Supporting, Developing the Drexel FIRST Faculty
The Drexel FIRST Faculty Development Core (FDC) is responsible for developing and providing best practices, mentoring, and support for Drexel FIRST faculty.
The goals of the Faculty Development Core include:
The FDC aims to implement best practices for mentoring, support the career development of the FIRST faculty cohort, and prepare them for successful promotion and tenure.
The FDC supports the research development of the FIRST cohort to maximize their ability to obtain R01-type research funding by their third year on faculty.
High-Impact Health Disparities Research
Drexel FIRST is building a community of assistant professors with a special focus on health disparities (from population health to intervention) and increasing high impact interdisciplinary research on health disparities research at Drexel University.