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2015 Career Planning Conference

Our Team

William CooperWilliam O. Cooper, M.D., MPH
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Pediatrics
Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs
(615) 936-2430

Joseph GiganteJoseph Gigante, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Education

SimmonsJill H. Simmons, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Mentoring Programs

Kecia CarrollKecia Carroll, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Faculty Diversity and Inclusion

Jo Foster
Administrative Manager
(615) 322-2226

How we support faculty

Faculty recruitment

  • Resources for faculty recruits
  • Sharing recruitment practices among department leaders
  • Faculty interviews
Onboarding for new faculty
  • Coaching interviews in the first two weeks of a faculty member’s appointment
  • “First 100 Day Plan”
Structured mentoring programs
Educational programs
  • Monthly workshop series on career development
  • Podcasts, videos, small group sessions, clinics
  • Workshops at national meetings
  • Annual Reviews
  • Physician scientist mentoring committees
  • Review by Promotions Committee
  • Coaching
Faculty Appointments and Promotions
  • Assembly of promotion packets
  • Faculty Appointments and Promotions Committee
Faculty Diversity and Inclusion
  • Program evaluation
  • Curriculum development and dissemination

Career Development

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