Center for Career Development in Academic Pediatrics

Significant Accomplishments

Schmidlapp Program Produces Strong Return on Investment

Since the start of the Schmidlapp Women Scholars Program, 12 Scholars have been promoted, with four being promoted to professor and three awarded tenure. The Scholars have published 689 papers and have received 15 NIH R01 grants, 5 NIH K Awards and 15 foundation grants for a total of $32M in direct costs. This is a 20-fold return on investment of 20 fold, indicating the success of this program.

40 Donors Support Undergraduate Program

Over the past several years faculty and parents of undergraduates supported by the Schmidlapp Program have donated over $90,000 to support our future women researchers and clinicians, with 40 donors contributing almost $18,000 this fiscal year.

Senior Leadership Program Launched

The Office for Faculty Development (OFD) has provided a variety of seminars, networking opportunities, and career development resources for faculty members.  More than 650 faculty attended OFD events in FY 2013. A new senior leadership program was launched this year with the Harvard School of Public Health, a second cohort of faculty participated in the Core Leadership Program, new Core Leadership Program Booster Sessions were offered, a mentorship brochure and templates were published and a diversity promotional video was created.