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Penn Knowledgelink online training modules
Staff are assigned required modules and can opt to take additional training. Topics include: Administrative Applications, Animal Care and Use, Applications and Technology, Compliance, Financial, Health and Safety, Human Resources, Human Subject Protections, New Employee/Staff Training, Professional Development, Research, and Sponsored Projects Administration
Penn Human Resources training
Wide variety of career-development and skills-improvement resources to advance yourself personally and professionally. On-site, online and customized training. Free or low cost. Calendar
ISC Technology Training Services
Technology Training Services provides fee-based computer training on common desktop computer application in use today. Courses can be taken both on Penn's campus at our centrally located computer training lab, or off-campus at a number of locations in downtown Philadelphia and the suburbs.
Special training for IT professionals
ITS works with companies and consultants to bring IT training for computing professionals to campus.
UPenn technology special interest groups
Interest groups offer regular meetings and forums for instructional and mobile technology and other computing interests.
Penn Provost's Faculty Leadership Development
Workshops for department chairs, associate deans, and faculty leaders. Also provides partial support for the HERS program.
HERS ("Higher Education Resource Services")
The HERS program is a summer residential program in Bryn Mawr which focuses on developing the leadership ability and management skill of women in faculty, staff, and administrative roles in higher education. (approx. $7500 fee includes housing although some past participants have commuted to the program.)
Faculty & Staff
Global Policy Course Enrichment Grants - Deadline May 15th!
Given the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), there remain some questions regarding future policies on visitors to and events on campus. However, these grants can be used for many different types of engagements, including those hosted virtually. The program supports Global Policy Course Enrichment Grants that help Penn faculty make a course more policy-relevant by supporting the design of a new course, curricular redesign of an existing course, guest speakers from relevant policy communities, the development of policy-oriented case studies, or other creative connections with the policy world. DEADLINE EXTENDED: applications for the spring 2020 cycle are due by May 15, 2020.
Workshop Grants for Penn Faculty - Deadline May 15th!
Perry World House is currently accepting applications for its Penn Faculty Workshop Grant program. This program is designed to encourage collaboration between Penn faculty and Perry World House on one to two day academic workshops with support from PWH of up to $20,000. DEADLINE EXTENDED: applications for the spring 2020 cycle are due by May 15, 2020.
PennVet Annual Conference
Penn Vet's annual continuing education program and one of the largest gatherings of veterinary colleagues, alumni, friends and clients in the Philadelphia region. Free for Penn Vet staff and students.
UPenn PSOM Advance Professional Development
Perelman School of Medicine's Advance faculty professional development program is an institutional mentoring program designed to mentor faculty in: Attaining Teaching Excellence, Career Development and Achievement, Leadership and Management, Research, Scientific Writing, and Technology. Open to Penn Vet faculty and staff. Course calendar
UPenn Center for Teaching and Learning
Faculty and instructors at all levels can participate in CTL’s programs, including teaching workshops, discussions and individual observations and consultations.
UPenn PSOM medical education journal club
Monthly interdisciplinary discussion of recent articles on innovation in health sciences education. Remote access available.
Faculty Recruitment training
Online guides for search committtee training, recruitment training, faculty search system training
Clinician-Scientist Training Workshop
offered biannually by the University of Wisconsin, this weekend webinar aimed at housestaff and junior faculty is locally hosted by Penn Vet at no charge for its staff and students (last offered October 2015)
UPenn Certificate and Degree Programs and Courses
Tuition benefits are available for faculty and staff.
Upenn clinical research and public health training options
Interactive site identifies Penn courses, certificate programs and degree programs of interest to clinicians and scientists in clinical research, bioethics, biostatistics and/or public health.
UPenn Med Ed
Penn's Graduate School of Education and Perelman School of Medicine Masters program to enhance teaching skills of those teaching clinicians.
UPenn Master of Science in Translational Research Degree Program
in-depth instruction in the fundamental skills, methodology and principles necessary to become a well trained translational investigator
Clinical Research Certificate Program
This certificate program is designed for clinicians and clinical research project managers without clinical research training to provide a solid basis for proposal development and research collaboration.
UPenn Responsible Conduct of Research Training Course
Courses fulfill the RCR requirement for students and postdoctoral fellows on NSF grants, and may be taken in partial fulfillment of the NIH requirement.
Upenn Masters of Biomedical Informatics
Penn's Institute for Biomedical Informatics' two-year, in-person program is designed to help practicing clinicians become biomedical informaticians proficient in informatics methods and clinical applications
Penn CHIPS certificate and Master in Healthcare Quality and Safety
Certificate and Master in Healthcare Quality and Safety (MHQS) programs are offered to faculty within the Perelman School of Medicine, post-graduate fellows within graduate medical education training programs at Penn and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, nurses, advanced practice providers, and other health care professionals within the Penn/CHOP community that seek formal knowledge and skills in quality improvement and patient safety.
Most of these opportunities are open to anyone in the Penn community.
Campaign for Community Grants
Proposals should help achieve the Campaign's key goals:
- To promote understanding of and respect for multiple points of view on important topics related to the University community
- To encourage dialogue and discussion among members of the community about issues with the potential for difference and disagreement
- To create opportunities for all members of the University’s community to participate in conversations about important topics
As of June 2020, proposals are now being accepted for projects and conversations on the following three themes:
- Projects and conversations about racial justice within the Penn community
- Projects and conversations about racial justice between members of the Penn community and members of our Philadelphia community
- Projects and conversations about racial justice by members of the Penn community in their own home communities, including students at home over the summer
Commercial & external services
AVMA My Veterinary Life
Professional development and wellness site for students and new professionals
Clinical knowledge resources from the RCVS "Aiding the Transition from Veterinary School into Practice" project
Veterinary Distance Courses (IVIS)
International Veterinary Information Service (IVIS) maintains a list of international online veterinary training for veterinarians, veterinary students, technicians and animal health professionals.
Career and financial planning, professional development, client communication. Student membership sponsored by Hills for 3 years post-graduation. Free to vet school faculty, housestaff and students.
VIN (Veterinary Information Network)
Veterinarian forums, Getting Through the Day and Getting Through the Night (free CE classes for new graduates). Free to vet school faculty and students.
Zoetis-sponsored professional development and networking site for veterinary students and recent graduates. Job search, financial management and business skills