Faculty Development and Mentorship

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Our mission is to help faculty thrive by providing support and resources to advance their career and find purpose, fellowship, and joy in their work.


UCSF DHM Faculty Development was founded in 2009 to promote faculty satisfaction, increase retention, and promote scholarship. Please explore our links below for additional information or contact our team for questions or additional information.



  • Weekly Monday DHM Meeting
    • Weekly Noon Conference
    • Topics and Series: Medical Education, Professional Development, Service Updates, Clinical Reflections
  • Divisional Grand Rounds
    • CME accredited
    • Monthly
    • Sample Topics: Updates in Hospital Medicine
  • Visiting Professor Program
    • Invited leaders from other academic institutions
  • Lecture, Meetings, Social Events
Faculty Retreat
  • State of the Division
  • Team Building Activities
  • Strategic Planning
  • Off-site
First Year Faculty Program
  • 3-Site New Faculty Bootcamp
    • Joint Program across UCSF Hospitalist Groups
    • ½ Day Event
    • Institutional Leaders speak on relevant new faculty development topics and tips
  • Stanford Faculty Development Teaching Course
    • Fall Seminar Series
    • Key Principles of Effective Teaching
  • Mentorship Program
    • Interest Matched
    • Interest/Peer Mentor and Career Faculty Mentor
    • Individual Development Plan
  • A Closer Look Series
    • 6-part monthly series with divisional leaders
    • Exploration of key topics and scholarly domains
  • Individual Development Plans
  • 1:1 Meetings with Faculty Years 2-5
  • Mentoring Council
Leadership Development Workshop
  • Offered to all early-mid career faculty in the DHM
  • Week-long workshop series blocked off from clinical work
  • Focusing on core principles of self-awareness, communication, and change management
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • DEI Grand Rounds
  • Co-Programming – Social Medicine Core
  • Tea House Series
  • Additional Mentoring Opportunities

Faculty Development Leadership

Steven Ludwin, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Co-Director of Faculty Development DHM
Career Interests: Faculty Development, Professionalism, Hospital Medicine Training

Stephanie Rennke, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Co-Director of Faculty Development, DHM
UCSF Health Site Director, School of Medicine, Clinical Microsystems Clerkship
Career Interests: Health Systems Science education, Medication Safety, Communication/Shared decision making

Jonathan Duong, MD
Assistant Professor
Director of Faculty Development at St Mary’s

Natalia Loaiza
Project Coordinator