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University of North Carolina Department of Pediatrics Faculty Meeting March 15, 2012 Wesley Burks, M.D. Curnen Distinguished Professor and Chair Physician-in-Chief, NC Children’s Hospital
Agenda • Research at UNC – Barbara Entwistle, Vice Chancellor for Research and Karen Regan, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research • Faculty Mentoring Plan, Faculty Development – Terry Noah and Wesley Burks • Annual Education Program Review – Julie Byerley • Gala Announcement – Wesley Burks • Departmental updates – Wesley Burks
Barbara Entwisle Vice Chancellor for Research Department of Pediatrics March 15, 2012
Carolina: A Leader in Research • 6th among public research universities in the nation (Top American Research Universities, 2010) • 30th among the world’s top 200 universities (Times Higher Education, 2010) • 19th in overall R&D expenditures (NSF, 2009) • 9th among universities in HHS expenditures, including NIH (NSF, 2009) Research Funding, Fiscal Years 1995 to 2011 (millions of dollars)
Research Funding Sources (FY11) UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Pediatrics
Federal Research Funding Sources (FY11) UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Pediatrics
Challenges • Impact of State Budget Cuts • Loss of faculty • Retention success rates have fallen to 41% • Loss of staff • Erosion of public outreach and engagement activities • Decreased Federal Funding for Research • Failure of Deficit Reduction Committee – looming automatic cuts (FY13) • New NIH salary cap ($179,700) • “Public” and some policymakers questioning investments in research
Research Awards – Monthly Analysis * * Through February 29, 2012
Vice Chancellor for Research Organization Chart
Grow the Research Program • Build on NIH Track Record • Diversify Funding Sources • Office of Research Development • Office of Federal Affairs • Leverage Interdisciplinarity
Research Support and Compliance • Office of Sponsored Research • New Director, additional staff positions added • Changes to account close-out policies • Timeliness of submissions / expedited review process • Waivers and cost shares • Office of Postdoctoral Affairs • Proposed: 3% increase in minimum stipend from $36,282 to $37,491 • Office of Clinical Trials • Task Force Report and Recommendations • Director Search underway
Maximize Impact • Office of Technology Development • Bringing Carolina-born ideas to wider audiences • More than 50 companies based on Carolina inventions launched • Office of Research Communications • Expanding efforts to communicate research results and benefits • Recent Initiatives • “Carolina App” Competition
Ambition: Rank in the Top Five Public Universities in Research Research and Development Expenditures, 2009
Thank you! Dr. Barbara Entwisle Vice Chancellor for Research The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 312 South Building, CB 4000 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-4000 919-962-1319 email@example.com Visit UNC Research online: http://research.unc.edu
FacultyMentoring Plan • “Mentoring is useful and powerful in understanding and advancing organizational culture, providing access to informal and formal networks of communication, and offering professional stimulation to both junior and senior faculty members…It is a continuation of one’s development as defined by life cycle and human development theorists in terms of life sequences or stages, personality development, and the concept and value of care”
Purpose • To provide faculty with support, direction and intentional academic guidance through collaboration with experienced faculty members. • Facilitate productive networking and collaborative partnerships. • Review academic activities, ensuring that they meet established performance goals • Written feedback provided to faculty member, Division Chief and Department Chair, to be used in annual faculty reviews.
Process • MD and/or PhD faculty who are on the main campus and at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor are expected to participate. • The faculty member works with their division chief to identify and give to the Department Chair the names of 3-5 faculty to potentially serve on their mentorship committee. The Department Chair who will contact the faculty members to discuss their involvement.
Process • The Mentee will develop a formal plan for academic development that includes specifics about goals and training • ThePrimary Mentor will meet with their mentee(s) regularly to review and modify development plan if needed • EachMentoring Committee is comprised of 3-5 individuals that meet 1-2 times per year • Timeline for committee creation and 1st meeting is June 30, 2012 • Copies of written feedback go to Division Chief and Department Chair via program coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Next Steps • Now: • Mentees begin selecting mentoring teams • April Faculty Meeting: • Mentoring program expectations and discussion • David Kiel (UNC Center for Faculty Excellence) • 2012-13: • Follow-up departmental meetings • Design program assessment methods • Mentor training workshop
Faculty Development Program • Program Components: • Mentoring Program • SOM and Dept. promotions policy updates • Faculty Development website (promotions, research, clinical, teaching, service links) • Faculty Development Curriculum (lectures and small group meetings on topics across spectrum of career development) • Leadership training
Faculty Development Program • Department Administration: • W. Burks, T. Noah, K. Eimers, P. Fogleman • Faculty Development Committee: • T. Noah, M. Leigh, A. Spagnoli, E. Perrin, S. Gabriel, M. Kappelman, W. Price, S. Tolleson-Rinehart
Education Update • A Big Week! • LCME visit for SOM accreditation • Match Week • 16 students matched into Pediatrics (10%) • 8 students matched into Med/Peds (5%) • UNC matching 29 interns • Transition to Pediatric Internship Course
Annual Residency Program Review • Surveys coming out Monday • Please respond! • Questions will address student, fellow, and CME programs as well • Annual Review Meeting • April 10, 12-2pm • Task Forces to address prioritized topics • Annual Improvement Plan Meeting • April 18, 12-1pm
Stating Expectations • Concurrent with the annual review we are asking that each faculty group write clear expectations for the resident on their rotation. • Division Chiefs will be emailed forms • Please turn in by May 1 to email@example.com
Education Update • Friday, March 16 • 1:00 • Curnen Denny • COME CELEBRATE OUR MATCH RESULTS!!
2012 Run for the Promise Gala • Saturday, May 5, 2012, 4pm at the Governor’s Club in Chapel Hill • Advance tickets available until April 30 for $150/person ($100 is tax deductible). After that tickets are $175/person. • www.runforthepromise.org
FY12 YTD Clinical Update • FY11 to FY12 (year over year) • RVUs up 11% • Receipts up 8% • I/P census up 9% • O/P visits up 1%
FY12 YTD Financial Update • Cash Balance: $ 1.68M • Adjusted February Cash Balance: ~$2.2M • Catch-up payment pending from UNC Hospital, ~$575K • Days Cash on Hand: ~27 days (Goal is 45 days) • Projected FY12 Cash Ending Balance: ~$2.9M • One time revenue catch-ups have & will help FY12 cash position • FY10 Medicaid Cost Report: $2.5M • First UPL payment (July 2010 through March 2011): $2.3M • Anticipated additional UPL payment (April 2011 through December 2011): ~$1.8M or more
Thank you • Summary of Accomplishments process • Division Chief meetings ongoing • Individual faculty meetings ongoing • State AAP meeting – attended in Greenville • Kenya and Julie • Visits to parts of the pediatric training program • Wake– Julie • Charlotte – Kenya and William • Greensboro - Julie • Strategic planning process • Departmental and Hospital ones starting now
Thanks • Next meeting is Thursday, April 12