Professional Development Framework:
A coach is a nurse with special training who consults and works with a Framework applicant over the course of the application process. The consistent 1:1 relationship between the coach and nurse will foster the exploration of professional strengths/ accomplishments and promote fully developed exemplar writing. The coach may assist the applicant in managing the process of developing a portfolio and preparing for the Central Committee review panel interview.
While it is not required that you work with a coach, it is highly recommended that you take advantage of this assistance before you submit your application. A coach is now available to assist you. Our coach possesses a full understanding of Framework/RSAM processes and is skilled in helping nurses to identify and communicate to others their unique contributions, skills, strengths, and goals.
Meet the PDF/RSAM Coach:
To access a coach, click here and share your interest in meeting with a coach. Please note where you work, and how you can best be reached. You can also reach the coach by opening your email, selecting “new E-mail” and filling in the “To” field with the following address: Nurse-ProfDevFramework@med.umich.edu
Last reviewed: 11/2013