  

    In this new module—COACHES for Formative Feedback— learners will hone skills and ideas for providing high-quality “coaching” feedback to their learners. This is a free, online, interactive module. Use this module to deepen your array of strategies in providing high-quality feedback.  Register here to access and complete the module at a time that works for your busy schedule. 

    Education Scholarship Collaborative

    This collaborative can help anyone who has an educational intervention idea but is unsure how to move it forward, is seeking to publish an innovative curriculum or teaching activity, or wants to learn more about education scholarship.

    Hosted by the Office for Faculty Affairs and Development. Register online and email questions to

    Second Friday of each month starting September 8, 2023, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Dates: 9/8/2023, 10/13/2023, 11/10/2023, 12/8/2023, 1/12/2024, 2/9/2024, 3/8/2024, 4/12/2024, 5/10/2024, 6/14/2024, 7/12/2024, 8/9/2024
    Virtual on Zoom

    Scholarly Publishing Webinar Series

    This monthly webinar series is hosted by the editorial teams of the AAMC’s 2 peer-reviewed journals, Academic Medicine and MedEdPORTAL. Sessions will cover the importance of publishing your education scholarship and practical suggestions for how to do so successfully, including how to improve your writing and navigate the peer-review and publication processes. Sessions will include interactive exercises to practice what you have learned and time for Q&A with the editorial teams of Academic Medicine and/or MedEdPORTAL. While this series features the editorial teams of the AAMC’s journals, the topics and recommendations presented will also apply to other types of medical education scholarship and to submissions to other journals and publications. Be sure to check back as additional sessions will continue to be added to this series.

    Register here. Next sessions & Topics

    9/29 Responding to Peer Review: Insights for Successfully Revising Your Manuscript 

    10/27 Office Hours with the Editors of Academic Medicine and MedEdPORTAL

    Click here to register for the following upcoming events: 

    Pathways to Promotion 102 (CHS/CT)

    Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, hybrid

    Center for Teaching, Learning, and Mentoring Summer Courses

    Get ready for fall teaching: Registration is open for two professional development programs for those who teach. 

    Enhancing Online Education: Summer Sprint: This program starts on May 24 and will help improve online or hybrid course design and teaching. Choose the formats and topics that fit your interests and schedule.
    Teaching at UW: Ready, Set, Teach! On August 30 from 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. gain fresh ideas you can apply right away during this in-person workshop.


    New SMPH Faculty CV Template (all tracks)

    Click here to view the new templates. 

    What you need to know:

    • Tenure track faculty who are going up for promotion from assistant to associate professor before the Biological Science Committee must use this format immediately.
    • Through the 2024 promotions cycle it is not required that CHS and CT track faculty use the new template unless they wish to do so. Starting May 1, 2024, all CVs must be submitted to the promotion committees using this format. 
    • New faculty members are strongly encouraged to use this CV template immediately for recording their academic, teaching, service, and outreach activities at SMPH.

    This template can also be found on the OFAD Preparing for Promotion page (scroll down to the Faculty Promotion Toolkit icon), or the Faculty HR Policies and Resources page. Instructions are included in the first page and the template follows.

    Please contact the SMPH Faculty Promotion Team with any questions about the template. 

    AMA Adopts Guidelines Confronting Systemic Racism in Medicine 

    Read more here.



    Become an Academy Member

    Why become an Academy member? Click here to discover benefits of membership. 

    For faculty with less than 3 years teaching experience in the UW System, learn more about the Clinical Affiliate program, here

    For faculty with more than 3 years teaching experience and are ready to become fellows, learn more about the Teaching Academy Fellowship program, here

    Developing Educators

    UW Center for Teaching, Learning, and Mentoring (CTLM) 

    Bringing together more than 50 professional staff members with extensive and wide-ranging expertise, the center will serve instructors at all career stages by offering campus-level professional development, course design, and instructional consulting programs and services. Diversity, equity, and inclusion will be at the core of this work. The center aims to support all instructors as we work together to provide equitable learning experiences in the pursuit of inclusive excellence and to foster a sense of belonging for all students.

    How to Connect with the Center

    The center will continue to offer some familiar professional development programs -- for example, Madison Teaching and Learning Excellence (MTLE) and TeachOnline@UW -- as well as some new opportunities to support instructors’ work now and into the future.

    If you’re not sure which of the above opportunities is right for you or you’re looking for a different kind of engagement or instructional support, you can request a consultation.


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