Professional Development Funds
The College of Dentistry Office of Faculty Affairs has funds available to support faculty development opportunities. To learn more and request support for professional development activities, download the request form and instructions.
Jon Daniel Award
This award named in honor of Dr. Jon Daniel (1942 - 2009), is bestowed upon one faculty member each year for their exemplary contribution to the education of UIC College of Dentistry students. Selection for the award is based upon the recipient's ability to:
- Engage students' interest, curiosity, and motivation to learn;
- Challenge students to achieve breadth and depth in their understanding and excellence in their skills;
- Support students in their learning by fostering clarity, meaningfulness, and confidence;
- Respond to student needs in ways that keep learning at the center of the educational enterprise.
2011 John Crawford
2012 Priscilla Chang
2013 Blase Brown
2014 Alison Doubleday
2015 Ales Obrez
2016 Philip Patston
2017 Seema Ashrafi
2018 Robert Rada
Both students and faculty are eligible to nominate a faculty member for this award.
The recipient is selected by a committee composed of previous Jon Daniel Teaching Awardees (For 2018 - Drs. Ales Obrez, Philip Patston and Seema Ashrafi) and the current ADEA Student Chapter President (2018-Karen Homsi).
Want to nominate a faculty member?
Use our Nomination Form
More about the Jon Daniel Award
Individual Development Plan
This development plan worksheet is designed to help articulate career goals and develop appropriate courses of action towards achieving them.
The general approach to mentoring in the COD acknowledges that:
- All faculty should have access to mentoring,
- Many different effective mentoring methods exist, and
- Faculty may have unique mentoring needs.
Sabbatical and Leave of Absence
UIC Sabbatical Leave of Absence documents
UIC Teacher Excellence Review Committee (TERC)
Teaching Recognition Program (TRP), Curriculum and Instruction Grants (CIG), Departmental Teaching Excellence Award (DTEA) - Deadline information for 2016-17 has not yet been released. For more information please visit TERC