Faculty Development at the UCR School of Medicine


Transforming teaching by providing learning and support to the faculty of the University of California Riverside School of Medicine through the Teaching Excellence Academy, workshops, webinars, consultation, and online resources. View our upcoming programs and events here.

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Stay connected with the Office of Faculty Development by enrolling in our mailing list. You'll receive updates on upcoming workshops, sessions, and become a recipient of the department monthly newsletter.

Featured Video

Representing Yourself on Zoom

Highlighted "How-To" Videos

How to Create a Recorded Lecture

How to Share a Video in YuJa

Need Help? Use our Ticketing System

The Office of Faculty Development ticketing system allows you to submit requests and receive answers to questions and feedback on time.  The system may be used to:

  • Contact an OFD staff member
  • Look for instructional resources
  • Help with content creation for virtual learning
  • Get help with Canvas
  • Provide tips on video creation and editing
  • Obtain faculty support
  • Book a one-on-one consultation

Submit a ticket to the Office of Faculty Development

Or email us at OFDhelp@medsch.ucr.edu.

Clinical Teaching Resource: Teaching Physician

The University of California, Riverside School of Medicine has purchased TeachingPhysician.org, an online resource dedicated to supporting community preceptors and faculty as they train the next generation of physicians.

The site contains over 100 pages of content in 12 different sections. Each section contains quick tips, videos, audio interviews, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to in-depth resources. Faculty can earn up to 40.00 CME by reading the content on the website.

For login information contact the Office of Faculty Development.

Visit TeachingPhysician.org

Recommended Readings


The Art of Delegation is an article in the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity that discusses the influence of delegating tasks. Check it out.

Should You Allow Laptops in Class? Here's What the Latest Study Adds to That Debate is an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education that discusses results from a replication study for the oft-referenced Mueller and Oppenheimer 2014 study. It's clear that the jury is still out, but this new study brings more nuance to the discussion.

More online teaching resources available here.