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Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

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Professional Development: Advancing Your Education, Research & Scholarship

The skills and knowledge attained for both professional development and career advancement encompasses all types of facilitated learning opportunities, ranging from higher education degrees including formal coursework, conferences and informal learning opportunities situated in practice. There are a variety of approaches to professional development. These include consultation, coaching, communities of practice, independent study, mentoring and technical assistance to add skills which support an individual's professional goals.