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Resources for Faculty & Staff

The resources listed below are from the SOM Office of Faculty Development website.

  • COVID resources for faculty & staff
    • COVID vaccination leave: JHU faculty and staff are eligible for two days of paid leave to receive COVID vaccination or to recover from side effects of the vaccine.
    • Free face masks: Free high-quality, three-ply, reusable face masks with bendable nose wires and adjustable ear loops are available at all on-campus COVID testing sites.
    • Free COVID testing: JHU affiliates who do not exhibit COVID symptoms are able to receive free testing on a weekly basis at any one of nine sites on our campuses. Appointments are scheduled through MyChart, and testing can be done during paid work hours. Results are usually available within 24 hours. Students, faculty, and staff who are experiencing COVID symptoms are also eligible for free testing, which should be arranged through the Johns Hopkins COVID Call Center by calling 833-546-7546.
    • COVID-19 Caregiving Relief Fund: Eligible JHU faculty, staff, and students earning up to $175,000 per year may be reimbursed for certain caregiving, remote learning support, and technology equipment expenses incurred as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund: Full-time, benefits-eligible JHU employees earning less than $50,000 a year who have at least one year of service at the university may be eligible for assistance of up to $1,000 to defray certain COVID-related expenses.
    • mySupport is available to all faculty and staff and their families by providing confidential counseling with up to five face-to-face visits at no cost. Learn more by calling 443-997-7000 or going online.
  • Office of Well-Being resources for caregiving & basic needs
  • Support for educators during COVID-19 pandemic
    • The OFD is partnering with the Institute for Excellence in Education, the Office of Academic Computing, and the Office for Online Education to provide additional support for faculty who are now teaching online. Watch for emails with announcements for Zoom coaching sessions and upcoming online teaching skills courses.
    • Dr. Rachel Levine, associate dean for faculty educational development and Dr. Joe Cofrancesco, Director Institute for Excellence in Education are available to arrange one on one coaching as well.
  • Interfolio dossier to catalog and disseminate scholarship & help prepare letters of recommendation for promotion
    The SOM has transitioned to using Interfolio Review, Promotion and Tenure (RPT) instead of Nomination Manager to handle nominations for promotion. The OFD site has information for faculty about how to use Interfolio.
  • Office of Faculty sessions
    • Leveraging Your Strengths to Realize Your Professional Fabulousness, November 16, December 7, February 15, April 26, May 17, at 8:30-11:00 AM (includes 1-hour 1:1 coaching session)
    • CEPC Promotion Information Session, December 6; 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Writing the Right Grant, December 8; 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • The Art of Graceful Self Promotion, December 9; 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    • How to Be a More Effective Writing Coach, December 10; 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Time Management Strategies, December 13; 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • Establishing Your Leadership Presence, January 12; 9:00 am - 10:30 am
    • Where’s YOUR Habit-at? Building Good Career Habits, February 3; 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Biostatistics and Data Management (K-to-R Transition Program), March 23; 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Kelsey Bennett