At the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, we strive to empower faculty with the robust support they need to do their best work. We are committed to dismantling structural racism within our institution and offering equitable health care to the broader community. We rely on faculty to foster this passion for equity both inside and outside the classroom.
The JAM Council program offers a fellowship that includes a one-year period of mentoring training with extensive coaching, networking and mentoring opportunities aimed at expanding the professional development and retention of a diverse faculty in academic medicine.
UCLA has a robust system of reporting and support resources for those in need of guidance, counseling or resolution services.
These range from confidential counseling and anonymous reporting to mental health support and emergency services.
Enhance your professional effectiveness by developing skills in all four academic areas DGSOM requires faculty to prioritize, while also leveraging resources to pursue long-term career goals that go above and beyond DGSOM’s core faculty requirements.
The Office of Academic Affairs for the David Geffen School of Medicine provides the review and approval of academic recruitment, appointment, merit, and promotion actions, as well as review, approval, and implementation of annual departmental budgets for Health Sciences Compensation Plan faculty.