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Council of Faculty and Academic Societies

The Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS), representing more than 350 faculty representatives appointed by member medical schools and academic societies, is a strong voice for academic faculty within the AAMC’s governance and leadership structures.

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Spotlight

2019 CFAS Spring Meeting

March 1, 2019

CFAS Spring Meeting



Meeting Summary for CFAS Reps 

Business Meeting Presentation 

AAMC Leadership Presentation 

Public Policy Presentation 

Plenary topics included:

  • Addressing Sexual Harassment in Academic Medicine
  • Hot topics in Bioethics and Health Policy
  • Preparing Faculty for Changes in Medical Education

To build upon the plenary offerings, two of these plenary topics had thematically related “Spark” sessions to explore the issues in more details – one on sexual harassment, and the other on medical education.

Workshops, a first for CFAS based on your feedback in past meeting evaluations, included programming on community engagement, global health, unconscious bias, and science education.


CFAS Tweet Chats

June 21, 2019

CFAS hosts several tweet chats every year on hot topics in academic medicine, bringing together faculty members at academic health centers and academic society representatives across the country to engage in a robust conversation on Twitter to share best practices and discuss important issues from a breadth of perspectives and disciplines. The most recent CFAS tweet chat took place at 9pm EDT on Tuesday, June 25 and focused on the topic of well-being and burnout in academic medicine. For every CFAS tweet chat, anyone is free to participate using #CFASChat and #AAMCCFAS. This page will be regularly updated, so please check back for updates on upcoming tweet chats and highlights from previous tweet chats. Email us for more information!


CFAS Society Summit

April 30, 2019

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Academic society leaders and representatives gathered in Washington, D.C. for the first CFAS Society Summit, a daylong event that convened executives of AAMC-member societies with AAMC leaders to create and reinforce a stronger connection between the association and its member societies.


Summary materials and speaker presentations are now available for download and dissemination:

CFAS Society Summit Overview and Summary 

Orientation to the AAMC 

CFAS History and Goals Presentation from CFAS Immediate Past Chair Vincent Pellegrini 

Advocacy Update Presentation from AAMC Chief Public Policy Officer Karen Fisher 

Medical Education Presentation from AAMC Chief Medical Education Officer Alison Whelan 

AAMC Data and Services Presentation from AAMC Chief Services Officer Gabrielle Campbell 


Do you get CFAS News?

January 20, 2015

A weekly digest of news and happenings in academic medicine.


My AAMC Affinity Groups

January 30, 2019

Connect with CFAS or access our Member Directory by 1) signing in with your AAMC username and password, and 2) clicking here.


2018 Faculty Salary Report

April 2, 2019

Access the AAMC's annual Faculty Salary Report to view mean faculty salaries across departments and specialties, academic ranks, and degrees in all regions of the country.


Well-Being in Academic Medicine

September 23, 2016

Well-being in academic medicine has emerged as a critical issue facing faculty, physicians, and researchers. These resources help explain and address the challenges.


Meetings at a Glance

December 18, 2018


Publications

Do you get CFAS News?

A weekly digest of news and happenings in academic medicine.


My AAMC Affinity Groups

Connect with CFAS or access our Member Directory by 1) signing in with your AAMC username and password, and 2) clicking here.