Professional Development Programs

This program is now replaced by the Job Talks Series.
This workshop is now replaced by the Health Sciences Leadership Academy for Early Career Faculty.
This workshop series for doctoral students and postdoctoral trainees focuses upon a range of career development topics critical to professional career success.
A year-long professional development program for faculty members that is designed to cultivate a generation of transformative academic leaders through shared leadership training.
This program series is now referred to as the Research Series. This series provides professional development opportunities to enhance your career success and augment critical professional skills.
These seminars highlight the importance of early career planning and professional development. Engaging in career planning and professional development will provide Pitt graduates a competitive advantage when they are ready to enter the workforce, regardless of their career path.
Successful professionals with earned doctoral degrees, who work in a range of employment sectors, share their career development experiences so that current trainees are both well informed about a wider variety of career pathways and better prepared to achieve their career goals.
The wide variety of events for postdoctoral scholars and associates provides opportunities to investigate career options, develop professional skills, network with colleagues, and celebrate the research accomplishments.
A series of grant writing and K Award workshops have been designed to meet your career development needs based upon your scientific path and your career stage, i.e., early career, mid career, or senior investigator. Sessions are offered at various times and locations throughout the year. Select the workshops that best meet your professional goals.
SPRINGBOARD is a yearlong required orientation program for new faculty investigators within the first year of their faculty appointment in the schools of the health sciences. SPRINGBOARD provides opportunities for faculty members to learn about each other’s research, about available research-related and other resources at Pitt and beyond, and to meet key members of our research and administrative community. Faculty Directory
An annual event to celebrate and highlight the presence and accomplishments of women in medicine and science at the University; to provide a venue for women to share strengths, talents, and experience; and to foster an academic culture which supports the professional and personal development of women students, postdoctoral and clinical fellows, and faculty members in medicine and science.