Mentoring and Promotion

Promoting life-long learning and professional development.

Mentoring Program

The DFM Faculty Mentoring Program is designed to assist faculty in building successful academic careers and to guide staff along their individual career paths.

We provide guidance and opportunities for faculty members to improve their research, teaching, clinical, and leadership skills through a structured program. We offer numerous professional development opportunities for staff to increase their knowledge and advance their careers.

The program inspires continuous learning and professional development - increasing prospects for promotion, greater job satisfaction, and our department’s ability to achieve the Triple Aim of improving health through higher quality and affordable care

It embodies the department’s values of encouraging the pursuit of individual paths within our collective purpose and cultivating innovation, experimenting, and growth.

If you need help identifying a mentor, please fill out the Mentee Interest Form available below. If you'd like to share your expertise and be a mentor, please complete the Mentor Interest Form.

Check out our professional development opportunities for all!

Online Training Module

Required for all Assistant Professors and mentors. The training takes about 20 minutes to complete.

Click on the plus signs below for instructions on how to access the training.


Brian Bacak
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and Quality


Family Medicine (SOM)

CU Anschutz

Academic Office One

12631 East 17th Avenue

Box F496

Aurora, CO 80045


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