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Hazinski Society for Junior Faculty Development
Our mission is to enhance career development skills for members of the Department of Pediatrics. Faculty learn skills and receive guidance in accessing resources for successful careers in academic medicine. The society is named in honor of Dr. Tom Hazinski and continues his legacy of encouraging faculty development.
The society is a small-group mentorship program open to all faculty in the department, regardless of academic track. It focuses on members not yet promoted to the rank of Associate Professor.
Each group consists of 8 to 10 junior faculty with a senior faculty member serving as a facilitator. The group will meet monthly for 90 minutes at a designated time. Meetings are offered at a variety of times and locations to accommodate faculty schedules. The program has been active since 2011 with more than 85 junior faculty currently participating in the society.
Handouts for participants: Listing of resources and handouts. (VUNet ID required)
If you have questions about the Hazinski Society, contact Jill Simmons (email@example.com) or another member of the steering committee (Scott Borinstein, Rebekah Brown, Joe Gigante, Geoffrey Fleming, Sarah Jaser, BC Paria, Jennifer Najjar, Maribeth Nicholson, Devang Pastakia, Ashley Shoemaker, Sara Zarnegar-Lumley, Dan Benedetti, or Jimmy Carlucci).
Junior Faculty Development Program Using Facilitated Peer Mentoring