Jan. 13, 2022

OFDP News is here!

The Office of Faculty Development and Performance is pleased to roll out our News feature!

The OFDP News page is where you will find announcements regarding the OFDP team and our workshops and programs, as well as a spot to find tips and resources.


These may include announcements about new members joining the OFDP team (like this week's article about our new Scientist Educator, Dr. Sarah Anderson), information on new and exciting workshops and programs offered by the OFDP, and notifications regarding added workshop dates or any other important changes.

Tips and resources

We will post short articles from time to time to provide you with a variety of tips and tricks and point you to other helpful resources. This will also include relevant tech tips, like important updates and handy new features in apps like Zoom.

But there's more on the site!

This section will consist of highlights that we'd like to show you, but there are many more resources on our website. We invite you to go through our menu to discover what we have to offer.

Faculty Resources

In the menu at the top of this website, under Faculty Resources, you will find information relevant to faculty members. There is the Getting Started section to help new faculty get started in Calgary and at the Cumming School of Medicine, and you will also find our Educator Resources which include videos, documents, and articles on topics ranging from:

Programs and Workshops

Visit the Programs and Workshops section to find out about all the learning opportunities we offer, including the always in high demand CSM Teaching Excellence Program (TEP) and the Practical Leadership for University Scholars (PLUS) programs. This is also where you will find our full Event Calendar!

Hoping to tailor some of our workshops for your team's needs? Contact us through our FacDev Express page and let us know what you are looking for.

Precision FacDev

If you are looking for help with any of the following issues, check out our Precision FacDev page to learn more and request a consultation with us:

  • Strategic planning for educational programs
  • Getting buy-in for your academic initiatives
  • Developing and leading multi-institutional collaborations
  • Challenging leadership issues within your team
  • Developing novel curricula

We hope you find the help you need from perusing our site and remember to reach out any time if you have questions. Poke around to learn all About who we are and find our Contact information.