Faculty Development Speaker Series

The Faculty Development Speaker series is intended to provide faculty with information on a variety of topics from academic appointments to institutional initiatives.

Recent Events

Faculty Development Summer Series: Ongoing Academic Excellence at Cedars-Sinai

The Medicare Hospital Readmissions Program: Is This Controversial Policy Succeeding?
Speaker: Teryl Nuckols, MD
Thursday, June 8, 2017
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Past Events

Topic Presenters Date
The President's View of the Future Thomas M. Priselac, President and CEO Tuesday,
Sept. 10, 2013
Cedars-Sinai Academic Appointments Appointments and Promotions Council Leadership Tuesday,
Nov. 12, 2013
Benefits of Diversity in Academic Medicine Daryl G. Smith, PhD, Claremont Graduate University Wednesday,
Jan. 15, 2014
Research Grants Management Fundamentals Mark Daniel, Vice President Research Wednesday,
March 19, 2014
Cedars-Sinai Vice Presidents: Insight into Leadership Joan August, Vice President, Service Line Operations, Bryan Croft, Vice President, Service Line Operations, Glenn Braunstein, MD, Vice President, Clinical Innovation Tuesday,
July 1, 2014
Navigating the Medical Staff Governance Structure Chris Ng, MD, Chief of Staff Tuesday,
Sept. 30, 2014
Life Balance Lynn Gordon, MD, PhD, Associate Dean, Academic Diversity, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine Thursday,
Oct. 30, 2014
CTSI Opportunities Leslie Raffel, MD, UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
Associate Director and Cedars-Sinai site director
Feb. 16, 2015
Mentorship: What Is It? Who Needs It? How Do You Get It? Clive Svendsen, PhD, Kimberly Gregory, MD, Rodrigo Alban, MD, Chase Coffey, MD, Puja Mehta, MD Wednesday,
April 29, 2015
The Future of Disease Monitoring: Wearable Biosensors, Social Media, and Smartphone Applications Brennan Spiegel, MD Tuesday,
June 9, 2015
Therapeutic Regeneration of the 'Irreversibly' Injured Human Heart Eduardo Marbán, MD, PhD Tuesday,
July 21, 2015
Using Stem Cells to Model and Treat Neurological Diseases Clive Svendsen, PhD Tuesday,
August 11, 2015
Academic Medicine as a Successful and Fulfilling Career Shlomo Melmed, MD Tuesday,
November 10, 2015
Understanding CSMC Academic Appointment and Promotion Criteria Governing Councils Leadership Tuesday,
March 29, 2016
Proteomic Centric Precision Medicine: Understanding Pathological Diversity Jennifer Van Eyk, PhD Tuesday,
June 21, 2016
Precision Medicine and Opportunities to Improve Ovarian Cancer Outcomes Beth Karlan, MD Tuesday,
July 12, 2016
Trypanosomes: Tropical Parasites that Cause African Sleeping Sickness and Chagas Disease David Engman, MD, PhD Tuesday,
August 30, 2016
Successful NIH Grant Applications: Tips from Awardees Chrisandra Shufelt, MD; Stephen Shiao, MD, PhD, Shelly Lu, MD Thursday,
October 27, 2016
Academic Medicine as a Successful and Fulfilling Career Shlomo Melmed, MD Tuesday,
November 10, 2015
Research Grant Management Fundamentals Nicole A. Leonard, JD, MBA, Vice President, Research Tuesday,
November 15, 2016
Post-Award Administration and Resources Steven Lichtenstein, Director SRFA Thursday,
December 1, 2016


A video of the series' inaugural event: The President's View of the Future by Thomas M. Priselac, President and CEO, may be viewed below.