OFD Library

To check-out any of our books, email Janet Braun

Family and Personal Focused

  • Master the Media by Julie Smith
  • Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed.D.
  • When Likes Aren't Enough: A Crash Course in the Science of Happiness, Tim Bono, PhD (WUSTL faculty)

Career Focused

  • Good to Great and the Social Sectors by Jim Collins
  • Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
  • The Purpose Linked Organization: How Passionate Leaders Inspire Winning Teams and Great Results by Alaina Love and Marc Cugnon
  • Report on Medical School Faculty Salaries 2103-2014 from AAMC, copyright 2015
  • Change The Way You See Yourself Through Asset-Based Thinking, by Kathryn Cramer, PhD and Hank Wasiak
  • Diversity and Inclusion in Academic Medicine: A Strategic Planning Guide, 2nd edition, AAMC
  • Career Advice for Life Scientists, Volume 1 & 11, The American Society for Cell Biology
  • Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
  • Faculty Success Through Mentoring: A Guide for Mentors, Mentees, and Leaders by Carole J. Bland, Anne L. Taylor, S. Lynn Shollen, Anne Marie Weber-Main, and Patricia A. Mulcahy
  • Successful Faculty in Academic Medicine: Essential Skills and How to Acquire Them by Carole Bland, Constance Schmitz, Frank Stritter, Rebecca Henry and John Aluise

Work-Life Focused

  • Unfinished Business by Anne-Marie Slaughter
  • How Full is Your Bucket: Positive Strategies for Work and Life, Tom Rath and Donald O. Clifton, PhD

Web-Based Books/Articles/Resources


Study Hacks Blog http://calnewport.com/blog/: Cal Newport posts about "deep work" and other productivity topics.

Academic Writing
The Academic Ladder http://academicladder.com/  Blog on academic writing

Recommended Reading Lists (Books not in OFD)