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Welcome to the Center for Faculty Advancement, Mentoring and Engagement (FAME).

This resource is provided to all faculty members in the OSU College of Medicine to promote career development, enhance skills, and foster success. It is our sincere desire that all faculty have the tools needed to cultivate successful careers at The Ohio State University Medical Center. With this objective in mind, we have aligned the resources that exist within the College and the University and are in the process of creating programming to meet the needs and expectations for each faculty member's career development.

We are on call to assist our faculty with every facet of a career in academic medicine. Each individual’s success enhances our reputation, allowing us to attract and retain the best talent, which allows us to provide the best service to the populations we serve.

We look forward to working with you in the coming months and years!


Recent Programs 
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Faculty Profile: Clark Anderson, MD

In this series, faculty members tell the stories of their personal and profesisonal journeys.  This session featured Dr. Clark Anderson, Professor of Internal Medicine, who has supported his research efforts with 40 years of continuous NIH R01 Grants. 


Insider's Guide to Research in View
If you are preparing a dossier, watch this session to learn how to classify and categorize your information to best present your accomplishments.  Professor Judy Westman, MD, walks through a step-by-guide to inputting information, and shares her unique perspective as a dossier coach in Internal Medicine and member of the promotion and tenure committee. 


Advancing to Professor for Clinicians and Educators

Promotion to professor requires a different strategy than promotion to associate professor.  In this session, P&T experts Anil Agarwal, MD and Judy Westman, MD shared their knowledge and expertise around associate professor advancement.  Click here to access the PowerPoint Presentation. 


What to Expect From Your Annual Review

What should you expect from your annual evaluation with your department chair or division director, and what can you do to best prepare for the meeting?  Dr. Philip Binkley, Director of the Center for FAME, discusses how to get the most from your evaluation, including: setting mutually beneficial expectations that will lead to promotion, setting goals, balancing and achieving in all mission areas.  Click here to watch the session. 

Developing a National Reputation as a Clinician (AKA Do What You Love and Get What You Want)

Promotion criteria state that a faculty member must develop a national level of recognition and impact on their field to be promoted to associate professor.  In this session, Dr. Anil Agarwal, Associate Director for Clinical Scholarship in the Center for FAME, led a panel discussion with Drs. Todd Pesavento, John McConaghy, and Judy Westman about practical strategies for developing your national reputation.  The session can be accessed by clicking here. 


Leadership: The Art of Continuously Re-Inventing Yourself

Leadership is not one-size-fits-all, your style can be adjusted to fit different situations or groups.  But how do you know which style is your baseline, or when to use another style?  In this Lunch N Learn, Dr. Linda Stone reviewed leadership styles, theories, and the qualities of a successful leader.  Participants also gained insight on the importance of reinvention by creating a personal advocacy plan.  The handouts from the presentation are available here and the recording can be viewed by clicking here

How to Thrive in Academic Medicine

This Faculty School introduced the strategies and tools needed to be successful in an environment where one is constantly juggling numerous responsibilities and demands on time.  Dr. John Mahan and William Smoyer began this hands on workshop by introducing The Professional Mission Statement.  Their presentation  encourages individuals to outline their professional mission statement in order to define and accomplish professional success, improve the likelihood for academic promotion, and enhance individual satisfaction.  The complementary case studies and worksheets can be found here
Dr. Christopher Ellison shared his thoughts and expertise on mentoring with his presentation of Mentoring Matters in Training, Clinical Practice, Research and Education​ He discussed the importance and impact of mentoring, the various types of mentors, and how to select a mentor.  Participants were then asked to identify the current individuals facilitating their career development, and what goals would potentially require a new mentoring relationship.  Please click here​ to access this worksheet.  
Participants also heard from Dr. Martha Gulati, Dr. Bhagwan Satiani, and Dr. Maryanna Klatt who each discussed their unique strategies for effective time management.  Their presentations can be found below.
Priority and Time Management,​ Dr. Bhagwan Satiani


Creating a Pathway to Promotion for Clinicians

This panel discussion provided an opportunity for clinical faculty to learn how their peers recently achieved promotion to associate professor utilizing the clinical track pathways. Drs. Don Benson, Ernie Mazzaferri and Jennifer McCallister shared their unique experiences and feedback around the process.  The panel discussion can be accessed here

What to Do With a Close Score on Your Grant Submission

Susheela Tridandapani, PhD, Associate Director for Basic Science of the Center for FAME, led this discussion with panelists Clay Marsh, MD, Greg Lesinski, PhD, Virginia Sanders, PhD, and Peter Mohler, PhD.  These local experts discussed strategies to utilize in order to take a close score to successful funding, including utilizing your program officer and leveraging your summary statement.  The informative discussion can be viewed here. ​

Do What You Love and Get Rewarded: Medical Education and Your Career Path

This panel discussion led by Dr. John Mahan, Associate Director for Education of the Center for FAME, included experienced educators Drs Karyn Kassis, Cynthia Ledford, Jonathon Schaffir and Paul Weber.  Drawing from their own experiences, these panelists shared the programs, resources, research and scholarship to utilize in order to be successful in medical education.  For another chance to view the session, click here​. ​

Technology in Your Faculty Life

This hands-on session taught faculty how to maximize technology and best utilize the resources available to them in the Ohio State University College of Medicine.  Highlights of the workshop include One Source, Webmail, Buckeye Box, Research In View, End Note, PowerPoint, and Articulate.
If you were unable to attend the session, the recording, Resource Guide, and PowerPoints from the session are available below.  Participants were also given access to a folder on Buckeye Box with additional resources including important links and FAQ's from the Help Desk.  Please email Aubre Green to receive access to the folder.