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
    • Third Friday of each month from 12-1PM
    • CME accredited
    • Sample Topics: Updates in Hospital Medicine
  • Professional Development Fridays
    • First and last Friday of each month
    • Clinical & Professional Development Series
  • Lecture, Meetings, Social Events
Faculty Retreat
  • State of the Division
  • Team Building Activities
  • Strategic Planning
  • Off-site
First Year Faculty Program
  • 3-Site Faculty Development Day
    • Joint Program across UCSF Hospitalist Groups
    • ½ Day Event
    • Institutional Leaders speak on relevant new faculty development topics and tips
  • Stanford Clinical Teaching Course
    • Fall Seminar Series
    • Led by Dr. Brad Sharpe and Dr. Brad Monash
    • Key Principles of Effective Teaching
  • Mentorship Program
    • Interest Matched
    • Career Faculty Mentor
  • A Closer Look Series
    • 6-part monthly series
    • Exploration and community building on key topics and scholarly domains
  • Individual Development Plans
  • 1:1 Meetings with Faculty Years 2-5
  • Mentoring Council
  • Weekly office hours with Faculty Development Directors
Leadership Development Workshop
  • Offered to all early-mid career faculty in the DHM
  • Led by Dr. Kiran Gupta and Dr. Trevor Jensen
  • 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 led by Dr. Yalda Shahram
  • Additional Mentoring Opportunities

Faculty Development and Mentorship Program Team


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


Sally Guthrie
Program Manager

If you're interested in learning more about the DHM Faculty Development Program, please contact [email protected].