Guadalupe Federico, PhD
Guadalupe Federico is a graduate of the University of Arizona, receiving her bachelor’s degree in political science, as well as a master’s and doctoral degree in higher education with a focus on career aspirations and one’s self-efficacy. Since December 2007, she has worked for the University of Arizona as a graduate researcher and teacher assistant at the UA College of Education’s Center for the Study of Higher Education. Prior to her role at the College of Medicine – Phoenix, she was an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine and worked as director of educational research and development in the Vice Chair for Education Office. She served as a planning committee member for the Department of Medicine’s Physician’s Educational Development Program and both department and college level faculty mentoring programs.
Throughout her career, Dr. Federico has contributed to the academic medicine field through publishing research articles, literature reviews and presenting peer-reviewed abstracts. Her work on physician-faculty examines how mentorship and organizational culture shapes their self-efficacy relative to their current roles and evolving research and teaching career aspirations. She serves on committees at a national, departmental, college and institutional level that include co-director of program evaluation and admissions committee member for UA’s Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE R-25).