Faculty Mentorship

The Office of Faculty Professional Development, Diversity and Inclusion provides resources and support for facilitating successful mentoring relationships for CUIMC faculty. These mentoring resources include practical guides, resources and toolkits that help facilitate and drive successful mentoring relationships. We also have a group of senior faculty who can provide guidance to faculty in one-on-one meetings.

Mentoring Guides

In 2016, with help from faculty across the University, the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion published the Guide to Best Practices in Faculty Mentoring, which provides guidance and suggestions to faculty and academic units for developing and implementing mentoring programs.

Mentorship from Faculty Deans

The following VP&S faculty deans offer one-on-one appointments with faculty to discuss and provide tailored guidance on career development. Please email them directly to schedule an appointment.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

The Office of Faculty Professional Development, Diversity & Inclusion provides funds to partially cover the registration costs for full-time VP&S faculty members to participate in professional development seminars for women and minority faculty offered by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Faculty must contact the Office of Academic Affairs prior to applying in order to take advantage of this opportunity. Inquiries should go to: c.lapiner@columbia.edu.

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Mentorship Programs

The Office of Faculty Professional Development, Diversity & Inclusion offers a number of mentorship programs for faculty, which focus on general career development, career-specific mentoring and general skill-building sessions. 

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For more information, please email: Office_Acad_Affairs@cumc.columbia.edu.