Faculty Affairs and Professional Development

The vision of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development (FAPD) is to develop a vibrant, healthy, diverse and inclusive community where everyone can thrive and advance the school’s mission and cultivate its core values.


  • Establish and sustain a culture that promotes faculty vitality, organizational learning and diversity.
  • Train, educate and empower faculty and staff leaders who can promote the development of others and craft a culture of wellness and inclusive excellence.
  • Plan, communicate and implement evidence-based faculty and leadership development activities.
  • Ensure effective and successful recruitment, appointment, orientation, retention and promotion of faculty.
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Upcoming Events


Get the most out of your access to Nature Masterclasses

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The Nature Masterclasses online courses are specifically designed to be used on demand and at your rhythm. They are bite-sized (10-20 minute lessons) so you can dip in and out during natural gaps in your work. Researchers can choose their own learning path—whether that is working through a course in order, or choosing specific modules.

Learn to get the most out of your access to Nature Masterclasses at a subscription-overview workshop on Aug. 8.

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Our Team

With a shared focus on fostering excellence in teaching, research, clinical care and service, our team is passionate about empowering faculty members to thrive and make a lasting impact in academic medicine. 

Meet the FAPD team