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2018-2019 Junior Faculty Development Program participants honored

Penn State College of Medicine’s Junior Faculty Development Program honored the 31 participants who successfully completed the 2018-2019 program at an event May 30, 2019.

During the event, the Office of Faculty and Professional Development also honored the program mentors, who provide focused mentoring for the participants’ scholarly projects. Mentors were inducted into The Mentoring Academy of Penn State College of Medicine, or recognized for their continuing service in the academy.

Since 2003, the Junior Faculty Development Program has provided a foundation for the success of early-stage faculty members at the College of Medicine. The program has had nearly 400 participants and engaged more than 200 mentors. Participants attend weekly sessions during their first year of involvement and initiate projects that will continue forward into their second year.

The College of Medicine’s Junior Faculty Development Program has been a model for faculty development programs nationally.

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