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Services and Events



Faculty Development

The Office of Academic Affairs presents workshops for health sciences faculty that cover a wide range of topics including faculty orientation, retirement, promotions, with appetizing opportunities for academic career success.

For a listing of all SOM Faculty Development events and faculty participation, please review the SOM Annual Faculty Development Attendance Report for 2022-2023.

We offer workshops during lunch and dinner. Please contact for further details.

Navigating the Merit & Promotion Process and eFile Program

The workshop will include an overview of the academic advancement process, timing, discuss the ways to appropriately document your work, accomplishments, products in teaching, scholarship and service, with an overview of the e-FilePlus system.

This workshop will be held annually. Visit our event archives page to see recordings of past presentations.

New Faculty Orientation

This orientation is held once per year for recently appointed faculty. It provides faculty with an overview of faculty development opportunities, tips of navigating the UC system, file promotion process, academic tracks, and additional resources and support for new faculty at UC Riverside.

This workshop will be held annually. Visit our event archives page to see recordings of past presentations.

Culture in Academic Medicine Series

The Culture of Academic Medicine Series provides an opportunities to discuss the inter-professional issues, generational and cultural divides in a respectful manner and offers a perspective on this challenging and complex topic.

See the schedule for 2023-24 and view recordings of past presentations

Junior Faculty Workshops

Faculty Mentoring Program

Our faculty mentoring program provides support to our newest faculty to integrate into the SOM and UC culture, while addressing the challenges of work and life balance, establishing career goals and fulfilling their duties in clinical practice, research, teaching and service.

Learn more about the Faculty Mentoring program

Stanford Series

The facilitator-training program offers career development opportunities for individual faculty participants, and simultaneously provides a mechanism for institutional improvement.

Learn more about the Stanford Series

Academic Affairs Services

Consultations with Associate Dean Iryna Ethell

For personalized consultations or an in person meeting with the associate dean, contact

Zoom Conference Requests

For general or specific questions related to your academic appointment, you can arrange a virtual meeting via Zoom or in person meeting your academic affairs analyst. Contact for more information.